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Catalyze: The talks from TED@NAS

2019-11-07T03:04:41+01:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Marcia McNutt, President of the National Academy of Sciences, opens TED@NAS at The National Academy of Sciences on November 1, 2019, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Ryan Lash / TED) Science catalyzes progress. It allows us to explore our biggest questions, generate new ideas and seek out solutions. At TED@NAS, 19 speakers and performers explored how [...]

Announcing TED Masterclass: TED’s official public speaking course

2019-11-06T03:04:47+01:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

We’re excited to announce the release of TED Masterclass — TED’s official public speaking course. Delivered via mobile app, the course is guided by TED’s Head Curator, Chris Anderson, and is designed to help you identify, develop and share your best ideas as a TED-style talk. Based on Anderson’s book TED Talks: The Official TED [...]

The TED Interview podcast kicks off season 3

2019-10-09T03:00:42+01:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The TED Interview launches its newest season on October 9, 2019. Last season notably featured Bill Gates, Monica Lewinsky and Susan Cain — and you can expect another thoughtful lineup of scientists, thinkers and artists for the new season. Season 3 features eight episodes, during which head of TED Chris Anderson will continue to inspire [...]

Helping learners of English find their own voice

2019-10-08T03:04:55+01:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Transportation Teahouse at Huangjueping Street in Chongqing, China. (Photo: National Geographic Learning – Life as Lived) Since its inception, TED has been zealous in its mission of spreading ideas that inspire. It was out of this passion that a partnership between National Geographic Learning emerged to create materials for the English language learning classroom — [...]

The terrifying now of big data and surveillance: A conversation with Jennifer Granick

2019-10-02T03:05:47+01:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Concerns are growing around privacy and government surveillance in today’s hyper-connected world. Technology is smarter and faster than ever — and so are government strategies for listening in. As a lawyer for the ACLU, Jennifer Granick (TED Talk: How the US government spies on people who protest — including you) works to demystify the murky [...]

We the Future 2019: Talks from TED, the Skoll Foundation and the United Nations Foundation

2019-09-30T03:04:55+01:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Hosts Rajesh Mirchandani and Chee Pearlman wave to “We The Future” attendees who watched the salon live from around the world through TED World Theater technology. (Photo: Ryan Lash / TED) At “We the Future,” a day of talks from TED, the Skoll Foundation and the United Nations Foundation at the TED World Theater in [...]

Unlock: The talks of TED@BCG 2019

2019-09-28T03:04:52+01:00September 28th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

  Seema Bansal hosts Session 2 of TED@BCG: Unlock — a day of talks and performances exploring how we can reach our full potential — at the Grand Hyatt Mumbai on September 24, 2019 in Mumbai, India. (Photo: Amit Madheshiya / TED) To succeed in the next decade and beyond, we can’t just optimize what [...]

Is geoengineering a good idea? A brief Q&A with Kelly Wanser and Tim Flannery

2019-09-24T03:05:59+01:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

This satellite image shows marine clouds off the Pacific West Coast of the United States. The streaks in the clouds are created by the exhaust from ships, which include both greenhouse gases and particulates like sulfates that mix with clouds and temporarily make them brighter. Brighter clouds reflect more sunlight back to space, cooling the [...]