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A presentation I hold in my class here at NCCU Taipei (Taiwan) about the format TED from the United States. pretty interesting, check also the youtube-channel for the videos.


  • 2. Agenda| About| History| Idea| TED Talks| TEDx| TED Prize| TED Fellows| Criticism COMMUNICATIONPOLICYANDE-CIVILIZATION
  • 4. About| Think Tank| nonprofit| goal: Ideas Worth Spreading| 793.666 Facebook Fans| two annual conferences in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and also the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer| TEDs current curator is the British former computer journalist and magazine publisher Chris Anderson COMMUNICATIONPOLICYANDE-CIVILIZATION
  • 5. History | started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design| the conference was held annually from 1990| past presenters include Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Gordon Brown, Bill Gates, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, and many Nobel Prize COMMUNICATIONPOLICYANDE-CIVILIZATION
  • 6. Idea | The speakers are given a maximum of 18 minutes to present their ideas in the most innovative and engaging ways they can.| TED includes TEDTalks TED Fellows TEDx TED Prize. COMMUNICATIONPOLICYANDE-CIVILIZATION
  • 7. TED Talks - Video h#p://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmIwJ6yDdHM COMMUNICATIONPOLICYANDE-CIVILIZATION
  • 8. TEDx | a program that enables schools, businesses, libraries or just groups of friends to enjoy a TED-like experience| events they themselves organize, design and host2011 750 TEDx events are scheduled to happen in over 60 countries COMMUNICATIONPOLICYANDE-CIVILIZATION
  • 9. TED Prize| introduced 2005| three individuals were each given $100,000 and granted a "wish to change the world", which they unveil at TED2005 Bono, Edward Burtynsky, Robert Fischell2006 Dr. Larry Brilliant, Cameron Sinclair, Jehane Noujaim2007 Bill Clinton, Edward O. Wilson, James Nachtwey2008 Neil Turok Dave Eggers Karen Armstrong2009 Sylvia Earle Jill Tarter Jos Antonio Abreu2010 Jamie Oliver2011 JR COMMUNICATIONPOLICYANDE-CIVILIZATION
  • 10. TED Fellows | fellowship program| brings together young world-changers and trailblazers who have shown unusual accomplishment and exceptional courage| targets individuals from all over the world| anyone from anywhere in the world, age 18 and over, can apply COMMUNICATIONPOLICYANDE-CIVILIZATION
  • 11. Criticism| claims of elitism ($6,000 ticket price)Quotes of some TED speakers| "Kudos to [Chris Anderson] for making TED an unsafe haven for all! Youre a barnacle of of mediocrity on Bill Gates asshole."| monstrosity that turns scientists and thinkers into low-level entertainers, like circus performers. COMMUNICATIONPOLICYANDE-CIVILIZATION
  • 12. Thanks for your attention!Any more questions? COMMUNICATIONPOLICYANDE-CIVILIZATION