In 2010, there was a TED event called Mission Blue held aboard the Lindblad Explorer in the Galapagos as part of the fulfillment of Sylvia Earle's TED wish. I spoke about a new way of exploring the ocean, one that focuses on attracting animals instead of scaring them away.
Ah, how many luxuries has the good God prepared for his Jewish children.
I'm not God's gift to rockabilly. There's great players out there, and some of them deserve a lot more than they've gotten.
College has been oversold. It has been oversold to students who end up dropping out or graduating with degrees that don't help them very much in the job market. It also has been oversold to the taxpayers, who foot the bill for subsidies that do nothing to encourage innovation and economic growth.
The thing that scares us the most is when familiar things operate in unfamiliar ways.