This article appeared originally in the October 2012 issue of the “Nowe Media” quarterly (in Polish.) I had been asked to write about the history of our conference, our reasons and methods for bringing it to life and the general context of TEDx events as a thriving social phenomenon. With the kind permission of [...]
As we all know, presentations can be either informative, interesting and inspiring or bland, boring and just plain bad. (Couldn’t resist the alliteration, eh.) What is interesting is that given the fact that both the presenters and the audience are usually drawn from the same pool of people, and no-one likes to attend boring presentations, [...]
This is a long post. I thought I could break it up but then thought the better of it. If you are organising a TEDx event – or any other small conference with people speaking and presenting – this is for you, and I’m hoping it contains enough information to carry you to the end [...]
TED requires that TEDx hosts file a fairly detailed report following the close of each event – and a good thing, too, since TEDx is a work in progress and everyone is learning from everyone else. Seeing as we have been asked by a lot of people for bits of practical advice here are some [...]
Last night’s Virtual Virtuosos online gig at TEDxWarsaw proved the concept that remote collaboration by musicians in more than two locations (two having been done before) is possible, even if the currently available technology is still leaving more questions than offering answers.
Some months ago when we first began considering the content for our first [...]
Screenshot of TEDxWarsaw.com as at the end of February 2010
Over at TEDx Warsaw we have closed the speaker roster and are busily working on schedules and such things. In the meantime we have been asked to provide some brief background to TED and the incredible global TEDx phenomenon and this is what went [...]
Head to tedxwarsaw.com. We’ll be posting information as it comes to hand and registrations for the event will open later this year.
If you’re a TED fan you will know how much raw excitement is packed into those three letters. If you’re not a TED fan, you will become one once you have done [...]