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The father of information architecture

Insatiable curiosity drives Richard Saul Wurman, co-founder of TED Conference and data pioneer, towards connecting 'various little things' into easy-to-understand and useful information throughout his life.

'I'm not limited by my expertise but in fact have an unlimited repertoire, limited only by my curiosity.'

IF RICHARD Saul Wurman has his way with event hosts - and he almost always does - the American architect and cartographer whose "life is a bunch of hobbies" would saunter up to the stage in front of a packed audience with an impromptu, off-the-cuff script and not be introduced, at all.


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