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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Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding. (Recorded at TEDGlobal, July 2009, Oxford, UK. Duration: 18:49) Twitter […]
By now we’re all pretty familiar with the theory of presentations. Slides need to be bold, beautiful. They need to go easy on the amount of text they’re asking the audience to compute in a hurry. Speakers should speak to slides but not read slavishly from them. Still, sometimes a presentation comes along to show […]