We took note last fall, when Masters of American Comics opened in Los Angeles. The exhibit’s traveled now to New York, and is accompanied — like so many things in this city — with a lecture series. Comic Conversations opens next week with one of our superheroes: Simpsons creator (and long-time TEDizen) Matt Groening, along with cartoonist Gary Panter, whose work is featured in the exhibit. Tuesday Oct. 10th at 8PM. Event details | Order tickets
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Via the TED Fellows blog: The TED Fellows Team is ecstatic to announce the remarkable individuals that comprise the 2011 TEDGlobal Fellowship class! This group of extraordinary people will join us at TEDGlobal 2011 in Edinburgh, UK. Among them you’ll find: an stellar astronomer; a Jordanian comic creator and social media entrepreneur; an artist who […]
At TEDGlobal 2010, author Matt Ridley shows how, throughout history, the engine of human progress has been the meeting and mating of ideas to make new ideas. It’s not important how clever individuals are, he says; what really matters is how smart the collective brain is. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2010, July 2010 in Oxford, UK. […]