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Live Webcast of TEDxChange

Join TEDxSMU and the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth on Monday, September 20 for a live webcast of the TEDxChange event featuring Melinda French Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and TED Curator Chris Anderson. Attendees are invited to stay for lunch and participate in “Dallas Responds,” which will include a moderated discussion [...]

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TEDxSMU Rapid Art Salon

TEDxSMU is partnering with SculptCAD’s Rapid Artists program for the opening of the first art exhibit of its kind. Ten Dallas artists have diverged from their typical mediums to learn to sculpt using digital sculpting programs, and the final renderings of their creations were subsequently produced using ground-breaking 3D printing processes in materials from bronze [...]

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D Magazine Update on Rapid Art Project

One of last year’s most celebrated events had to have been Southern Methodist University’s first collaboration with TED, a conference non-profit founded in 1984 to bring together people from three fields: technology, entertainment, and design. The fall symposium was only the beginning of a new brain trust that has been kicking around town: TEDxSMU. That organization has been forging contacts between local creative classers, holding events, and basically allowing their tech-inspired approach all things thinking to begin to infiltrate the local culturati. Case in point, on September 14, TEDxSMU will open an exhibit for their Rapid Artists program. Twelve Dallas artists from various mediums have learned to sculpt on CAD programs, computer software that allows for objects to be created digitally and then rendered into 3D objects.

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