LA TEDsters, take note: Guns, Germs and Steel author Jared Diamond (TED2003) will headline an intriguing evening at the Natural History Museum this Friday. He’s moderating a provocative roundtable, exploring energy choices, climate change and ecological survival — issues raised in his book Collapse, and the exhibit it inspired. The unusual event incorporates video DJs, drumming, reggae and dancing in the Mammals Hall. (Seriously.) We expect a full report.
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Growing old in traditional societies Jared Diamond is the author of Guns, Germs, and Steel, which was a provocative answer to the question of why Europe dominated the world for much of recent history. More recently, he has written The World Before Yesterday, an investigation of traditional societies, and what the modern world might learn from […]
In 2006, Jake Barton of the interactive media design firm Local Projects received a challenge unlike any other: to create the installations for the 9/11 Memorial Museum, which will open in 2014, with Thinc Design. September 11 is not a historical event made safe and sterile by the passage of decades and centuries. Today is just […]