Wednesday, December 03, 2008

TED's Chris Anderson Talks Big Ideas with Alain de Botton

Cool discussion.

TED's Chris Anderson talks big ideas with Alain de Botton

TED curator Chris Anderson appears on BBC Radio 4's "iPM: Share What You Know" to discuss a provocative topic: Is the age of big ideas over? Chris debates the notion with philosopher Alain de Botton, the author of How Proust Can Change Your Life.

Here is the podcast from the BBC.

What's the big idea?

  • Jennifer Tracey
  • 28 Nov 08, 04:40 PM

Are there any original ideas left? What makes an idea unique and where do great ideas come from?

Entrepreneur and curator of TED talks Chris Anderson

Chris Anderson

and philosopher and writer Alain de Botton

Alain de Botton

discuss why 'big ideas' often get stuck and why we need to get out of our normal routine to let our imagination flow.

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Visit the TED talks website for ideas and more on the TED event in Oxford.

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