First, magician Keith Barry shows us how our brains can fool our bodies — in a trick that works via podcast too. Then he involves the audience in some jaw-dropping (and even a bit dangerous) feats of brain magic. (Recorded February 2004 in Monterey, California. Duration: 19:49.) Watch Keith Barry’s 2004 performance on TED.com, where […]Continue reading
Why you should listen
"Scary-smart" is a phrase that comes up in coverage of Steve Jurvetson. In his work at Draper Fisher Jurvetson, he's taken early and influential positions on some world-changing tech ideas -- such as the viral marketing of Hotmail. Now, he's looking forward into nanotech and synthetic life, and the Valley is looking over his shoulder.
He's a passionate advocate of new thinking on technology -- especially on his thoughtful and funny blog, the J Curve. His massive Flickr set documents his many passions -- speaking at conferences, meeting like-minded geeks, shooting off rockets.
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Steve Jurvetson’s TED talks
Steve Jurvetson on the TED Blog
Investor Steve Jurvetson talks about his awesome hobby — shooting off model rockets. With gorgeous photos, infectious glee and just a whiff of danger. (Recorded March 2007 in Monterey, California. Duration: 03:22.) Watch Steve Jurvetson’s talk on TED.com, where you can download it, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances. Read […]Continue reading
Many TEDsters have their own blogs, and one of the coolest is Steve Jurvetson’s. Steve (pictured here test-driving Graham Hawkes’ gorgeous Deep Flight Aviator) is currently in China, and I followed a discussion on his ‘BMW style‘ Chinese SUVs to this not-very-confidence-inspiring crash-test video. Perhaps Detroit still has a few years to run… Check out […]Continue reading