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    The Greatest TED Talk of All Tike

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yFhR1fKWG0

    truly enlightening. Before you TL;DW this video, just let it run for at least a couple minutes and give it a shot! Basically, this guy made up a fake biography to get on TED talks and then gets up on stage and wastes 20 minutes of people's time by hilariously lampooning the typical TED talk.

    edit: fuck me, I put a typo in the title x3
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    I'd like to watch it...but it might be wasted on me as I don't know what a TED talk is?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiamat View Post
    I'd like to watch it...but it might be wasted on me as I don't know what a TED talk is?
    Generally: smart, interesting people talking about smart, interesting things they really care about. Once you start watching them, it's nearly impossible to stop.

    My personal favorite: http://www.ted.com/talks/brian_cox_o...rcollider.html
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    Hahaha ok I watched a bit of the proper Super Collider one first,now watching Matt Conners one hahaha

    Also Matt I did not notice your typo until you pointed it out.

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    LOL when I read the title I thought they were allowing little kids on

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    That would be *tyke* x3
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    That was fun. I'm reading up on what happened, and it seems like the reported story is "vetting process goes awry and comedian takes down Drexel TEDx talks," but that seems a little oversimplified. I kinda wish TED had this uploaded on their own site along with the dude's profile. Kind of like how this other TED talk talks about. Mistakes happen and you can't really be ashamed of them. Maybe if the paradigm for how they spread ideas can be mocked this effectively, the process they're using isn't that great.

    That said, I still really like TED talks. Here's the one I linked earlier, but this time it's in this post: http://www.ted.com/talks/brian_cox_o...rcollider.html
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    Last edited by Matt; 01-07-2014 at 06:34 PM. Reason: Forgot youtube codes exist. And how to use them.
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