Although this week’s focus is squarely on TED2006, there’s always room on our radar screen for speakers from TEDs past. Especially when that speaker is the incomparable Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point and Blink. For those like me, who scan each week’s New Yorker for his byline, we can now get a more regular fix. Yes. It had to happen. Malcolm has a blog.
Some chewy food for thought this week on the Internets: The host of the blog Ask a Korean! responds to a chapter in Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers that links culture to frequency of plane crashes. (Watch an unrelated talk from Gladwell here.) Read the original post here and some updates here, which includes Gladwell’s response to […]
Susan Cain is planning a Quiet Revolution. In her classic talk from TED2012, she spoke up for introverts, pointing out the many ways our culture encourages extroversion. “I wasn’t prepared for the intensity and voracity of response to these ideas,” Cain tells the TED Blog two years later. “There’s an enormous hunger for recognition, understanding and […]