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TEDActive 2012 Full Spectrum — in pictures, quotes and more

From Feb. 26 to March 2, 2012 TEDActive brought together innovative doers and thinkers to soak up remarkable ideas – and in a voice uniquely theirs, reflect them out to the world.

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Ads Worth Spreading: A Brief from TED

“We’re all gathered here to celebrate Ads Worth Spreading,” announced co-hosts Cindy Gallup and Abigail Posner, dressed head to ...

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Your Coffee Horoscope

Coffee plays an important role in the lives of many TEDActivators, whether it keeps you awake for the TED sessions, ...

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Boston, we love you.

The Boston Marathon race clock read 4:09 when the bombs went off. On Monday, April 15, three people were killed and over 100 ...

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A leap of faith — off the top of a 1,148 foot tall building

TEDActivators are always doing cool things — whether it’s starting a new business, collaborating with artists, realizing wild and crazy ...

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Ear Candy: A playlist to activate your week

Over the years, we’ve had many talented musical superstars join our TEDActive family. We’ve compiled our favorite music ...

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What is Full Spectrum

We're in the midst of a dramatic reinvention of the ancient art of the spoken word. The surprising spread of talks online and the explosion of TEDx events around the globe are testament to that.

Full Spectrum is a term we've adapted to mean the rich use of multiple technologies, formats and approaches for the most powerful possible impact on an audience.

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One story can trump all the data and analysis in the world.
2 paths: nothing is a miracle, everything is a miracle. I choose the second.
We all value things we can't comprehend.


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