Are you a graphic designer, animator, filmmaker, video artist, or overall creative genius? TEDxCharlotte is looking to flood the web with innovative content leading up to our event on February 15th. And….Action! Produce a video that is 30 seconds or less featuring anything that gets your creative juices going and submit it to us. If enough great work is submitted it will all be posted online as part of our promotional efforts leading up to our February TEDxCharlotte event. The best work will be displayed LIVE on February 15. TEDx is all about bringing the most creative minds together. Put together something incredible and join us!Read More →

 (Charlotte, NC) October 5, 2011 – Final preparations for TEDxCharlotte 2011 “Risk-takers and Dream-makers” are underway as October 15th approaches. The staging at Queens University of Charlotte is near completion, artists are selected, speakers are rehearsing and a title sponsor – Signature Healthcare – has signed on.   The Floating Brain Focusing on the Technology and Design aspect of TED with a big dose of Entertainment, the TEDx team of Mike Wirth, Mike Watson, Drew Kinney, Rick Fitts and Pat Dortch are building “the Floating Brain”, which will bring the theme of “Risk-takers and Dream-makers” to life during TEDxCharlotte. The brain–constructed of wire wood, wire,Read More →

Have you seen the new QR Codes on the Facebook Fan Page? Scan the code to the left with your iPad or smartphone now and experience the fun for yourself! Once a QR Code is scanned it will redirect your electronic device (i.e. smart phone or iPad) to one of the many places TEDxCharlotte offers content online. Try each of the codes on the Facebook page to explore the social media outlets TEDxCharlotte maintains. They are an excellent way to quickly maneuver to a site, stay updated on TEDxCharlotte and show off your tech know-how to your friends! Interested in reading more about QR CodeRead More →

MacArthur winner Sendhil Mullainathan uses the lens of behavioral economics to study a tricky set of social problems — those we know how to solve, but don’t. We know how to reduce child deaths due to diarrhea, how to prevent diabetes-related blindness and how to implement solar-cell technology … yet somehow, we don’t or can’t. Why?Read More →