Environment | June 24, 2016
It’s Easy Being Green: Lavin Speakers Talk Technology and Sustainability
— Melting ice caps. Rising sea levels. Steadily mounting temperatures. The fallout from industrialization has been significant, and climate change is here. But is there still time to change our fate? A new generation of thinkers—of entrepreneurs, innovators, and inventors—are changing the way we look at green technology. It’s not a concession: it’s untapped economic opportunity, ready for the taking. These environment speakers...
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Science | October 15, 2015
Evolution by Design: Neri Oxman’s Inspiring New TED Talk
— In the work of Neri Oxman, the disciplines of art, science, architecture, and ecology fuse to form a new kind of discipline—one based on the lessons of biomimicry (in which we look to nature for design solutions). As she says in this new TED Talk, it’s “evolution not by natural selection, but evolution by design.” This presentation—dubbed
TED Speakers | March 23, 2015
TED2015 Recap: Lavin Speakers David Eagleman & Neri Oxman's Standing Ovations
— "It takes courage to uncover the truth," said TED Curator Chris Anderson while opening the first session of TED2015. "The speakers this week—their courage and brilliance are going to rewire your brain. This dare thing is not just for them—it’s for all of us."...
TED Speakers | March 17, 2015
TED2015: Truth and Dare, Featuring Lavin Speakers David Eagleman and Neri Oxman
— TED2015 starts today in Vancouver, and our President and CEO David Lavin is there for his 10th TED conference. This year, TED's theme is "Truth and Dare," where "speakers will challenge our notions of truth—and dare to imagine the future." The Lavin Agency is proud to say six of our speakers will appear on this year's TED stage, including keynotes from David Eagleman and Neri Oxman, a TED University session from Tim Leberecht,...
Innovation | January 29, 2014
Neri Oxman Wins $100,000 Vilcek Prize for Design
Lavin speaker Neri Oxman has just won a 2014 Vilcek Prize—the prestigious annual award that honors “immigrants who have made lasting contributions to American society.” She joins an impressive list of past winners: leading cultural figures like Yo-Yo Ma, Christo and Jeanne Claude, and Mikhail Baryshnikov. Part of MIT's Media Lab, Oxman works at the intersection of art, science, nature, and technology. She uses 3D printing...
In a riveting interview conducted by Riaz Meghji, Mohamed Fahmy recounts tales of his imprisonment in Egypt, the importance of journalism, and what this means to each of us in today’s society.