I have a sweet spot for the Enlightenment which took place in the 17th and all through the 18th century in Europe. It was characterized by dramatic revolutions in science, philosophy, society and politics; these revolutions literally swept away the medieval world-view. "Dare to Know" translation of “Sapere Aude” was the battle cry for the Age of Enlightenment, during that period. It also means - "Dare to Think for Yourself - Dare to be Wise"*. I have been an entrepreneur in t
We asked TEDxSanFrancisco 2017 speakers what they're reading this summer.
Use these literary ingredients for your brain diet and get in shape for the 2017 event with these reads. The Evolution of Imagination | Stephen T. Asma The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying | Sogyal Rinpoche Sapiens | Yuval Noah Harari The Moscow Puzzles | Boris A. Kordemsky Nature's Metropolis | William Cronon Trace: Memory, History and Race in the American Landscape | Lauret Savoy Junk Raft: An Ocean
Exactly 2 weeks ago we had our very first TEDxSanFrancisco Salon and the first talks are online. More will be pushed online soon, so stay tuned! Amy Yotopoulos shares how social connections can help our long lives to stay healthy and rewarding. Marc Freedman shares about the role that older people can play in nurturing the next generation. As a medical doctor, donor and caregiver, Vanessa Grubbs shares a story of courage in the world of organ donation, transplant and waiting