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The music of sign language, a computer of water drops: 21 TED Fellows share ideas that swim against the tide

The music of sign language, a computer of water drops: 21 TED Fellows share ideas that swim against the tide

Tides are strong. They move swiftly, sweeping all toward the shore. But TED Fellows refuse to simply drift with the water. They are innovators, advocates and artists who challenge the status quo and work in the spaces between disciplines. At the second TED Fellows Retreat — held from August 25-28, 2015, and themed “Swimming Against the Tide” — about []

Cat paying dues: Fellows Friday with Andrew Nemr

Cat paying dues: Fellows Friday with Andrew Nemr

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Mentored from childhood by Gregory Hines and Savion Glover, Andrew Nemr has tap-danced his way through life. Now, with the Tap Legacy Foundation, he’s using new technology to augment oral tradition, passing on the craft he learned at the knees of the old masters. Tell us about your life as a dancer. I grew up []