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TEDxBinnenhof - Rob Baan - Let's change the way we look at Fresh Food - Via: @Puurland

   Rob Baan, born in Haarlem as son of a police officer, is owner of Koppert Cress, a rapidly growing international company with micro vegetables he likes to sell under the name of Cress.

   Baan studied at the Hogere Landbouw School in Dordrecht. Rob Baan has worked for Syngenta Seeds in about 70 countries for more than 20 years. In 2002 he started Koppert Cress.

 
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Only 9% Female Speakers on TEDxBrussels

Only 9% Female Speakers on TEDxBrussels | Mapmakers | Scoop.it

I wonder how ... it became a fact that there were so few (n=3) interesting talks of Female Visionairs in Brussels on Tedx ...

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The X PRIZE Foundation - Eileen Bartholomew - In: TEDxBrussels 2011

The X PRIZE Foundation - Eileen Bartholomew - In: TEDxBrussels 2011 | Mapmakers | Scoop.it

About thinking Exponential ... Eileen is committed to helping companies develop technological breakthroughs to improve global health and ameliorate suffering. She is also committed to the needs and opportunities of women in business and actively pursues this passion in multiple non-profit institutions, including the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association.

 

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The Next 50 Years: Why I'm Optimistic Because Everything Will Be Terrible

The Next 50 Years: Why I'm Optimistic Because Everything Will Be Terrible | Mapmakers | Scoop.it

With everything rolling towards the abyss, our only hope for a bright future seems to be the Singularity, a technological transformation of what it means to be human.

But in a talk for TEDx Brussels, science fiction and horror writer John Shirley argues that there are really two Singularities — and yes, everything will be terrible in the short term. So why is he optimistic about the future of the human race? Read on.

You can watch the presentation on Youtube: http://youtu.be/dtpX_9E__hU


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