What’s Next From Teenage Optimist Jack Andraka

September 15, 2014 | TED News

Speaker Spotlight Written by Sydney Kessler By age 15, most of us were just happy to have survived our freshmen year of high school. But it was at that age that Jack Andraka created a test for pancreatic cancer to save the lives of tens of thousands of people. Since[...] Read more >>

On Air with TEDxOrangeCoast

September 13, 2014 | TED News

Listen Monday morning September 15th at 9:30 AM PST as TEDxOrangeCoast co-founder Mojdeh Eskandari is interviewed on the popular radio show Get The Funk Out. Mojdeh will share the story of how TEDxOC came to be and details about the September 19th and 20th event TIPPING POINT. The radio show[...] Read more >>

Are these Internet trends driving tipping points?

September 12, 2014 | TED News

Have tipping points reached their own tipping point? Are we at a tipping point for tipping points? TEDxOrangeCoast friend, economist and author David Friedman thinks that just might be the case. David writes… In 2000, Malcolm Gladwell wrote a book called The Tipping Point. At that time, many of us[...] Read more >>