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Design, explained: John Hodgman at TED2012Design, explained: John Hodgman at TED2012

Posted By Ben Lillie

Design, says session host Chee Pearlman, can be confusing, the words often jargony and opaque. Fortunately, John Hodgman is here. John Hodgman is a expert. That’s it, expert. There is nothing that follows the word, expert. And at TED2012 he takes a moment (well, three) to explain the design of three objects. He is qualified to […]

 

A brief digression on lost time: John Hodgman on TED.com

Posted By Tedstaff

Humorist John Hodgman rambles through a new story about aliens, physics, time, space and the way all of these somehow contribute to a sweet, perfect memory of falling in love. (Recorded February 2008 in Monterey, California. Duration: 16:39.) Watch John Hodgman’s 2008 talk on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on […]

 

TED2008: What is our place in the universe?

Posted By Bgiussani

(Running notes from the TED2008 conference in Monterey, California. Second session.) The second session of TED2008 asks "What is our place in the universe?" and it cogently opens with a sneak preview of an amazing piece of technology under development at Microsoft: the World Wide Telescope, a powerful new web-based tool for exploring the universe […]