Originally posted on TED Blog:
TEDGlobal 2014 is venturing “South!” In October, we’ll gather in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for a five-day conference that will flip your thinking on innovation, problem-solving and, well, the world. Today, we’re revealing the first 40 speakers who’ll appear on the TEDGlobal stage. (Which, by the way, is being built on Copacabana Beach). They range from a “satellite datacaster“ to a “nomadic filmmaker,” each bringing with them fresh ideas that the world needs to hear.
Below, a taste of a few of the speakers we in the office are looking forward to.Wendy Freedman is building the Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile. With greater resolution than any…
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