- TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a global set of conferences run by the private non-profit Sapling Foundation, under the slogan "Ideas Worth Spreading". The emphasis is on the entertainment aspect. TED was founded in 1984 as a one-off event; the annual conference series began in 1990. TED's early emphasis was technology and design, consistent with its Silicon Valley origins, but it has since broadened its focus to include talks on many scientific, cultural, and academic topics
- We are Tim Urban and Andrew Finn, two friends who met in kindergarten. We started WBW in July of 2013 on the theory that even though most online articles were short and list-y and stock photo-y and clickbait-y, people would still have the attention span for long, in-depth articles if someone did them well.
- Big Think is an Internet forum that features interviews, multimedia presentations, and roundtable discussions with speakers from a range of fields. The concept for Big Think has been described as a YouTube for ideas.
- chronicles technological progress by highlighting the breakthroughs, players, and issues shaping the future as well as supporting a global community of smart, passionate, action-oriented people who want to change the world.
- was established in 2004 by Julian Cribb (Founding Editor) with the aim of sharing knowledge and promoting science.