As Sunni Brown explained in her TEDTalk “Doodlers, unite!,” doodling isn’t about distracting yourself from something boring — it actually improves comprehension and boosts creative thinking. And so we applaud graphic designer Dan Moyer for creating this awesome drawing while watching the proceedings at TEDxPittsburgh. Watch the talks it references at the event website, and find out what that dog is all about.
Amos Winter has married a wheelchair with a mountain bike and a lever. Why would he do this, you ask? To serve the 40 million people worldwide who need a wheelchair but don’t have access to one — nor to the conveniences like elevators, ramps, sidewalk cutouts and bus lifts that make wheelchair use a […]
At TEDGlobal2012, Ramesh Raskar demonstrated his remarkable femtosecond camera, which can image a light-pulse as it travels through an object, or potentially see around corners. But Raskar’s projects go far beyond even that. After the talk, in a brief Q&A with host Bruno Giussani (above) he introduced NETRA, a simple attachment for a smartphone that […]