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Tod at TED

I had heard of Tod Machover from the pages of KEYBOARD magazine many years ago when he was working on augmented Cellos. This 20 minute video of a talk he gave at TED this year is fascinating, but from about the 13 minute mark on, it actually brought me to tears:

http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/246

I was reminded of William Horwood's book Scallagrigg, which also blends the themes of Cerebral Palsy and Computer Software, and enablement.

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