It took a while, but it is finally up! The theme for the TEDxPSU conference was “Relics to Revolutions.” I was the host and MC so my talk was both a wrap-up and, I hope, a challenge. The challenge is to not only be innovative, but to be thoughtful as well.
This is not about Oprah. CHE has a very interesting little piece about presentations given at TED conferences. He contrasts two speakers, one who “got the whole nerdy hipster thing going” and another who wore a blazer (but cut brains into thin slices like deli meats. I was the MC for TEDxPSU last year at Penn State and I may offer a presentation this year, so I have been thinking about what makes a good […]
I had the honor and privilege to host the TEDxPSU conference that occurred on 10/10/10. As host I was not given a slot to speak rather I had 60 seconds to transition from one speaker to the next. I decided to take the liberty of sneaking a talk in after all, one “toot” at a times, a brief sentence fragment during each of the 22 transitions. At the end, by request, I read the whole […]