TED Blog

JJ-Abrams-card-sculpture A playing card becomes a sculpture. And it has something to do with TED speaker J.J. Abrams. Image: @theory11

The members of the TED community have been very busy this week. Below, news briefs on what a few have been up to:

Who’ll pay for the ebola vaccine? To end the ebola epidemic, we need a vaccine — and a lot of it, fast. The challenge for drugmakers? That’s not a profitable business. Seth Berkley is in talks with GlaxoSmithKline and others to talk about who might foot the bill. Berkley heads the GAVI Alliance, a consortium backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. (Watch Seth’s TED Talk, “The vaccine strategy,” and see the most recent talk from the Gates, “Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we’ve done.”)

Simon Sinek shares his public speaking advice. Simon Sinek gave the…

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