I know(think I know) that the world is changing in ways that it never has before. Obviously with me not having been around for the past 50,000 years it’s impossible to know.. but from what I’ve learned and experienced in this life of mine I can tell that there is an incredible movement towards ‘oneness’.
The internet is still young in our planets history and so is globalization. Both of which are interdependent and extremely powerful forces which are shaping our planet in historic ways. People and places are so much closer than they have ever been, and us as beings on this ever-changing and amazing planet have to mentally and physically evolve to keep up with it.
Ideas and innovation are now shared with ease and below are a few people who have completely embraced this idea and have put it into practice.
Kudos to these pioneers.
Ten years ago, TIME Magazine inaugurated its list of the “100 Most Influential People in the World.” In the interceding decade, the unveiling of the annual list has become an anticipated event with readers ready to gorge on glossy articles and debate the inclusion of controversial inductees. Today, the magazine posted its 10th list of influence, the “2013 Time 100.”
This year, we are excited to see several TED alums on the list. Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and Tesla, was named a “Titan” in a piece written by Richard Branson. (Watch Branson’s TED Talk, “Life at 30,000 feet.”) Sheryl Sandberg, who recently released the book Lean In, also was dubbed a Titan. Daphne Koller, who co-created the website Coursera, was listed as a “Pioneer,” along with her venture partner Andrew Ng. And Michelle Obama made the list of “Icons.”
Below, watch their…
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