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It's time for TEDGlobal2012! We've gathered in beautiful Edinburgh for what we are quite sure will be a thought-provoking, mind-expanding conference. The overall theme of the event this year? Radical openness. As TEDGlobal2012 co-curator and TED's European director Bruno Giussani reminded us, this is always a founding principle of TED. The problem is: it's actually a really difficult topic on which to base a conference.