TEDGlobal Day 2: What You Missed TEDGlobal Day 2: What You Missed

TEDGlobal Day 2: What You Missed

by Maria Popova

July 23, 2010

Text by Maria Popova; artwork by Len Kendall











Emily Pilloton, Humanitarian design activist, during TEDGlobal 2010 Session 6: Different by Design, July 2010 in Oxford, England. Credit: James Duncan Davidson / TED

Pilloton's book, Design Revolution: 100 Products That Empower People, came out last fall and is an absolute must-read for anyone interested in how humanitarian design can lay the groundwork for a smarter, more sustainable future of society. Which, perhaps, should be everyone.

Follow our live coverage of TEDGlobal the rest of this week and keep an eye on ted.com as some of the talks begin being released.

Maria Popova is the editor of Brain Pickings, a curated inventory of miscellaneous interestingness. She writes for Wired UK, Big Think and Huffington Post, and spends a shameful amount of time on Twitter.

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