[…] TED talks are sermons, and the “ideas worth spreading” held therein are the gospel. Going to Long Beach (which costs $7500) is an exclusive trip to Mecca; TEDActive is the first tier of secondhand appreciation akin to viewing a religious relic in a glass case. And those videos, cherished by intellectuals and sometimes catchy enough to go viral in the general populace, are the updated version of The 700 Club, Pat Robertson’s hugely-influential television broadcast that is a cornerstone of televangelism […]
Amb relació a Sugata Mitra (TED Prize 2013 = $1M), recomane també:
- An Institution Is Not an Invention: Heretical Thoughts on Mitra (Mike Caulfield).
- TED, Technology Entrepreneurship, Uncollege, and the Hole in the Wall (Audrey Watters).