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Reuben Margolin: Sculpting waves in wood and time
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http://www.ted.com Reuben Margolin is a kinetic sculptor, crafting beautiful pieces that move in the pattern of raindrops falling and waves combining. Take nine minutes and be mesmerized by his meditative art -- inspired in equal parts by math and nature. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Confere... Read more

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- -: Reuben Margolin: Sculpting waves in wood and time

May 2, 2012 (about 8 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Reuben Margolin is a kinetic sculptor, crafting beautiful pieces that move in the pattern of raindrops falling and waves combining. Take nine minutes and be mesmerized by his meditative art -- inspired in equal parts by math and nature. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of th...

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- -: Marco Tempest: A magical tale (with augmented reality)

March 30, 2012 (about 8 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Marco Tempest spins a beautiful story of what magic is, how it entertains us and how it highlights our humanity -- all while working extraordinary illusions with his hands and an augmented reality machine. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances fr...

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- -: TEDxWarwick - Kerry Kirwan - Lean, Mean and Green

March 22, 2012 (about 8 years ago)

Dr Kerry Kirwan is an Associate Professor at WMG, University of Warwick. He specialises in sustainable materials and was recently involved in building Eco One, an environmentally friendly racing car made from recycled materials and fuelled by biodiesel derived from waste food products, including ...

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- -: TEDxUTK - Chris Cherry - Eco-Transportation

March 22, 2012 (about 8 years ago)

Chris Cherry is an Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The University of Tennessee. In his talk, entitled "Eco-Transportation", he offers ideas on moving toward sustainable transportation and discusses his involvement in a one of a kind program called "Cycle Share" at th...

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- -: TEDxUTK - David Grueser - Earthbags

March 22, 2012 (about 8 years ago)

David Grueser is a Junior at The University of Tennessee majoring in Civil and Environmental Engineering. In his talk, entitled "Earthbags", he discusses the possibilities for cheap and sustainable housing around the globe.

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- -: TEDxUNC - John McGowan - Creativity

February 24, 2012 (over 8 years ago)

UNC's Ruel W. Tyson, Jr. Distinguished Professor of the Humanities and Director of UNC's Institute for Arts and Humanities talks about creativity. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. ...

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- -: TEDxRyersonU 2011 - James Smith - Using Biology to Inspire Engineering

February 21, 2012 (over 8 years ago)

Dr. James Smith of Ryerson University speaks on how biology can inspire great engineering design.

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- -: TEDxOU - Ken Parker - Community + Technology Enhances Education

February 21, 2012 (over 8 years ago)

A lifelong learner and optimist, Parker developed software for Martin Marietta Aerospace and JPMorgan. Co-founding his own financial risk technology company, RiskMetrics Group, Parker is unique among Wall Street with the mantra: Change the World, Have Fun and Make Money -- In That Order. His next...

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- -: TEDxOU - Jeremy Short - Graphic Textbooks : A Graphic Approach To Higher Education

February 21, 2012 (over 8 years ago)

Jeremy Short has taken his love of writing graphic novels and has developed it into a teaching tool through graphic textbooks. "I've yet to encounter a single soul who can recite a line from a textbook." Instead, he is looking to mix things up by escaping the "snooze-fest" associated with most te...

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- -: TEDxOU - Jason Roberts - How To Build a Better Block

February 21, 2012 (over 8 years ago)

Opposite to the 'top down' concept of urban design is BETTER BLOCK, founded in Dallas' Oak Cliff by Jason Roberts and Andrew Howard. The Better Block project is a demonstration tool that temporarily re-visions an area to show the potential to create a walkable, vibrant, neighborhood center. The i...

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