TED Archive

  • Wondering What All This SOPA and PIPA Talk is About?

    Wondering What All This SOPA and PIPA Talk is About?

    Leave it TED and Clay Shirky to break it down and explain why it’s a bad idea.
    “What does a bill like PIPA/SOPA mean to our shareable world? At the TED offices, Clay Shirky delivers a proper manifesto — a call to defend our freedom to create, discuss, link and share, rather than passively consume.”

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  • Web 3.0: The Movie

    Web 3.0: The Movie

    A story about the Semantic Web by Kate Ray
    Whether you call it Web 3.0, the Semantic Web, or the Giant Global Graph… due to the massive amounts of information on the web, relational databases with linked data are inevitable. The above, roughly 15 minute, video provides a good overview of the semantic web, which is essentially a move to “extend principles of the Web [...]

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  • When games invade real life

    When games invade real life

    Games are invading the real world — and the runaway popularity of Farmville and Guitar Hero is just the beginning, says Jesse Schell. At the DICE Summit, he makes a startling prediction: a future where 1-ups and experience points break “out of the box” and into every part of our daily lives.
    Beyond Facebook, beyond consoles and even computer screens [...]

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  • The Thrilling Potential of SixthSense Technology

    The Thrilling Potential of SixthSense Technology

    At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data — including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper “laptop.” In an onstage Q&A, Mistry says he’ll open-source the software behind SixthSense, to open its possibilities to all. [...]

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  • The Surprising Science of Motivation

    The Surprising Science of Motivation

    Dan Pink on The Surprising Science of Motivation

    From last month’s TEDGlobal 2009: Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, [...]

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  • Secrets Of Success

    Secrets Of Success

    Richard St. John’s 8 secrets of success

    Why do people succeed? Is it because they’re smart? Or are they just lucky? Neither. Analyst Richard St. John condenses years of interviews into an unmissable 3-minute slideshow on the real secrets of success.

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  • A kinder, gentler philosophy of success

    A kinder, gentler philosophy of success

    Fresh from last week’s TEDGlobal 2009: Alain de Botton examines our ideas of success and failure — and questions the assumptions underlying these two judgments. Is success always earned? Is failure? He makes an eloquent, witty case to move beyond snobbery to find true pleasure in our work. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2009, July 2009 in Oxford, UK. Duration: 16:52)

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  • The New Social Media World Order

    The New Social Media World Order

    TED Video: Clay Shirky: How cellphones, Twitter, Facebook can make history

    While news from Iran streams to the world, Clay Shirky shows how Facebook, Twitter and TXTs help citizens in repressive regimes to report on real news, [...]

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  • The tribes we lead - TED

    The tribes we lead - TED

    Seth Godin argues the Internet has ended mass marketing and revived a human social unit from the distant past: tribes. Founded on shared ideas and values, tribes give ordinary people the power to lead and make big change. He urges us to do so.

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