Lately at Ted

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I’ve been known to burn a whole afternoon just watching talk after talk. Here’s some of what I’ve enjoyed of late.

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy takes Ted inside a school for suicide bombers in Pakistan.

Chris ‘moot” Poole, founder of 4chan, on online anonymity.

Sir Ken Robinson continues his discussion on the education crisis.

Adam Sakowsky walks Ted through the building of OK Go’s Rube Goldberg machine.

Lawrence Lessig talks about remix culture. It’s a good talk if you overlook his obsession with party labels.

Johanna Blakley’s talk about the success of creative industries that aren’t protected by intellectual property law.


Brian Spears's first collection of poetry, A Witness in Exile, is now available through Louisiana Literature Press, and at his personal website. He is the Poetry Editor for The Rumpus, and teaches poetry at Drake University. More from this author →