TEDSalon 2006

  • December 14, 2006
  • New York City

The evening's theme was "Unexpected Gifts."

Speakers

Chiho Aoshima

Anime artist

Steven Johnson

Author
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Steven Johnson tours the Ghost Map: Author Steven Johnson takes us on a 10-minute tour of The Ghost Map, his book about a cholera outbreak in 1854 London and the impact it had on science, cities and modern society.

Steven Johnson tours the Ghost Map: Author Steven Johnson takes us on a 10-minute tour of The Ghost Map, his book about a cholera outbreak in 1854 London and the impact it had on science, cities and modern society.

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Jim Karol

Magician, mentalist and actor

Edwin C. Krupp

Director, Griffith Observatory

Lelei Lelaulu

President & CEO, Counterpart International

Rives

Poet
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Rives controls the Internet: How many poets could cram eBay, Friendster and Monster.com into 3-minute poem worthy of a standing ovation? Enjoy Rives' unique talent.

Rives controls the Internet: How many poets could cram eBay, Friendster and Monster.com into 3-minute poem worthy of a standing ovation? Enjoy Rives' unique talent.

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Bob Thurman

Buddhist monk and scholar
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Bob Thurman says we can be Buddhas: In our hyperlinked world, we can know anything, anytime. And this mass enlightenment, says Buddhist scholar Bob Thurman, is our first step toward Buddha nature.

Bob Thurman says we can be Buddhas: In our hyperlinked world, we can know anything, anytime. And this mass enlightenment, says Buddhist scholar Bob Thurman, is our first step toward Buddha nature.

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Nora York

Singer-songwriter
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Nora York sings "What I Want": Nora York gives a stunning performance of her song "What I Want," with Jamie Lawrence (keyboards), Steve Tarshis (guitar) and Arthur Kell (bass).

Nora York sings "What I Want": Nora York gives a stunning performance of her song "What I Want," with Jamie Lawrence (keyboards), Steve Tarshis (guitar) and Arthur Kell (bass).

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TEDSalon 2006 is part of the Misc. TED series of events.

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