The second day Flash died

Oct 03, 2011

The first day Flash died was January 27th, 2010, when Steve Jobs announced the iPad. A few months later, in his Thoughts on Flash letter, he confirmed and explained why he saw the future of the mobile web without Flash. He was hardly alone in thinking so, but it remained ...

TEDGlobal 2010 Meta-recap, all you need to know ;-)

Jul 27, 2010

It has been 10 days since we left Oxford, time for a definite wrap-up ;-)

TEDGlobal day 5 session 12 : Waging Peace

Jul 21, 2010

SURPRISE guest at #tedglobal : Julian Assange from #wikileaks... on
TwitpicThe last session began with a surprise speaker: Julian Assange from Wikileaks. Chris interviewed him about his achievements so far, including shifting 10% of the vote ...

TEDGlobal day 5 session 11: The Tiny Blue Dot

Jul 19, 2010

Johan Rockström, a sustainability expert, talked about how humans overwhelm the planet with their growth and way of life. He was a participant in the BBC program recorded the day before, along with Maz Jobrani and Ethan Zuckerman.

TEDGlobal day 4 power outage : The ED Conference

Jul 19, 2010

Just when the ninth session was about to begin, there was a power failure at the Playhouse. We were at the TEDx Club at the time but when we heard Kelly saying that the session was going to be delayed we rushed to the Playhouse because I suspected that Bruno ...

TEDGlobal day 4 session 10: Who's the Teacher?

Jul 18, 2010

Sugata Mitra talked about his various unsupervised learning projects with children. Showed us how they can learn english, answer anything from simple questions to complex questions about biotech (!!!) if given proper tools for exploration and collaboration. He also told us about his "granny cloud", a network of grandmothers who spend ...

TEDGlobal day 4 session 9: The Unknown Brains

Jul 18, 2010

Session 9 was another big highlight of TEDGlobal for me. Gero Miesenböck tries to break the code of the brain. There are just too many neurons in our brain to understand it directly even if we managed to record all their activity. So his approach is ...

TEDGlobal 2010 day 4 session 8 : Adventures In Fairness

Jul 17, 2010

Another great session at TEDGlobal this year. Tim Jackson wondered if our choice was to "Crash the system or trash the planet?". Where to look for hope in front of the maths that seem to make us hit the wall in a few decades? Is 2 ...

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