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.
There were a couple of interesting, but ill-attended talks yesterday before
lunch, which I wanted to draw together.
June Cohen [http://www.ted.com/index.php/profiles/view/id/13] of the TED
Conference [http://www.ted.com/talks?gclid=CKeB5LjIopACFRRSZwodakfhqw] made some
interesting points about media, and in particular,