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Rhiannon Giddens and Kate Orff win MacArthur “genius” grants, and more TED news

2017-10-22T03:06:09+00:00

As usual, the TED community has lots of news to share this week. Below, some highlights. A MacArthur for Rhiannon Giddens and Kate Orff. On October 11, the MacArthur Foundation released their list of 2017 Fellows. Among them are musician Rhiannon Giddens and landscape architect Kate Orff. Giddens, known for her rich reinterpretations of American [...]

Rhiannon Giddens and Kate Orff win MacArthur “genius” grants, and more TED news 2017-10-22T03:06:09+00:00

Achievement unlocked: TEDx celebrates 100,000 talks!

2017-10-20T03:05:30+00:00

Ideas never sleep — and neither does the TEDx archive.  Since going online in 2009, the archive has amassed thousands of perspective-shifting talks from across the world — and we’ve just reached 100,000! So, to celebrate TEDx and its rich library of incredible ideas (honestly, where else but on the TEDx archive will you hear [...]

Achievement unlocked: TEDx celebrates 100,000 talks! 2017-10-20T03:05:30+00:00

Monica Lewinsky’s Favorite TED Talks to Help Prevent Bullying

2017-10-20T03:05:27+00:00

These talks were selected by Monica Lewinsky, in honor of National Bullying Prevention Month. October is National Bullying Prevention Month in the U.S., and chances are you know someone who’s been bullied — or you’ve been bullied yourself. Here, I’ve curated a list of TED and TEDx Talks that I feel unpack different aspects of [...]

Monica Lewinsky’s Favorite TED Talks to Help Prevent Bullying 2017-10-20T03:05:27+00:00

How to build the future: Talks from TED#Brightline

2017-10-19T03:05:28+00:00

TED’s content producer Cloe Shasha hosts TED#Brightline, an evening of visionary talks from business leaders (and more), at the TEDNYC Theater, October 18, 2017, in New York. (Photo: Ryan Lash / TED) Let’s face it: it’s hard to get stuff done. How can we, together, realize our most ambitious dreams? To celebrate the efforts of smart [...]

How to build the future: Talks from TED#Brightline 2017-10-19T03:05:28+00:00

BMW i and TED partner with Next Visionaries to source new ideas in mobility

2017-10-07T03:05:05+00:00

TED’s European curator, Bruno Giussani, kicks off the Next Visionaries live pitch event at the Frankfurt Auto Show on September 10. Five months ago, BMW i and TED laid down a challenge. What would the future of mobility look like? There were no constraints on time frame or existing technology. The Next Visionaries project was [...]

BMW i and TED partner with Next Visionaries to source new ideas in mobility 2017-10-07T03:05:05+00:00

Break the mold: The talks of TED@BCG 2017

2017-10-06T03:04:57+00:00

The main stage at TED@BCG at East End Studios, October 4, 2017, in Milan, Italy. Photo: Richard Hadley / TED Complex times require a bold embrace of diversity and difference — and an ability to turn the unknown into an advantage. How can we tap into the unexpected? For a sixth year, BCG has partnered with [...]

Break the mold: The talks of TED@BCG 2017 2017-10-06T03:04:57+00:00

The big idea: What your casual online behavior reveals about you (and what to do about it)

2017-10-04T03:05:14+00:00

It seems these days, everybody’s getting hacked. With so much of our most sensitive information stored on servers in some remote part of the world, it seems concerningly easy for malicious hackers to worm their way past secure firewalls and into bank accounts, credit card databases, corporate emails and even hospital systems. On a global [...]

The big idea: What your casual online behavior reveals about you (and what to do about it) 2017-10-04T03:05:14+00:00

Healing hearts at the intersection of modern medicine and indigenous culture

2017-09-30T03:05:08+00:00

Worldwide, nearly one out of every hundred children is born with a congenital heart disease, which can vary from defective vessels and leaky valves, to holes in the heart. Dr. Franz Freudenthal (TED Talk: A new way to heal hearts without surgery) deals in the latter as a pediatric cardiologist who has developed a better, [...]

Healing hearts at the intersection of modern medicine and indigenous culture 2017-09-30T03:05:08+00:00