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TED Prize

Charter for Compassion plaques now available

Posted By Shanna Carpenter

When Karen Armstrong was given one wish to change the world through the TED Prize, she wished for the creation of a Charter for Compassion. On November 12th, the charter was unveiled to the world, after months of collaborative effort and multi-denominational participation. At launch, over 60 plaques bearing the charter were hung in significant […]


The week in comments

Posted By Shanna Carpenter

Whether influenced by Mary Roach and the infamous “pig video” or Yves Behar and Forrest North’s easy banter, there was a definite cheeky lilt to the comments this week. Here’s a quick look at the fun: On Dan Ariely’s talk: Are we in control of our own decisions?: So where’s that slightly uglier version of […]


Supercharged motorcycle design: Yves Behar and Forrest North on TED.com

Posted By Matthew Trost

Yves Behar and Forrest North unveil Mission One, a sleek, powerful electric motorcycle. They share slides from distant (yet similar) childhoods that show how collaboration kick-started their friendship — and shared dreams. (Recorded at TED2009, February 2009, in Long Beach, California. Duration: 2:23.) Watch Yves Behar’s talk from TED2009 on TED.com, where you can download […]


KPCC's Patt Morrison broadcasts from TED

Posted By Emily McManus

Legendary interviewer Patt Morrison ran a two-hour broadcast from TED today, pulling in a raft of TED speakers and TEDsters, including two of the 2009 TED Prize winners. In four segments, she asked some amazing questions and started up some cross-pollinating discussions: Shai Agassi and Ray Anderson discussing the green revolution; Alex Tabarrok and Robin […]


$100 laptop designer Yves Behar on TED.com

Posted By Tedstaff

Designer Yves Behar digs up his creative roots and discusses some of the iconic objects he’s created (the Leaf lamp, the Jawbone headset). Then he turns to the witty, surprising, elegant things he’s working on now — including the “$100 laptop” (whose next-gen redesign was announced yesterday) and a groovy new water bottle. (Recorded February […]


XO laptop redesign: Pics!

Posted By Tedstaff

One Laptop per Child designer Yves Behar (watch his TEDTalk) shares exciting news about the top-to-bottom redesign of the XO laptop — sometimes called the “$100 laptop.” He writes: With the XO (1.0), we pushed the boundaries of what a laptop could be by lowering the cost dramatically, being green (no heavy metals, lowest energy […]


TED2008: How do we create?

Posted By Bgiussani

(Unedited running notes from the TED2008 conference in Monterey, California. Session seven.) This is about the point in the program where all the attendees start to talk about TED as an endurance sport. We’re mid-way, but it’s so intense that it feels like it has been going on for weeks… The session, on "How do […]


What's your Behar factor?

Posted By TED Guest Author

Last year on the TEDBlog we asked “what’s your Starck factor?” Prior to hearing him blow the roof off of TED2007 with his spectacular meditation on design and the universe and bloop-bloop, I found it very instructive to take an inventory of Mr. Starck’s influence on my existence. In all, I found I used four […]