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Posted By Peter Bentley
On Sunday 3 June I participated in the first TEDxUCL event. There were a range of talks on a diverse variety of topics. I was allocated one of the longest slots and made use of the time to talk about some of the ideas in my research I've been developing for some years. During the first part of the talk I also performed a rather physical demonstration of the brittleness of current technology by hammering a nail through a laptop. The gasps of the audience were quite amusing.

The video has now been made available so you can watch the full talk here. I called it The Sound of Numbers Crunching.

You can also see a range of photos from the event online here.

The twitter response was so funny - particularly when I hammered a nail through a laptop live on stage - that I took a few snapshots of it, below: