Talks: 2014

Jenn LaFreniere 19:23

Ending homelessness, block by block

Architects Rex Hohlbein and Jenn LaFrenier ask us to consider “Yes in my backyard” as an answer to homelessness. This father-daughter duo has an idea: let’s reimagine our personal space by inviting homeless residents to move into beautifully designed, off-grid, homes built in residential backyards. Called “The Block Project” these tiny homes — built with […]

Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger

Dream boldly

Preston Singletary

Native glass art

Gifford Pinchot III

The Fun of Climate Change

Kristi Morgansen

Autonomous fish robots and bio-inspired engineering

See how engineers are learning from biological systems to solve problems beyond what our current technologies have been able to achieve.

Kathleen Macferran

The art of listening

Chris Lewicki

Asteroids are closer than you think

Learn about the surprising number and range of near earth asteroids and how they are forming a platform for solar system exploration.

Jim McDermott

Don’t take death lying down

Stories encouraging people to think and act on our own convictions while we can.

Jonathan Bricker

The willingness to crave

Rex Hohlbein

Facing homelessness