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Michael McWatters

UX Architect, TED


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If you could choose any historical figure to give a TED Talk, who would it be and why?

This one is pretty open-ended. I'm curious to know who you would choose for a TED Talk, why, and maybe what you think their "idea worth spreading" might be.


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    Apr 11 2013: My "historical" line up for a day

    Leonardo Da Vinci: innovation and disruptive thinking
    Niccolò Machiavelli: how organizations like TED are influencing politics
    Jim Morrison: musical interpretation Riders on the storm
    Confucius : have we traded human values with technological tweets
    Howard Robard Hughes : startup and entrepreneurship
    Omar Khayyam: mathmatics and religion
    Jacques-Yves Cousteau: climat change and stewardship of the earth
    Elvis Presley: musical interpretation (anyone)
    Martin Luther King: equal citizens
    Cleopatra: women leading organizations
    Frank Sinatra: musical interpretation (anyone)
    Gandhi: changing within

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