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TEDxJohannesburg - Marc Anthony Zimmermann - 11/15/09

Marc Anthony Zimmermann talks about the Broccoli Project, the multiple award-winning, uplifting voucher program for the poor. "The Universe is made up of Stories, not Bits and Atoms". In a world where the supply of technology and stuff ( bits & atoms) exceeds the demand and where nearly 3 billion people live on US$2 or less per day, The Broccoli Project uses the pioneering thinking of Eric von Hippel and Neil Gershenfeld to put forward the idea of using stories, existing frameworks. About TEDx, x=independently organized 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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