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Online censorship, life on Mars and tiny robots: 20 TED Fellows give talks in WhistlerOnline censorship, life on Mars and tiny robots: 20 TED Fellows give talks in Whistler

Posted By Tedstaff

Our office might be closed for summer vacation, but the TED Fellows are hard at work at the very first TED Fellows Retreat, happening now  in Whistler, British Columbia. Because the Fellows have proliferated since the program officially launched in 2009, many of these extraordinary thinkers have never had a chance to meet and conspire. And thus, the TED […]

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TED Fellow helped Björk create 30-foot harp for Biophilia tourTED Fellow helped Björk create 30-foot harp for Biophilia tour

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Björk commissioned some truly unusual instruments for her Biophilia tour, which is headed to Paris next in 2013. The Icelandic songstress, who revealed her favorite TED Talks earlier this month, shares the stage with a sharpsicord, a gameleste and a musical Tesla coil. But perhaps the most dramatic instrument is a gravity harp, which stands 30-feet […]