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Full Spectrum — in pictures, quotes and more

A TED2012, we celebrated the reinvention of the art of spoken word, and nudged it a further step forward -- through the rich use of multiple technologies, formats and approaches for the most powerful possible impact on an audience.

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A TEDTalk from the future, as envisioned by Ridley Scott.

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5 talks for Women’s Equality Day

Today marks the 45th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day, which was designated in 1971 to celebrate the passage of the 19 ...

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Boyd Varty on Nelson Mandela and tracking your life’s purpose

December 5, 2013, was one of the most memorable days at TEDWomen — and everywhere else in the world, too. The world lost ...

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Have an anonymous TED Talk? We want to hear it.

Today you may have heard that TED announced a rather unusual experiment with Audible. I’m pretty excited about what ...

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Forecasting crime in Rio de Janeiro, a new Marvel comic, and an Airbnb to rejuvenate a rural community

The TED community has been very busy over the past few weeks. Below, some newsy highlights. Crime forecasting in Rio. ...

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A TEDWomen update: Hanna Rosin on the ‘End of Men’

Cross-posted from TEDWomen curator Pat Mitchell’s blog on the Huffington Post. When Hanna Rosin, the first speaker at the ...

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What is Full Spectrum?

We're in the midst of a dramatic reinvention of the ancient art of the spoken word. The surprising spread of talks online and the explosion of TEDx events around the globe are testament to that.

Full Spectrum is a term we've adapted to mean the rich use of multiple technologies, formats and approaches for the most powerful possible impact on an audience.

Cities have been producing chains of collaborative creativity since Plato and Socrates bickered on a street corner.
Ed Glaeser, in Session 7: The City
Be nice to nerds.
Regina Dugan of DARPA
The big difference between human hapiness and sadness is 37 freaking vibrations [per second].
Michael Tilson Thomas, on music

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