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A TED speaker, discovered in a bar

A TED speaker, discovered in a bar

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Kate Stone’s journey to the TED stage began, of all places, in a London bar. In 2012, TED Curator Chris Anderson and Content Director Kelly Stoetzel embarked on a worldwide talent search, traveling to 14 cities on six continents. In each city, they hosted live events to find amazing speakers, and 34 of them ended []

Rock, paper, scissors! These 5 TED Talks play with paper in fresh ways

Rock, paper, scissors! These 5 TED Talks play with paper in fresh ways

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Architect Shigeru Ban uses paper tubes to build temporary, ecologically sustainable structures. These geometrically complex structures can be big and impressive — like a concave complex built for Expo 2000 in Germany — or small and functional, like the half-pipe office Ban built for himself atop the Pompadou Center in Paris. No matter their size []