How to Protect Our Kids’ Data? | Stephanie Newman | TEDxRoseburg

If you love to share about your child online, you may soon think twice about doing so. Companies (both legitimate and illegal) are sweeping and storing your child’s data from seemingly harmless social media posts. The consequences for these future adults are staggering; from identity theft to job and school applications, these children are being […]

To accomplish great things, you need to “let the paint dry” | Daniel J. Watts

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. As theaters closed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the creatives who populated their stages were plunged into a state of seemingly endless uncertainty. Aided by a delightful and metaphorically resonant piece of performance art, multidisciplinary artist […]

Your WILL is the Key to Reinvention | Victoria Kennedy | TEDxTenayaPaseo

“Looking for a fresh start? People love to throw around the phrase, “”Just reinvent yourself!”” as if it’s the easiest thing to do. But how do you do it? And most importantly, how to stay consistent with the this new version of yourself? Victoria Kennedy reinvented her life from being a Nun, to a Pageant […]

Vie et travail avec le monde comme point de départ | Gabriel SEIBEL | TEDxParisNanterre

Gabriel, despite his young age is already a CEO of a 10-year-old company. Alumni of University Paris Nanterre, he shared the journey of his still growing company, at just 27. He started really young while still a student. Through his talk, he shares his failures and how this helped him get better but also to […]

3 strategies for effectively talking about climate change | John Marshall

Take action on climate change at http://countdown.ted.com. Which sounds more urgent: “global warming” or “pollution blanket overheating planet”? In this actionable talk, communications strategist John Marshall explains why we need to rethink how we talk about climate change — and offers small but mighty language adjustments to get people to more intuitively understand and care […]

The Case for Entomophagy | Allison Bajada | TEDxVillanovaU

Despite its taboo nature in the West, the practice of entomophagy, or eating insects, is an important cultural practice for more than 2 billion people worldwide. In her captivating talk, “The Case for Entomophagy”, Allison Bajada details humanity’s history with edible insects and lays out critical reasons why we as a society and as individuals […]

Tiyatro, Hayallerimi Paylaştığım Yer | Aysel Yıldırım | TEDxAçıHighSchool

Creative Spark. Boğaziçi Gösteri Sanatları Topluluğu’nda oyunculuk, oyun yazarlığı ve yönetimi, yayıncılık alanlarında çalışmıştır. Aynı zamanda çocuklar ve gençlerle tiyatro faaliyetine, tiyatro eğitmeni olarak devam eder. 2017-2018 sezonunda BGST Tiyatro için yazdığı Zabel oyunu ile Tiyatro Eleştirmenler Birliği Ödülleri ve Üstün Akmen Tiyatro Ödülleri tarafından ‘Yılın Yerli Oyun Yazarı’ ödülüne layık görülmüştür. Aynı yıl Zabel […]

Earth’s original inhabitants — and their role in combating climate change | Steven Allison

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Every environment on the planet — from forested mountaintops to scorching deserts and even the human gut — has a microbiome that keeps it healthy and balanced. Ecologist Steven Allison explores how these extraordinarily adaptable, diverse collections of […]

Is joke theft really an issue in comedy? | Paul F. Tompkins | Big Think

Is joke theft really an issue in comedy? Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Comedian Paul F. Tompkins explains the complexities of plagiarism in the comedy world; comedians all spend time together, processing the same current events—to some degree, it’s natural that they may […]

Foggy clarity: How to exist in uncertainty | ADIBA ARJITA | TEDxYouth@Brum

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently […]

A bit of funk, a little rock, a hint of sax, a dash of pop. | Vandergoose (Band) | TEDxBYU

Vandergoose is like a fresh walk on the beach in your favorite go-go boots as the moon bathes the sand ahead of you in electric rainbow moonbeams. Listening to their music gives you that feeling of slow dancing with the prettiest girl or boy and nailing your first sprint. Or you’ll feel like a strobe […]

The most Important Letter You’ll Ever Write | Stuart Edge | TEDxBYU

When we are in difficult times, hope for the future can help us get unstuck. One way you can cultivate that hope is by writing a letter to your future self. Stuart Edge is an American actor, author, and entertainer best known for his viral internet videos and inspirational storytelling. Stuart has been featured as […]

