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How to build a micronation: Fellows Friday with artist Jorge Mañes RubioHow to build a micronation: Fellows Friday with artist Jorge Mañes Rubio

Posted By Karen Eng

TED2014 Fellow Jorge Mañes Rubio is an artist and perpetual tourist who investigates invisible, forgotten places — Chinese cities submerged by the Three Gorges Dam Project, a little-known Pacific island paradise destroyed by mining. He creates art that reimagines and revives these sites as attention-worthy destinations. Here, Rubio describes to the TED Blog his latest […]

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Got social problems? Business can help: Michael Porter at TEDGlobal 2013Got social problems? Business can help: Michael Porter at TEDGlobal 2013

Posted By Helen Walters

Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter is here to make the case that business can help tackle social problems. Issues such as healthcare, access to water and climate change are bread-and-butter concerns for TEDsters in the room, who clearly agree with his early statement that we’re all very aware that these problems exist. Many of them also […]