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TED turns 30 with new chapter of 'ideas worth spreading'

TED turns 30 years old with a mind-sizzling mix of intrigue, wonder and passion in the renowned gathering's new home in Canada. A conference born in California in 1984 that grew into a global forum for heady "ideas worth spreading" ended Friday after gazing thoughtfully at the past and looking optimistically ahead. "The platform has gotten more interesting to more people," Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) curator Chris Anderson told AFP.

TED Talks take wing online as enclave ends

As a week of mind-bending TED Conference talks ranging from animal necrophilia to fighting poverty ended Friday, inspiring presentations from the renowned gathering were spreading. Video of punk rock icon Amanda Palmer's on-stage pitch for making music free and trusting fans to step up as patrons logged more than 120,000 views at ted.com within hours of being posted that morning.

TED Talks take wing online as enclave ends

As a week of mind-bending TED Conference talks ranging from animal necrophilia to fighting poverty ended Friday, inspiring presentations from the renowned gathering were spreading. Video of punk rock icon Amanda Parker's on-stage pitch for making music free and trusting fans to step up as patrons logged more than 120,000 views at ted.com within hours of being posted that morning.
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