I sprung from a 16 year old on welfare who made a big personal sacrifice in keeping me. My mother didn't make it through high school, in fact, I'm the first to go to college from both sides of my family. Everyday I'm thankful for my blessings.
People say I should have been an engineer because of my appetite for technology but the truth is, I'm more passionate about the value of applied innovations.
TECH: no wires - data or electrical. SOCIAL: the appreciation of shared values even if our beliefs are different. INNOVATION: Eliminating barriers to the adoption of innovations - developing a 'United Nations' for innovators (IP owners) to collaborate.
Our moral responsibility to use our talents, experiences, and passions to contribute more to the world than we take from it.
multiparty multinational negotiations.
My friend Michael Levit has been a TED member for a while. Each year he would come back from Monterey and tell me how interesting it was.
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