2013 Event

Remapping the Self: Neuroscience Gets Personal

Remapping the Self: Neuroscience Gets Personal

When life hits us with its typical bounty of stressful situations, we often find ourselves fumbling for control of our emotions and ourselves. However, according to psychology journalist Erika Casriel, the solution to coping with stress and mastering our emotions lies outside the “comfort zone of our everyday identities.” As human beings, we tend to(…)

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Rich History, Poor Future? TEDx Explores NJ Innovation

Rich History, Poor Future? TEDx Explores NJ Innovation

Monmouth County has a rich history of invention and innovation, including development in the areas of radio technology, satellite signaling, and the creation of transistors. TEDxNavesink speaker Robert Lucky highlights some of the greatest technological innovations that have conspired in Monmouth County history, and speculates whether future advancement will happen once again in the future. Robert(…)

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One Word Stands Between NJ and Its Rightful Title: Silicon Valley East

One Word Stands Between NJ and Its Rightful Title: Silicon Valley East

Silicon Valley is home to many of our nation’s greatest high-tech companies, including giant corporations like Google, Apple, and Facebook. But, according to TEDxNavesink speaker Avi Karnani, New Jersey has the potential to rival Silicon Valley as the next epicenter of technological innovation. As the CEO of Thrive (acquired by Lending Tree), co-founder of Churnless,(…)

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2013 Post-event Press & Photos

2013 Post-event Press & Photos

Check out the reviews and and commentary from our inaugural TEDxNavesink event!   Asbury Park Press: CEO: Shore has future in tech. TEDxNavesink lectures also target ocean, farms NJ.com: Is the Jersey Shore the next Silicon Valley? TEDx presenters think so. Independent: TEDx delivers big concepts The BPlot: Innovators discuss the future of the Jersey(…)

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How to Reinvent Yourself in Six Easy Steps

How to Reinvent Yourself in Six Easy Steps

Not satisfied with your job? Need to reinvent yourself? Struggling to get out of a period of depression? Then take the advice of Microsoft’s east coast entrepreneur in residence, Tereza Nemessanyi. “Just freakin’ show up.” Ten years ago Nemessanyi was a successful management consultant and 15 year veteran of innovation, who found herself a new(…)

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An Open Source Life

An Open Source Life

When Gabriella Levine talks about the concept of open hardware, where individuals share ideas and knowledge to push technological innovation, she need only point to her life as an example. The COO of the robotics company Protei, and a pioneer in robotics and design, Levine designs modular open hardware toolkits for biomimetic robots, like Sneel, an open source,(…)

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Big ideas coming to Jersey Shore for TEDxNavesink conference (via NJ.com)

Big ideas coming to Jersey Shore for TEDxNavesink conference (via NJ.com)

By Christopher Robbins/NJ.com MIDDLETOWN – If tomorrow belongs to those who plan for it today, then the Jersey Shore’s future looks bright While the Jersey Shore’s current leaders manage issues like storm recovery, transportation and economic development, a group of business executives, academics, environmentalists, artists and thinkers will gather at Brookdale Community College on Sept.(…)

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TEDx comes to Navesink in September (via app.com)

TEDx comes to Navesink in September (via app.com)

A version of the global conference that brings together great thinkers to talk about “ideas worth spreading” is coming to Monmouth County next month.

A group of about 20 local volunteers have come together to host TEDxNavesink: The Next Wave, a fast-paced, day-long forum featuring about two dozen speakers that will speak about ideas for the future of the Jersey Shore.

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