- Is the T for Thanksgiving? Here's what you shared on social media for the big holiday.
- Release the speeches later: Ivan Oransky of Embargo Watch shared a manifesto on why science news embargoes are bad for the public. Read if you release science news.
- The road to fame: Want to show users what your mapped route looks like IRL, or match a map to a video tour? Here's how to map your video.
- Entry fee: Wikipedia joined the ranks of Giving Tuesday by asking for donations again. Its accumulated donation totals may shock you. They're charted here.
- In other conference news: Evernote shared its official note-taking from two conferences: WIRED2016 in London and the Web Summit in Lisbon.
- Not hearing the woman's voice: When people are shown tweets about tech topics, made anonymous, they assume the tweeter is male. (Side note: Can we stop saying "anonymized?" Please?)
- Speak up? Here's a long think piece about voice search and how it's influencing future tech and user experience, with a special look at Google.
- Is there a TED voice? Linguists look at why so many people on YouTube sound the same.
- Ready for your closeup: Just like on Snapchat, Instagram will now notify users when someone screenshots their disappearing message to save it.
- Week in review: This week, my Moderating Panels blog asked Should panel moderators have to answer their own questions? On this blog, I shared 14 storytelling skills for communications pros.
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Friday, December 02, 2016
TEDMED--the medical and science TED conference--for the sixth year in a row. Time to end the week with my finds of the week, shared via @dontgetcaught on Twitter and don't get caught on Facebook, curated here for you. Call it our own little backstage magic: