Rumble: Development, prejudices and a sword

TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. Since then its scope has become ever broader.

From their mission statement: "We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world. So we're building here a clearinghouse that offers free knowledge and inspiration from the world's most inspired thinkers, and also a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other."

Here is an example of what it is all about: Researcher Hans Rosling his cool data tools to show how countries are pulling themselves out of poverty.

With thanks to my Friend E for the link.


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