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TED Reveals Top 20 Most-Watched Talks, Sir Ken Robinson Tops The List

TED Reveals Top 20 Most-Watched Talks, Sir Ken Robinson Tops The List

The 10 Best TED Talks of 2011 Watching videos online is usually considered fun, but generally a waste of time. Not so with TED videos, which are uniformly interesting, educational, inspiring, and enjoyable. If you haven't spent much time (or any) checking out TED videos, you should – and to help with that, I've compiled what seem to be the very best 10 TED videos of 2011. It was a grueling task, combing through the cream of the crop on the TED site, but somebody had to do it. Some of the talks may have been filmed prior to 2011 but all of the talks here were posted in 2011. How I Became 100 Artists You don't need to be an artist to appreciate Shea Hembrey's "How I became 100 artists," but if you are it's even more amazing. A Modern Take on Piano, Violin, Cello If music is more your thing, then the "Modern Take on Piano, Violin, Cello" entry from the Ahn Trio is a must-watch (and listen). 3 Things I Learned While My Plane Crashed Learning experiences like this, I could do without. How to Spot a Liar Your Favorites?

WebDAV Navigator 13 Alternative Search Engines That Find What Google Can’t Advertisement R.I.P Google. What would be your first reaction if you saw this? Scared, because your life is completely enslaved to Google. Or, hopeful because this suggests that something better has already arrived? Well, no one is chipping on that digital tombstone yet. But it does not mean that there is no grass outside that fence. These Search Engines Do What Google (Still) Can’t Some are worthy contenders for the second-place medallion while some are just go into those niche corners of the web. 1. Google does good for the world in its own way. Read through their FAQ where they open up about the project and also show you the progress of their planting programs. 2. Open your bag of privacy tools to add Qwant to the collection of no-tracking search engines. Even when you are connected with an ID, we don’t use any cookie nor any other tracking device when you browse the site. Local storage on your machine is used to save your settings and data. 3. 4. 5. 6. Let’s talk about kids. 7. 8. 10.

The Network Drive for Windows Viral videos Richard has appeared in countless television and radio programmes, including ABC’s 20/20, NBC’s Dateline, BBC Radio 4′s The Today Programme, and BBC2′s The Culture Show. In addition, he has devised bespoke studies for several television programmes, including National Geographic’s Brain Games 2 and The History Channel’s Your Bleeped Up Brain. Richard has created more viral videos than anyone else in the UK. His Quirkology YouTube channel has over 1 million subscribers and received over 200 million views, and he has created online content for Derren Brown’s The Events, the launch of CBS’s The Mentalist, and Transport For London. We have produced a DVD containing high quality versions of many of the videos from the Quirkology channel, and this is used in training seminars and college lessons across the world. One of his most recent videos, Assumptions, explores the power of perspective….

Tumbling Through Life — Hacked Together Automated Desktop Syncing I’m a huge fan of The biggest downside is the lack of a freely available desktop sync app though. Oh they offer one, but it’s only for premium and business accounts. I have a free legacy account with them because I was one of their original set of beta testers which is not eligible for their desktop syncing application though. I realize I’m whining because I should just be thrilled with my free space, but I needed to figure out some sort of desktop syncing solution to actually make all the free space useful. Here’s what I did: setup WebDAV access to your account on your computer (Ubuntu/Linux, Mac, or Windows).For Windows at least — download and install Microsoft SyncToy (currently v2.1).Create the necessarily folders in your account for what you plan to sync/backup.Configure Microsoft SyncToy to automatically sync the folder on your desktop to your account folders you previously created.

100 Websites You Should Know and Use In the spring of 2007, Julius Wiedemann, editor in charge at Taschen GmbH, gave a legendary TED University talk: an ultra-fast-moving ride through the “100 websites you should know and use.” Six years later, it remains one of the most viewed TED blog posts ever. Time for an update? We think so. Below, the 2013 edition of the 100 websites to put on your radar and in your browser. To see the original list, click here. And now, the original list from 2007, created by Julius Wiedemann, editor in charge at Taschen GmbH. Map Your Free 50GB Account As a Network Folder in Windows Coinciding with the launch of iOS 5, is offering free 50GB accounts. This capacity can also be applied to existing free accounts. Unlike Dropbox, doesn’t offer a desktop sync tool. If you don’t have a account yet, sign up for one on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch by downloading the app. After signing up for, click the Start and open the Computer directory. Windows Explorer opens. The Add Network Location Wizard Starts. In the next screen of the wizard click Choose a Custom Network Location. In the Internet or Network Address field type: Wait a few seconds and a log in window comes up. Next window give your folder a name. In the final step of the wizard, make sure Open This Network Location When I Click Finish is selected. Once the mapping is complete, the folder lives in the Computer and Network directories as a location. In my tests, this method doesn’t work as fluidly as other services like Dropbox.