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Shanna Carpenter

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Ads Worth Spreading: Oh, it’s on!

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For the fourth year, TED is searching for the 10 most innovative, idea-driven ads of the year, with the help of TED speakers like Sarah Kay and Charlie Todd, as well as some of the advertising world’s biggest stars. Today, TED AdsWorth Spreading reveals the 20 Advocates and 5 Nomination Teams who will help find and nominate []

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Ads Worth Spreading turns 3 and releases a report

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At the AICP Conference in New York this morning, TED announced the third cycle of Ads Worth Spreading, our initiative to find the 10 most compelling ad campaigns of the year. We also released a report to share insights from the creatives behind the winning ads and the nomination teams that picked them. The paper []

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The creatives behind TED Ads Worth Spreading on YouTube

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Today, YouTube’s homepage spotlight features interviews with the creatives behind the campaigns that won TED’s Ads Worth Spreading —  an initiative to recognize and reward innovation, ingenuity and intelligence in advertising. The 10 winning ads were unveiled at TED2012 and representatives of each campaign attended the conference from Tunisia, Germany, Japan, Canada and the US. The []

Ads Worth Spreading: Announcing the 10 winning ads!

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Ads Worth Spreading: Announcing the 10 winning ads!

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The 10 final selections of the second TED Ads Worth Spreading initiative were announced from the TED stage only moments ago, and we’re excited to share the results. The winners are a truly diverse group, representing the best of the categories Brand Bravery, Creative Wonder, Social Good, Cultural Compass, Talk and Storytelling. Entries and nominations []

Join a TEDActive Project!

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Join a TEDActive Project!

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Welcome to the TEDActive 2012 Projects! Whether or not you’re attending TEDActive in Palm Springs next week, you’re invited to join a few brainstorms and get ideas flowing around six big topics. Jump into the online discussions, find other amazing people and spark collaborative conversation on Facebook. There are six projects listed below. Read the questions that []

The INK Conference 2011: Day two of the journey

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The INK Conference 2011: Day two of the journey

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The second day of the INK Conference in Jaipur, India was another eclectic mix of musicians, inventors, designers and visionaries.   The conference’s narrative theme, The Power of the Journey, continued as each session attempted to capture the most important moments of every life. Talks are being held from Thursday December 8 to Sunday December 11. Through []

The INK Conference 2011: Day one of the journey

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The INK Conference 2011: Day one of the journey

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Artists, scientists, entrepreneurs and technologists are gathered in Jaipur, India to attend the second year of the INK Conference — an experience hosted by TEDster Lakshmi Pratury and with its roots in the 2009 TEDIndia conference. The Power of the Journey  is the theme of this year’s conference, held from Thursday December 8 to Sunday December []

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Have you seen an Ad Worth Spreading?

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Have you seen an Ad Worth Spreading? Our nomination teams want to know. As part of the Ads Worth Spreading initiative for 2012, TED picked six teams of two — a TED speaker or Fellow teamed with one of the brightest thinkers in advertising — to find and nominate ads that showed intelligence and ingenuity. []

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Announcing Ads Worth Spreading, year 2

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Today, TED Curator Chris Anderson announced the second cycle of Ads Worth Spreading at the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s MIXX conference in New York. This year’s Ads Worth Spreading is searching to find the 10 most compelling campaigns of 2011, driven by this belief: that the smartest, strongest ads don’t just sell a product or brand, []

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TEDActive Projects: Join the conversation!

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In February at TEDActive 2011, the TEDActive Projects were launched. Five teams came together to explore, collaborate and act on five vital issues: education, mobility, sustainability, social networks and travel, sharing ideas about how to create attitude shifts that might produce positive change. Now we’re taking those crowd-sourced solutions up a notch, and asking our []

Business

Ads Worth Spreading: The results are in!

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The 10 winners of TED’s inaugural Ads Worth Spreading initiative have been announced from the stage. Selected from more than 1,000 submissions from around the world, they are some of the most creative, compelling and out-of-the-box communications of the past year. The winners are a truly diverse group — from major agencies to tiny boutiques []

Technology

Video: IBM insiders break down Watson’s Jeopardy! win

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On February 16, 2011, TED.com hosted a live webstream of IBM experts and insiders discussing supercomputer Watson’s victory against Jeopardy!‘s top human contestants. Watch this fascinating conversation between host Stephen Baker, author of Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine and Watson’s principal investigator Dr. David Ferrucci, IBM Fellow Kerrie Holley and Columbia professor Herbert Chase.

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Live on TED.com tomorrow: Ask IBM insiders about Watson, the Jeopardy computer

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IBM’s language-savvy computer Watson has been dominating against humans on the game show Jeopardy! for the past two nights, and makes his final appearance this evening. And tomorrow, live on TED.com, IBM is hosting an insider’s conversation about Watson with Watson’s principal investigator Dr. David Ferrucci, IBM Fellow Kerrie Holley, and Columbia professor of clinical []

Design

Ads Worth Spreading: Last call for entries!

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With only one week to deadline, we’re making a final call for submissions to the Ads Worth Spreading challenge — TED’s initiative to find, recognize and reward the most innovative campaigns around. To date, there have been incredibly promising entries, but the search isn’t over yet. Whether you’re a well-heeled creative professional or an indie []

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The INK Conference: Day 3

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Matt Greoening poses with attendee Juliana Olsson. Photo: Gene Driskell, INK Conference, Lavasa, 2010 The last two sessions of the INK Conference were among the best of the three-day experience in Lavasa, India. On Sunday, December 12, attendees made it to the conference center bright and early to see talks by artist Raghava KK, The []