Alex Rosenthal takes everyday experiences and turns them into mind-bending puzzles.

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Alex Rosenthal is the editorial producer at TED-Ed, where he has produced hundreds of animated educational videos. Before working at TED, he made educational digital games at PBS's "NOVA," including a citizen-science game designed to unravel the secrets of RNA. He has also produced National Geographic documentaries on subjects ranging from an expedition into the heart of an active volcano to a high-tech search for the lost tomb of Genghis Khan. Rosenthal studied mathematics and playwriting at Brown University.

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Radical Craft: An electrifying evening of talks from the TED World Theater

November 13, 2018

Craft — in the timeless, universal sense of making — connects us all. We craft our environments, our tools and toys, our transport and communications, our world. At Radical Craft — an evening of talks curated by TED’s design curator, Chee Pearlman, and co-hosted by Pearlman and Stephen DeBerry — seven designers, inventors, artists, musicians and storytellers took […]

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