Cross-posted from the TED Fellows blog: The TED2012 Fellows and three classes of Senior Fellows have arrived in Long Beach from every corner of the planet! Happy reunions and excited introductions — but what’s really on their minds as their week begins? Watch this video to hear just a few of the Fellows on anticipation, nerves, too much coffee, and … little green things. To discover more about who they are and what they do, download the gorgeous TED2012 Fellows Guide (PDF) >>
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Packed house, check. Excited buzz, check. It’s time for TED2013 Fellows talks! Session 1 Tunde Jegede, composer Nigerian-British composer and musician Tunde Jegede opens the session with his kora, the West African 21-string bridge harp. Sitting curled around the instrument, his fingers deftly pluck the strings, making a sound like rain dancing on water. Ryan […]
A cosmologist from South Africa. A found-object artist from Kenya. A neuroscientist from Palestine. A crowd fitting this description (and that’s just the tip of the iceberg) can only mean one thing: TED Fellows. The new class of TED2013 Fellows, as well as 2012 and 2013 Senior Fellows, converged in Long Beach on Friday to start […]