Most popular “ideas worth spreading”

PostRank, the recent Google acquisition in the real-time social-networking data analytics space, recently compiled a list of the most popular TED presentations.  The experiment aims to see which speakers are most popular by topic (i.e., technology, entertainment, business, etc.) and network (i.e., Twitter, Delicious, Facebook, Reddit, etc.).  There are a few surprises but I don’t think it stunned anyone to see that Pranav Mistry’s talk on Sixth Sense was first in the Technology and Design categories (I was pretty impressed when I saw him at Cognizant Community 2011) or that Julian Assange was strongly favored in Global Issues. Continue reading

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Bill Ford via CNN & TED on the future of transportation

Bill Ford via CNN & TED on the future of transportation || “Why the world faces a massive traffic jam” http://ow.ly/5qL2G