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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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Mick Ebeling at TEDxKIDS @SMU 2010

Mick’s quest to make cool stuff has been relentless. For the last 10 years, he and the other insomniacs at The Ebeling Group have been making things like James Bond main titles, Grammy nominated music videos, commercials for Fortune 100 brands, and Cannes Lion winning branded content. Two years ago Mick was inspired by his [...]

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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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RapidArtNews-Pegasus

Great story from Pegasus News about the Rapid Arts Salon on Sept. 14.

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