Our new iOS update, inspired in part by Mad Libs

Posted by on May 30, 2014 in New features, Release updates
Our new iOS update, inspired in part by Mad Libs

The latest update to our iOS app has some cool new features, all made with one goal in mind: giving you a ton of options for finding new talks. To this end, we’ve added a tab in the app called “Discover.” At the top of the screen, you’ll see the words: “Today, I’d like to […]

How we’re helping you dig deeper into TED Talks

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 in Design philosophy, Editorial, New features
How we’re helping you dig deeper into TED Talks

 FabVietnam Photography for Getty Images At the 2012 staff retreat, TED’s curator, Chris Anderson, gave a now near-mythical talk on the future of TED. The question on his mind: How can we build a living archive of ideas worthy of the future? To illustrate his point, he showed pictures from his trip that summer to […]

The new TED.com lets you dig deeper into ideas and see your influence on how they spread

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 in New features, Process, Release updates
The new TED.com lets you dig deeper into ideas and see your influence on how they spread

Today on TED.com, the world at large will notice some changes — some things that will be familiar to those of you who’ve been a part of our beta testing, and some things that will be brand new. We have officially launched our first major redesign since the site debuted in 2007, back when online […]

How we picked Hidden Gems

Posted by on Jan 28, 2014 in Editorial, New features
How we picked Hidden Gems

What, you ask, is a Hidden Gem? It’s the TED equivalent of a pearl in a clamshell. Our hidden gems are those stunningly good talks that for some reason didn’t go wildly viral — but that reward the viewer with a great, unexpected idea. And we know our audience loves to discover talks like this. […]