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Planet Green's top 5 eco TEDTalks


The US cable channel Planet Green counts down their five favorite eco TEDTalks — with some great big visions to save the planet and the people on it. Some old favorites and some you might have missed. Watch the short video roundup linked above, and watch Planet Green’s five top eco TEDTalks right here: Paul []

The week in comments


The reception for this past wave of talks from TED Global 2009 centers around the theme of accountability. People seemed especially moved by Emmanuel Jal’s music on his life as a war child and Michael Pritchard’s revolutionary water filter. We even got a TEDGlobal speaker sparking a discussion on one of these highlighted talks (in []

Michael Pritchard at TEDGlobal 2009: Running notes from Session 7


Michael Pritchard at TEDGlobal 2009, Session 7: July 23, 2009, in Oxford, UK. Credit: TED / James Duncan Davidson Inventor Michael Pritchard‘s talk involves a strange prop — a large aquarium filled with cloudy water. After being introduced, he explains that he’s here to talk about water. He asks how the water at the conference []

Twitter Snapshot: Inventors of Session 7


A thread runs through this session, captured best here: @Thandelike When inventors “get mad” about the world’s disasters they get to work. Love that. Economist Paul Romer unveils a plan for Charter Cities — brand-new places where the economic rules are reset. It could create opportunity for people now trapped in badly managed regimes (the []