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I had never taken the time to polish and publish my notes from TEDxOKC last spring. Tonight’s tragic news that NYTimes Reporter Anthony Shadid suddenly passed away in Syria is prompting me to dust off my notes from his incredible talk and finally publish them as I took them. I will never forget his talk that day, his sudden hope and optimism for the future of Middle East. Portions from his talk are posted online, and I’m embedding that video below. My notes from Anthony’s talk appear below the video. To his family, friends, More >
Session 1a: _________
Chris Howard, President, Hampden-Sydney College (See his biography for more information)
- Be yourself. Showing up to school as a 7th grader with a tie everyday. (Reminds me of the Lawrence kids — link to this article). It’s about expressing yourself. Then joined junior ROTC and showed up to football practice in a green ROTC uniform. Odd. “Why are you doing this?” Trying to be serious. Trying to be something. It’s about being myself. No matter where you go to college, people will offer you things you shouldn’t be smoking, drinking, or licking. You must be about being
And the long-awaited notes begin to be published Through this series of notes (which will be across 15+ posts periodically published over the next few weeks), any of my comments in the posts will be set off by italics and parentheses. I also plan to include thoughts at the end of the posts, whenever possible.
TED: “Everything begins with an idea.”
TEDxOKC: April 8, 2011. OKC, OK.
“On April 8th, 2011, a spectacular group of people will converge in Oklahoma City to experience a unique event. TEDxOKC will bring innovators of the future together to exchange ideas and create startling conversations to inspire More >
I’ve had many people ask about my TEDxOKC experience and for my notes. They’re coming, eventually — they exist, believe me, in 20+ pages existence. I’m still processing everything from that incredible day. If you ever have the opportunity to attend a TEDx event, do whatever it takes to go.
Until I decide to finalize and publish my notes, here’s some links around the web from things from TEDxOKC: