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Some of y'all might be interested. in this. Jen Brea, the organizer,
is rounding up a lot of interesting people for it.
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Jennifer Brea <jenbrea(a)gmail.com>
Date: Wed, May 6, 2009 at 9:58 AM
Subject: Re: Invite to TEDxCambridge
To: Samuel Klein <meta.sj(a)gmail.com>
Sign up if you haven't already:
On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 2:55 AM, Samuel Klein <meta.sj(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey, how great! I'd love to. Will let you know for certain. Only 90
> min for all of cambridge's glory? :-) --S.
> On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 11:57 PM, Jennifer Brea <tedxcambridge(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi SJ,
> > Hope you can make it! (If you can, RSVP!)
> > Jen
> > My name is Jennifer Brea and I am a Ph.D student in the Government
> > Department at Harvard. I had the fantastic good fortune to attend TED in
> > Arusha in 2007 and in Long Beach earlier this year as a TED Fellow. I'm
> > inviting you to help create a unique community here in Cambridge.
> > TEDxCambridge (Beta)
> > A community-building event for
> > the Cambridge TED community
> > Friday, May 1st, 7:30-9pm
> > Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South
> > 1730 Cambridge Street
> > Harvard University
> > To be followed by drinks at the home of TEDster, Omar Wasow
> > Please
> > RSVP: http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?hl=en&formkey=cGFqWHh3SC1MQWxtVjNKa…..
> > About:
> > TEDx is a new program being launched by TED (currently in beta) which
> > licenses groups around the world to hold their own TED-style events. These
> > events range from small, informal viewings of TED video to full-on, day-long
> > conferences with original speakers.
> > A fundamental part of TED is the idea that all knowledge is connected. One
> > of the remarkable aspects of attending a TED conference is that not only can
> > you, in the course of a day, attend lectures, readings, and performances by
> > a poet, a pastor, an architect, an engineer, a jazz legend, and an
> > astrophysicist, you can then go and sit around a table with them at dinner.
> > There is an enormous wealth of talent and passion in Cambridge, but too few
> > opportunities to connect across disciplines, especially in an informal
> > setting.
> > Imagine a community of inspired individuals who gather, throughout the year,
> > to watch TED talks, give their own talks in TED style, and share their ideas
> > and inspiration with each other, and the world.
> > The shape that community takes depends on you.
> > We'd love to hear from you!
> > Please take a few minutes to share your ideas on how to bring TED to
> > Cambridge: http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=cGFqWHh3SC1MQWxuZkdpak52Um4…
> > Stay connected:
> > Join the Google Group
> > (http://groups.google.com/group/tedxcambridge?msg=new&lnk=gcis) or the
> > Facebook Group (http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=56331806563) to
> > receive announcements about future events.
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Judy, congratulations! This sounds great. Do you synchronize the work
with wikipedia at all? I copy the local wikipedians, who may have advice of
OLPC would certainly be interested in a health wikislice including
information such as this.
On 5/4/09, Judy Stone <jstone12345(a)yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi, SJ,
> Thought you might be interested.
> I'm honored to have been asked to write/edit the section in Medpedia on
> H1N1 (swine) flu
> Medpedia is a neat medical wiki started in Feb, with contributions from
> Harvard, U Mich, Stanford, etc.
> While the info on H1N1 is fairly readily available, I've tried to make it
> more readable and common sense than some sources are.
> I thought the OLPC folks might be interested as well, as it is usable under
> GNU Free Documentation License <http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html>
> Suggestions are welcome; this is my first wiki/major project.
> Hope all is well with you. Will see you Jun 22, barring anything
> unforeseen, or you are welcome to come to Maine when we are there.
> *Judy Stone, MD*
> Author, "Conducting Clinical Research: A Practical Guide for
> Physicians, Nurses, Study Coordinators, and Investigators"