2,108 attendees – a very full house indeed. 15 speakers, one more amazing than the next, in a beautiful venue. TED videos, Exhibitions, Tech and Design displays. From 1:00pm til 8:00pm. A food fair in Grand Canal Dock – nommy nommy. I shall be hosting five of the speakers from 4:30-6:00 See you there!
From the TEDxSummit in April 2012. Strong setup of the big-big screen for slides/vids and the speaker up on screen beside it. Really good use of PowerPoint by Rives, with great callouts and nice big fonts on his screen captures. Well-interspersed flat images, text, and moving images, lots for the eye to enjoy. He very [...]
Mikko Hypponen presented at TED Global in Edinburgh last week. I’ve long been a fan of Mikko’s due to an involvement in the Infosec space some years ago and follow him on Twitter. so when I saw him mention that he had locked his slides for TED: I retweeted it with some amusement, wondering what [...]
Ric Elias was in seat 1D on US Airways flight 1549. Five magnificently expressed minutes. RSS Readers will need to click through to the post – it’s a TED thing, sorry.
Oh my god. Deb Roy receives a standing ovation at TED 2011 for an astounding presentation. He starts with the personal – the extraordinarily personal – and then zooms out to show the same tools analysing the wider world before coming back to a stunning finish that any parent in the room will just beam [...]
The inimitable and always-excellent Dr R is back, this time at TEDx Change from a few weeks back … 1. Look at how masterful he is at the very outset as he lays out the 8 criteria for success and then his almost poetic summary of that. Learning point: he has his material down cold. [...]
I love Dr. Fred Menger’s great line – “If you torture data sufficiently, it will confess to almost anything.” David McCandless is a wonderfully subversive Data Miner – subversive in that he regularly uses his infographics to point out the absurdity of much of the ‘data’ reported in the media. He spoke at TED Global [...]
Always a breath of fresh air, Prof Rosling outdoes himself with this talk: RSS Readers may need to click through to the post – it’s a TED thing, sorry.
Can’t wait to see Prof. Rosling’s new talk from TED @ Cannes – including his latest technological breakthrough in the analogue presentation of data. (Pic credit: TED)
One of the best of the best, doing what he does best … RSS readers may need to click through to the post – it’s a TED thing, sorry.