Author Archives: Lauren

TEDxSF Salons Present “SKOOL’d: Reimagining Higher Education” – PR.com

Via Scoop.it – TEDxSF Salons TEDxSF Salons, hosted by the Bay Area’s premier independent organization that delivers the TED experience to San Francisco, features a select group of thought-provoking speakers looking at struggling contemporary institutions. The event, held on November … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

TEDxSF 2011 answers WDYDWYD?

In Silicon Valley, (WDYDWYD?) has become the hottest team-building meme since Outward Bound,” according to the November issue of WIRED Magazine. The WDYDWYD meme was started by one of our 2010 speakers, Tony Deifell. Over 140 TEDsters have answered “Why … Continue reading

Posted in Community | Leave a comment

TED in Bed: A take home

By, Lauren Lee Anderson TEDxSF speaker Mel Robbins –the bold, blonde, ambitious woman that stormed our stage on June 4th, spoke as mother, lawyer, syndicated radio talk-show host, and relationship coach about what it takes to live our best lives … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Taste of the Talk | Arlene Samen, “Dying to Give Birth”

TEDxSF: Can you tell us a little about yourself and One-Heart Worldwide? AS: I have been a nurse practitioner specializing in maternal fetal medicine for 30 yrs. Now I am the president and founder of One-Heart Worldwide. We’re focusing on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Taste of the Talk | Matt Butler of the Reckless Sons

TEDxSF: Who are Reckless Sons? MB: Reckless Sons is a five-piece rock and roll band from New York City. We’ve been together for a year and we’ve just finished our first EP. We’re excited to be playing for TEDxSF. Basically, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Taste of the Talk | Joe Betts LaCroix, “Stayin’ Alive: Don’t Go Gentle into that Good Night”

TEDxSF: What are you going to address in your talk on June 4th? JB: I have found myself in the past, trying to pick out a new car for example and trying to find one that has side air bags … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Interview with Eythor Bender & Amanda Boxtel, “Merging Technology and the Human Body”

A little about their story… More than anything else, Eythor Bender is a team builder. You want to be on his team. Today and as CEO of Berkeley Bionics – developer and maker of wearable robots – Eythor is leading … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Taste of the Talk | Jonathan Good: “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. He founded 1000memories in 2010 with 2 friends and the website was a finalist at both the Crunchies and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Taste of the Talk | Dr. Bill Thomas, “Elderhood Rising: The Dawn of a New World Age”

TEDxSF: Tell us a little about your background. BT: I’m the rarest kind of physician, a specialist who takes care of older people. I’ve spent much of my career looking at American society and how they struggle with questions related … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment