What Predictions From 1984 Came True?

About Nicholas Negroponte’s TEDTalk Back in 1984, technology leader Nicholas Negroponte was able to predict, with surprising accuracy, e-readers, face to face …

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Everyday moments, caught in time

Combining dry wit with artistic depth, Billy Collins shares a project in which several of his poems were turned into delightful animated films in a collaboration with Sundance Channel. Five of them are included in this wonderfully entertaining and moving talk — and don’t miss the hilarious final poem!


Two poems about what dogs think

What must our dogs be thinking when they look at us? Poet Billy Collins imagines the inner lives of two very different companions. It’s a charming short talk, perfect for taking a break and dreaming …