|William Kamkwamba will be at SMU tomorrow.|
Perhaps you saw William Kamkwamba on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Wednesday night and thought the co-author and subject of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
just might be The Most Interesting 23-Year-Old in the World. And maybe you said to yourself, "I'd sure like to meet him some day." In which case, your some day is tomorrow: Kamkwamba is among those scheduled to speak on the SMU campus during the TEDxSMU event
-- "TED" meaning, of course, "Technology, Entertainment, Design." Of course. Registration's closed for the shindig, but he'll be around campus most of the day speaking and signing his book, and he'll be joined by a roster of deep-thinkers
that'll include the several musicians, among them Jill Sobule
, Sara Hickman and the Polyphonic Spree. Not that I am advocating crashing the party. Not at all.