“The TED style is effective because it’s consistent with how our brains are wired to receive information.” – Carmine Gallo
According to its website, TED is a nonprofit organization “devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment, and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages” (TED, 2016, Our organization (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.). Since establishing a presence online in 2006, TED Talks are commonly heralded as presentations that resonate; in fact, these online presentations have been viewed more than one billion times.