Tom Carter

Writer, transcriptionist, researcher, TED
Brooklyn, NY, United States

About Tom


I was born in Maryland, educated in Ohio, attended school of hard knocks in Texas. Now I'm a writer, a guitar player, and acolyte of esoteric aesthetic pursuits (not necessarily in that order).


English, French

Areas of Expertise

Musical Improvisation, Word Architect, Recording Audio

An idea worth spreading

"Art is love is God"- Wallace Berman

I'm passionate about

Words, music, images


University of Houston

Talk to me about

Gigs of all sorts, weird psychedelic records, guitar pedals, 60s & 70s SF novels

People don't know I'm good at

Punjabi cuisine

My TED story

Been around long enough to appreciate the transition to "Oh wow, TED!" from "TED who?"