Monthly Archives: May 2011

Taste of the Talk | Rosalind Picard, “Emotion Technology at Home, School, Work, Play”

Professor Rosalind W. Picard, ScD is founder and director of the Affective Computing research group at the MIT Media Lab, co-director of the Things That Think consortium, and leader of the new and growing Autism & Communication Technology Initiative at … Continue reading

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Taste of the Talk | Louis Schwartzberg, A Love Story That Feeds the Earth

Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director, and producer whose notable career spans more than three decades providing breathtaking imagery for feature films, television shows, documentaries and commercials. As a visual artist, Louie has created some of the most iconic … Continue reading

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Taste of the Talk | Simon Mainwaring: From Me First to We First Living

TEDxSF: You have a new book coming out, what can we look forward to? On June 7th, “We First: How brands and consumers use social media to build a better world”, comes out. It’s a challenge to a lot of … Continue reading

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Taste of the Talk | Chusy Jardine’s “Songs Unsung: Tardiness & Compulsion”, the story of SF Giants Andres Torres

Gigante from Anthony Haney on Vimeo. TEDxSF: Tell us a little about who are and what brought you to this place in time. CJ: I am a filmmaker first and foremost. What brought me here was an undeniable compulsion to … Continue reading

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Taste of the Talk | Nina Wise

We are pleased to welcome Nina Wise soon to the stage. Nina is a performance artist, writer, director and educator, and is known for her provocative and original performance works which have been produced in the United States, Europe, South … Continue reading

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Taste of the Talk | Photographer, James Mollison

James Mollison, English-born photographer currently living in Southern Italy. will be speaking about three of his projects that explore being alive in very different ways through his poignantly unique lens. “Where Children Sleep”, a collection of portraits of children in … Continue reading

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Upcoming speaker, Nicole Daedone & her orgasmic book launching

We are pleased to welcome and announce Nicole Daedone, upcoming speaker for our June 4th event, ALIVE! Maximum Living as a Human Being. She is a sought-after speaker, author, and educator focusing on the intersection between orgasm, intimacy, and life. … Continue reading

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Events Page: Amanda Boxtel

Amanda Boxtel Inspirational Speaker and Cofounder of Challenge Aspen Amanda’s Talk (with Eythor Bender): Merging Technology and the Human Body Since sustaining a permanent spinal-cord injury nineteen years ago, Amanda Boxtel has evolved into a passionate and dynamic inspirational speaker. … Continue reading

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Events Page: Reckless Sons

Reckless Sons A brand new school of American Rockn’roll Reckless Sons: Musical Guest Brainchild of Manhattan based writer/musician Matt Butler, Reckless Sons thrive on being one of New York’s most versatile and interesting up and coming acts. Inspired by a … Continue reading

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Events Page: Mel Robbins

Mel Robbins Author, Relationship Expert, Syndicated Radio Host and America’s Life Coach Mel’s Talk: F— YOU – How To Stop Screwing Yourself Over Mel Robbins is a married working mother of three, an ivy-educated criminal lawyer, and one of the … Continue reading

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Events Page: Vicki Virk & Non Stop Bhangra

Vicki Virk & Non Stop Bhangra Genre-busting elixir of North Indian Bhangra music and dance, mixed with hip-hop, reggae, and electronica Vicki Virk & Non Stop Bhangra: Move to the Rhythm of Your Soul and You’ll Never Miss a Beat! … Continue reading

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Events Page: Jesse Houk

Jesse Houk DJ, Remixer, Producer, Artist Jesse Houk: Event DJ Jesse Houk (born 1971) is a DJ/remixer/producer/artist from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He is better known by his pseudonym, The Scumfrog, under which he has remixed songs by artists as varied … Continue reading

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Events Page: Wendy Northcutt

Wendy Northcutt Scientist and founder of DarwinAwards.com Wendy’s Talk: Darwin Awards Countdown to Extinction Wendy Northcutt is a scientist and graduate of UC Berkeley with a degree in molecular biology. She began collecting the stories that make up the Darwin … Continue reading

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Events Page: Jonathan Good

Jonathan Good Cofounder of 1000memories.com Jonathan’s Talk: Now our memories can live forever Jonathan is a founder of 1000memories, a website that is creating a new way for everyone to save and share memories. Jonathan grew up in New Zealand … Continue reading

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Events Page: Rosalind Picard

Photo Credit: Rick Friedman Rosalind Picard Founder and Director of the Affective Computing research group at the MIT Media Lab Rosalind’s Talk: Emotion Technology at Home, School, Work, Play Professor Rosalind W. Picard, ScD is founder and director of the … Continue reading

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