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TED Global Day 1

by Jeffrey Mann  |  July 13, 2010  |  2 Comments

Thank you to those who sent good wishes. I feel like my 6 minute TED University lecture went pretty well. It was extremely intimidating though. The speakers before me included a report on scientists in the Antarctic drilling thousands of years into the past to get ice cores that help us understand climate change, an […]

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TED Global: Day 0

by Jeffrey Mann  |  July 12, 2010  |  3 Comments

I arrived in Oxford, UK today for the TED Global conference  have been looking forward to this specifically for almost a year, and generally since I first heard about from friends who went to one one of the first TED (technology, education, design) conferences organized by Richard Saul Wurman. The conference’s influence has grown enormously […]

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"Watching" the World Cup, Line by Line

by Jeffrey Mann  |  July 6, 2010  |  1 Comment

Holland 0  – Uruguay 0I have lived in Europe for over 25 years, so I know that I am supposed to be excited by football (the round ball kind). But sports generally don’t interest me very much. I can however generate some interest in the World Cup, mostly because it would take too much work […]

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