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TAD: Perfection Worth Spreading

Page history last edited by Ozzie Gooen 10 years, 8 months 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.

 

-Ozzie

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.

http://www.ted.com/talks/chris_anderson_shares_his_vision_for_ted.html

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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