Digital Rights: Why we deserve a free and fair internet | Priscilla Chomba Kinywa | TEDxLusakaStudio

The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the world as we know it. While you watch this talk via the Internet, Priscilla Chomba Kinywa reflects on what it would have meant to shelter-in-place without the internet. She also challenges you to consider how people without access to the Internet live their lives every day and especially […]

How “1” computer changed the WORLD | Brian Burke | TEDxBuckhead

NOTE FROM TED: TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: http://storage.ted.com/tedx/manuals/tedx_content_guidelines.pdf What can gifting one computer do for the world? Find out in this very interesting talk by Brian Burke. Brian talks about the ripple effects of gifting computers. This TEDx was curated […]

The strongest predictor for success | Angela Lee Duckworth

Watch the full talk: https://tedtalks.social/grit A clip from Angela Lee Duckworth’s TED Talk “Grit: the power of passion and perseverance” Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful […]

The Rising of “Nerd” Culture | Toby Maggert | TEDxWesternIowaTech

Mr. Taggert seeks to inform us about the finer details of the intersection of pop culture and nerd culture in society. High school math and computer science teacher as well as a self-defined “nerd” This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn […]

A Different Kind of Persistence – Exceptional Persistence | Andre Rogers | TEDxUStreetSalon

This talk is given by Andre Rogers, the president of E3Insights and a long time entrepreneur. His journey has convinced him that persistence is a common trait of success. Not just any kind of persistence but exceptional persistence. This exceptional persistence can lead to fame, wealth and sometimes both. But in all cases, exceptional persistence […]

How your memory works — and why forgetting is totally OK | Lisa Genova

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Have you ever misplaced something you were just holding? Completely blanked on a famous actor’s name? Walked into a room and immediately forgot why? Neuroscientist Lisa Genova digs into two types of memory failures we regularly experience — […]

Can we build urban cities that last for generations? | Thai Ker Liu | TEDxSingapore

As the master planner of Singapore, Dr Liu Thai Ker is a visionary, and is widely recognized as ‘The Architect of Modern Singapore’. How might cities be planned to cater for population growth, and allow generations of families to grow up and grow old in? How might a city serve the population by anticipating and […]

Can we learn to talk to sperm whales? | David Gruber

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Animals are communicating — but what are they saying? And can we talk back? Marine biologist David Gruber introduces Project CETI: a team of scientists, linguists and AI specialists hoping to decode sperm whale language. Using noninvasive robots […]

Botlalo – You are enough | Kgomotso Matjele | TEDxPretoriaStudio

Kgomotso / Tsoness shares what art, and dreams, can do for overcoming fear. We are enough. This talk has global relevance but also speaks deeply to some of the challenges faced in a South African context. Kgomotso Mamorena Matjele, known creatively as Tsoness, is a singer, songwriter, poet, writer and stage performer from South Africa, […]

The Importance of Setting Boundaries | Gwanmin (Ryan) Kim | TEDxShekouIntlSchool

How does a young person busy with school and sports prioritize their life? For student-athlete Ryan Kim, it was by letting go of something he loved. Grade 11 This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

4 myths and misunderstandings about doing business in Africa | Nomava Zanazo

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Business in Africa is booming — but international companies are missing out, says emerging markets expert Nomava Zanazo. Rushing in without knowing their customers, businesses underestimate Africans and make costly assumptions about their diversity, preferences and buying power. […]

Revolutionizing stroke therapeutics | Samantha Spellicy | TEDxUGA

In her talk, Dr. Samantha Spellicy explores the trouble and triumphs pharmeceuticals face in their journey from the bench to the bedside. Dr. Samantha Spellicy recently graduated with a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center and has since returned to clinical training as an MD student at the Medical College […]

Un lungo viaggio in punta di piedi | Sonia Greco | TEDxModena

Dirige Khorovodarte a Mirandola (MO) e Tersicore a Finale Emilia (MO). Insegna balletto classico, carattere, punte e repertorio. Ha ottenuto il Teaching Diploma della Royal Academy of Dancing aggiungendo poi le certificazioni di Storia della danza, Anatomia, Psicologia e Musica con il massimo dei voti. È Esaminatrice Internazionale della Royal Academy of Dance e viaggia […]

