Man watches 296 TED Talks in a week. We ask him why.

Originally posted on TED Blog:

Chris Bailey runs the website A Year of Productivity, and watched 70 hours of TED Talks in a single week.

Chris Bailey runs the website A Year of Productivity , and watched 70 hours of TED Talks in a single week. He says, “Picking a TED Talk is like picking a song.”

Chris Bailey might be the most productive man you’d ever hope to meet. At least, that’s his goal. In May of this year, he committed to a year-long project in which he would do anything and everything to make his life more efficient. So far, that has included living in isolation, only using his smartphone for an hour a day, and getting up at 5:30am every morning.

Most recently, he decided to watch 70 hours of TED Talks in 7 days. Yes, in the span of a week, Bailey watched 296 talks, beginning with Meg Jay’s “Why 30 is not the new 20,”  ending with Eric Berlow and Sean Gourley’s “Mapping ideas worth spreading” and taking meticulous notes…

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