Zeal TED Studio

TED Studio at Zeal Campus

The concept of our TED studio is influenced by the TED conferences held worldwide. It is our effort to offer tributes to Richard Saul Wurman, an American information architect, and Chris Anderson, a media entrepreneur for their pioneering work in building TED which has been passionately spreading ideas, changing attitudes and lives worldwide.

Keeping our own TED Studio in line with the above, original ideas will be generated in the campus by young students that will help ideas converge and provide frugal business solutions that will help to remove barriers between networks, people, process & knowledge. The ideas will be disseminated for the productive use and benefit of the society.

TED @ ZEAL believes that when these barriers are removed, business processes and decision making gets on a fast-track, saving time and money.

TED mission   : Spreading ideas
Headquarters:  New York City, New York and Vancouver, British Columbia, United States and Canada
Founder(s)    : Richard Saul Wurman
Owner          : Sapling Foundation
Slogan(s)       : Ideas worth Spreading
Website        : www.ted.com
Registration   : Optional
Available in    : English, multilingual subtitle, transcript
Launched     : 1984

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a global set of conferences owned by the private non-profit Sapling Foundation, under the slogan “IDEAS WORTH SPREADING”.

TED believes passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world. To this end, TED is building a clearinghouse of free knowledge from the world’s most inspiring thinkers and a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other.

TED Conference and TED Global

TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conversations, the inspiring TED Fellows and TEDx programs, and the annual TED Prize. TED conferences bring together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). More than 1500 TED Talks are now available, with more added each week. All of the talks are subtitled in English, and many in other languages, too. These videos are released under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license, so they can be freely shared and re-posted.

Some good TED Talks by Indians

SixthSense technology by Pranav Mistry

At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data — including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper “laptop.” In an onstage Q&A, Mistry says he’ll open-source the software behind SixthSense, to open its possibilities to all.

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Why nations should pursue "soft" power by Shashi Tharoor

India is fast becoming a superpower, says Shashi Tharoor — not just through trade and politics, but through “soft” power, its ability to share its culture with the world through food, music, technology, Bollywood. He argues that in the long run it’s not the size of the army that matters as much as a country’s ability to influence the world’s hearts and minds.

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Sunitha Krishnan's fight against sex slavery

Sunitha Krishnan has dedicated her life to rescuing women and children from sex slavery, a multimilion-dollar global market. In this courageous talk, she tells three powerful stories, as well as her own, and calls for a more humane approach to helping these young victims rebuild their lives.

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Devdutt Pattanaik talks about East vs West

Devdutt Pattanaik takes an eye-opening look at the myths of India and of the West — and shows how these two fundamentally different sets of beliefs about God, death and heaven help us consistently misunderstand one another

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Anupam Mishra talks about The ancient ingenuity of water harvesting

With wisdom and wit, Anupam Mishra talks about the amazing feats of engineering built centuries ago by the people of India’s Golden Desert to harvest water. These structures are still used today — and are often superior to modern water mega projects.

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Nandan Nilekani's ideas for India's future

Nandan Nilekani, the visionary co-founder of outsourcing pioneer Infosys, explains four brands of ideas that will determine whether India can continue its recent breakneck progress

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TED Prize

The TED Prize is awarded annually to an exceptional individual and is designed to leverage the TED community’s wide array of talents and resources.

In 2012, the award was raised to $1 million to provide powerful seed funding for “A Wish to Inspire the World.”

Every year, after months of preparation, the wish is unveiled during a ceremony at the TED Conference. Over the life of the prize, wishes have led to collaborative initiatives with far-reaching impact

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