Photoblog The Intersection social space and Palm Springs chats


Above, a crowd at Palm Springs — including TED’s manager of translation, Kristin Windbigler, at left — chats via AT&T’s HD teleconferencing with TED’s own Leigh Ferreira in Long Beach (seen onscreen wearing a hot pink scarf from TEDIndia…). During the course of TED2010, Leigh led half a dozen chats between Long Beach and Palm Springs, bringing mainstage TED speakers over to the HD teleconferencing area at the Intersection to talk with TEDActivists. This AT&T-supported social space also offered a useful Internet Cafe featuring Dell (RED) laptops, for those who honored TED’s suggestion to leave their own laptops back in their hotel rooms. Below is the HD teleconferencing setup on the Long Beach side: