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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 [...]

In Case You Missed It: Highlights from day 3 of TED2019

2019-04-19T03:04:44+02:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

In a powerful personal talk, illustrator, author and screenwriter Jonny Sun shares how social media can be an antidote to loneliness. He speaks at TED2019: Bigger Than Us, on April 17, 2019 in Vancouver, BC, Canada. (Photo: Bret Hartman / TED) Day 3 of TED2019 featured three sessions of talks, a live podcast taping — [...]

How Hannah Gadsby broke comedy

2019-04-19T03:04:42+02:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

“I’m bad at talking. I’m good at talking,” Hannah Gadsby says at TED2019: Bigger Than Us, on April 17, 2019, at Vancouver, BC, Canada. (Photo: Ryan Lash / TED) “I don’t think I’m qualified to speak my own mind,” says Australian comic Hannah Gadsby. “I’m not so good at turning the thinking into the talking. [...]

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