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TEDxDavis-Bob Ostertag-Less is More

Professor Ostertag, seeks to raise the awareness of the technology that is so pervasive in our society. He asks all of us to be more diligent in our assessment of health concerns. Composer, performer, instrument builder, journalist, activist, historian, kayak instructor — Bob Ostertag's work cannot easily be summarized or pigeon-holed. As a composer and musician, he has released 21 CDs of music. His Living Cinema project has released two movies and two DVDs. He has published three books on topics ranging from the history of journalism to art and technology. As a journalist, his writings on contemporary politics have been published internationally. Electronic instruments of his own design are at the cutting edge of both music and video performance technology. A global media artist, he is rumored to have connections to the shadowy media guerrilla group The Yes Men. About TEDx, x=independently organize event 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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