All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘TED’

TED iOS App Gets Big Translation Upgrade

TED has launched a big update to its iOS app, adding faster speed and streaming subtitles. While users will no doubt appreciate the speed improvements, TED is really excited about the latter feature, which the organization calls “the real star of the show”. According to TED, the app is the largest content provider to use iOS6’s new subtitles feature on …

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TED Makes The Logical Jump To PBS In April

Since its introduction, TED talks have become one of the major forces for good on the Internet. The video series featuring lectures from well-known educators, inventors and innovators have gone on to accrue more than one billion views. Now the the Web series is making the jump from the Internet to the public access television. TED announced today that it’s …

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AOL Co-Founder Steve Case Thinks You Should Watch These 10 TED Talks

AOL co-founder Steve Case has curated a list of ten TED Talks. He says, β€œIt has been amazing to watch TED’s transition from party to platform, and from a small gathering for the benefit of a few to a massive global movement. Choosing my favorite TED Talks after so many years was no easy task, but here goes … ” …

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TED Has Surpassed A Billion Video Views

Perhaps this is a sign that people are taking it upon themselves to become more educated. TED announced that it has surpassed a billion video views. “Our most recent metrics show that TED Talks are being viewed at a rate of 1.5 million times a day β€” which means that a new viewing commences 17 times a second,” TED Staff …

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The Electoral College Explained (In TED Video)

TED has put out a new video explaining the Electoral College, for those of you who would like to see how it works. It’s not a usual TED Talk-style video, but rather a five-minute animated clip with a voice over by Christina Greer. “Discover how your individual vote contributes to the popular vote and your state’s electoral vote in different …

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Magic Mike, Ted Claim Top Spots at the Box Office

“Magic Mike”, director Steven Soderbergh’s saucy male stripper comedy/drama, took off everything it could in order to dominate the box office over the weekend. Unfortunately for Mike, “Family Guy” mastermind Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy R-rated comedy “Ted”, starring Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis, claimed the top spot with an amazing $54.1 million, which is the best opening ever for an original …

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Mila Kunis is Plugging ‘Ted’ and Possibly Ashton Kutcher

Mila Kunis has a lot going on these days. She was on Conan a couple of days ago and just visited the set of arch rival Jay Leno last night. What is she pluggin? “Ted”, which comes out tomorrow. On the gossip side of things, there are some rumors going around the various gossip sites, that Kunis has been spending …

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Enjoy This “Ted” Restricted Featurette

It’s been a couple of months since we saw the red band trailer for “Ted”. the video became something of a viral hit on the internets. If you were one to watch and share it with all of your friends, then this “red band” featurette will show you more raunchy goodness from this “hard R” film. Oh, and boobies. The …

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Catch Your Favorite TED Talks for The First Time Again in HD

If you’ve been grumbling about the video quality of all those TED talks the past few years, you’re going to have to go find something new to complain about because those videos have finally been honey-basted with some hi-def eye-candy. In addition to the improved HD video quality, TED also announced today that they’ve added more legible subtitles and a …

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TED-Ed Gets Its Own Site With Fun New Educator Tools

TED, the organization dedicated to making the world smarter in all the coolest ways, announced today the launch of a new website fitted for its education services, TED-Ed. The new site consists of select content that represents the best collaborations between talented educators and animators as well as an inventory of tools to help educators engage students with the videos. …

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TED Launches New “Surprise Me” Search Feature

TED, the online purveyors of things you don’t know, know they’ve got a lot to choose from when it comes to finding something to watch at the very moment you’re in the mood for some TEDness. Personally, I find the depth of material that the site contains to be a little overwhelming because I’ll see a dozen different things that …

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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 18 minutes from the foremost scholars and entrepreneurs in the world. Videos of these lectures, dubbed TED Talks, have become …

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