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We’ve been teasing you long enough. There were private sales for our previous year ticket holders and members of Two River Theater, our gracious host. And now, finally, we swing open wide, the doors to the public. Tickets for TEDxNavesink 2014 are now on sale. This is a locally organized TED talks event (you know […]
Storytelling and sharing ideas are in our DNA. From cave paintings to Instagram, we are compelled to broadcast our ideas into the ether, to make a record of our stories, to leave a mark with our unique perspectives. It’s a compulsion. Our social media sharing (and over sharing) is our own personal painting on our […]
Have you ever solved a problem or hit on an idea while just fooling around on the web or listening to music? Did you ever play a videogame that taught you a skill in the process? We have and it got us thinking, How can play change the pathways in our brain? Can playing make […]
By Susan Chaney Hurricane Sandy left a devastating path of destruction in its wake and we learned much about our communities, businesses and ourselves after the storm. It’s clear that it will take more than just a hammer and nails to rebuild. Just as it takes a village to raise a child, it’s going to […]
Twenty months ago in the dim and cold of December in Brussels, Paddy Ashton took the stage at a TEDx event. Informed by a lifetime of diplomatic service his speech carried the tremendous weight of someone who has spent countless nights unraveling politics as it played out over the world stage.
Modern day feminist, Kat Lazo believes that “Online feminism is the future of feminism.” On September 20th at the TEDxNavesink event at Brookdale Performing Arts Center, she’s prepared to share the success of how modern day feminists are using the Internet’s massive reach to end gender inequality. 23 year old, Kat Lazo grew up in a South American […]
Today, information flows fast. In recent years, this trend has only accelerated. The Internet serves as a perfect conduit for delivering information at an incredibly high velocity. News from all corners of the globe accumulates rapidly and is for the most part readily accessible. The sheer speeds at which information is captured and put to use can have a measurable impact on the course of events.
In his TED talk ‘Tales of creativity and play’, Tim Brown discusses the inherent difficulties of encouraging creativity in the workplace. Brown suggests that trust, more than anything else, allows people to harness their creative faculties. Faced with the dullness of a cubicle office or a workplace brimming with artful spontaneity, most people will choose the latter.
In his TED Talk, Dave Meslin argues that people aren’t tuning out their local government, rather they are being shut out (either intentionally or unintentionally) of the process. What he categorizes as “intentional exclusion” many local governments make it exceedingly difficult for people to 1.) understand what is going on at the municipal level and 2.) actively participate in the process of governing.