Archive for Ideas

Live Blogging at TEDxSMU, third session

6:00pm: And with Rabbi Stern’s words still ringing, Andres Diaz concludes this year’s TEDxSMU. Thanks to all those who have been reading our updates. Don’t forget to comment, and to carry on your own TEDx experience, at future conferences, or better, in your own lives. -MK 5:59pm: “May the lath that we see before us [...]

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Session #2 Link Roundup

Roger Black: New York Times on Roger Black’s Texas ranch Jim LeDuc: Galveston National Laboratory website Bill Lively: Super Bowl XLV Host Committee North Texas website Anne Pasternak: Creative Time website Nathan Huntoon: SMU SkunkWorks Program Website – John Keehler

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Live Blogging at TEDxSMU, afternoon session

2:29PM: John Prince-Ramus with his second act, explaining the insane modulation of the Wyly. This building is alive with inner workings that move stages and seats with ease. 2:25PM: Bill Lively and Josh Prince-Ramus lead us in our own rendition of Happy Birthday. 600 people in the Wyly, on their feet, singing Happy Birthday to [...]

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Yoga for Baal Dan

You may have noticed in the lobby of the Wyly, as well as several other locations throughout the day at TEDxSMU, Lisa Jaya Walters is doing yoga for Baal Dan. More specifically, she’s attempting to break the Guinness Book of World Record for continuous yoga practice. She’s doing this in support of Baal Dan, a [...]

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Soaking up TEDxSMU Kids Yesterday?

@John Grindley here.http://twitter.com/johngrindley What did you want to be when you grew up? That was the question that was posed to every adult at TEDxSMU this morning. I was fortunate enough yesterday to really understand this question as I had the opportunity to experience TEDxSMU Kids and answer the question first hand. http://www.tedxsmu.org/past-talks/tedxkids-slide-show-from-2009/ I experienced [...]

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Session #1 Link Roundup

If you’re interested to learn more about some of the organizations and efforts our speakers are involved in, we’ll be posting links here for each of the speakers. Here are links for speakers from the first session: Frans Lanting: Official website for Frans Lanting photography Life – A Journey Through Time Baba Brinkman: Official website [...]

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Live Blogging at TEDxSMU

1:56PM: Roger Black 1:51PM: Technology demo! A remote controlled car with a military application. Remote operation will allow UAV control from a local vantage point. 1:49PM “An outbreak anywhere is a threat everywhere.” Key vigilance that stops more diseases than the general public even know. 1:49PM: Precautions at the CDC designed to eliminate risk, tackle [...]

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TEDxSMU in one hour!

Got in from Houston and passed out immediately. Will be at the Wyly in no time.

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Idea Week is almost here!

Clear your calendars…. October 11-17 is the first-ever Dallas Idea Week. It’s going to be busy! Release after the jump. Inaugural “Idea Week” Launches as Lead-In to and Extension of TEDxSMU With 22 Free-to-the-Public Events Events Showcase Some of Dallas’ Most Exciting Ideas Worth Sharing (DALLAS) – October 5, 2010 – Creators of the widely [...]

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Want to chat?

One of the questions we get the most frequently is “what are we doing to engage the community after the conference?” It’s what I call the “so now what” question. It’s a very valid point. TEDxSMU only happens once a year on the scale of the October conference, and while the smaller events during the [...]

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