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Calling all GlobalXplorers: Get ready to go to India

2019-02-14T03:04:30+00:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

A look at how GlobalXplorer’s expedition of India will roll out, state by state. Armchair archaeologists will search more than 3 million square kilometers for signs of ancient manmade sites. (Photo courtesy of GlobalXplorer and Tata Trusts) Today, GlobalXplorer, the citizen science platform created by satellite archaeologist Sarah Parcak with the 2016 TED Prize — which [...]

Stacey Abrams’ State of the Union response and more updates from TED speakers

2019-02-12T03:04:30+00:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The TED community is brimming with new projects and updates. Below, a few highlights. Stacey Abrams responds to the US State of the Union. Politician Stacey Abrams spoke from Atlanta on behalf of the Democratic party following the State of the Union address. In her speech, she focused on the fight against bigotry, bipartisanship in [...]

Remembering Emily Levine

2019-02-07T03:05:06+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

“You have to understand that we don’t live in Newton’s clockwork universe anymore. We live in a banana peel universe, and we won’t ever be able to know everything or control everything or predict everything.” Emily Levine speaks at TED2018. Photo: Jason Redmond / TED “That’s what’s so extraordinary about life: It’s a cycle of [...]

Launching today: The Way We Work, in partnership with Dropbox

2019-02-06T03:04:34+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of TED’s latest original video series, The Way We Work. In this 8-episode series, a range of business leaders and thinkers offer their direct, practical wisdom and insight into how we can adapt and thrive amid changing workplace conventions. In these brief, to-the-point videos, you can get answers to your [...]

Reggie Watts’ virtual reality dance party and more TED news

2019-02-01T03:04:38+00:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The TED community is busy with new projects and news — below, some highlights. A virtual reality dance party at Sundance. Musician and comedian Reggie Watts and artist Kiira Benzing debuted their new project “Runnin’” at the Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier exhibit. “Runnin’” is an “immersive, interactive music video” backed with a hypnotic techno [...]

Education Everywhere: A night of talks about the future of learning, in partnership with TED-Ed

2019-01-26T03:04:39+00:00January 26th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

TED-Ed’s Stephanie Lo (left) and TED’s own Cloe Shasha co-host the salon Education Everywhere, on January 24, 2019, at the TED World Theater in New York City. (Photo: Dian Lofton / TED) The event: TED Salon: Education Everywhere, curated by Cloe Shasha, TED’s director of speaker development; Stephanie Lo, director of programs for TED-Ed; and Logan Smalley, [...]

Meet the 2019 TED Fellows and Senior Fellows

2019-01-24T03:04:37+00:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The TED Fellows program turns 10 in 2019 — and to mark this important milestone, we’re excited to kick off the year of celebration by announcing the impressive new group of TED2019 Fellows and Senior Fellows! This year’s TED Fellows class represents 12 countries across four continents; they’re leaders in their fields — ranging from astrodynamics [...]

Up for Debate: Talks from TED and Doha Debates

2019-01-19T03:04:25+00:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

At TED Salon: Up for Debate, held January 16, 2019, at the TED World Theater in New York, NY, five speakers shared ideas for tackling society’s thorniest issues, joined via video by people worldwide. (Photo: Dian Lofton / TED) The world is more interconnected than ever before — and the need to bridge political and ideological divides [...]

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