Summary of How Web Video Powers Global Innovation

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How Web Video Powers Global Innovation summary
Web video is revolutionizing face-to-face communication as profoundly as Johannes Gutenberg’s printing press accelerated reading and writing.


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TED curator Chris Anderson shares his enthusiasm and optimism for the upcoming population swell as he explores the influence of web video on “crowd-accelerated innovation.” Anderson illustrates how the Internet amplifies the three elements that drive innovation – “a crowd, light” and “desire” – thus revolutionizing learning and pushing people to improve. getAbstract recommends Anderson’s insights to innovators in every field.

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  • How web video is accelerating innovation and
  • How web video fuels a paradigm shift in learning that leverages the power of crowds.


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About the Speaker

Chris Anderson is a journalist, entrepreneur, innovator and philanthropist. He is the curator of TED.

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    Daniel Hubbard 6 months ago
    Great explainer on the power of video to serve as a catalyst, within the larger context of the internet; when like-minded individuals converge to compare talents, they inherently push the envelope of what's possible.

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