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In case you missed it: Day 5 of TED2014

In case you missed it: Day 5 of TED2014

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This year’s packed conference came to a close on March 21, 2014: Day 5 at TED2014. Here are some highlights from this Friday: Mark Ronson ruled the dance floor On Thursday night, Mark Ronson DJ’d for TEDsters. Bent over the mixing board under a neon green TED sign, he tied all the music back to []

Hope on the Golden Gate Bridge: Sergeant Kevin Briggs at TED2014

Hope on the Golden Gate Bridge: Sergeant Kevin Briggs at TED2014

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Sergeant Kevin Briggs recently retired from the California Highway Patrol after 23 years of service, the majority of which included patrolling the southern end of Marin County, which includes the Golden Gate Bridge. And that means that he has frequently responded to suicide attempts. The bridge, while an iconic structure, has also been the site []

Unstress: Speakers in Session 11 at TED2014

Unstress: Speakers in Session 11 at TED2014

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We live most of our lives wired and wound up, rarely pausing to relax or unplug from the daily grind. Our speakers in this session discuss the consequences of our ever-hectic lives, and remind us of the qualities we sometimes forget to foster. They include an author discussing why modern parenthood is out of whack, []