17 May 2012

Ideas worth spreading

So a few months ago I was introduced to TED. So TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to promoting "Ideas Worth Sharing." Doesn't that sound cool? Basically, a speaker is given about 20 minutes to talk on a subject of their choosing (presumably one they know a lot about). TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. Naturally talks focused around those themes in the beginning. It has since broadened. They really have talks on just about everything from "the power of cities" to "women reshaping the world" to "food matters" to "Africa: the next chapter." The whole concept is pretty cool. Knowledge is to be shared. And just to show you (and to expound upon a new book I love):

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