As Barry Schwartz explained in his classic TED Talk “The paradox of choice,” the more options you have, the more confounding making a decision can feel. This is the logic behind our new Surprise Me feature, a serendipity engine that lets you decide what kind of talks you’d like to see and how long you […]
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In this classic talk from TEDGlobal 2009, graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister explains why, every seven years, he closes his New York-based shop for a full 365 days. We here at TED aren’t quite that extreme, but we too believe in the restorative power of vacation time. And thus, for the next two weeks, the TED […]
Have 10 minutes to spare? Want to spend them on something inspiring? How about something jaw-dropping? Our new “Surprise Me” feature delivers. Just tell us how much time you have (15 minutes? 40?) and what you’re in the mood to watch (Something funny? Fascinating? Persuasive?) and we’ll generate a custom playlist that matches the moment. […]