The Substance of Things Not Seen

Issue 11
 
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The Changing Concept of Design

The Changing Concept of Design

What many think of as an aesthetic profession has become so much more.

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors

Artist and TEDGlobal speaker Taryn Simon talks about her creative process and the work behind her photographs.

Eyes Can Hear

Eyes Can Hear

After her performance at TEDGlobal and the release of a new album, Imogen Heap looks at music in a whole new light.

The Invisibles
Homeless

The Invisibles

The working homeless are too often unseen. One woman brought her story from the streets to the stage at TEDGlobal.

Seeing the Future Synesthetic
Senses

Seeing the Future Synesthetic

How do we design for people who hear textures, taste shapes, and remember the color of a person rather than a name?

A New Way to See
Senses

A New Way to See

Taking a different approach to education

Hiding in Plain Sight
Underworld

Hiding in Plain Sight

Journalist and TEDGlobal speaker Misha Glenny investigates the secret life of organized crime.

Sitopia
Hungry City

Sitopia

A new model for feeding the world’s expanding cities

The Dove
Peace

The Dove

Victor Chan, co-founder of the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education in Vancouver, considers the possibility of world peace.

Brave New Second World
Geopolitics

Brave New Second World

Author and political scientist Parag Khanna discusses the shifting shape of global power.

Onstage in Oxford
Slideshow

Onstage in Oxford

A snapshot of some of the speakers at TEDGlobal 2009

Public Diplomacy 2.1
Soft Power

Public Diplomacy 2.1

TEDGlobal Fellow Evgeny Morozov argues that the US should upgrade its social media outreach.

Icarus Unbound
Adventure

Icarus Unbound

He was the first to circle the globe in a hot-air balloon. Now Bertrand Piccard wants to do it in a plane powered by the sun.

The Alchemist
Tech Tricks

The Alchemist

The sufficiently advanced magic of Seth Raphael

Really Small Things
Micro-Art

Really Small Things

TEDGlobal speaker Willard Wigan’s micro-sculptures can only be seen through a microscope.

Fourth Generation Journalism
Global Village

Fourth Generation Journalism

Gone are the days of reporting in the national interest.

Wounded Man
School of Heart

Wounded Man

Author and TEDGlobal attendee Andreas Salcher talks about why early childhood scars break some people and motivate others to do exceptional things.

There Are No Strangers Here
After Hours

There Are No Strangers Here

On partying and passing the time at TEDGlobal

Backstage
Meet the TED Team

Backstage

The people behind the scenes at TEDGlobal

Discovering TED
The Real Thing

Discovering TED

Seeing the conference in person after being an avid follower online

Seen | Unseen
Extra Time

Seen | Unseen

Post-TED reflections on symmetry, uncertainty, and the beautiful game

Innovation Starts with Empathy
The Meaning of Business

Innovation Starts with Empathy

The importance of developing deep connections with the people you serve.

Success and the Power of Research
The Meaning of Business

Success and the Power of Research

Why it’s critical to invest in R&D in an economic downturn.

A Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste
The Meaning of Business

A Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste

How marketers can help rebuild the economy.

A New Era of Meaning
The Meaning of Business

A New Era of Meaning

An introduction