Our own Thomas Dolby kicks off his Sole Inhabitant tour this week, with shows in Anaheim and L.A. He’ll hit just about every major TED city in the U.S., so there’s ample opportunity to watch him rock the house with an utterly intriguing blend of retro and high-tech gadgetry. The repertoire will range from his earliest work to the latest remix. Overall: Not to be missed. And New York-based TEDsters are in luck: You can catch a preview at our May 3rd salon at Joe’s Pub. Details forthcoming …
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David Byrne, Thomas Dolby and Ethel rock out playing (Nothing But) Flowers. Dave Weaver: “How do you answer, ‘What’s a TED?’” Sarah Silverman: A new perspective on the number 3000. David Rockwell on the Imagination Playground: “No project has ever made me happier.” Yoni Benatar pilots mini drones from his iphone with augmented reality. Eve […]
TED News in Brief: Olafur Eliasson puts sunshine in your pocket, Thomas Dolby launching a center for technology + arts
This week, so much TED-related news hit the transom. Below, some of the highlights. Artist Olafur Eliasson (watch his TED Talk) muses on his latest work — “Little Sun,” a miniature solar-powered lamp that puts five hours of sunlight in your pocket — in this awesome video from our friends at The Creators Project. The […]