They address a wide range of topics within the research and practice of how to talk to anybody about anything pdf and culture, often through storytelling. The speakers are given a maximum of 18 minutes to present their ideas in the most innovative and engaging ways they can. 2,600 TED Talks are freely available on the website. November 2012, TED Talks had been watched over one billion times worldwide.
Not all TED Talks are equally popular, however. Those given by academics tend to be watched more online while art and design videos tend to be watched less than average. Initially, the speakers had been drawn from the fields of expertise behind the acronym TED, but during the nineties, the roster of presenters broadened to include scientists, philosophers, musicians, religious leaders, philanthropists, and many others. Wurman left after the 2002 conference. 4,400 per person and was by invitation only.
6,000, which includes attendance of the conference, club mailings, networking tools, and conference DVDs. In 2014, the conference was relocated to Vancouver. TED is currently funded by a combination of various revenue streams, including conference attendance fees, corporate sponsorships, foundation support, licensing fees, and book sales. Sponsors do not participate in the creative direction of the event, nor are they allowed to present on the main stage, in the interests of independence. The TED Prize was introduced in 2005. 100,000 and a “wish to change the world”. Each winner unveils their wish at the main annual conference.