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Quoted at TEDYouth: Young Guru, Bobak Ferdowsi, and Connie HaleQuoted at TEDYouth: Young Guru, Bobak Ferdowsi, and Connie Hale

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Throughout TEDYouth, teen reporters Sadie Cruz and Nia Ashley have been interviewing speakers. Stay tuned to the TED Blog for their full Q&As. In the meantime, some highlights: “I have this sticker on one of my books that says, ‘Who’s gonna rock the spot?’ And it’s there for a reason. It’s like, okay, no matter […]

Technology

Talks collide at TEDYouth: Bobak Ferdowsi of NASA wears Google GlassTalks collide at TEDYouth: Bobak Ferdowsi of NASA wears Google Glass

Posted By Larissa Green

In session 1 of TEDYouth, Tom Chi shared three prototyping rules he learned while developing Google Glass — an augmented reality head-mounted display — with his team. Shortly after, we found Bobak Ferdowsi, Flight Director for the Mars Curiosity Rover mission, giving these glasses a test-drive. Ferdowsi will be speaking in session 2, explaining how exactly a […]

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Bono, Bobak Ferdowsi, Isaac Mizrahi and Wang Lifen curate their own TED Talks playlistsBono, Bobak Ferdowsi, Isaac Mizrahi and Wang Lifen curate their own TED Talks playlists

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

To celebrate our billionth video view, we reached out to 24 top personalities in the fields of technology, entertainment and design, asking them to curate a playlist of the TED Talks they just can’t get out of their head. Yesterday, Bill Gates, Glenn Close, Reggie Watts, Ben Affleck and Jill Bolte Taylor gave their selections. Today […]