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Live Streaming TED 2013

TEDTED  (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) is a nonprofit devoted to “ideas worth spreading.”  TED hosts two annual five-day conferences, traditionally one in California and the other in Scotland.  Each conference features 18 minute lectures (TEDTalks) by 50 innovative thinkers from all over the world. Some speakers are established celebrities – for example, Bono discussed progress made in eradicating extreme poverty this year – while others are previously unrecognized geniuses discovered through an auditing process (TED’s Worldwide Talent Search).  Lectures are intermixed with shorter presentations of music, theater, and comedy.

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