TED Talk: “George Takei”

When he was a child, GEORGE TAKEI and his family were forced into an internment camp for Japanese-Americans, as a “security” measure during World War II. 70 years later, Takei looks back at how the camp shaped his surprising, personal definition of patriotism and democracy. LINKS: Website | Facebook | IMDb | Instagram | Pinterest […]

TED Talks: “Aaron Draplin”

Making It In The Little Leagues What if every graphic designer, builder, craftsman, creator donated 4-5 hours of FREE time on a Friday to help the greater good? Aaron Draplin is onto something and he is changing the world, one logo, one friend at a time… #FREEFRIDAYS Born from the loins of the proud Midwest, […]

TED Talk: “Sting”

How I Started Writing Songs Again TED.com | Sting’s early life was dominated by a shipyard—and he dreamed of nothing more than escaping the industrial drudgery. But after a nasty bout of writer’s block that stretched on for years, Sting found himself channeling the stories of the shipyard workers he knew in his youth for […]

TED Talk: “Matthew Carter”

My Life In Typefaces TED.COM | Pick up a book, magazine or screen, and more than likely you’ll come across some typography designed by Matthew Carter. In this charming talk, the man behind typefaces such as Verdana, Georgia and Bell Centennial (designed just for phone books — remember them?), takes us on a spin through a career […]

TED Talk: “Rives”

The Museum Of Four In The Morning Beware: Rives has a contagious obsession with 4 a.m. At TED2007, the poet shared what was then a minor fixation with a time that kept popping up everywhere. After the talk, emails starting pouring in with an avalanche of hilarious references—from the cover of “Crochet Today!” magazine to […]

TED TALK: “Mentalist Paul Draper”

Observing Things for the First Time A great understanding of people combined with a rich performance background has led Paul Draper to a multi-faceted career as an anthropologist, mentalist, and organizational improvement expert. His warmth and interest in his audiences forms a strong component of his training seminars and shows. As a former faculty member […]