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Harald Haas’s Li-Fi Vision: Light Bulbs That Transmit Data

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In a TED talk, Harald Haas of the University of Edinburgh shows how a beam from a light bulb can be rigged up to transmit a high definition video stream. The grand vision: LED lights with added microchips will let us transmit thousands of data streams in parallel, enabling us to access the Internet on smartphones wherever there is a light source.

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Collaborative Consumption: Drivers, Systems, Implications

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Are you familiar yet with Rachel Botsman and her book What's Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption (HarperBusiness, September 2010)? Her talk at TEDxSydney last May is featured at the TED website on the subpage about “The Rise of Collaboration” (the 15-minute presentation and a transcript are both

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TED Day 4 Roundup (#TED)

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(Follow all of MIT Sloan Management Review's TED coverage.) TEDsters smile through financial meltdown. That's the headline of a blog post WIRED's Steven Levy wrote yesterday, essentially arguing that all the optimism in the presentations ignored the multi-trillion-dollar elephant in the room: the current financial horror.

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TED Day 3 Roundup (#TED)

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(Follow all of MIT Sloan Management Review's coverage of TED.) Where do new management ideas come from? At TED, they come from the most surprising sources.

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Bill Gates TED Talk Now Available (#TED)

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(Follow all of MIT Sloan Management Review's coverage of TED.) Yesterday I promised to direct you to the Bill Gates TED Talk video when it was posted.

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TED Day 2 Roundup (#TED)

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Follow all of MIT Sloan Management Review's coverage of TED. Someone doing a study of collaborative innovation could start with a look at the TED Prize, three of which were awarded here last night.

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TED Prize streaming live now (#TED)

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If our posts about TED have left you interested in a taste of the conference, the TED Prize ceremonies are streaming live

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TED Day 1 Roundup (#TED)

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This is our second daily post covering this week's TED conference. You can follow all our TED coverage. For a conference that's supposed to be about long-term ideas, those ideas sure get spread at record speed.

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TED: A manager’s introduction (#TED)

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This week, MIT Sloan Management Review is in Long Beach, Calif., for this year’s TED conference, which starts tomorrow. We’ll report daily. Now in its 25th year, TED remains an unclassifiable event. The letters of the name originally stood for technology, entertainment, and design, but in recent years the tag line for the event has become “ideas worth spreading.”

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