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5 TED Talks You Have To Watch

Updated on January 2, 2014


If you haven't experienced TED yet, all I can say is what are you waiting for. Every talk is now on the web for all to see. What is TED? Well in short it is two conferences held yearly, that ask some of the best thinkers in their fields to present a short talk on how their ideas can change the world. Website

In my opinion the most successful ones are the ones that make you laugh and learn something. Here are my 5 favorite Ted Talks

Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

Sir Ken Robinson, is profoundly entertaining in this TED talk about how our current education system, is removing the creativity for our children and changing who they are meant to be.

John Maeda on the Simple Life

John Maeda, the president of the Rhode Island School of Design, discuss our obsession with simplicity. Are we really looking for a simple life? Since we as a society seem to thrive of complexity. John believes the key to living really lies with making complexity simpler.

Jonathan Zittrain : The Web as a random act of kindness

Jonathan Zittrain a social theorist, show how the internet has become a place where random act of kindness and do-gooders are working together on keeping it running, without the need of accolades.

Rives: on 4 a.m.

Rives a poet, explores our obsession and hatred of the hour of 4 a.m. He weaves a poetic history and uncanny coincidences that surround 4 a.m.

Ze Frank's web playroom

Ze Frank's explores how people who don't know each other interact daily on the internet. He then explains some internet sites that help us interact with each other in funny and amazing ways.


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      Laurayu 5 years ago from Charlotte, NC

      I'll definitely check these out.