Critical Approaches to Culture + Communications

A Weblog by Ron Burnett (Founded in 1994 and now celebrating 23 Years!!)

This site began as one of the first academic sites in Canada when the World Wide Web was in its early phase of development. I have maintained it through many iterations since 1994.

TED 2015

Learning and meeting great people. 

 

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Presentations that always have important content.  

 

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Exoplanets and a DIY neuroscientist. The latter, Greg Gage connected two audience members with a device that allowed one to move the hand of the other. The former described the possibilities of life in the universe.  

The essence of TED is based on the discovery of ideas from places and spaces that one would never expect. This is its charm and also its lifeblood. The entire experience is defined by a subtle collective will to explore the conventional and the unusual. I will try and Blog about the speakers over the next four days.