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Kate Torgovnick May, Thu-Huong Ha and Cynthia Betubiza

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I help TED speakers tell their stories beyond their talks. I'm also the author of the YA novel Hail Caesar and the co-curator of TEDxNewYork. I like to eat and learn, at times in tandem.

Stories by Kate Torgovnick May, Thu-Huong Ha and Cynthia Betubiza:

Creative ignition: A recap of the fiery talks in Session 10 of TED2015

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Creative ignition: A recap of the fiery talks in Session 10 of TED2015

In a session that honors the “deeply practical and the entirely improbable,” pyromantics and biosynthetic designers meet artists and flag-worshippers. Helen Walters, host of Session 10: Creative Ignition, calls this session a “celebration of the catalytic thinking that reshapes the world around us.” Here’s a recap: How to reboot society. Lewis Dartnell asks us to []

The history of a spectrum: Steve Silberman live at TED2015

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The history of a spectrum: Steve Silberman live at TED2015

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Millions of parents worldwide still fear — needlessly — that vaccines cause autism. How did this dangerous false myth become so prevalent? As writer Steve Silberman shows during Pop-Up Magazine’s session at TED2015, it’s just another milestone in the decades-old history of misinformation and misunderstanding about autism. In 1943 child psychologist Leo Kanner wrote about his eleven []

Test driving the Toyota i-Road concept car

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Test driving the Toyota i-Road concept car

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A three-wheeled half-motorcycle half-car, the Toyota i-Road is imagined as a future for urban transportation — tiny, battery-powered and hyper maneuverable, perfect for zipping along tightly packed urban streets. The concept car was launched in March 2013, but there are only three i-Roads in North America right now, and all of them are at TED2015 this week. Which is why I found myself down in the loading dock of the []

Death, disaster and drugs: A recap of TED University 2015

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Death, disaster and drugs: A recap of TED University 2015

Audience members give talks during a session of TED University. From Ebola to better businesses, from diabetes to disasters, the talks took on big topics: A type-A response to Type 2 diabetes. Kicking off the session, Laurie Coots shares her personal story of how she beat Type 2 diabetes and regained control over her health. []

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TED2015’s short film festival

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Watching more than seventy live, perspective-changing TED Talks back to back for five days straight is nothing to scoff at. Let’s be honest: Your brain gets tired. That’s why TED’s curators program each session with short video breaks to give the mind a rest before the next set of talks. Funny, inspiring, silly, beautiful, here’s all []