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...
- Science | August 01, 2013 Carbon Fiber Cars: Neri Oxman On the Vehicle Of The Future
- Science | July 11, 2013 Bio-Inspired Design: Neri Oxman's "Mind-Blowing" Work Featured In Wired
Science | June 07, 2013
A New Era Of Fabrication: Neri Oxman Merges Nature With Technology
— Neri Oxman and her team at MIT's Mediated Matter Lab are at it again. A video released this week documents the creation of their latest project: The Silk Pavilion. Inspired by the methods of silk worms, Oxman's Silk Pavilion rests at the intersection of technology and biology. A popular science speaker, she often looks to nature to...
Investigate journalist Charles Fishman talks about his new book on curiosity, A Curious Mind, and highlights how we're not focusing enough on the value of being curious.