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I am a huge fan of TED and it’s educational videos. I have now learned that TED is allowing independent groups to sponsor TEDx events in a series of different locations, including my hometown of Minneapolis. It is a wonderful example of “jumping the curve” because rather than trying to tightly control its image and content, TED is reaching out to thousands—perhaps hundreds of thousands—of creative people.
Below is a short video about the program. As it states at the beginning, the TED programs were once viewed by 1000 people a year. Today, 300,000 people download a TED video everyday. Soon, that number will take another exponential leap forward: