TED style talks come to Drexel University, asking "Why not?" [EVENTS] - Technical.ly Philly

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May 14, 2012 8:30 am

TED style talks come to Drexel University, asking “Why not?” [EVENTS]

Estimates predicted that we collectively spent about $18.6 billion on our moms, grandmoms and step-moms this Mother’s Day, according to a variety of outlets which all cited this National Retail Federation survey.  Now that it’s Monday again, looks like we’ll need to start saving up for the next day we celebrate our parents: Father’s Day. […]

Estimates predicted that we collectively spent about $18.6 billion on our moms, grandmoms and step-moms this Mother’s Day, according to a variety of outlets which all cited this National Retail Federation survey.  Now that it’s Monday again, looks like we’ll need to start saving up for the next day we celebrate our parents: Father’s Day.

In the meantime, there are plenty of tech events this week to keep you busy.

This week: Hacks and Hackers meetup, TEDx talks come to Drexel and IBM’s Lee Green shares insight from the tech giant at Temple.

All together now: Intro tools and team hacking//Hacks Hackers: Hack and Hackers meetup this week for three short 15-minute talks on tools of the trade, a demo and recap on what went down at the Open Gov News Hackathon, and a little preparation for the Random Hacks of Kindness hackathon in June. Tuesday, 6:30pm. Philly Municipal Services Building, Center City. FREE. RSVP.

TedXDrexelU: Catch a day of TED-style talks centered around a provocative theme and mantra of three-year-olds everywhere: “Why not?” Fifteen speakers will take on the topic including Drexel University President John Anderson Fry. Wednesday, 10:00am-6:00pm. Mitchell Auditorium, Bossone Research Center, University City. $50-$75. RSVP.

EXPERIENCE CHANGE with Lee Green: IBM Vice President of Worldwide Brand Experience and Strategic Design Lee Green comes to Temple’s Fox Business School to offer a day-long course on IBM’s business methods, covering topics that range of from hiring to client relationships. Thursday, 8:30am -4:30pm. Alter Hall, The Fox School of Business. $595. RSVP.

Companies: Hacks/Hackers
People: John Fry
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