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TED Talks

American media organization that posts talks online for free distribution

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world.

TED is a global community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world. We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world. On, we're building a clearinghouse of free knowledge from the world's most inspired thinkers — and a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other, both online and at TED and TEDx events around the world, all year long.

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Details last updated 09-Apr-2019

TED Talks Creations

The quantified self

Gary Wolf gives a 5-min intro to using mobile apps and always-on gadgets to track and analyze your body

Biohacking - you can do it, too

Ellen Jorgensen opened Genspace, a nonprofit DIY bio lab in Brooklyn devoted to citizen science

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