Oct. 11, 2011 -- TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. At the TED conference, the world's leading thinkers and doers are asked to share a brilliant idea -- in 18 minutes. These talks are made available free online at TED.com.
ABC News is taking a deeper look into the remarkable work of TED speakers and their ideas, and featuring playlists of great TEDTalks on ABCNews.com.
"If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ... " began spoken word poet Sarah Kay, in a talk that inspired two standing ovations at TED2011.