Liz Gannes

Recent Posts by Liz Gannes

TED Talks Hit One Billion Views

TED today said that its conference videos have been seen more than one billion times. Sure, “Gangnam Style” alone is about to catch up, but the standard TED format is an 18-minute lecture. There are 1,400 free TED videos online, and as of today there are now playlists of favorite talks by Ben Affleck, Bill Gates and Glenn Close.


Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work