The content and sense of community generated by TEDxBloomington exceeded all expectations. The interaction with the national organization, however, made for a bittersweet experience. Future TEDx events need to better integrate with the ecosystem of local events.
Dave Meslin claims voter apathy is not about laziness or being selfish. It is a systemic web of obstacles placed before us that discourages political action.
Deb Roy shared insights from 90,000 hours of home video with the TED 2011 audience. In addition to mapping the language acquisition of his infant son, Roy revealed a blueprint for data mining complex relationships in mass media engagement.
PostRank applies their real-time engagement monitoring engine to reveal which TED talks are being discussed.
From the archives of my drafts, I mined four compelling insights about community engagement.