Tag Archives: TED

The emergence of “4D Printing”

I was able to meet with Skylar at the end of 2012 and we had a fascinating conversation and hit it off straight away. Here is an insight into his work which through random energy we can build non random shapes. … Continue reading

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Bio Informed Design

A very interesting talk which takes a new but relevant slant on building simulation.

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Truly Inspiring Young Inventor

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Schools as we know them now are obsolete

Is Knowing Obsolete? It took nature 100 million years to make apes stand up, it took those apes 10,000 years to make knowing obsolete. Self-Organised Learning Enviornments http://www.ted.com/pages/sole_challenge I challenge you not to be inspired by this.

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Aparna Rao: High-tech art (with a sense of humor)

Her work on the interaction of creations with humans and how that effects both is an interesting investigation of “outcomes” vs “outputs”.

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The Art of Creating Awe

I found this fascinating about the difference between “fact” and perception. It can be carried over to many things.

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Ayah Bdeir: Building blocks that blink, beep and teach

I found this particularly inspiring as an enabler for people like me who have an interest in electronics but have never developed a skill in it. It also looks like fun!

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3D Printing a disruption to manufacturing or the next industrial revolution?

I have been a fan of 3D printing ever since I saw my first demo of light sensitive resins and powder/super glue hacks of HP printers. It was brought to the fore last year when I saw the keynote address … Continue reading

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