Highlights from the 2013 TED Fellows

The conference's fourth anniversary beckons a new class of young visionaries

Four years have passed since the first TED Fellows took the stage, and in that time the community has grown to 310 total members representing 75 countries. The current crop of 20 impressed the crowd yesterday as they discussed current and future projects across disciplines. Part of the fun has always been the diversity of talent—exemplified this year in polar opposites Bao Haus restauranteur Eddie …

Interview: Natasia Guo

Chinese e-commerce site Nuandao redesigns the way creatives shop and share their work

In recent years e-commerce has been booming at light-speed in China. Shoppers have quickly become familiar with online wonderlands like Taobao that suck you in as you start looking for an air purifier, only to lose track of time browsing design replicas and smartphones until finally you shut down your laptop as exhausted as if you had spent a whole day in a crowded mall. …

The Ground Magazine

Innovative business model sheds new light on cultural consumption

The recently launched web outlet, The Ground, is a multifaceted cultural platform that stands out for its innovative entrepreneurial approach. The project integrates a social network, interactive online publication and promotional platform, as well as a biannual print edition filled with notable articles from the virtual edition. The initiative emerged from the desire to offer artists and creatives the opportunity to promote their work and …