Arianna Huffington: Notes From TED: Can Simplicity and Innovation Overcome Complexity and Cynicism?
TED is the perfect antidote to cynicism. The one thing you're never going to hear here is: "I love your idea, but it will never fly... you'll never get it past middle America... you'll never get it past Olympia Snowe!"
As a result, for at least four days, there is no room for the victim's stance. And you really do embrace all over again the potential of technology, open sources, and transparency to transform our broken systems.