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How 4 Elements Will Transform Our Relationship To Things... - Chris Yonge @ TEDxSantaCruz

Chris Yonge talks about what open products look like and how when we change our relationship to things we change our relationship to ourselves.This TEDxSantaCruz talk is one of 16 surrounding our theme of "Open" at the second full-day TEDxSantaCruz event held September 15, 2012 at the Cabrillo College Crocker Theater in Aptos, CA (Santa Cruz County). http://www.tedxsantacruz.org/Chris graduated as an architect in 1978 before becoming a furniture designer/maker and running a successful studio for ten years in Scotland. Moving to the US he became a product designer in North Carolina and California before becoming ever more fascinated by the potential of 3D digital modeling, animation, and production. He is now a partner in MakersFactory, a Santa Cruz company that uses 3D printing and visualization to help innovators and artists produce their ideas. Chris also teaches animation at the School of Engineering in UC Santa Cruz using the open source program Blender.In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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