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2014

 

Sanders Bohlke: Musical performance

Musician Sanders Bohlke reminds us that creative accomplishments often flow from a decision to break traditional rules. Sanders Bohlke is a singer/songwriter, raised in the...
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Joe Stradinger: Conversation – the first, and next, big thing

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. As marketing communications migrate to social media platforms, the ability...
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Marina Bers: Young programmers – think playgrounds, not playpens

Dr. Marina Bers, a Tufts University professor and co-founder of KinderLab Robotics, compares “playground” versus “playpen” models of learning and demonstrates how creative expression can...
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Tray Hairston: How to make health care an economic driver

With health care playing a prominent role in our economy, policymakers are looking for ways to multiply the impact for the greater good. This talk,...
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Gary Butler: The disruptive power of the internet

There is little question that the Internet of Things will power the next transformative phase of change in technology. This talk explains the achievements in...
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Joel Bomgar: The importance of being different

The history of innovation proves that simply being different can chart a course to tremendous success. This talk looks at examples in business and proposes...
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David McRaney: Missing what’s missing: How survivorship bias skews our perception

Success stories are often used as templates while the most valuable lessons hide in the history of endeavors that did not end well. This insightful...
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Jill Conner Browne: Becoming the leader and object of a cult in 20 years or less

Jill Conner Browne tells her amazing story of creating something from nothing by doing what made her heart sing. She is the multiple #1 New...
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Brit Fitzpatrick: How mentoring can reshape our communities

Mentoring is one of the most powerful ways to transform struggling communities. In this talk, Brit Fitzpatrick, founder of a cloud-based platform that facilitates more...
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Kermit the Frog: The creative act of listening to a talking frog

A global entertainment icon and beloved Mississippian explains the meaning of life. Kermit the Frog is known worldwide for his appearances on The Muppet Show...
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