What do 24,000 ideas look like? Ecologist Eric Berlow and physicist Sean Gourley apply algorithms to the entire archive of TEDx Talks, taking us on a stimulating visual tour to show how ideas connect globally.
My friend Nilofer Merchant suggests ‘thinking different’ about how we meet — she recently celebrated over one million views of this talk. Maybe the idea will catch on…
Full story at: My Creative Life: Brené Brown | SusannahConway.com.
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Alltop Organic RSS via How to be happy: Perspective is Everything by Rory Sutherland. Click to watch a great TED talk…
This TED talk from Michael Tilson Thomas made me think again about something I think about all the time and that is how the availability of any music on demand makes this a great time to live. Sure, clean air and clean water and an abundant supply of food is great, but music? MUSIC? I can listen to anything I want on my Google Nexus S via Spotify anywhere at any time and that never ceases to amaze me and I am grateful for the wide variety of music that is available to me…
In May of 2005, I was blessed to attend a high mass in the Cologne Cathedral in Cologne, Germany. The sun streaming through the stained glass, the incense, and the music, ah, the music — an all Mozart mass — I tried hard to imagine what an incredible experience that would have been in the 19th century when music was in short supply but with 5,000 songs on my iPod, it was hard to do!
I have very eclectic tastes in music; thanks to services like Pandora, I continue to get exposed to a wide variety of music. Just last night I found ‘Relaxation Radio’ and ‘Calm Meditation Radio’ channels on Pandora — great background music for massage. :-D
Before I sign off to go pick weeds in the garden, here’s another TED talk from one of my favorite musicians, David Byrne…
- Using Music To Evoke Positive Emotions (personspiritresearch.wordpress.com)
- TED Blog | A brief history of classical music: Michael Tilson Thomas … (jaynewberg.wordpress.com)
- A brief history of classical music: Michael Tilson Thomas at TED2012 (ted.com)