Eugene Cho

my TEDx talk (video) – social technology, being over-rated, another F-word, and our story

Been having some brain and creativity freeze as of late and thus, having a hard time finding the motivation to blog regularly. So, for now, here’s my talk I’m entitling, Social Technology, Being Over-Rated, An Alternative F-Bomb, and the Story of One Day’s Wages, from the TEDx Seattle event couple weeks ago.

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reflections on TEDx seattle

Last week, I had the privilege of being part of the TEDx event in Seattle. Along with giving my 18 minute chat about “The Story of One Day’s Wages“, I had a chance to soak in the various speakers under the following theme of the event:

This regional TEDx event will bring together great minds in creativity, scholarship, and entrepreneurship to discuss the possibilities and prospects of social development enhanced through information technologies. Inspiring projects and innovative leaders from Seattle to Cape Town will be showcased in this day-long conference.

Here are my 10 random observations & take-aways:

  1. I really had a good time. But I had another wardrobe malfunction. I was so concerned about my zipper that I actually came out on stage with my 3 button sportjacket all messed up.  Minhee was in the audience and she was cracking up. Embarrassing. #Fail. Read the rest of this entry »

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speaking at TEDx

Hey friends,

I’ll be posting up a schedule of my speaking events for the rest of the year in the next couple days but wanted to put a heads up for the Northwest community in case you were interested in attending the TEDx Seattle next Friday, April 16 (8.30am-5pm) at the Pacific Science Center (IMAX Theater). I have the honor of speaking about the impact of social media, action, and the story of One Day’s Wages. I’m thinking of titling my chat:  “We are the most over-rated generation in human history.”

For those that also enjoy the TED talks, share some of your FAVORITE videos?

For those that are not familiar with TED:

TED is a nonprofit that started in 1984 as a conference dedicated to bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED). Devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading,” TED created TEDx, a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. This event is called TEDxSeattle where x = independently organized TED event. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.

And specifically about the TEDx Seattle: Read the rest of this entry »

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one day’s wages | video

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I have to remind myself of this every day. Every day. Still glowing from last night's evening walk with my daughters. 
#discoverypark #seattle Father - daughters night. Grateful to be a Dad. Cherishing these days... It's one of those nights in Seattle. #sabbath #discoverypark SW1 area London. Must come back for more than a 2 hour walk. Hogwarts. Long live the Queen. Downtown Abbey. Bend it Like Beckham. Winter is coming. Brilliant.

In other words, London is quite beautiful.

my tweets

  • BREAKING: Minhee and I are on a date past 10pm. Woohoo! Enjoying the brilliant Seattle band @VerlaineMusic http://t.co/jZEl4XsveR || 10 hours ago
  • If you've read my book "Overrated", would you do me a kind favor & leave an honest review on Amazon? Thanks so much: amazon.com/Overrated-More… || 15 hours ago
  • We can't please everybody. Be kind & respectful to all but when we live with convictions,there will always be skeptics, cynics, and critics. || 23 hours ago
  • RT @AnnVoskamp: So done w/ turning away: ISIS: What the News isn’t telling You & Why We Can’t Afford to Pretend It’s Not Happening https://… || 1 day ago
  • The view comparison between flying into Los Angeles (LAX) and Seattle. I choose water, trees, clean air & mountains. http://t.co/dI1J0s6TWH || 1 day ago
  • People that condemn certain people to be beyond God's redemptive power & grace must have no understanding of God's redemptive power & grace. || 1 day ago
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