TEDxUSC 2010

  • April 13, 2010
  • Los Angeles

The second annual TEDxUSC "Ideas Empowered" conference, hosted by the University of Southern California in the Bovard Auditorium. A sold-out crowd of USC students, faculty, staff and community members was immersed in a showcase of live talks, short films, interactive performances, technology demonstrations, TED 2010 talks and an interactive reception.

Speakers

David Agus

Professor of Medicine, University of Southern California

New methods to cure cancer

New methods to cure cancer

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Johanna Blakely

Deputy Director, Norman Lear Center
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Intellectual property in the fashion industry: Copyright law's grip on film, music and software barely touches the fashion industry ... and fashion benefits in both innovation and sales, says Johanna Blakley. At TEDxUSC 2010, she talks about what all... More

Intellectual property in the fashion industry: Copyright law's grip on film, music and software barely touches the fashion industry ... and fashion benefits in both innovation and sales, says Johanna Blakley. At TEDxUSC 2010, she talks about what all creative industries can learn from fashion's free culture.

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Jeb Corliss

Aerialist

Harnessing fear

Harnessing fear

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Peter Erskine

Jazz drummer

The evolution of percussion

The evolution of percussion

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Marilynn Flynn

Dean, USC School of Social Work

Virtual reality PTSD treatment

Virtual reality PTSD treatment

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Paul Frommer

American Communications Professor, USC

Language lesson in Na'vi

Language lesson in Na'vi

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Maja Mataric

Professor of Computer Science, Neuroscience, and Pediatrics , USC

Socially assistive robots

Socially assistive robots

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Nicholas Patrick

Astronaut, NASA

Perspective from Space

Perspective from Space

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Skip Rizzo

Co-director, VRPSYCH Lab

Virtual reality PTSD treatment

Virtual reality PTSD treatment

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Adam Sadowsky

President, Synn Labs
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Engineering a viral music video: The band "OK Go" dreamed up the idea of a massive Rube Goldberg machine for their next music video -- and Adam Sadowsky's team was charged with building it. He tells the story of the effort and engineering behind... More

Engineering a viral music video: The band "OK Go" dreamed up the idea of a massive Rube Goldberg machine for their next music video -- and Adam Sadowsky's team was charged with building it. He tells the story of the effort and engineering behind their labyrinthine creation that quickly became a YouTube sensation.

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Leslie Saxon

Chief of Cardiology, USC Keck School of Medicine

Monitoring health with modern technology

Monitoring health with modern technology

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Al Seckel

Cognitive neuroscientist

Perspective

Perspective

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Daniel Seddiqui

Orator, traveler

50 jobs in 50 states

50 jobs in 50 states

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Michael Yap

Deputy CEO, Media Development Authority

Developing the next billion media users in Singapore

Developing the next billion media users in Singapore

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TEDxUSC 2010 is part of the TEDx series of events.

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