TEDSalon 2010 London

  • April 19, 2010
  • London

The theme of the evening: “Different by Design.” Co-organized by TED and frog design.

Speakers

Leonie Casanova

Singer

Brian Cox

Physicist
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Why we need the explorers: In tough economic times, our exploratory science programs -- from space probes to the LHC -- are first to suffer budget cuts. Brian Cox explains how curiosity-driven science pays for itself, powering innovation and a profound appreciation of our existence.

Why we need the explorers: In tough economic times, our exploratory science programs -- from space probes to the LHC -- are first to suffer budget cuts. Brian Cox explains how curiosity-driven science pays for itself, powering innovation and a profound appreciation of our existence.

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James Geary

Author & journalist

Marc Koska

Inventor

Charles Leadbeater

Researcher, Demos
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Education innovation in the slums: Charles Leadbeater went looking for radical new forms of education -- and found them in the slums of Rio and Kibera, where some of the world's poorest kids are finding transformative new ways to learn. And this... More

Education innovation in the slums: Charles Leadbeater went looking for radical new forms of education -- and found them in the slums of Rio and Kibera, where some of the world's poorest kids are finding transformative new ways to learn. And this informal, disruptive new kind of school, he says, is what all schools need to become.

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Shany Moore

Singer

Bridget Nicholls

Founder, Pestival

Shamim Sarif

Director & author

Frank Stephenson

Design director, McLaren Automotive

Rory Sutherland

Advertising guru
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Sweat the small stuff: It may seem that big problems require big solutions, but ad man Rory Sutherland says many flashy, expensive fixes are just obscuring better, simpler answers. To illustrate, he uses behavioral economics and hilarious examples.

Sweat the small stuff: It may seem that big problems require big solutions, but ad man Rory Sutherland says many flashy, expensive fixes are just obscuring better, simpler answers. To illustrate, he uses behavioral economics and hilarious examples.

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TEDSalon 2010 London is part of the Misc. TED series of events.

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