I first came across Amanda Palmer in tweets from Niel Gaiman a couple of years ago. One of my favorite writers, Gaiman is featured in a mind map I did on how connections move across people, media and time. Now Gaiman and Palmer are a couple.
In this TED talk by Amanda Palmer—musician, actor and one-time eight-foot bride—shares her experience in connecting with people, trust, crowd-sourcing, couch surfing and asking for help. Take 13 minutes to watch this inspiring video.