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In Case You Missed It: Highlights from TED2019

2019-04-21T03:04:53+02:00April 21st, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Twelve mainstage sessions, two rocking sessions of talks from TED Fellows, a special session of TED Unplugged, a live podcast recording and much more amounted to an unforgettable week at TED2019. (Photo: Marla Aufmuth / TED) If we learned anything at TED2019, it’s that life doesn’t fit into simple narratives, and that there are no [...]

“Presence creates possibility”: America Ferrera at TED2019

2019-04-20T03:04:32+02:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

In her breakout role in Real Women Have Curves, actor America Ferrera played an iconic character who resonated with her true self. Why aren’t there more roles like that? She speaks at TED2019: Bigger Than Us, on April 19, 2019, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Photo: Bret Hartman / TED “My identity is not an obstacle — [...]

The TED2019 film festival: Conference shorts

2019-04-20T03:04:30+02:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

At TED2019, as we explored concepts, research findings and insights bigger than us (you see what we did there?), these conference shorts cleansed our mental palettes between TED Talks and helped playfully introduce sessions throughout the week. Enjoy these hand-picked videos from curators CC Hutten and Jonathan Wells that capture the kaleidoscopic and often humorous [...]

Meaning: Notes from Session 12 of TED2019

2019-04-20T03:04:29+02:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Eric Liu asks us to commit to being active citizens — wherever we are. He speaks at TED2019: Bigger Than Us, on April 19, 2019, in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Photo: Ryan Lash / TED The final session of TED2019 was a spectacle. From powerful calls to civic engagement and ancestorship to stories of self and [...]

Bigger than us: The art on screen at TED2019

2019-04-20T03:04:28+02:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The TED2019 theme, Bigger Than Us, promises to be larger than life — big ideas, monumental insights, out-of-this-world discoveries, and more! — so naturally, the session art must deliver that sense of awe too, and does. Colours & Shapes, a Vancouver-based design firm, has created larger-than-life environments for TED since the conference moved to its [...]

Anyone can be an underwater explorer: Trident underwater drone at TED2019

2019-04-20T03:04:26+02:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

TED Fellow and maker David Lang, at right, helps attendees navigate Monterey Bay through the eyes of a Trident underwater drone. Check out the starfish! (Photo: Dian Lofton / TED) It’s a foggy day in Vancouver — dense, white clouds hang over the North Shore Mountains, just barely visible through the high glass walls of [...]

Play: Notes from Session 9 of TED2019

2019-04-19T03:04:46+02:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Jamie Paik unveils robogamis: folding robots that can morph and reshape themselves as the situation demands. She speaks at TED2019: Bigger Than Us, on April 18 at Vancouver, BC, Canada. (Photo: Bret Hartman / TED) The more we look, the more our digital and analog worlds are blending. What is this future we are entering? [...]

Mystery: Notes from Session 8 of TED2019

2019-04-19T03:04:45+02:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

“Soil is just a thin veil that covers the surface of land, but it has the power to shape our planet’s destiny,” says Asmeret Asefaw Berhe at TED2019: Bigger Than Us, on April 18, 2019, at Vancouver, BC, Canada. Photo: (Bret Hartman / TED) To kick off day 4 of TED2019, we give you (many [...]

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