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Chris Anderson
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Zak Ebrahim's TED Talk and book are a powerful double-hit message for 9/11. Amazing response from around the world.
Congrats to TEDMED on a powerful first day. Can't wait to post some of these talks on
Why would we invite the son of a terrorist to the TED stage? Everyone has a choice.
New initiative for TED this week. Blockbuster TED Talk accompanied by a printed book. Both are mesmerizing.
Apple Watch. Holy Wow!
This is the day that will redefine Tim Cook's leadership of #Apple. He's a whole new man on stage this time.
Let's reverse an online take-down. A new campaign by @TheFreeHelpGuy (inspired by @amandapalmer TED Talk)
Excited to unveil next month's #TEDGlobal speaker lineup!
Jill Shargaa's 6-min TED talk is oh-most-definitely not awesome. But it is hilarious. And wise!
Bravo, @amandapalmer, this was cool. Icy cool, in fact. Also quite moving.
OK, here's my super low-tech contribution to the #IceBucketChallenge. TED speakers, look out!
Why thank you, @BillGates. I love you too. ;-) Hmmm, good friends, any suggestions?!
Innovator? World-changer? Multidisciplinary maverick? Ever wanted to be a #TEDFellow? Applications now open!
Great talk on inequality by @NickHanauer on TED home page! (and here's the fun backstory
I'll really miss Robin Williams. But neither I nor anyone else in the room that day will ever forget this: RIP
Heartwarming movie #100FootJourney opens today, produced by TED's @julietrblake (+ her pals @Oprah & Spielberg)
Netflix has won rights to fantastic documentary Mission Blue featuring 'Her Deepness' @SylviaEarle. Must watch!
"Empathy is more powerful than hate" Fantastic trailer for The Terrorist's Son @TEDbooks #storyofchoice
Had an early viewing of The One Hundred Foot Journey. Delicious and delightful! Out Aug 8. #100FootJourney
Here's the latest update on our #RiseOfRest bus tour next week, and a short video explaining why I'm doing it:
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Ingenious projects in the works from the TEDGlobal 2014 fellows. Wow!
"Whoever plants a tree Winks at immortality." I'll miss incredible Felix Dennis. His poems & forest great legacies.
Huge thanks to all who made #TEDSalon in Berlin today so memorable. Speakers, attendees, team, TEDx'ers. Gratitude to all!!
Why breaking down patent walls stimulates more competition & innovation
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Life-changing TED Talk? A powerful way to think about hard choices.
Incredibly happy about the US commitment to massive expansion of marine protected areas The world needs this.
What's it like to be 31 days, 63ft under the sea? Aquanaut @FCousteau knows. w/@richardbranson @wenschmidt @mission31
It was a treat to have Sting at this year's TED. He gave a humble, inspiring talk and shared beautiful new music
I have a certain way of being in this world, and I shall not, I shall not be moved.
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New $149 3D printer targets 'every home & school' Congrats, @Bill_Gross & team
Want to give a #TED Talk? Apply to speak at TED@NY by this Thurs, 5/29. Don't be shy, send yours in!
Celebrating 10000 @TEDx events. Deepest thanks to this extraordinary community in over 165 countries #TEDx10000
Forbes describes @lessig as "the greatest radical at work in America today"
A little Twitter love for @TEDRadioHour Getting huge download numbers on iTunes. Nice work @guyraz and team.
Awesome talk by @Andrew_Solomon on how identity is shaped by hardship. Brought the TED audience to its feet.
Darren Walker & @FordFoundation The best nonprofit support message EVER?! (watch to end) (via @jnovogratz)
Why focusing on support, education & rehab in prisons can hugely boost society's productivity #TEDxIronwood
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The True American by @AnandWrites is an incredible read. Page-turner story + deep insights for America's future
Sgt Kevin Briggs has an astonishing account of his suicide patrols on the Golden Gate Bridge Moving, powerful.
Ladies and gents, for your delectation & delight, a unique TED performance from DJ superstar @iamMarkRonson
Randall Munroe creator of xkcd, gave a really brilliant - and hilarious - talk at TED, just posted
Interesting essay in Forbes on TED Talks vs viral videos
A brave and engrossing talk on race, by the accomplished Mellody Hobson
Do you want to give a #TED Talk? I’ll be hosting TED@NYC with the wonderful @kstoetzel on July 8. Apply here:
How trustworthy are climate computer models? @ClimateOfGavin explains how they're built. Fantastic talk
Share a little fractal love: amazingly creative @TED_ED noir cartoon, The Case of The Missing Fractals
Elizabeth Gilbert recommends a delightful list of books that shaped her as a writer. @GilbertLiz
Fantastic, counter-intuitive talk on the real reasons behind athletic records. Kudos @DavidEpstein