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My City: Life as a blind architect in San FranciscoMy City: Life as a blind architect in San Francisco

Posted By Alison Prato

On St. Patrick’s Day in 2008, Chris Downey, an architect, planner and consultant who lives in Piedmont, California, some 10 miles east of San Francisco, reported to the hospital for surgery to remove a brain tumor. The procedure was a success. But two days later, his sight started to fail. On the third day, it […]

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The 5-senses showdown: How to grade your experiencesThe 5-senses showdown: How to grade your experiences

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Sight. Sound. Touch. Taste. Smell. We all know the five senses by heart and yet, points out designer Jinsop Lee in today’s talk, few products and experiences tick all five. And thus he created “5 senses graphs” to grade objects on how well they play to each of our assorted senses on a scale of […]

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Why is sex so damn good? Jinsop Lee at TED2013Why is sex so damn good? Jinsop Lee at TED2013

Posted By Helen Walters

Jinsop Lee is here at TED to ask a very important question: Why is sex so damn good? The audience laughs, but the playful designer is making a serious point. Great sex, and great design, is about the five senses and how and when we use them. Lee tells us the story of a university challenge […]