One year ago, Abha Dawesar was living in blacked-out Manhattan post-Sandy, scrounging for power to connect. As a novelist, she was struck by this metaphor: Have our lives now become fixated on the drive to digitally connect, while we miss out on what's real?
More and more people worldwide are living in countries not considered their own. Writer Pico Iyer -- who himself has three or four “origins” -- meditates on the meaning of home, the joy of traveling and the serenity of standing still.
This is the BEST TED Talks I've seen! Do yourself a favor and give yourself 18 minutes to be blown away with inspiration. She received not one but 2 standing ovations for her speech. It gave me goosebumps...absolutely beautiful!