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    The Cotabato Sessions, a music legacy from the Philippines by Susie Ibarra

    The Cotabato Sessions, a film and music album featuring the Kalanduyan family legacy from Cotabato City,Mindanao, Philippines

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    • 108% funded
    • $16,228 pledged
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    Music has been at the very heart of cultures all over the world, but many are under the threat of losing their legacies. TED Fellow Susie Ibarra needs your help to save the history of the Philippine's Kalanduyan family, who have been celebrating sound for hundreds of year.

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    Panopticon Down: A Novella by Peter Haas

    In 2019 the US is thrust into a cyber war that results in chaos. Will the subsequent crackdown lead to the takedown of the NSA?

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    • 105% funded
    • $4,230 pledged
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    We're thrilled to support Peter Haas as he tackles the state of American surveillance through a futuristic novella entitled "Panopticon Down." Can you help Peter make his fiction debut and jump start a conversation about civil rights and surveillance in America?

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    BRCK - your backup generator for the internet by Ushahidi

    The easiest, most reliable way to connect to the internet, anywhere in the world, even when you don’t have electricity

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    • 137% funded
    • $172,107 pledged
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    We're proud to support TED Fellows Erik Hersman and Juliana Rotich as they transform the way the world goes online. BRCK will bring reliable internet connectivity to unreliable infrastructure in the US, Europe, Africa & the world over!

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    Support The BIG CLOUD Project by Camille Seaman

    Support Camille's BIG CLOUD Project as she sets out to chase storms this summer!

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    • 253% funded
    • $17,506 pledged
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    TED Fellow Camille Seaman started out capturing the sense of wonder and majesty that lives within icebergs. Today, she's documenting the dormant terror lurking in supercell storm clouds. Five years into her 10 year project, she needs your help to continue!

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    ZERO TO MAKER: A Re-Skilling Guide for New Makers by David Lang

    Learn what you need to make just about anything - a product, an invention you've been dreaming about, or even a maker business.

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    • 1,979% funded
    • $49,483 pledged
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    After losing his job, TED Fellow David Lang started tinkering around in wood shop, metal shop, and computer graphics, which lead to the realization that anyone can be a maker.

    Now, he wants to embark on a book to make YOU a maker. Can you help him achieve his goal?

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    Greetings from Nowhere: (In) Appropriate Letterpressed Cards by Safwat Saleem

    Inappropriate (but totally awesome) letterpress printed greeting cards that don't suck as much as most other cards.

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    • 230% funded
    • $9,234 pledged
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    Are greeting cards lame? TED Fellow Safwat Saleem thinks so and is on a mission to cure the greeting card blues. Our funny bone is tickled and we think yours will be too. Throw $10 behind this effort and you'll receive your very own (in)appropriate letterpress card!

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    Can art save the Arctic? An experimental documentary by Saeed Taji Farouky

    ...Even That Void is an experimental, ecological documentary for the 21st century

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    • 103% funded
    • $31,025 pledged
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    We're thrilled to back TED Fellow Saeed Taji Farouky as he embarks on this first of its kind journey that will change the ecological documentary as we know it.

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    StarBound: The Remi(x) Album, AR Video Game & Comic Book by CopperWire Music

    Help us turn our album into a comic book & AR Video Game! We want to change the way the world listens to music!

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    • 102% funded
    • $25,412 pledged
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    Aiming to transform the way we experience music, TED Fellow Meklit Hadero has entered a new musical collaboration. What if you could interact with music through various mediums and that music changed with each listen? If you help fund this project, StarBound will do just that!

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    The Nile Project by Nile Project

    A cross-cultural initiative bringing together musicians from the Nile countries to perform along the river and around the world.

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    • 111% funded
    • $11,192 pledged
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    Senior TED Fellow Meklit Hadero aims to bring East Africa's Nile cultures together with a hip-hop & traditional music fusion. We're excited to see cultures unite around the beautiful sounds they create. Will you help make the Nile Project a reality?

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    BREAKER: Urban Agriculture Challenge by Juliette LaMontagne

    A design challenge to turn urban gardening into enterprising agriculture.

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    • 116% funded
    • $11,697 pledged
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    2010 Senior Fellow, Juliette LaMontage and her organization Breaker teams up with urban agriculture experts to create a product or service for urban agriculture that is affordable and scalable. We're excited to support their efforts for a sustainable future!

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    ABACUS @ Sundance Film Fest 2012 by Lars America Jan

    ABACUS is a visually immersive multimedia presentation about the future of national borders and how contemporary persuasion works.

