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In the OTP's first year: The translators at TEDActive

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Every year, TED is simulcast to an intimate gathering of doers and thinkers in Palm Springs called TEDActive. Here, attendees watch the all the talks from the TED mainstage as they happen and attend workshops, activities and social events driven by their needs. This year, several of TED’s most prolific translators became an integral part []

Five Webby nominations for TED.com, TED Prize. Vote for us!

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We’re thrilled to report that TED.com is nominated in five categories for the 2010 Webby Awards. Log in and vote for us! Best Copy / Writing: http://on.ted.com/8GGD Best Visual Design – Function: http://on.ted.com/8GGL Best Event: http://on.ted.com/8GGM Best Radio / Podcast: http://on.ted.com/8GGN Best Religion / Spiritual, for the Charter for Compassion: http://on.ted.com/8GGU The field of five []

Tomorrow: two live TEDx webstreams!

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Both TEDxAthens and TEDxHalifax will be streaming their events live tomorrow. It’s an amazing way to experience two TEDx events being held in different corners of the world. TEDxAthens will begin streaming at 6:30 pm, EEST (11:30 am, EST) and features outstanding speakers on entertainment technology, nanotechnology, life-altering designs and how volunteering can save the []

The post-crisis consumer: John Gerzema on TED.com

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John Gerzema says there’s an upside to the recent financial crisis — the opportunity for positive change. He identifies four major cultural shifts driving new consumer behavior and shows how businesses are evolving to connect with thoughtful spending.(Recorded at TEDxKC, August 2009, Kansas City, Missouri. Duration: 16:34) Twitter URL: http://on.ted.com/4A Watch John Gerzema’s talk on []

TEDxSaoPaulo integrates TED's Open Translation Project

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TEDxSão Paulo has launched a sleek new website and used the TED Open Translation Project to feature TEDTalks subtitled in Portuguese. It’s a great blend of the contributions of two passionate groups from the TED community. To learn more about TEDx, where x= independently organized events, find events to attend in your region or even []

Celebrating the 500th TEDTalk!

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Today, TED.com releases its 500th TEDTalk: perennial favorite Hans Rosling’s latest data-bubble presentation from TED@State. Since April 2007, the TED.com site has selected the best talks and performances from TED and partner conferences around the world and made them available to everyone online, for free. In keeping with TED’s mission to spread ideas, these talks []

Help nominate TED's panels for SXSW Interactive next year

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For next year’s SXSW Interactive festival in Texas, TED has submitted four ideas for panel discussions and talks — and your vote can help put them on the official schedule. If you’re planning on going to SXSW Interactive next spring or following via podcast, check out the ideas below, and cast your vote if they []

Over 1,000 translations of TEDTalks

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As of today, TEDTalks have been translated over 1,000 times, with more than twice that many translations in progress. The TED Open Translation Project has seen great success since its launch in May, recruiting almost 1,500 new volunteer translators and constantly adding new languages. Thanks to the efforts of translators around the world, TEDTalks can []

Final day to vote for TED.com to win some Webbies

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It’s the final day to vote for TED.com and Pangea Day in the Webby People’s Voice Awards. TED has been nominated in 3 categories for 2009. TED.com is in the running for Best Use of Video or Moving Image and Podcasts. And a 2008 TED Prize project, Pangea Day, is nominated in the Movie and []

TED nominated for 3 Webby Awards!

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The Webbies are here again and TED has been nominated in 3 categories for 2009. TED.com is in the running for Best Use of Video or Moving Image and Podcasts. The third nomination is for Pangea Day in the Movie and Film category. Pangea Day is the progeny of TED Prize and Razorfish Inc., maintaining []

Week Two of the TEDTalks re-upload

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Starting last week, we’ve been updating all 300+ TEDTalks with freshly encoded video. We anticipate it will take another week or so to refresh everything on the site. Our deepest thanks to the many people who’ve volunteered to help screen the new talks. RSS users: Please note that, although most of our RSS feeds are []

TED is hiring a new video editor

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TED.com is looking for an experienced Final Cut Studio editor to work in our Manhattan offices for 3 months. Details below: FILM + VIDEO EDITOR, TEDTalks SoHo-based media company seeks an experienced Final Cut Studio editor to fill a 3-month contract position in-house. Since TEDTalks launched two summers ago, the videos in this critically acclaimed []

Millions watching lectures? Who knew?

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TED.com picked up three Webbies on Tuesday night at the 2008 Webby Awards ceremony in New York City. Which means that June Cohen (left), Director of TED Media, got 15 words total to thank the academy and our millions of viewers. Her first five-word speech: “Millions watching lectures? Who knew?” TED.com’s awards: Best Podcast; Best []

TED.com wins 3 Webby Awards

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TED.com has been awarded Webbies in 3 categories: + Podcast + Best Navigation/Structure + Best Visual Design – Function See the full list of winners >>

TED.com is nominated for 3 Webby Awards

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This morning, TED.com received three nominations for the 2008 Webby Awards — for Best Navigation/Structure, Best Visual Design – Function, and Podcasts. You can visit the Webby Awards’ People’s Voice site to vote for TED.com and for your other favorite finalists. (Voting requires registration — we need your support.)

Welcome TED.com's 10,000th member

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This week marks the one-year anniversary of TEDTalks — a year ago this Wednesday, our first five talks went live on TED.com. Since that time, more than 5 million people have seen a TEDTalk, either via TED.com, on this blog, through our video partners such as Google Video and YouTube — or through re-posting on []