Category: TED

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.

So … I’m a TEDster. Just back in from TEDx Dublin. I’ll provide more detail in a later posting, but here’s a quick overview. 100 or so of us in the auditorium in the Science Gallery in Dublin, with an overflow video feed room next door. Three speakers and two video talks for an excellent […]

He’s ba-ack! HIV in under 10 minutes: RSS Readers may need to click through to the post – it’s a TED thing Just stunning. THIS is how you present complex statistics. And by that, I don’t mean that you have to invest in all-singing, all-dancing, GapMinder software, I mean you need to be: 100% on […]

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita’s talk from TED this year, where he shows how to use Game Theory to predict large-scale negotiations. I noticed that his slides were particularly strong in illustrating his talk and wasn’t surprised when I found reference to them in a Duarte Design blog post detailing the makeover. The ‘Before’ slides are […]

Hang on a second Robo, isn’t a presentation without pictures just a speech? Well yes, it should be, but not in this case. In this case we have Mike Rowe (from the Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs) giving a highly evocative and visceral [you’ll see what I mean in a moment] presentation about shooting an episode […]

Some presentations can, and should, have a consistent tone. You have one or two points to make and you hammer them home with a strong, simple message in a strong, clear voice. Yes, you need your strong opener. Yes, you should have some mini-climaxes in the body of your talk, building toward your big conclusion. […]

Rives at TED 2008. It never matters what he’s talking about, but this is a stunning interpretation of the hieroglyphics of youthful communication RSS Readers will need to click through to the post – it’s a TED thing Related posts:Rives riffs on 4.00amRives – if I controlled the internet

When I was a wee lad, there was a children’s programme on the BBC which featured two characters called “Big Ted” and “Little Ted” [there they are over on the right of the pic]. UBC have come up with an idea for a little TED, which they are calling Terry Talks: Imagine UBC’s most fascinating […]

Two of my favourite subjects in one presentation! Irishman, Keith Barry from his 2004 TED talk. RSS Readers may need to click through to the post. Good on ye Keith …