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    • 101% funded
    • $18,550 pledged
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    2011 TEDGlobal Fellow Lars Jan creates stunning multimedia performances that probe the ubiquity of screens and propaganda in our culture. We are proud to support his latest project ABACUS - a visually immersive multimedia presentation about the future of national borders.

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    We Are Many - a feature length documentary film by Amir Amirani

    We Are Many is a feature length documentary on the story and legacy of the biggest protest in history, which took place on 15 Feb 2003.

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    • 131% funded
    • $92,029 pledged
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    2010 Senior Fellow Taghi Amirani is an Iranian documentary filmmaker whose work loves to push the boundaries. His latest project, We Are Many, tells the story of the biggest protest in history -- February 15, 2003. Support his work and learn more!

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    Global Village Construction Set by Marcin Jakubowski

    Sharing the world's first low-cost, DIY, open-source Tractor, Compressed Earth Brick Press, Power Cube, and Soil Pulverizer.

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    • 158% funded
    • $63,573 pledged
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    TED2011 Fellow Marcin Jakubowski, founder of Open Source Ecology, is working on the Global Village Construction set -- a modular, DIY, low-cost, open source, platform that allows for the fabrication of 50 different industrial machines. We're thrilled to support his project.

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    50,000 Bones, Route 66 and a 2 min. Film by One Million Bones

    Albuquerque lays down 50,000 Bones for Sudan, Burma and Congo

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    • 101% funded
    • $25,435 pledged
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    2010 TED Senior Fellow Naomi Natale is the founder of One Million Bones, a fundraising art installation recognizing the millions of victims and survivors of ongoing genocides. We're proud to support her as she replicates a mass grave, giving a voice to millions.

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    Violinist Robert Gupta's debut album, on a Stradivarius. by Robert Gupta

    Los Angeles Philharmonic violinist's debut album is a musical journey from India to Los Angeles. Recorded at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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    • 109% funded
    • $21,951 pledged
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    2011 Senior Fellow Robert Gupta is a gifted violinist and member of the prestigious LA Philharmonics who believes "music is medicine." We're delighted to lend our support to him as he records his debut album on a prized Stradivarius.

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    Living Sea Sculpture: contemporary art as coral refuge by Colleen Flanigan

    A welded steel matrix, like DNA, will be electrified to build an ongoing calciferous collaboration with marine organisms in Cancun.

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    • 108% funded
    • $16,331 pledged
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    2010 TED Senior Fellow Colleen Flanigan life's work is to protect and heal our oceans. We're proud to support her project to create underwater sculptures that help reverse the effects of coral bleaching.

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    Protei, Open Hardware Oil Spill Cleaning Sailing Robot by Cesar Harada

    Oil spilled moves downwind : we are sailing upwind to capture it. Protei is an ocean cleaning and research open hardware drone.

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    • 122% funded
    • $33,795 pledged
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    2011 TED Senior Fellow Cesar Harada is on a quest to build an oil spill-cleaning robot. We're thrilled to support this groundbreaking work.

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    How To Make 100% Of a Dream Come True In Under 90 Days :=) Iyeoka needs your support! by Francis Phan

    Help in the final mile of Iyeoka's album! A lot of dreams don't come true in life. If you can make somebody's dream come true, you should. --J. Nelson

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    • 101% funded
    • $10,126 pledged
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    2010 TEDGlobal Fellow Iyeoka is an award-winning poet and vocalist. Her poetry and songs reflect her dual identity as a Nigerian American. We're excited to support the work of such a strong voice.

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    4 TRAINS/ Signaling Arcana by Christine Marie

    A live scored shadow theater production featuring 3D special effects—a spectacle unlike any you’ve ever seen.

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    • 101% funded
    • $4,504 pledged
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    You've never seen theater like this before! For over a decade, TED Fellow Christine Marie has been manipulating light & transforming it into stunning, moving Shadow Design (including the development of 3D Shadow Art!) Will YOU HELP her take her work to the next level?

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    Legend of the Ztarr Vol. 1 Graphic Novel and E-book by Sara E Mayhew

    Legend of the Ztarr, sword-and-sandals sci-fi manga epic, is kickstarting the volume one graphic novel print edition and full e-book.

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    • 114% funded
    • $17,206 pledged
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    TED Fellow Sara Mayhew needs YOU to fund her heroine! Can you lend your help to promote scientific skepticism, storytelling and women in science?

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    Canary in a Coal Mine by Jennifer Brea

    A film about life with M.E., the most prevalent and devastating disease your doctor has never heard of.

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    • 425% funded
    • $212,962 pledged
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    1 million Americans suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, but those with symptoms are regularly told by doctors that it's all in their head. Can you help TED Fellow Jennifer Brea bring her documentary - and awareness - to the public?