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Why ideas matter ... now more than ever

It might seem like our interconnected world is unraveling, if last week’s Brexit vote is anything to go by. What can help knit humanity together? Great ideas, says TED curator Chris Anderson. 1,018 more words

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A legacy that will outlive us: Notes from Session 1 of TEDSummit

TEDSummit is a gathering of TED’s tribes — our speaker community, volunteer translators, TED Fellows, TEDx organizers, partners and  more. In Session 1, we shared mainstage talks that sparkled with optimism for humanity — now and deep into our unknown future. 851 more words

Chris Anderson

My 5 Lessons as a TEDx Speaker Curator

I should probably come clean right now—I’m a TED junkie. I couldn’t even tell you how many TED Talks I’ve watched.

Why such an intense interest? 1,007 more words


The new-look TED.com homepage

This month, TED celebrates a very special anniversary — ten years since we published our first six TED Talks online. It was a bold, some said foolhardy experiment to take what happened at a small conference in Monterey, California, and share it with anyone who might be interested. 487 more words


Review: 'TED Talks' by Chris Anderson

Ideas fascinate everyone. For me, thought-provoking talks and television programmes create this new sense of excitement. An initial notion shared with so many others can have unlimited potential – it can spark a chain reaction of new ideas, creativity and inspiration. 291 more words