Traffic: What’s Working for You Right Now?

by Pat Flynn
As I count down the days until my very first keynote speech—the opening keynote for the Financial Blogger Conference in St. Louis next week—I’ve been up late the last few nights fine-tuning and rehearsing my presentation. It’s been a while since I was last on stage and I have to say: I couldn’t be more excited! I promise to have a video recording of the keynote for you soon ...Read the full article

Tim Harford: Trial, error and the God complex

http://www.ted.com Economics writer Tim Harford studies complex systems -- and finds a surprising link among the successful ones: they were built through trial and error. In this sparkling talk from TEDGlobal 2011, he asks us to embrace our randomness and start making better mistakes. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the "Sixth Sense" wearable tech, and "Lost" producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/translate.