Daily Archives: March 15, 2011

Oh my, it’s been a long time since I’ve seen a presentation that stopped me in my tracks – Deb Roy @ TED just did

Oh my, it’s not everyday I wet myself in slack jawed “Did I just see what I just saw” response to a presentation, but by both its content and its presentation style, I am blown away by one of TED’s latest talks posted.

This is from MIT Cognitive Scientist, Deb Roy, detailing – and I mean detailing – his son’s word development.

I promise you, you have not see visual display of data like this – ever. No wonder he is turning it into a commercial venture.

Stop what you’re doing and look below, and enjoy (Oh and after, go to the TED page itself here and scroll down through the comments, quite a few negative and unimpressed, and then read Deb’s reposte):