There’s been a bit of buzz lately over the video available from this year’s TED conference.
Kathy Sierra insisted in this post that we stop and go listen to Sir Ken Robinson. (I did, and as much as I am a Kathy devotee, I was not as impressed. I probably need to watch it again.)
Guy Kawasaki has been asking whether Majora Carter is as good or better than Steve Jobs as a presenter. I can’t answer that yet as my EDGE enabled slowband connection won’t let me download it quickly enough. (I’ll do it in the city, tomorrow.)
I did, however, watch Rick Warren’s TED presentation, and was singularly unimpressed. Couldn’t you have at least stood up for the twenty minutes, Rick. I mean, gee! And we’re all really sorry at how hard it is to cope with the largest book sales since, oh I don’t know, the Bible. And I think just about all of us who have eyes or ears no you’ve given away all that money. (Maybe you could use some of that money for a new wardrobe – I think you’ve supported the Hawaiian shirt industry quite long enough.) Good on ya, mate, as my Aussie friends might say. But what was it that Jesus said about the reward for those who give in private…