A good weekend for museum-going TEDsters: Darwin opens Saturday at New York’s Museum of Natural History: the most in-depth exhibit every mounted on the icon of modern science. And on Sunday, Masters of American Comics opens simultaneously at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and the Hammer Museum, tracing the history of the genre through 15 masters, ranging from Charles M. Schultz to R. Crumb.
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In the early ‘80s, before MTV turned its attention to reality TV, David Bowie, Madonna and the Pretenders lit up small screens, using a new medium to showcase their songs: the music video. Recently, we’ve seen a resurgence of this art form as cinematographers, musicians and artists join together to supersize their visual creativity. But […]
Megan Smith named Chief Technology Officer of the US, the politics of Hello Kitty and book selections for dark times
Members of the TED community have lots of news to share this week. Some highlights: Megan Smith, a longtime TEDster who boldly stepped onto the TEDWomen 2013 stage to fill in when a speaker lost her voice, has been named the Chief Technology Officer of the United States. “Megan has spent her career leading talented […]