Posted by: alexswallow | October 23, 2013

CNN names its top 10 thinkers of 2013, and 7 of them have given TED Talks

Some fascinating talks and thinkers here

TED Blog

CNN-10How do you pick the 10 thinkers in the world whose ideas are making the biggest ripples? It’s a task sort of akin to asking: which are the 10 most beautiful flowers in a meadow? Luckily, we don’t have to answer this intimidating question. Because CNN is all over it.

Today, CNN Tech published “The CNN 10: Thinkers,” a look at the 10 science and technology “visionaries whose ideas are shaping our future.” And since seven of the people on the list have given TED Talks, boiling down their very big ideas into 18 riveting minutes, we thought we’d share those talks below.

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Regina Dugan: From mach-20 glider to hummingbird drone
Today, Regina Dugan is the head of special projects at Google-owned Motorola Mobility working on cool initiatives, like an electronic tattoo that can be used to identify a user instead of a password. But when she…

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