Mazda names four TED Fellows “Rebels with a Cause.” Psst: One of their new projects will get funded based on your vote

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Mazda names four TED Fellows “Rebels with a Cause.” Psst: One of their new projects will get funded based on your vote

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Andrew Bastawrous dreams of a bakery in Nakuru, Kenya, that will not only make delicious treats but raise money for subsidized vision care. Robert Simpson envisions First Responders, a program to make satellite data available to citizen scientists in crisis situations, to guide aid efforts from afar. Cesar Harada wants to create larger prototypes of []

Empowering tech: A sneak peek of session 6 at TEDGlobal 2014

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Empowering tech: A sneak peek of session 6 at TEDGlobal 2014

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Technology isn’t just a nice-to-have. Across the world, it’s helping to extend rights, open up lines of communication and create new opportunities. In this session, we explore how technology can transform a variety of lives. The speakers who’ll appear in this session: The founder of the Center for Digital Inclusion, Rodrigo Baggio helps marginalized communities get []

The ebb and flow between nations: A recap of session 3 at TEDGlobal 2014

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The ebb and flow between nations: A recap of session 3 at TEDGlobal 2014

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Session 3 of TEDGlobal 2014 took a look at things thatmove across borders, from identity to violence, from money to music. Below, a recap of these moving talks. Filmmaker José Padilha, director of Elite Squad and the remake of RoboCop, talks about a new project about Friendship Bridge, which connects Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. A hotspot for violence, this slim arch []

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