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New TED Book: Tell Them I Built ThisNew TED Book: Tell Them I Built This

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

In 2009, author Emily Pilloton moved to Bertie County, North Carolina — the poorest county in the state with a population of just 20,000. There she and her partner Matthew Miller launched Studio H, a design and build program meant to engage the creativity of high school students while bringing design innovation to the area. […]

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A TEDx dedicated to ideas for rural communitiesA TEDx dedicated to ideas for rural communities

Posted By Hailey Reissman

The TED stage features a red circular carpet and light-up letters, the look far more sleek than rustic. But at TEDxGuatavita, the stage was decorated with bales of hay, farming tools and boots with plants sprouting out of them. Guatavita, a small town in the heart of rural Colombia was the home of the first […]