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You can now get customized TED Talk recommendations in your inbox

2018-07-18T03:04:43+00:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

As the number of TED Talks on TED.com grows, we’ve created a new way to discover talks you’ll love: Tell us your favorite topics and areas of interest, and we’ll send you a customized email brimming with talks worth your personal attention. Here’s how it works: First, log in to your TED.com account (or create one, if [...]

Tiq Milan talks to Netflix, the determined search for aliens, and other TED news.

2018-07-14T03:05:01+00:00July 14th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

As usual, the TED community is bursting with new projects and discoveries. Here are a few highlights. The power of representation. Writer and trans activist Tiq Milan, at left in the photo above, was interviewed for a new initiative by Netflix and GLAAD called “First Time I Saw Me.” Alongside Elliot Fletcher, Jamie Clayton, Jazz [...]

Ghana eliminates trachoma, The Bail Project opens a fifth site: Updates from The Audacious Project

2018-07-10T03:05:08+00:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

At One Acre Fund’s soil lab in Kenya, soil samples from small farms are analyzed to help the farmers select the right seeds and fertilizer to maximize their yields. Photo: Courtesy of One Acre Fund Their ideas are big — aimed at impacting millions of lives or creating sweeping global change. Three months after the [...]

Curing cancer one nanoparticle at a time, and more news from TED speakers

2018-06-30T03:00:32+00:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

As usual, the TED community is hard at work — here are some highlights: A new drug-delivering nanoparticle. Paula Hammond, the head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT, is part of a research team that has developed a new nanoparticle designed to treat a kind of brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme. The nanoparticles [...]

Apply now to be a TED2019 Fellow

2018-06-27T03:06:09+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The TED Fellows program is turning ten years old next year, and we are looking for our most ambitious class yet. We select people from every discipline and every country to be Fellows, and we give them support to scale their dreams and scale their impact. Apply to be a TED Fellow by August 26. [...]

TEDx talk under review

2018-06-20T03:04:44+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

An independently organized TEDx event recently posted, and subsequently removed, a talk from the TEDx YouTube channel that the event organizer had titled: “Why our perception of pedophilia has to change.”  We were not aware of this organizer’s actions, but understand now that their decision to remove the talk was at the speaker’s request for [...]

An ambitious plan to explore our oceans, and more news from TED speakers

2018-06-16T03:04:50+00:00June 16th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

  The past few weeks have brimmed over with TED-related news. Below, some highlights. Exploring the ocean like never before. A school of ocean-loving TED speakers have teamed up to launch OceanX, an international initiative dedicated to discovering more of our oceans in an effort to “inspire a human connection to the sea.” The coalition [...]