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NPR and TED Launch a New Radio Show NPR and TED Launch a New Radio Show

National Public Radio announced today that it will launch a new radio program later this month based on the TED conferences. TED, which stands for technology, entertainment, and design, holds conferences around the world that feature enlightening lectures of under …

“Ted” Theatrical Trailer Now Online “Ted” Theatrical Trailer Now Online
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A few days ago we brought you the red-band trailer for Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane’s first feature length film, Ted. Well today the green-band trailer, otherwise known as the theatrical cut trailer, is now online. The trailer certainly does …

“Ted” Red Band Trailer Now Online “Ted” Red Band Trailer Now Online

The first trailer for Seth MacFarlane’s feature film debut “Ted” is finally here, in red-band format. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, the voice talent of Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale, Patrick Warburton, and Giovanni Ribisi. If you’re unfamiliar with …

TEDTalks On Netflix Now A Reality TEDTalks On Netflix Now A Reality

Earlier this week, we reported that TED launched an official Android app making tons of TEDTalks available on Android devices. Now, there are quite a few available on Netflix as well. Netflix announced on its blog: The most significant and …

Flying Robots Synced So Well They Play Music Together Flying Robots Synced So Well They Play Music Together
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An amazing display of the synchronous capabilities of flying quadrotor robots was staged at TED today. In an article earlier this month, we discussed the ability of these machines to be programmed to fly in tight formations, including in three-dimensional …

TED Quotes Launched Today, Will Soon Grace Status Updates Near You TED Quotes Launched Today, Will Soon Grace Status Updates Near You

Go log in to any of one of the social networking sites you belong to and undoubtedly you will see an update from that one friend of yours who only speaks in quotes. You may even have more than one …

TED Announces TED2013 WorldWide Auditions TED Announces TED2013 WorldWide Auditions

In an effort to broaden the scope of content and presenters at their conference next year, TED (Technology Entertainment and Design) announced that they’ll be holding public auditions throughout the world in order to put together a their first crowd-sourced …

SOPA and PIPA Are Bad For YOU – The Simple Reason Why SOPA and PIPA Are Bad For YOU – The Simple Reason Why
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Clay Shirky is an author and an adjunct professor in New York University’s graduate Interactive Telecommunications Program, where he teaches a course named “Social Weather.” Clay Shirky understands the Stop Internet Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act. He understands …

How To Save The World From Giant Asteroids How To Save The World From Giant Asteroids
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Earlier this month an asteroid whizzed by, narrowly missing us by about 200,000 miles. Of course, that seems like a long way away – and it is. But it’s actually inside the orbit of the moon. Giant rocks are out …

SXSW: TED Opens API to Developers SXSW: TED Opens API to Developers

TED Media Executive Producer June Cohen says TED follows a concept of “radical openness,” which is the basis for opening up the TED API. “We’re going to allow developers around the world to build their own TED apps,” she said. …

Ashton Kutcher Twitter Account Hacked, Tweets Promoted in Search

There’s a lot of big news in celebrity Twitter-use this week. First Charlie Sheen joined Twitter and captured the attention of the much of the web (attention that continues  today). Now, Ashton Kutcher, one of Twitter’s biggest celebrity stars has had his Twitter account hacked. 

According to Marshall Kirkpatrick at ReadWriteWeb, the person who took over Kutcher’s account from the TED conference. 

Hulu To Show TED Conference Clips

TED conferences are elite – and well-respected – events.  People are so eager to attend them that tickets costing $6,000 each are snapped up in no time at all.  Only now, videos of many TEDTalks will be available for free through Hulu and Hulu Plus.

Admittedly, this isn’t too huge a breakthrough in one sense; 886 video clips have already been posted at ted.com/talks, so anybody who knew what he (or she) was looking for was almost sure to find it.