Quick hit for you. I've gotta write a profile of a reporter for Newswriting, so I'm researching Malcolm Gladwell, his trademark hair, and his 'ideas' beat.
Just found this this ten-minute TEDtalk he gave in September, 2006.
This is how TED—which stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design—describes itself:
TED is an event like no other.Learning, laughter, and inspiration... Brrrr: the very recipe for a teeth-grinding first date. The site is cooler than it sounds, but the punctuation is yearbookish throughout. And they misspelled his name.
It brings together more than 1000 thought leaders, movers and
...in Monterey, California every year...
...for four days of learning, laughter and inspiration.
(Alf, please skip this one.)