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TED2015: Can We Create New Senses?
For his new talk on expanding human perception, David Eagleman gets a standing ovation
TED2015: Design and Nature
Oxman debuts photosynthetic wearables in her mind-blowing new TED Talk
TEDTalks: Reinventing Education
How interactive exercises are flipping the classroom script
TED2015: The Human-to-Human Interface
An on-stage experiment at TED proves that the brain, not muscles, originate movement
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See AllEvery year, the TED Fellows program brings together an extraordinary group of innovators from around the world, inviting them up on stage at TED or TEDGlobal and giving momentum to their ideas. The Lavin Agency is proud to present our TED Fellow event package: three of these remarkable speakers hand-picked by you or selected by us. To find out how to book a group of TED Fellows to appear at your event, please give us a call: 1-800-265-4870.
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- Arkadi Kuhlmann Founding CEO of ING Direct
- Salman Khan Founder of The Khan Academy
- David Eagleman World Renowned Neuroscientist
- Lyn Heward Director of Creation for Cirque du Soleil
- Jessica Jackley Co-founder of Kiva
- Edward O. Wilson Distinguished Biologist
- Isabel Allende Bestselling Author
- Sir Salman Rushdie Literary Legend
- Steven Pinker Leading Cognitive Scientist
- Douglas Merrill Former Google CIO
- Kwame Anthony Appiah Leading Public Intellectual