James Cameron: ‘Curiosity is the most powerful thing you own’

March 07, 2010 | 4:40 p.m.

I was lucky enough to attend the TED Conference in Long Beach a few weeks ago and saw some memorable speakers, among them Sir Ken Robinson, David Byrne and Bill Gates. Filmmaker James Cameron was there also and I got to chat with him briefly as we waited for a coffee in the lobby after his speech.

TED has finally put up the video of the director’s talk, and as we tick toward the Oscars tonight I thought would post it:

— Geoff Boucher


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