Hip hop fundamentals: Steve ‘Believe’ Lunger, Mark ‘Metal’ Wong and Aaron ‘Professor Peabody’ Troisi
Hip hop fundamentals: Steve ‘Believe’ Lunger, Mark ‘Metal’ Wong and Aaron ‘Professor Peabody’ Troisi

The annual TEDx Bermuda conference was brimming with fascinating subjects once again this year.

They came to enlighten us on subjects as diverse as the art of Ninjitsu, the teaching properties of break dancing and the killer toxins found in sugar that are making us ill.

The sell-out event attracted a record 920 attendees  to the Fairmont Southampton Resort on Saturday. I was there along with the Bermuda Sun’s Amanda Dale to report on the talks. 


 

NATALIE KULDELL — Synthesizing Change

Biological engineer, lecturer and mother Dr Natalie Kuldell explains how biological engineering can be used to inspire a love of learning in high school students.

 

 


CHIP YATES— World’s Fastest Electric Pilot

The test pilot of the world’s fastest electric motorcycle, Chip Yates, told the TEDx conference that there is no innovation without risk.

 

 

 

JINICHI KAWAKAMI – Japan’s Last Ninja

Japan’s last ninja, Jinichi Kawakami, might have the answer to harmony and peace in the world - the ancient art of ninjitsu.

 

 

 

RAFAEL Grossmann – Google Glass Surgery

Dr Rafael Grossmann explains how Google Glass can help doctors save lives by being in two places at once.

 

 

 

ROBERT LUSTIG— Sugar: Elephant in the Room

Sugar is a simple ingredient, but it’s “the elephant in the kitchen”, according to Dr Robert Lustig.

 

 

 

BREN SMITH - 3D Ocean Farmer

Farmer Bren Smith says Bermuda is the ideal location for 3D ocean farms – a business with huge economic and environmental benefits.

 

 

HIP HOP FUNDAMENTALS  — Teaching Physics Through Breakdance

Breakdancers Steve ‘Believe’ Lunger and Mark ‘Metal’ Wong along with Aaron ‘Professor Peabody’ Troisi, teach complex physics – through dance.

 

 

 

ANDREW PARK – TED Animation Guru

Andrew Park and his company Cognitive Media are proving that there are now many technological opportunities for struggling artists.

 

 

 

ARLENE BROCK — A Matter of Fact

“Keep asking questions” is the message from Bermuda Ombudsman Arlene Brock, who is responsible for investigating complaints about public services.

 

 

 

JEREMY GILLEY – Peace One Day

Jeremy Gilley created International Peace Day, to be observed on September 21 of each year, with far-reaching effects.