Wednesday, December 9, 2009


Being a big TED fan, I was excited to be at TEDxManila at the UP College of Law auditorium last Saturday. Not a bad start for the organizing team. Looking forward to more talks in the future.

Antonio Oposa - The Story of a Rich Grandfather and CPR Economics

Mark Ruiz - Change, Inc.: How Social Businesses Can Help Build a Better World

Graham Glass - The Future of Education

Mel Tan - eSkwela: A Beacon of Hope

Illac Diaz - Vulnerable Communities in a Climate Challenged World

Recap of the talks

TED Videos screened during the event: William Kamkambwa - How I harnessed the wind; Pranav Mistry - The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology


  1. WOW. hi erasmusa, i'm a regular reader of your blog (love it XD). and i'm a big TED fan too... you're so lucky to be there! was this by invitation? how do i learn of future talks?

  2. my friends told me about the site (, where we registered. the invite was emailed a bit later. all i had to do was to rsvp. i suppose you can subscribe to the website's feed, but i'll post about future events. thanks for reading! nakakataba ng puso :)

  3. thanks! i just joined their facebook page and subscribed to their feed too. keep on writing! :D