New Zealand

Great TEDtalks

Sculptor and engineer Arthur Ganson talks about his work — kinetic art that explores deep philosophical ideas and is gee-whiz fun to look at.
http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf

Artist Theo Jansen demonstrates the amazingly lifelike kinetic sculptures he builds from plastic tubes and lemonade bottles. His creatures are designed to move — and even survive — on their own.
http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf

Pleo the robot dinosaur acts like a living pet — exploring, cuddling, playing, reacting and learning. Inventor Caleb Chung talks about Pleo and his wild toy career at EG07, on the week that Pleo shipped to stores for the first time.
http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf

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