Archive for month: August, 2016

How does society see disability?

In these six talks, TEDx speakers address society’s perception of disability — and the experience of living with one. Watch them all: How much do you know about intellectual disabilities? | Matthew Williams | TEDxVancouver Special Olympian Matthew Williams shares [...]

Spotlight TEDx Talk: Can origami advance space exploration?

What does origami have to do with space travel? Potentially a lot says NASA Space Technology Research Fellow Shannon Zirbel at TEDxPeachtree. Zirbel is part of team working on HanaFlex, a giant collapsible wheel of solar panels — inspired by the [...]

For TEDxPeachtree, the city of Atlanta is overrun with hidden cats

“Catlanta” is an Atlanta-based artist who creates boldly embellished, aesthetically wild cat-inspired art and hides it around the city. And if you were to have wandered through a certain handful of Atlanta neighborhoods recently, you might have been one of the [...]