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What learning at the edge of chaos looks like

Normally, “Skype Granny” Lesley Keast  lives in Spain and appears as a giant face on a screen in the School in the Cloud learning lab in Gocharan, India. But in the days before...
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With the help of satellites and digital imagery, TED Prize winner Sarah Parcak finds new monument in Petra: https://t.co/cUi4jby34K
TED Prize 24 Jun
RT @Chi_Humanities: #MacFellows @daveisay of @StoryCorps & Camilo José Vergara spoke at #OurCities on storytelling #Fellows35 @macfound ht…
TED Prize 24 Jun
Be an archaeologist on your coffee break. Sign up for updates on how to play to preserve the past with Sarah Parcak: https://t.co/EuSvLvXmDs
TED Prize 24 Jun
Three women tell @StoryCorps how twists and turns led them to unexpected true callings: https://t.co/dxl4JbNjgt via @TheCut
TED Prize 23 Jun
TED Prize winner @charmian argues that ending anonymous companies is a step towards global stability https://t.co/dYRd2Gae9V #AntiCorruption
TED Prize 23 Jun