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TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 1
TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 1

Tiny objects, supermassive holes, and everything in between.

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Animation Spotlight: Peripetics
Animation Spotlight: Peripetics

Bursting hearts, crumbling houses, or why catastrophe never looked this good.

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Technofuturism: La Vitrine
Technofuturism: La Vitrine

How 35,000 light bulbs are beaming our way into the human-algorithm future.

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Behind the Scenes of TED
Behind the Scenes of TED

Why TED is really in the package design business.

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Neighborhood Design Watch: Cardon Copy
Neighborhood Design Watch: Cardon Copy

What an exotic cat and a stellar cleaning lady have to do with visual aestheticism.

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Retrospective on Futurism: N55
Retrospective on Futurism: N55

What snail shells and walking houses have to do with 13 years of art-science.

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