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What does it mean to become a TED Fellow?

2019-08-20T03:04:39+02:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Every year, TED begins a new search looking for the brightest thinkers and innovators to be part of the TED Fellows program. With nearly 500 visionaries representing 300 different disciplines, these extraordinary individuals are making waves, disrupting the status quo and creating real impact. Through a rigorous application process, we narrow down our candidate pool [...]

What Brexit means for Scotland: A Q&A with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

2019-07-31T03:04:44+02:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon spoke at TEDSummit on Wednesday in Edinburgh about her vision for making collective well-being the main aim of public policy and the economy. (Watch her full talk on TED.com.) That same morning, Boris Johnson assumed office as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, the latest episode of the Brexit drama [...]

Not All Is Broken: Notes from Session 6 of TEDSummit 2019

2019-07-26T03:04:44+02:00July 26th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Raconteur Mackenzie Dalrymple regales the TEDSummit audience with a classic Scottish story. He speaks at TEDSummit: A Community Beyond Borders, July 25, 2019, in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo: Bret Hartman / TED) In the final session of TEDSummit 2019, the themes from the week — our search for belonging and community, our digital future, our inextricable [...]

Stages of Life: Notes from Session 5 of TEDSummit 2019

2019-07-26T03:04:43+02:00July 26th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Yilian Cañizares rocks the TED stage with a jubilant performance of her signature blend of classic jazz and Cuban rhythms. She performs at TEDSummit: A Community Beyond Borders, July 24, 2019, in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo: Bret Hartman / TED) The penultimate session of TEDSummit 2019 had a bit of everything — new thoughts on aging, [...]

Business Unusual: Notes from Session 4 of TEDSummit 2019

2019-07-25T03:04:51+02:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

ELEW and Marcus Miller blend jazz improvisation with rock in a musical cocktail of “rock-jazz.” They perform at TEDSummit: A Community Beyond Borders, July 24, 2019, in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo: Dian Lofton / TED) To keep pace with our ever-changing world, we need out-of-the-box ideas that are bigger and more imaginative than ever. The speakers [...]

It’s not about privacy — it’s about power: Carole Cadwalladr speaks at TEDSummit 2019

2019-07-24T03:04:35+02:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Three months after her landmark TED Talk, Carole Cadwalladr is back at TED. In conversation with curator Bruno Giussani, Cadwalladr discusses the latest on her reporting on the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal and what we still don’t know about the transatlantic links between Brexit and the 2016 US presidential election. “Who has the information, who has [...]

Anthropo Impact: Notes from Session 2 of TEDSummit 2019

2019-07-24T03:04:34+02:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Radio Science Orchestra performs the musical odyssey “Prelude, Landing, Legacy” in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing at TEDSummit: A Community Beyond Borders, July 22, 2019, in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo: Ryan Lash / TED) Session 2 of TEDSummit 2019 is all about impact: the actions we can take to solve [...]

10 years of TED Fellows: Notes from the Fellows Session of TEDSummit 2019

2019-07-24T03:04:32+02:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

TED Fellows celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the program at TEDSummit: A Community Beyond Borders, July 22, 2019 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo: Ryan Lash / TED) The event: TEDSummit 2019, Fellows Session, hosted by Shoham Arad and Lily Whitsitt When and where: Monday, July 22, 2019, 9am BST, at the Edinburgh Convention Centre in Edinburgh, [...]