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Tania Luna – On Being Rich

Posted: July 27th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , | Comments Off

As a young child, Tania Luna left her home in post-Chernobyl Ukraine to take asylum in the US. And one day, on the floor of the New York homeless shelter where she and her family lived, she found a penny.

She has never again felt so rich. A meditation on the bittersweet joys of childhood — and how to hold them in mind.


Never Settle for Less

Posted: July 26th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | Comments Off

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Choose to see the good stuff, and learn to appreciate what you have before time makes you appreciate what you had. If you believe there is good in the world, you’ll find light. Even in the darkest places. When you think you’re at the end of your rope, there’s still some hope to be found, like taking control when needed.

Sometimes when things seem like they’re falling apart, they can be falling into place.

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TED2014 – Vancouver

Posted: July 29th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , | Comments Off

TED2014 Vancouver

The 30th anniversary of TED marks the next chapter and will be held in Vancouver, BC.

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Ji-Hae Park – Violin Virtuoso

Posted: May 22nd, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , | Comments Off

Ji-Hae Park sought to become a world-famous violinist, and during the process fell into a severe depression. Only music was able to lift her out again — showing her that her goal needn’t be to play lofty concert halls, but instead to bring the wonder of the instrument to as many people as possible.


Amanda Palmer – The Art of Asking

Posted: April 3rd, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , | Comments Off

A passionate talk from Amanda Palmer on the new relationship between artist and fan.