Visiting Dignitaries

Bono Is Giving the TED Talk to End All TED Talks, Just Kidding It Will Never End

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Around this time last February, New York magazine wondered whether the golden age of ideas, sorry idea conferences, would leave “the clusterfuckoisie” without the uplifting epiphanies they paid so dearly to experience firsthand. “Might there be a cap on the number of interesting ideas in the universe?” asked Benjamin Wallace.

But the DAVOS-TED-Summit Series circuit has come back with a rejoinder in the form of rockstar-venture capitalist Bono (still listed as “Bono Rockstar” on Crunchbase, for those of you keeping track at home) who took the stage this afternoon in Long Beach. Read More