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TAD: Perfection Worth Spreading

Page history last edited by Ozzie Gooen 13 years ago

The TED conference has become quite "smug" over the last few years.  While I enjoy many of the videos, the conference itself has a really elitist attitude to it.


So I propose a fake mock-website, called "TAD: Perfection Worth Spreading".  Only a few pages need to be created, and it will be launched at the time of the Global TED conference mid-July.  A corresponding Twitter account will be useful to spread the message.


Seriously, just go here and think of all the possible satire.  


On the plus side, I think this could get get a lot of publicity once it goes live.  On the downside, we have a decent chance of being banned from TED.



Comments (4)

Jeremy Foo said

at 1:12 am on May 11, 2011

it actually has grown less elitist ever since chris anderson took over. he was the one who pushed for putting videos of talks online.


Ozzie Gooen said

at 1:48 am on May 11, 2011

Ozzie Gooen said

at 1:48 am on May 11, 2011

The videos are online, but normally posted online months after they are made. You need to pay 1k + to be able to stream it live.

Jeremy Foo said

at 9:40 pm on May 13, 2011

I'd take things on techcrunch with a pinch of salt.

What's more TED is a private not for profit organization, we're lucky to even be able to have a conference videos up for viewing.

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