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Reads tagged with “innovation”

The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind: Innovation Against All Odds
The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind: Innovation Against All Odds

What a 14-year-old African boy can teach the world about ingenuity and innovation.

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The Little Album That Could
The Little Album That Could

Soy, swing and what the Grammys have to do with pop-up books.

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The Future of Data Tags: Bokodes
The Future of Data Tags: Bokodes

Japanese blurs, or what amateur photography has to do wtih tech innovation.

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TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 4
TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 4

Solid sand, the art of curation, why doing nothing matters, and how to get 700 of the world’s smartest people singing.

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TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 2
TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 2

Optical illusions, aquatic apes, and the sweat of genius.

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Robots In Our Image
Robots In Our Image

How a biblical creation myth replays itself from bone and muscle to jazz improvisation.

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AskNature: The Biomimicry Design Portal
AskNature: The Biomimicry Design Portal

Life lessons from the natural world, or what Galapagos sharks can teach us about healthcare.

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Building Rome in a Day: Crowdsourced 3D Cities
Building Rome in a Day: Crowdsourced 3D Cities

Reconstructing Rome, or what 496 computer cores and an autistic savant have in common.

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TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 3
TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 3

Hip hop for peace, hot air balloons, and stereotypes.

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TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 1
TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 1

Tiny objects, supermassive holes, and everything in between.

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