Tag Archives: TED

Mikael Colville-Andersen at TEDxZurich: Bicycle Culture by Design

The focus on re-establishing more liveable cities continues unabated. The primary problem however is that 85 years of traffic engineering revolving around the car has failed miserably. It’s time for modern thinking. Design can help. Historically, streets were human spaces. Let’s design our cities like we design toasters or smartphones, following the desire lines of […]

Photo by Steve Jurvetson

TED reached a milestone of 1 billion views

TED just reached a milestone today. 1 billion views. Wow. Who would have imagined that recording talks from conferences and putting them online would be such a game-changer to learning, communities, education and conferences. Congratulations to TED and especially June Cohen (The media producer of TED) for seeing the potential of making videos accessible and shareable to […]

Chip Conley – Superhuman or Super Human?

No hotel executive in the world has overseen the development and creation of more boutique hotels than Chip Conley, founder and CEO of Joie de Vivre, California’s largest independent hotel company and America’s second largest boutique hotelier. At the age of 26 with no industry experience, Chip transformed a seedy 1950’s “no-tell motel” into the […]