X Marks the Spot: This week’s TEDx Talks

Headed to TEDx next Saturday here in Nashville…excited.

TED Blog

Each week, TEDx chooses four of our favorite talkshighlighting just a few of the enlightening speakers from the TEDx community, and its diverse constellation of ideas worth spreading. Below, give this week’s talks a listen.

Mapping conservation projects across Africa: Alta De Vos at TEDxStellenbosch
Millions of dollars and thousands of volunteers are employed in conservation efforts across Africa, but until recently there was no way to keep track of exactly what was going on. Seizing an opportunity to fix this, Alta De Vos and her team developed the online MAPA project, a platform that allows conservationists to share and keep track of their projects across the continent. (Filmed at TEDxStellenbosch)

The information imbalance: Mark Graham at TEDxBradford
The Internet holds a lot of promise for economic and social development, but unfortunately that promise remains unequal. At TEDxBradford, Mark Graham illustrates the geographic biases inherent in the way…

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About Kristen Chapman Gibbons

Loosely connected facts: Storyteller. Curator of a Better Internet. Lifelong Politico. Social Media Maven. Creativity and Empathy Evangelist. Performer. Creator of Content Worth Sharing. Digital Strategist. Former Social Worker. Decade teaching in Higher Ed. Master's Degree in Theology. Married to an Irishman. 3 darling kiddos. Preacher's kid. Appalachian. Music maker. Music devour-er. ENTP. Bohemian. Geeky. Obsessed with thrift stores and all things vintage. Lover of species.

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