Nate Ball

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About Nate Ball

Nate Ball is an inventor, entrepreneur, athlete, musician, and TV host whose fascination with engineering and experimentation started early. His childhood projects included building kayaks, hovercraft, potato guns, a Tesla coil, and even burning the family kitchen in a rocket fuel experiment gone awry.

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About This Talk

Ball, an engineer and beatboxer, stretches the capabilities of his voice box under an extreme close-up from a laryngoscope, and shows via fMRI what musical improv does to the brain.

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