QuoTED 2015

Some of our favorite quotations from this year's conference

In our last five years of attending the conference, TED 2015 might have been the best yet. Now firmly settled in its new Vancouver, BC home, this year’s production was deep, meaningful and overall more simple than in years past. Performances were moving, but not shocking. Talks were grouped in a manner that kept us in a cohesive headspace throughout each session. And the flow …

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A stunning guitar duet at TED 2015, Kendrick Lamar's powerful new record and more of what was in our headphones this week

Kendrick Lamar: To Pimp A Butterfly Kendrick Lamar’s new album has been hotly anticipated ever since he closed out the final episode of the Colbert Report with the anthemic line, “We don’t die, we multiply.” The wait is over a week earlier than expected, with Lamar dropping To Pimp a Butterfly late Sunday night. Spitting hyper-aware lyrics with his signature acrobatic flow, Lamar brings in …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Monica Lewinksy's inspiring TED talk, the end of Internet Explorer, porn parodies and more in this week's look at the web

1. Fashion Month’s Instagrammable Moments If fashion shows weren’t already the most photogenic events in existence, designers have found a way to make them even more Instagrammable. In this day and age of instant gratification, it’s essential for these shows not only to be DSLR-ready, but quirky enough to be captured through the tiny (yet powerful) cameras of smartphones. Last year, Chanel’s high-end supermarket took …