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Speed of change: The talks of TEDNYC x BMW i

2017-11-21T03:01:51+00:00

The speed of change is a constant in our lives. Sometimes it’s worth slowing things down, to look at what might be changing without us even considering it. To celebrate the efforts of innovators, change-makers and dreamers who are reimagining the future, TED has partnered with BMW i. In a special session of talks hosted by TED [...]

Speed of change: The talks of TEDNYC x BMW i 2017-11-21T03:01:51+00:00

It’s Nov. 18. Can we make jokes about Mugabe yet?

2017-11-19T03:02:00+00:00

Comedian Carl Joshua Ncube writes: If you are about to watch my TED Talk, then you are watching the first one to have an expiry date. You see, when I went onto the red dot I was afraid, I was petrified — and this was not because of an ’80s tune or the fear of [...]

It’s Nov. 18. Can we make jokes about Mugabe yet? 2017-11-19T03:02:00+00:00

TED’s response to claims of sexual harassment 

2017-11-18T03:01:22+00:00

Photo: Marla Aufmuth / TED We believe in ideas worth spreading. One of those ideas is that all humans are entitled to equal consideration and respect. The Washington Post recently reported that TED has grappled with sexual harassment at its conferences and in the workplace. We would like to address that article here. At the TED2017 [...]

TED’s response to claims of sexual harassment  2017-11-18T03:01:22+00:00

“The courage to …” The talks of TED@Tommy

2017-11-16T03:01:04+00:00

At TED@Tommy — held November 14, 2017, at Mediahaven in Amsterdam — fifteen creators, leaders and innovators invited us to dream, to dare and to do. (Photo: Richard Hadley / TED) Courage comes in many forms. In the face of fear, it’s the conviction to dream, dare, innovate, create and transform. It’s the ability to [...]

“The courage to …” The talks of TED@Tommy 2017-11-16T03:01:04+00:00

Open now: Audition for TED2018!

2017-11-15T03:00:44+00:00

At last year’s TEDNYC Idea Search, artist Olalekan Jeyifous showed off his hyper-detailed and gloriously complex imaginary cities. See more of his work in this TED Gallery. Photo: Anyssa Samari / TED Do you have an idea idea worth spreading? Do you want to speak on the TED2018 stage in Vancouver in April? To find [...]

Open now: Audition for TED2018! 2017-11-15T03:00:44+00:00

Be fierce, claim power: Notes from Session 5 of TEDWomen: Burn

2017-11-04T03:00:44+00:00

Singer/songwriter Judith Hill performs “Strange Fruit” to begin Session 5 of TEDWomen 2017, a hard look at hard things. Photo: Stacie McChesney / TED There’s a theme of Bridges that plays through this conference — and one of the things we sometimes need to do with bridges is burn them, to move forward with no [...]

Be fierce, claim power: Notes from Session 5 of TEDWomen: Burn 2017-11-04T03:00:44+00:00

Breathe and push: Notes from Session 6: Rebuild

2017-11-04T03:00:44+00:00

Leah Chase is 94 years old and she spent the morning, as she always does, cooking at her restaurant. She brings lessons from a life of activism and speaking up (and cooking) to the stage at TEDWomen 2017 in New Orleans. Photo: Ryan Lash / TED We’ve spent the past few days together thinking on [...]

Breathe and push: Notes from Session 6: Rebuild 2017-11-04T03:00:44+00:00

Fearless risk-taking: Notes from Session 4 of TEDWomen 2017: Suspend

2017-11-04T03:00:43+00:00

Jacqueline Novogratz hosts this session of TEDWomen 2017 — about the risks we take to create the world we want. . Photo: Stacie McChesney / TED The suspension bridge, says Acumen founder and session host Jacqueline Novogratz, provides the perfect metaphor for the leadership we need to see in this “fractured, divided, too often cynical [...]

Fearless risk-taking: Notes from Session 4 of TEDWomen 2017: Suspend 2017-11-04T03:00:43+00:00