Great TED Talks illuminate an idea. Sometimes, they do it while making you laugh. These talks will bring a smile to your face. Please note: Vigorous debate ensued among our staff about which talks to include. So we hope you’ll find something for every sense of humor.
Steve Case says, "It 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 ... "
Sir Ken Robinson is not just an amazing orator -- he is the most-viewed speaker on TED.com. His three talks have been viewed an astounding 21.5 million times, making him the sneezing baby panda of the TED ecosystem. Naturally, this made us curious: what talks does Robinson absolutely love?
In this new playlist, Robinson selects 10 talks about...
Watch as four student reporters hand Sir Ken Robinson a "blank check" and say: Design a learning place of your dreams. It's a three-part video series -- and definitely do watch through to Part 3, where things get a little bit silly.
At TED2010, we sent a video crew to follow two speakers as they prepared to give the talk of their lives. One, the artist Raghava KK, had never spoken at TED before. The other, Sir Ken Robinson, in 2006 gave one of the most watched TED Talks of all time. Follow both speakers on their journey to the TED stage in this charming 8-minute film: