In case you missed it: Day 3 at TED2014

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13275551705_73bcf16e18_o (L-R) Dancers Adrianne Haslet-Davis and Christian Lightner. Photo: Ryan Lash

Day 3 at TED2014 was dense with science, design, conversation. Here’s a quick recap of some highlights:

Hugh Herr and Adrianne Haslet-Davis’s surprise dance

Hugh Herr is a bionics designer and multiple amputee. He gave a talk that was half mind-blowing — full of extraordinary advances in prosthetics, like bionic designs that produce the same forces as a natural foot — and half stirring, as he argued that there is no such thing as a disabled person, no such thing as a broken person, just broken technology and an inadequate environment. But the most amazing part of the talk was at the end, when he invited Adrianne Haslet-Davis onto the stage. She was a dancer who lost her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. After 200 days of work, for the first time she danced a rumba on her new…

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