TED's spinning beachball of death
Interesting that the TED Talk format has now become so established that it’s capable both of subversion (as above) and [use for advertising](http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/2012/02/ted_talk_from_the_year_2023.html). The format is, in effect, the brand.
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