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David Pogue: When it comes to tech, simplicity sells
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http://www.ted.com New York Times columnist David Pogue takes aim at technologys worst interface-design offenders, and provides encouraging examples of products that get it right. To funny things up, he bursts into song. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thin... Read more

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- -: David Pogue: When it comes to tech, simplicity sells

January 16, 2007 (almost 8 years ago)

http://www.ted.com New York Times columnist David Pogue takes aim at technologys worst interface-design offenders, and provides encouraging examples of products that get it right. To funny things up, he bursts into song. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from ...

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- -: Philippe Starck: Why design?

December 4, 2007 (almost 7 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Designer Philippe Starck -- with no pretty slides to show -- spends 18 minutes reaching for the very roots of the question "Why design?" Listen carefully for one perfect mantra for all of us, genius or not. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances ...

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- -: Tim Brown urges designers to think big

September 30, 2009 (about 5 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Tim Brown says the design profession is preoccupied with creating nifty, fashionable objects -- even as pressing questions like clean water access show it has a bigger role to play. He calls for a shift to local, collaborative, participatory "design thinking." TEDTalks is a da...

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- -: Rory Sutherland: Life lessons from an ad man

October 14, 2009 (about 5 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Advertising adds value to a product by changing our perception, rather than the product itself. Rory Sutherland makes the daring assertion that a change in perceived value can be just as satisfying as what we consider real value -- and his conclusion has interesting consequence...

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- -: Chip Conley: Measuring what makes life worthwhile

June 21, 2010 (over 4 years ago)

http://www.ted.com When the dotcom bubble burst, hotelier Chip Conley went in search of a business model based on happiness. In an old friendship with an employee and in the wisdom of a Buddhist king, he learned that success comes from what you count. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the bes...

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- -: Christien Meindertsma: How pig parts make the world turn

September 20, 2010 (about 4 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Christien Meindertsma, author of "Pig 05049" looks at the astonishing afterlife of the ordinary pig, parts of which make their way into at least 187 non-pork products, from bullets to artificial hearts. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from ...

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- -: Eben Bayer: Are mushrooms the new plastic?

October 4, 2010 (about 4 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Product designer Eben Bayer reveals his recipe for a new, fungus-based packaging material that protects fragile stuff like furniture, plasma screens -- and the environment. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the ...

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- -: Morgan Spurlock: The greatest TED Talk ever sold

April 6, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Much of the TV, video, film and sport we watch is sponsored by a brand, a product, a corporation. But ... why? With humor and persistence, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock dives into the hidden but influential world of brand marketing, on his quest to make a completely sponsored film ...

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- -: This Monday -- Ellen's Outrageous New Discovery!

January 29, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Ellen recently saw an infomercial for an outrageous new product -- and she wanted to give it a try! Don't miss out when she puts the hilarious new invention to the test on Monday, January 31st!

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- -: Ellen Tests a Vibrating Bra!

January 31, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

After seeing a foreign infomercial for a hilarious vibrating bra insert, Ellen couldn't resist the opportunity to try it out for herself!

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