TED Talks http://nhpr.org en Rethink 2014: TED Talks http://nhpr.org/post/rethink-2014-ted-talks <p>Since its inception in 1984, the annual <a href="http://www.ted.com/speakers">TED conference has grown to attract the likes like Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Jane Goodall and many other big-name speakers</a> . Today, TED talks routinely go viral across social media platforms, and the concept has multiplied into countless international TED Global and regional TEDx events, and even spawned an NPR program,<a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/?showDate=2014-01-10"> the TED-radio hour</a>.&nbsp; Despite that undeniable success, our guest <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yo5cKRmJaf0">Benjamin Bratton spoke at a recent San Diego TEDx event and dared to ask whether the ideas presented at TED <em>really are</em> worth spreading</a>. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 17:53:53 +0000 Virginia Prescott 41921 at http://nhpr.org Rethink 2014: TED Talks TED's Fight Against Bad Science http://nhpr.org/post/teds-fight-against-bad-science <P>TED is the world-wide home for “Ideas Worth Spreading,” and the non-profit organization’s event videos are watched by an eager audience of millions.&nbsp;&nbsp;People wanted their own local TED experience, and the TEDx phenomenon grew quickly with over 5700 events since starting in 2009.</P> <P>These conferences are locally-produced, always free, and presented under strict licensing agreements. The content, however, is up to local teams. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:15:53 +0000 Virginia Prescott 18769 at http://nhpr.org TED's Fight Against Bad Science John Herman gets creative...digitally http://nhpr.org/post/john-herman-gets-creativedigitally <p>This Saturday,&nbsp;Virginia will&nbsp;be hosting TEDx Amoskeag Millyard… a satellite TED event at the Millyard in Manchester. The theme is&nbsp; co-innovation, and the presenters include thought leaders in business, education, and the arts, including our guest, John Herman.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.johnherman.org/">He’s a filmmaker, stage producer, and a finalist candidate for Spaceflight,&nbsp;and last but not least, a full time high school English teacher</a>. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 14:23:51 +0000 Virginia Prescott 15396 at http://nhpr.org John Herman gets creative...digitally