The founding mother of the blog revolution, Mena Trott, realized that giving regular people the power to share our lives online would be the key to a friendlier, more connected world.
Trott and her husband Ben developed Movable Type for their own use in 2001, but it became immensely popular and they dove in full-time.
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This spellbinding 2007 TED Talk by world-renowned writer and feminist Isabel Allende alternately made me laugh, cry, and reflect.
So much of what she says revolves around themes that I’ve recently been exploring in my own life. It truly resonated with me, as I hope it will with you.
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hands are not about politics / this is a poem about love / and fingers/ fingers interlock like a beautiful zipper of prayer
Plenty of 14-year-old girls write poetry. But few hide under the bar of the famous Bowery Poetry Club in Manhattan’s East Village absorbing the talents of New York’s most exciting poets.
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There's something new and very cool at TED 2014 (in addition to the multitude of other new and cool things TED always comes up with!).
This year, a select group of previous speakers are back in "All Star" sessions to update the TED community. (TEDStars?)
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One third of the speakers on the TED 2014 main stage will be women. An additional 16 will participate in the "All Star" sessions, which again represents about one third of the sessions' speakers.
I believe stages everywhere (including those at TED and TEDx conferences) should reflect the ratio of women to men in the world's population (i.e. about 50:50).