Preferring Organic

Preferring Organic

Ali Partovi [ TEDxManhattan ] I’ve invested a lot of my own money into organic and sustainable farming, and to converting American farmland to organic, and I’m here to dispel some misperceptions about organic food. There is this prevailing notion that organic farming is more expensive and less sufficient, right? And that we need industrial agriculture and factory farms to feed the world.

The Entrepreneurial State

The Entrepreneurial State

Mariana Mazzucato [ TED Edinburgh ] Have you ever asked yourselves why it is that companies, the really cool companies, the innovative ones, the creative, new economy-type companies — Apple, Google, Facebook — are coming out of one particular country, the United States of America? Usually when I say this, someone says, “Spotify! That’s Europe.” But, yeah. It has not had the impact

Refrigerator 4.0

Refrigerator 4.0

Guy Kawasaki [ TEDxUCSD ] I am going to talk to you today about what I learned from Steve Jobs. I worked for Steve Jobs twice in my life. The first time from 1983 to 1987 in the Mac division — which was the largest collection of ego maniacs in the history of Silicon Valley. And that’s saying a lot, if you know

Rooftop Farms

Rooftop Farms

Mohamed Hage [ TEDxUdeM ] I’m an urban farmer. So I grow food in the city of Montréal, on the roofs of buildings, believe it or not. And it’s something that I’m very, very proud of. It’s something that puts a smile on my face every morning. A while back, I was talking to my aunt in Lebanon, where I’m originally from, I

Food Transparency

Food Transparency

Cara Rosean [ TEDx Manhattan ] Co-Founder of the crowd-sourced nationwide food guide, RealTimeFarms.com, Rosean leveraged her expertise in health behavior change and experience jumpstarting two companies to team up with husband Karl, former Google Android senior engineer, and co-found Real Time Farms. With the help of a crowd-sourcing model, a stellar core team, and an army of “Food Warriors”, Real Time Farms