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How I learned to listen

Dave Isay still keeps the tape recorder he brought to his very first interview on his bookshelf. Photo: Amy S. Choi The core of StoryCorps is listening. It’s about honoring an...
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First journal entry by #TEDPrize winner Dave Isay: "The core of @StoryCorps is honoring another human by listening." http://t.co/zM5SOPdsIN
TED Prize 5 Mar
Share today's #BigQChallenge by @TEDFellow Rachel Armstrong: "Will buildings of the future have feelings?" http://t.co/eNizUKjFek #EdChat
TED Prize 5 Mar
Having fun with the #BigQChallenge? Share on the @SchoolinCloud SOLE Stories page to inspire others w/ your success: https://t.co/O0qMA6QefL
TED Prize 4 Mar
Did you hear? Our '12 #TEDPrize wish has a new home. See @TEDCity2_0, a place exploring global urban ingenuity: http://t.co/bQX3qIf0t7
TED Prize 4 Mar
Share today's #BigQChallenge by prof Krysta Svore: "If you could design a new computer, what would it be like?" http://t.co/eNizUK23PK
TED Prize 4 Mar