News tagged with ted conference

TED conference sets stage for a week of bright ideas

A former Greek prime minster, a specialist in the sex lives of animals and a "gentleman thief" are among the eclectic set of speakers spreading cutting-edge ideas at the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh this week.

Jun 10, 2013
5 / 5 (2) 0

TED tailors 'ideas worth spreading' for TV

The prestigious TED gathering known for perspective-shifting presentations by the brilliant and famous is tailoring "ideas worth spreading" for a television audience. TED teamed with the US Corporation for ...

May 04, 2013
5 / 5 (3) 0

TED Talks take wing online as enclave ends

As a week of mind-bending TED Conference talks ranging from animal necrophilia to fighting poverty ended Friday, inspiring presentations from the renowned gathering were spreading.

Mar 02, 2013
5 / 5 (3) 2

Testing nonprofit waters with Chicago Ideas Week

(AP)—There are TED talks, Renaissance Weekends and Davos, all for innovators and world leaders to share creative ideas and make lucrative connections. Now there's a version of the grand-meeting-of-elite-minds concept that's ...

Oct 10, 2012
not rated yet 0