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Why TED Now?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 02.13.2017 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

I went to TED for the first time in 2005, and this year will be my twelfth consecutive TED. So, as my friend keep asking me the same five questions - I thought I'd take a moment to answer them for you.

The TED Journey: My Stroll With Richard Saul Wurman

Ebenezar Wikina | Posted 12.27.2014 | Business
Ebenezar Wikina

"Most information is just stuff. It's just data. I worship understanding and all of information architecture is the discipline of making things understandable."

11 Things Famous Artists And Cultural Figures Can Teach You About Creativity

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.16.2014 | Arts

What would you ask Diana Picasso, Hans Zimmer, Jonas Mekas and TED founder Richard Saul Wurman if you had the chance to pick each of their big, innova...

Our Gutenberg Moment

Thomas Fisher | Posted 09.22.2013 | Technology
Thomas Fisher

The librarian T. Scott Plutchak has called this "our Gutenberg moment," referring to the impact that digital technology has already had on libraries.

An Education in Creative Courage

Thomas Fisher | Posted 12.02.2012 | Education
Thomas Fisher

See the WWW Conference as an educational wake-up call. School should be about equipping students not just with the skills, but also with the self-confidence to pursue their passions, regardless of what others may think.

A Cup of Coffee to Build Sustainable Communities

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

Through Architecture For Humanity's "Do A Latte Good" campaign, you can bid on coffee with one of our great supporters, and in return they'll contribute to help reconstruction efforts post-Typhoon Ketsana.

TEDMED 2009: The Missing Piece In Understanding Our Health

Alana B. Elias Kornfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alana B. Elias Kornfeld

Whenever we visit a physician we fill out questionnaires that refer only to our genetics and lifestyle, but we're never asked about environment. This is the missing link to our health.

A Conference Offering Inspiration and Solutions for Bold Executives

Jack Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jack Myers

On December 11, an extraordinary group of hundreds of thought leaders will convene at the Monterey Conference Center for eg: the entertainment gathering.