TED Prize

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An interview with my mom

This week, I interviewed my mom, editor Jane Isay. I hope that our conversation will inspire you to record an interview with or about your mom using the StoryCorps app. Photo: ...
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In case you missed it: See the #timelapse of TED Prize winner @JRart's newest project for @NYTmag. https://t.co/XXhh9IOYXA #WalkingNewYork
TED Prize 28 Apr
New Delhi's @schoolincloud lab recently hosted some special visitors. Check out the photos and story. #SOLECentral http://t.co/IlivPTcKe2
TED Prize 28 Apr
This week's #BigQChallenge: "Does social media deepen our relationships w/ those around us?" @SchoolinCloud explores: http://t.co/eNizUKjFek
TED Prize 28 Apr
RT @NYTmag: Want to find @JRart's pastings from the #WalkingNewYork issue? Here's a Google map with the locations: http://t.co/5x6LZRkaLd
TED Prize 27 Apr
Join our 2010 #TEDPrize winner @jamieoliver in the lead up to #FoodRevolutionDay. https://t.co/Z4ZApKWxMB
TED Prize 27 Apr