Monthly Archives: March 2012

Steve Jobs commencement speech at Stanford

Drawing from some of the most pivotal points in his life, Steve Jobschief executive officer and co-founder of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, urged graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks — including death itself — at the university’s 114th Commencement on June 12, 2005.

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Taylor Wilson: Yup, I built a nuclear fusion reactor

 

Taylor Wilson believes nuclear fusion is a solution to our future energy needs, and that kids can change the world. And he knows something about both of those: When he was 14, he built a working fusion reactor in his parents’ garage. Now 17, he takes the TED stage at short notice to tell (the short version of) his story.

Taylor Wilson built a nuclear reactor — in his backyard when he was fourteen years old.

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