The following top five websites were selected for having the best short (20-120 minute), interesting, and accessible ideas. Each of these sites are easy to browse, have great functionality, and are generally non-technical. I am deeply indebted to these sites and others for continually providing high quality, fascinating, and free talks that spark the imagination and infuse my life with wonder and awe.
- TED Talks – “group of remarkable people that gather to exchange ideas of incalculable value”
- Pop!Casts – annual mass media, technology and society conference held in Camden, Maine
- Big Think – engaging discussions and debate on contemporary issues (beta version)
- FORA.tv – delivers discourse, discussion, and debates on the world’s most interesting political, social, and cultural issues, and enables viewers to join the conversation
- Google Talks – Google TechTalks, Authors@Google and Miscellaneous