Are you intrigued to find out which the 10 most popular TED Talks of 2015 so far are? TED Talks are a great way of finding out about diverse subjects and opinions, from scientific research to ideas about creativity, education and health. And, unsurprisingly, the ones with the most views tend to be the most entertaining and unexpected. Wherever your own personal interests may lie, there’s bound to be something to get you hooked. TED stands for Technology, Education, Design, and its self-proclaimed calling is to discuss ‘ideas worth spreading’. Why not compare this list to the one we made this time last year, and see how things have changed from the 15 most popular TED talks in 2014? We have collated data not just from YouTube, but also from iTunes, TED apps, and views on www.ted.com. This way, we can be sure to bring you the most accurate list of this year’s most popular talks.
TED has been going for over 30 years, and is enjoyed on a global scale now thanks to the Internet. Talks are produced in over 100 languages, and virtually no topic is off-limits. They say that their mission is to ask the question, ‘how can we best spread ideas?’ So, to help you find your own ‘idea worth talking about’, we bring you the 10 most popular TED talks of 2015.
10. The nerd’s guide to learning everything online
With over two million views so far, this talk by the writer John Green (author of The Fault in Our Stars), helps others to find out how they can use online videos to support their own learning. He’s witty, entertaining and informative, not to mention passionate about making online videos.