Monthly Archives: September 2013

Best of TEDx Talks

Getting excited for the big event? Not sure what to expect? Luckily, there are plenty of TEDx talks on YouTube to get you ready for the big day. There’s even a curated Best of TEDxTalks. Here are a few from around the world that might peak your interest: Colin Stokes: How movies teach manhood (TEDxBeaconStreet) “When… Continue reading.

Using your mind as if it were a kitchen mixer/blender

By Steven Johnson In 1974, while serving as the monthly editorial cartoonist for SIERRA magazine, I was assigned the topic of creating ridiculous, never-before-imagined, future recreational vehicles. The Sierra Club hated them! When the editor asked for 16 illustrations, I came up with more than 100 concept sketches, having suddenly discovered a latent ability to… Continue reading.

Top Picks to Explore Indy

You’re in Indy for a day of meaningful conversation and now you’re on the hunt for the best grub and action to keep the ideas flowing. With more than 250 restaurants and countless entertainment options in the heart of the city, here’s a list of our top picks to help you narrow down your options:… Continue reading.

TEDxCity2.0: Dream me. Build me. Make me real.

On September 20, 2013, TEDx communities across the globe will host local events featuring the local innovators, organizers, stewards and builders of their cities. Taking place in Times Square, TEDCity2.0: Dream me. Build me. Make me real. is a day-long TED event for urban innovators, organizers, stewards and builders—with live speakers, global conversations and activities. Speakers will… Continue reading.

My Big Idea got a test run

By Jim Poyser I’m a lucky guy because I got to take my big idea — mixing the horror of climate change with a humorous approach — out for a test run at this year’s Indy Fringe. I accomplished some things I wanted to accomplish and was surprised by a couple of other things. One… Continue reading.