Take a Study Break with Video from TEDxAustin
Though the TEDxAustin 2010 talks are over, the video and stories live on--just in time to ease any finals-cramming-fatigue you may be experiencing. Check out our staff picks for the "Top 5 TEDxAustin Talks" (in no particular order) and let us know what you think. You can also see the full online TEDxAustin video offerings at tedxaustin.com.
Former McCombs professor Steve Tomlinson spoke on the idea of keeping all the pieces in play while listening for your calling.
Turk + Christy Pipkin are filmmakers, authors, producers and philantrophists, whose Nobelity.org project is a Austin-based nonprofit. Turk is also a proud UT alum.
Mark Rolston is Chief Creative Officer of Frog Design. His client roster has featured many of the world’s largest brands, including Disney, Ford, GE, HP, Microsoft and Yahoo!.
John Phillips Santos--the first Latino Rhodes Scholar, a 2009 National Book Award finalist and recipient of the Oxford Prize for fiction--reflects on the nature of our identity using the science of DNA.
Ruby Jane Smith is 15-year-old musical phenomenon, described by Willie Nelson as “A great picker, fiddler, songwriter, and singer with an amazing career in front of her.” Do you have a favorite TED video? If so, share the link with us in the comments.