Reflections on TED2015: What people are saying around the web

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David Rothkopf was a huge TED skeptic—until he attended TED2015. "I was wrong about TED,' he says. Photo: Bret Hartman/TED David Rothkopf was a huge TED skeptic—until he attended TED2015. “I was wrong about TED. In a big way,” he says. Photo: Bret Hartman/TED

With TED2015 wrapped, attendees, speakers and journalists alike are sharing their reflections on the experience. Below, some highlights:

David Rothkopf was an open critic of TED, calling our talks “chicken nuggets for the brain.” But the experience of attending TED2015 and speaking during Session 1 changed his mind. The Washington icon now writes, “I was wrong about TED. In a big way. … Not only did I find TED to be an exceptional event attended by remarkable people  … on several occasions, listening to some of the scientists and technologists who were presenting talks about their work, I was actually moved to near tears. Actually it was more like an existential gut punch.” Read his full essay on Foreign Policy »

Over at Re/Code, journalist Ina…

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