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Phil Hansen gives the gift of TED

Phil Hansen gives the gift of TED

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Limitations, schimitations. At TED2013, Phil Hansen shared the story of how he thought his art career was over when he developed a severe hand tremor. Instead, by learning to “embrace the shake,” Hansen became a creative powerhouse, constantly coming up with new ways to transcend his limitation. And so we wondered: what if we asked []

Embrace the shake: Phil Hansen at TED2013

Embrace the shake: Phil Hansen at TED2013

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In art school, Phil Hansen developed a shake in his hand. He couldn’t so much as draw a straight line anymore. After years of excelling in pointillism, his tight grip of the pen had caused permanent nerve damage. “To me this was doomsday. This was the destruction of my dream of becoming an artist,” says Hansen in []

Beautiful Imperfection: Speakers in Session 2 of TED2013

Beautiful Imperfection: Speakers in Session 2 of TED2013

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Moving images and hidden systems — Session 2 moved into the world of the unexplored. Listen for an exploration into the secrets of cities, find out how the elusive giant squid was caught on film and hear a case for the virtue of ignorance. The speakers who appeared this session. Click their name to read []