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Monday Music Muse: Keren Ann
Monday Music Muse: Keren Ann

Melancholy, fresh familiarity, and a geography lesson in a soft mezzo-soprano.

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TED 2009 Highlights: Day 1
TED 2009 Highlights: Day 1

A cultural dialogue on sex, Bill Gates releases more bugs into the world, and lots of caffeine.

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Show & Tell: A Century of Illustrated Letters
Show & Tell: A Century of Illustrated Letters

120 years of handwriting so bad it necessitates visual aid, or why hipsters didn’t invent irreverence.

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TED 2009 Highlights: Day 2
TED 2009 Highlights: Day 2

Lots and lots (and lots) of brilliance, wrapped in fascination and tied with a shiny ribbon of sheer jaw-droppingness.

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Design, Life, Digital: Best of DLD 2009
Design, Life, Digital: Best of DLD 2009

Predictability, simplicity, and why Munich is the epicenter of digital life and design.

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Monday Music Muse: Matt and Kim
Monday Music Muse: Matt and Kim

How to drive your neighbors crazy, or why Columbia has nothing on the Pratt Institute.

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