Today, I was asked by @WindyCitySocial about my favorite TED Talks. While it’s almost impossible to narrow it down to just a few talks I have put together a list of my top 5 picks for this week. Maybe I’ll make this a regular blog post with my Picks of the Week.
In case you don’t know what TED is … you should.
TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design.
But, really, TED stands for so much more. TED Talks are a chance to peek into the minds of some of the smartest people on the planet. TED Talks provide a unique opportunity to hear and see incredible ideas and stories about things that we may never get a chance to see in person and often about things that affect us all. Put simply … TED Talks ROCK!
Note: They change every week as new stuff pops up … either by people sending them to me or by using the very cool “Inspire me” option on the iPad.
Need I say more? A 12 year old software developer …
An incredible look at the
A fascinating look at the use of technology to address the rapidly advancing field of medicine
Motivation is NOT what you may think. Dan Pink tells why …
As a longtime fan of Feynman I loved this perspective on the man that could explain complex things in laymans terms --- as I wrote about here:
My favorite way to consume TED talks is on my iPad. I travel a lot and as such I have a lot of time to catch up on TED talks.
Two Little Known Secrets
1. Offline - TED Talks can be “Saved for Offline Viewing”
2. Podcasts - iTunes lets you save them offline
If you have never heard a TED Talk you owe it to yourself to take a look and a listen. You will not be disappointed.
What are your favorite TED Talks?
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