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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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29 Tips to get the most out of TEDActive (from attendees)

A good experience can be elusive. It takes the right combination of people, the perfect ambiance, a memorable moment and ...

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Grace Hawthorne of Paper Punk launches a new Kickstarter! (+ 7 ways she gets inspired)

Remember Grace Hawthorne’s colorful, hands-on Paper Punk social station at TEDActive 2013? She’s back with a brand new exciting ...

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The Motherload: 50 websites to sink your teeth into

You’ve been staring at your computer screen for the past hour. You’re on your fifth cup of coffee. ...

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What is TEDActive

TEDActive is TED's parallel conference in Palm Springs; for five days this February, 700 curious and energetic leaders will immerse themselves in TED Talks while engaging in a more creative and casual setting - encouraging them to tinker, explore, and share. TEDActive is a unique experience that provides an intellectual journey through critical conversation, joyful exchange, and deep thought. Experience TED like never before - in person and in action.

This year's conference theme is: The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered. The best moments at TED have often come from unexpected places, and this year, we're pushing that to a new level. This past spring, we staged a global talent search to bring together the most remarkable lineup in TED's history. A series of TED salons in 14 cities around the world helped us discover a broad array of thinkers and doers, and a selection of them have been invited to California to share their work with the world, as part of an extraordinary roster of speakers and performers.

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