Category Archive:Talk to Me 3A

Ideas: Week 5

This week we’re talking about Giorgia Lupi’s TED Talk on data.

Check it out:

  • Do you think her experiment teaches us interesting things about her?
  • Data is everywhere.  It seems like everything is quantified.  What interesting things do you think data tells us?

Here is the transcript: Giorgia Lupi TEDNYC

Ideas: Week 3

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Do you remember Aimee Mullins? She was an all-star at the Atlanta Paralympics in 1996.




This is an old TED talk but I think her ideas are still interesting today.

  • What are your favourite pair of legs?
  • Do you think that augmented humanity is unfair?
  • Can re-designing human bodies be a source of empowerment?

Here is the transcript:

Aimee Mullins

Ideas: Week 2

This week I heard an interview with one of my fellow ‘countrymen’, Stephanie Case, on CBC.  Her story is quite cool and conveniently, she’s done a TedX talk.

Her talk is on Youtube.  There is no transcript available but the subtitles are very good.  Check it out:

  • What do you think the craziest part of each story is?

If you have become obsessed like me and want to learn more about Stephanie here is the link to her blog:

Here is the link to the CBC interview as well as videos of her running 🙂