Posted: October 26, 2012 in Uncategorized

On February 29th, 2012, the Riverside community was given the opportunity to attend two live screening sessions of the TED 2012 Conference. The co-founder of LinkedIn, a beatboxer and a techno-illusionist were among the speakers showcased in the live simulcast.

Speakers for the morning session, called “The Lab,”  included Henrik Scharfe, a roboticist; Regina Dugan, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA); Jack Choi, a technologist; Marco Tempest, a techno-illusionist; Donald Sadoway, a materials engineer; and Vijay Kumar, a roboticist.

The second, called “The Crowd,” featured Cameron Carpenter, an organist; Reid Hoffman, a social entrepreneur and co-founder of LinkedIn; Lior Zoref, a crowdsourcing advocate; Jen Pahlka, a code activist; Frank Warren, a secret keeper; and Reggie Watts, a vocalist, beatboxer and comedian.


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