Nearly 1,000 people gathered at Chicago’s Oriental Theater for TEDxMidwest in October, 2011.<br />Here’s a taste of what t...
The way we’re working isn’t working.<br />-- Tony Schwartz<br />
Happiness and unhappiness are not opposite ends of a continuum – they’re parallel systems.<br />-- Nancy Etcoff<br />
Data always has a story to tell.<br />-- Jason Salavon<br />
The end of the world is a little like death – we don’t prepare for it even though we know it’s inevitable.<br />-- John Ho...
Penguins don’t know they’re cute; leopard seals don’t know they’re ugly.  That’s just what happens – animals eat animals.<...
I’m working how to make invention a legitimate career.<br />-- Pablos Holman<br />
We need a future that’s about the future.<br />-- Edie Wiener<br />
It’s embarrassing to say we were in prison -- but looking past that, it’s a blessing to be a voice for the communities we ...
Do goodery (I also call it “poverty porn”) is a broken model in the Internet age.<br />-- Alexis Ohanian<br />
America is a great place because we can determine our own future.<br />-- Dean Kamen<br />
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DLYohn Taste of TEDx Midwest 2011

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nearly 1,000 people gathered for TEDxMidwest to hear amazing speakers challenge, inspire, provoke, entertain, teach, and give -- here's a taste of what they served up

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DLYohn Taste of TEDx Midwest 2011

  1. 1. Nearly 1,000 people gathered at Chicago’s Oriental Theater for TEDxMidwest in October, 2011.<br />Here’s a taste of what the 25 amazing speakers served up… <br />
  2. 2. The way we’re working isn’t working.<br />-- Tony Schwartz<br />
  3. 3. Happiness and unhappiness are not opposite ends of a continuum – they’re parallel systems.<br />-- Nancy Etcoff<br />
  4. 4. Data always has a story to tell.<br />-- Jason Salavon<br />
  5. 5. The end of the world is a little like death – we don’t prepare for it even though we know it’s inevitable.<br />-- John Hodgman<br />
  6. 6. Penguins don’t know they’re cute; leopard seals don’t know they’re ugly. That’s just what happens – animals eat animals.<br />-- Paul Nicklen<br />
  7. 7. I’m working how to make invention a legitimate career.<br />-- Pablos Holman<br />
  8. 8. We need a future that’s about the future.<br />-- Edie Wiener<br />
  9. 9. It’s embarrassing to say we were in prison -- but looking past that, it’s a blessing to be a voice for the communities we represent.<br />-- The Interrupters<br />
  10. 10. Do goodery (I also call it “poverty porn”) is a broken model in the Internet age.<br />-- Alexis Ohanian<br />
  11. 11. America is a great place because we can determine our own future.<br />-- Dean Kamen<br />

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