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The 10 strangest sounds heard on the TED stage

The 10 strangest sounds heard on the TED stage

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What is possible with the human voice? Beardyman asks in today’s talk. He demonstrates with at least fifty manipulations of his voice – from a dog barking to the two-tone singing of a monk. “I was always trying to extend my repertoire of noises to be the very maximum it can be,” he says. On his quest to []

Any noise I can imagine: Beardyman at TED2013

Any noise I can imagine: Beardyman at TED2013

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Beardyman, né Darren Foreman, is a London-based beatboxer and inventor who has always been frustrated by the limitations of the human voice and body. After all, Beardyman’s instrument is his voice — and he only has one. No one, for example, can sing two notes at the same time. So naturally, Beardyman built a machine []

Beautiful Imperfection: Speakers in Session 2 of TED2013

Beautiful Imperfection: Speakers in Session 2 of TED2013

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Moving images and hidden systems — Session 2 moved into the world of the unexplored. Listen for an exploration into the secrets of cities, find out how the elusive giant squid was caught on film and hear a case for the virtue of ignorance. The speakers who appeared this session. Click their name to read []