Why Are TED Talks 18 Minutes Long?

If you ever wondered why TED Talks are exactly 18 minutes long, here’s a clue from TED curator Chris Anderson: Q: Why are the talks only 18 minutes?

Watch TED 2009 Conference Videos Live on your Computer

TED Conference for 2009 will be held at Long Beach, California from February 3-7 and personalities like Bill Gates, Tim Berners Lee, Seth Godin, Nandan Nilekani, Ed Ulbrich will be speaking at the conference.