TED (Technology Entertainment and Design)

2:45pm

Sat December 29, 2012
TED Radio Hour

The Spotlight: The Pursuit Of Happiness

Jessica Tam Flickr - Creative Commons

4:10am

Sun August 5, 2012
Books News & Features

In The E-Book World, Are Book Covers A Dying Art?

Originally published on Mon August 6, 2012 3:01 pm

Designed by Chip Kidd, the book jacket for Haruki Murakami's 1Q84, when removed, reveals a woman's face.
Courtesy of Chip Kidd/Alfred A. Knopf

In the olden days, a reader might pick up a book because the cover was exciting, intriguing, maybe even beautiful. But in the brave new world of e-books and e-readers, the days when an artist named Chip Kidd could make us reach for a book may be gone.

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2:30pm

Mon April 30, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Robots Win Battle For Attention At Science Fair

Originally published on Mon April 30, 2012 2:32 pm

Budding scientists, engineers and doctors lined up to try surgical robots from Intuitive Surgical at a science festival in Washington, D.C., over the weekend.
Scott Hensley NPR

6:05am

Mon April 23, 2012

4:25pm

Wed April 11, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

TEDMED Takes Its Big Health Tent To Washington

TEDMED: Live from the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
NPR

The phenomenon that is TEDMED has rolled into the nation's capital. And I'm camped out at the Kennedy Center for the nerdfest.

What's the big deal? I'm still trying to figure that out as the meeting is well into its second day. It's an event, that's for sure, and it's supposed to be a way for people who care a lot about health care to get together and make some headway on thorny problems.

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