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Titus Kaphar and Vijay Gupta named MacArthur Fellows, a musical tribute to #MeToo and other TED news

2018-10-17T03:05:15+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

As usual, the TED community is busy with new projects and news — here are a few highlights. Meet two newly minted MacArthur “geniuses.” Visual artist Titus Kaphar and violinist Vijay Gupta have been named 2018 MacArthur Fellows! The fellowship, established in 1981, awards $625,000 over the course of five years to individuals of exemplary creative merit, to [...]

Remembering Paul Allen

2018-10-16T03:04:47+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The directory of the Allen Brain Atlas, at brain-map.org. The Allen Institute for Brain Science, like other scientific and technical institutes funded by Paul Allen, does fundamental research that is made openly available to scientists. What’s an appropriate second act after co-founding Microsoft? When Paul Allen left the massive software company, sure, he bought a sports team [...]

Reboot: The talks of TED@BCG

2018-10-09T03:04:31+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

CEO of BCG, Rich Lesser, welcomes the audience to TED@BCG, held October 3, 2018, at Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto. (Photo: Ryan Lash / TED) How do we manage the transformations that are radically altering our lives — all while making a positive impact on our well-being, productivity and the world? In a word: [...]

Society 5.0: Talks from TED and Samsung

2018-10-05T03:04:46+00:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Carmel Coscia, vice president of B2B marketing for Samsung Electronics America, welcomes the audience to TEDSalon: Society 5.0, held at Samsung’s 837 Space in New York, September 26, 2018. (Photo: Ryan Lash / TED) We live in an interconnected world where boundaries between physical and digital spaces are blurring. We can no longer think about [...]

Bronwyn King leads global pledge for tobacco-free finance, and more TED news

2018-09-29T03:04:49+00:00September 29th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The TED community has been making headlines — here are a few highlights. Tobacco-free finance initiative launched at the UN. Oncologist and Tobacco Free Portfolios CEO Bronwyn King has made it her mission to detangle the worlds of finance and tobacco — and ensure that no one will ever accidentally invest in a tobacco company [...]

We the Future: Talks from TED, Skoll Foundation and United Nations Foundation

2018-09-28T03:05:02+00:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Bruno Giussani (left) and Chris Anderson co-host “We the Future,” a day of talks presented by TED, the Skoll Foundation and the United Nations Foundation, at the TED World Theater in New York City, September 25, 2018. (Photo: Ryan Lash / TED) We live in contentious times. Yet behind the dismaying headlines and social-media-fueled quarrels, [...]

Preview our new podcast: The TED Interview

2018-09-27T03:04:43+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

TED is launching a new way for curious audiences to immerse themselves more deeply in some of the most compelling ideas on our platform: The TED Interview, a long-form TED original podcast series. Beginning October 16, weekly episodes of The TED Interview will feature head of TED Chris Anderson deep in conversation with TED speakers about the ideas they shared in their [...]

Humanizing our future: A night of talks from TED and Verizon

2018-09-26T03:04:45+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Hosts Bryn Freedman, left, and Kelly Stoetzel open the “Humanizing Our Future” salon, presented by Verizon at the TED World Theater, September 20, 2018, in New York. Photo: Ryan Lash / TED There are moments when the world begins to shift beneath our feet. Sometimes slowly, sometimes dramatically. Now more than ever we are living [...]

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