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These 6 TED & TEDx speakers just won MacArthur’s “genius” awardThese 6 TED & TEDx speakers just won MacArthur’s “genius” award

Posted By Elizabeth Jacobs

Six TED speakers have been recognized in the 2013 class of MacArthur Fellows. Each recipient will heretofore be unofficially known as a “genius” and will very officially receive a no-strings-attached prize of $625,000 to support his or her creative instincts for the benefit of society. We salute all 24 of this year’s winners, of course. […]


MacArthur "genius" grant to TEDster Saul Griffith

Posted By Tedstaff

Saul Griffith (watch his TEDTalk) has been awarded a 2007 MacArthur “genius” grant. Griffith is one of the brains behind Instructables, a community website that lets users share directions for … almost anything, from building your own home lathe to “How to Kiss.” His think-tank design firm, Squid Labs, has invented an array of new […]