Stuart Firestein: The pursuit of ignorance | Video on TED.com. "When my colleagues and I go to have a few beers, we don't talk about what we know, we talk about what we don't know- how much there is to still discover" Stuart Firestein teaches students and “citizen scientists” that ignorance is far more important to discovery than knowledge
TV mini-series:Marking Time. .Hal lives in rural NSW with his father in the town of Brackley. He’s finished high school and while his friends have moved on to University, he has decided to take a year off. A senior school student/recent immigration detainee named Randa enters his life and heart, opening his eyes to the racism that exists within his own community, as well as the complex political nature of refugees.
TED Talk: Design, discovery & humour / Here graphic designer David Carson takes you through his own discovery of passed works and progression through design. He advises others that, "You have to utilize who you are in your work. Nobody else can do that: nobody else can pull from your background, from your parents, your upbringing, your whole life experience."
If you're as stressed as I am, push play and watch Miwa Matreyek perform an amazeballs interactive/meditative piece for her TED Talk that may just be the most relaxing, mesmerizing ten minutes you’ll spend today. Unless you're some sort of monk. In which case, your beer's delicious