Category Archives: TED & TEDx

Left and right brain stuff

My evolving TED story in a nutshell

Since the first TED talks were made publicly available in 2009, they have intrigued me. I wondered, can TED talks be a relevant tool for relating, learning and sharing at Penn State? Shortly after I started working as a creative director at Penn State University, together with a small team  Read more »

About my TED talk – Water is One

On March 17, 2013, I stood on the TED stage at TEDxPSU, an independently organized TED event at the Penn State University. Facing an audience of 900, plus a large number of people watching live online, I gave a talk about how the current of my life led me to  Read more »

Back from TEDActive 2013

Today it’s back to work for me, and I’m still on cloud seven. I am also anticipating to hear this question: “How was it?” many times. So I sat down and extracted some bullets from my notes, as well as borrowing heavily from the hilarious summary at the end of  Read more »

Let’s look under the hood of communication

Humanity is scrambling to understand communication. Until the advent of social media came about, the message was very pliable. Because we were so distant from each other the message was vulnerable to manipulation. As communication become instantaneous, it is able to circumvent manipulation and has therefore become inevitable. Owners of  Read more »

October 26, 2012Permalink 1 Comment

The TEDx organizer dilemma

[Reposted from Steve's Blog, October 26, 2012] Yesterday I had the chance to participate in TEDxZurich. It was the 16th TEDx event that I have attended over the last three years. Each has been rewarding in its own, unique way. Kudos to the TEDxZurich team on all your hard work. TEDx was  Read more »

TEDx: Impressive statistics on TEDx Events and TEDX Talks in April 2012

(Reposted from the TEDx Blog) April was a landmark month for TEDx. Along with TEDxSummit in Doha, Qatar -– to which we brought 669 TEDx Organizers representing 90 countries and 1200 events. Check out the TEDx stats for this month: TEDx events by the numbers: April 385 TEDx events happened around the  Read more »