Posts Tagged ‘TEDxLionRock’
Following the GEILI Youth Summit, GEILI also hosted TEDxLionRock 2012. What was particularly cool was that it was hosted with the help of 14 other TEDx organizers. I was quite surprised to learn that TEDxFulbright existed as it is a non-geographical and non-institutional TEDx event. I wonder if TEDxUWC or TEDxRhodes could similarly exist. Here are just a few of the interesting ideas/facts/tidbits I picked up over the course of the day.
- Marriage can be a highly effective solution to the problem of high-school drop outs with no intention of studying. [Ashok Rathod of Oscar Foundation]
- By tracking the eye and what it focuses on, it might be possible to detect autism at a much younger age. [Chong Ying Wang]
- Toilets can also be used as an income source for families as they waste can be sold as fertilizer and other useful products. Thus, the more trips to the toilet you make, the more money you earn! [Angeli]
- There exists an entirely Chinese community in northern-Thailand. [Armstrong Siu]
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