• Nancy’s Blog: Beyond Measure…?
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    Three years ago, we themed our TEDxAustin event “Beyond Measure”. As technology and access to information continues to advance at dizzying speeds, we wanted to explore what it means to be human at a time when we are hurtling toward exponentially expanding extremes. How can we find our human value between quarks and googolplexes (Googleplexes?)? What are the implications of volume and complexity on the way we live?  And how does our stunning capacity to measure help us…

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  • Pinpointing This Week: Beyond Measure?
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    As technology and access to information advanced at dizzying speeds, we’re considering the implications of growth and complexity on the way we live and pondering spaces in which our stunning capacity to measure and act helps us lead richer, more creative and interconnected lives. There is now widespread acknowledgement that measuring subjective well-being is an essential part of measuring quality of life alongside other social and economic dimensions. But…

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