- TED Book Chat
- New York, NY
- United States
Live Q&A today at 3:30 Eastern: How is the developing brain of a child like the emerging global brain of the Internet?
"The Internet, like the developing brain of a child, is in a rapid phase of growth and change. This means that just as we must be mindful in how we nurture our children's minds, we must also pay careful attention to how we develop our global brain."
In conjunction with her TED Book, author and Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain has put together an excellent short film explaining her fascinating ideas about how brain development in kids parallels the development of the Internet.
You can watch the 10 minute film here: http://youtu.be/zLp-edwiGUU
And then read the book:
And here's an article in the Harvard Business Review about the project:
Author Tiffany Shlain ( http://www.ted.com/profiles/91428 ) will be joining us here for a one-hour Q&A Tuesday, December 4th, from 3:30-4:30pm. Mark your calendars!