I did my Metaphorically Speaking talk in 2009, when I was neck-deep in the research for what eventually became I Is an Other, and did a two-minute turn on aphorisms at the same event.For those interested in some more information on the backgrounds to those talks, check …

James Geary, metaphorically speaking; Aphorism enthusiast and author James Geary waxes on a fascinating fixture of human language: the metaphor. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give …
TED redesigned its website a while back, adding some nifty new features speakers can use to expand on the ideas in their talks. Like — or as — poets do it. Getting over the distraction of structure (time, the …

It also includes speakers at the independent TEDMED conferences. Speaking metaphorically. Your audience should be subject to the same insight, burnt into their frontal cortex. Concentrate on simple, and multiple, stepping-stone ideas, then forget you gave yourself a plan in the first place. Aphorism enthusiast and author James Geary waxes on a fascinating fixture of human language: the metaphor. But maybe there is a way to talk about politicians in a fresher, cleaner way — without talking about politics. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Talks from the independent TEDx conferences are not included … Insight is through exposing yourself, metaphorically speaking (although for a more profound impact it’s hard to unsee balls, wang or breasts). Friend of scribes from Aristotle to Elvis, metaphor can subtly influence the decisions we make, Geary says.
Don’t bore us with your holiday snaps, metaphorically speaking, unless you were visiting the Dalai Lama. 5. This is a partial list of people who have spoken or otherwise presented at official TED conferences such as TED, TED@, TEDActive, TEDCity, TED-Ed, TED-NY, TEDGlobal, TEDSummit, TEDIndia, TEDSalon, TEDWomen, TEDYouth, TED Fellows Retreat, and TED Talks Education.