TEDx Calgary Community Coffee Meetup

Come have a coffee and share in conversation with others who are interested in TED and TEDx talks.

The topic of evening will center around recent critical remarks about TED talks.  Please listen to CBC's show The Current episode:  TED Talks: "Ideas Worth Spreading" or oversimplified info-tainment?

http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2014/01/13/ted-talks-ideas-worth-spreading/

Then read TED curator Chris Anderson's rebuttal:

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jan/08/ted-not-civilisational-disaster-but-wikipedia

It will be an interesting discussion I am sure!

We will meet at Gravity Expresso and Wine Bar -[masked] Street SE, at 7 pm.

Please only RSVP if you are definitely planning to attendCome join us for a chat about topics

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  • Laurie (.

    Rahim - thanks for recommending the Sam Richards talk on Empathy, watched it tonight!

    1 · February 7, 2014

  • Richard B.

    April and Rahim, thank you for organizing such an interesting and enjoyable evening. It was a pleasure.

    February 7, 2014

  • Greg C.

    I really enjoyed the conversation last night. I gained new insights into how TED operates and challenged some of my established ideas about, well, ideas! Thanks to April and Rahim for organizing, I look forward to future events.

    February 7, 2014

  • Kseniya K.

    Thank you for organizing this meeting. I really enjoyed the evening and look forward to more great discussions in the future.

    February 7, 2014

  • Bob M.

    Amazing meeting!

    1 · February 6, 2014

    • Kseniya K.

      It was great to meet you.

      February 7, 2014

  • Ben M.

    Shoot,....I am so sorry for this very late cancellation!!! I really wanted to be there and I totally messed up because of a surprise visitor to my home!!! Shoot I am so sorry for the people in waiting!! My apologies April....Unlike me to miss these ted talks.......Love them,....My apologies again..

    February 6, 2014

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