TED talks, give it a listen.
August 3, 2006 4:23 AM   Subscribe

TED talks is a collection of presentations given at the most recent installment of the annual convention of leading technologists, entertainers, and designers (previously). From the $100 laptop to the eradication of smallpoxto new ways of visualizing data and a charming and humorous look at education, there's a lot to chew on and more to come. Inspired yet? here's some more reading material. via
posted by sixacross (8 comments total) 10 users marked this as a favorite
The previous post on Hans Rosling pointed people towards the series, but I missed it the first time and the content has doubled since then. This was some of the coolest stuff I had seen online in a while, so I thought it warrented a new post.
posted by sixacross at 4:26 AM on August 3, 2006

This is great. Thanks!
posted by NotMyselfRightNow at 4:43 AM on August 3, 2006

Cool, I stumbled across these yesterday after reading a post on Creating Passionate Users. The Al Gore one is worth watching - it's mainly on his current Climate Crisis campaign.
posted by TheDonF at 6:01 AM on August 3, 2006

Gar Reynolds' analysis of these talks at Presentation Zen is also well worth the read.
posted by rongorongo at 7:36 AM on August 3, 2006

@rongorongo: cheers - I read Garr's site but must have missed that post. Nice one.
posted by TheDonF at 8:21 AM on August 3, 2006

I wonder if the humorous take on education you meant to refer to was this one.

Even if not, it's well worth a watch/listen.
posted by argybarg at 1:09 PM on August 3, 2006

Nice site, I had mentioned it here.
posted by tellurian at 4:23 PM on August 3, 2006

argybarg -- yeah, that was the one. Sorry about that.
posted by sixacross at 5:16 PM on August 3, 2006

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