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TEDxYouthDay is a series of TEDx events happening all around the world coinciding with Universal Children’s Day, from November 19th – 21st, 2011. These events are designed to empower and inspire young people.

These events will vary widely in size, format and theme, but they will share a common vision: inspiring curiosity, igniting new ideas and empowering young leaders.

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TEDxYouthDay 2011

There are over 100 TEDxYouthDay events in nearly 50 countries happening this year. The theme for TEDxYouthDay 2011 is Play, Learn, Build & Share, chosen by the TEDx community. Individual events will also feature their own unique themes.

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Where Good Ideas Come From by Steve Johnson

(source: riverheadbooks youtube channel)

2010, 4 mins 7s

One of the most innovative, popular thinkers takes on -in exhilarating style – one of our key queries: ‘Where do good ideas come from?’

His says that connectivity of humans and the ability to share-alike as a community help good ideas incubate and flourish. Connectivity and the multiplicity of minds at work is in fact the reason why most of us love the world wide web. It helps us go beyond a certain boundary and get in touch with randomness.

Through more and more talks on creativity we are still not finding an answer to one of our key questions: Why be creative? or What to use our creativity for? or Should there ever be a ‘good’ reason to use creative ideas? or Should creativity dialogue with ethics?

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