To TED Or Not To TED? (AKA Injured By A Toilet)

38 minutes

On this week's episode of The Freenoter, we look at TED/TEDx talks - are they worth it for freenoters? What makes a great TED-style talk, and why they may or may not be right for you. We also look at one of the TEDxCambridge speakers Tamsen worked with, Andrew Lo, and what goes on behind the scenes during a TEDx event. And we debut an original-ish cocktail, the tequila-based Spectre.

Show Notes:

Tamsen's TEDx Talk Flowchart ("Should I do a TEDx talk?"): https://tamsenwebster.com/tedx/

Andrew Lo's TEDxCambridge talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu86bYKVmRE

Great continuity errors from Hollywood: https://screenrant.com/worst-continuity-mistakes-movie-history/

Toilet Injuries: https://www.answers.com/Q/How_many_toilet_injuries_in_US

Drew Tarvin: https://drewtarvin.com/

D'Angelo, "Untitled": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxVNOnPyvIU

Jill Bolte Taylor: https://www.ted.com/talks/jill_bolte_taylor_my_stroke_of_insight

And The Spectre:

2 1/4 oz. good tequila (we used Don Julio Blanco)
3/4 oz. Cointreau
pinch of table salt

Stir over ice in a cocktail mixer and strain into a coupe. Slice off a thick, coin-sized hunk of lime rind (catch a little lime flesh with it) and squeeze it over the drink. Remember not to be fooled by Le Chiffre's twitching eye.

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