Fantasists and catalysts: The wonder-filled talks in Session 11 of TED2016

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Fantasists and catalysts: The wonder-filled talks in Session 11 of TED2016

This session is dedicated to those who weave fantasies and force change. From a speaker on the cusp of virtual reality storytelling to a playwright who appears as a hologram, many surprises are in store. Recaps of the talks in Session 11, in chronological order. The last storytelling medium? Chris Milk’s story begins with music, the []

Chris Milk hosts the “largest collective virtual reality viewing in history” during TED2016

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Chris Milk hosts the “largest collective virtual reality viewing in history” during TED2016

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“You’re about to participate in the largest collective VR viewing in history,” said Chris Milk in his talk on virtual reality at TED2016. “We are all going to watch something at the exact same time, together.” A Google Cardboard and pair of Urban Ears headphones sat on every chair in the theater. We assembled the viewer, downloaded a special []

The dreams that define us: The global talks in Session 10 of TED2016

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The dreams that define us: The global talks in Session 10 of TED2016

Host Gerry Garbulsky has a feeling that this may be the session with “the most heavy accents” in TED history. The organizer of TEDxRiodelaPlata in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Garbulsky curated each speaker in his session because they’ve given a TEDx talk he loved. With speakers from Botswana, Brazil and Hungary, these ideas are truly without borders. Recaps of []

In Case You Missed It: Lessons learned during the third day of TED2016

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In Case You Missed It: Lessons learned during the third day of TED2016

During day three of TED2016, we felt both wonder and terror. Below, some of the strongest messages cutting through a day of incredible talks. A swarm of autonomous robots, as magical as fireflies. When you hear the word ‘drone,’ you probably think of something either useful or scary. But could they have aesthetic value? Raffaello D’Andrea []