The giant leaps in language technology — and who’s left behind | Kalika Bali

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Thousands of languages thrive across the globe, yet modern speech technology — with all of its benefits — supports just over a hundred. Computational linguist Kalika Bali dreams of a day when technology acts as a bridge instead […]

Instead of “calm down”, say this | Victor Coutin | TEDxNortheasternU

Have you ever wondered why no one calms down when you ask them to “calm down”? Victor Coutin, founder of Aire Fresco App, takes you into his journey to help millions of people, including you, to effectively calm-down. Credits: Talk: Víctor Coutin https://airefresco.co Music (Marimba and gaitas): Daniel Ospina IG: agozao Ilustration and animation: Isa […]

Resilience to Hunger | Kritika Gupta | TEDxUniversityofMississippi

The world has been trying to address hunger for several decades – but are we addressing it in the right way? In 2020, when the pandemic hit the world, did it bring hunger and food insecurity with it, or did the pandemic just re-emphasize an already existing problem? In this talk, Kritika Gupta highlights the […]

Embracing Your Weirdness | Chris Williamson | TEDxNewcastleUniversity

Imagine a world without weirdos – how much less fun would that be? Weirdness, as Chris Williamson argues, is our unique strength, one that we’re obliged to embrace, and the key to becoming more popular and desirable. This event was fully organised by student volunteers from Newcastle University, UK. This talk was given at a […]

The Simple Sensor that Can Save Millions of Lives | Shalini Prasad | TEDxPlano

After several years of research with various types of medical sensor technology, Dr. Shalini Prasad found inspiration from an unexpected source while on a flight. The resulting sensor device, which fits in the palm of your hand, may be the key treating millions of people with sepsis. Shalini Prasad is Cecil H. and Ida Green […]

How our brains shape our destiny | Hannah Critchlow | TEDxExeter

NOTE FROM TED: Research discussed in this talk around genetics, development, and behavior remains an ongoing field of study. See below for additional context. TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: http://storage.ted.com/tedx/manuals/tedx_content_guidelines.pdf What made you the person you are today? Renowned neuroscientist, broadcaster […]

A NASA astronaut’s lessons on fear, confidence and preparing for spaceflight | Megan McArthur

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. How does an astronaut prepare physically and mentally to launch into space? NASA astronaut Megan McArthur, who travelled to space as part of the SpaceX Crew-2 mission, shares stellar life lessons on how to cultivate the resolve to […]

An honest history of an ancient and “nasty” word | Kate Lister

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. With candor and cunning, sex historian Kate Lister chronicles the curious journey of an ancient, honest word with innocent origins and a now-scandalous connotation in this uproarious love letter to etymology, queens, cows and all things “c***.” (This […]

Why should we care about dying languages? Cherokee | Sara Snyder Hopkins | TEDxLakeJunaluska

Sara Snyder Hopkins shares her personal transformation from thinking Native American people should assimilate to advocating for preserving Native languages and teaching the endangered Cherokee language. She shares reasons for saving dying languages and ways that non-Native people like herself can help. Sara Snyder Hopkins is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Director of the […]

How we can curb climate change by spending two percent more on everything | Jens Burchardt

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Would you pay two percent more for the carbon-neutral version of the products you buy and use every day? In this innovative talk, climate pathfinder Jens Burchardt walks us through the costs and considerations of producing planet-friendly products […]

When traditional dance meets quantum physics | Santha Bhaskar | TEDxSingapore

Indian Dance Pioneer Santha Bhaskar shares the possibilities of choreography. She has incorporated elements of cultural dance, literature, even mathematics, and physics into her work. Performances can be given a contemporary twist and take on a modern-day topic such as quantum physics. It is her strong belief that traditional dance teachings by Bharatha Muni are […]

A Woman’s Side of the Story | Ana Cristina Galhego Rosa | TEDxFrankfurt

Ana Cristina shares with the TEDx talk her experience, her advice and how she mentors girls and women to follow careers in the Space sector. Ana Cristina is a lawyer and entrepreneur in the space industry with working experience over 10 years. Originally from Brazil, she holds post-graduation studies in space law and worked in […]

How to maintain your sense of self during (and after) the pandemic | Esther Perel

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. How do you effectively regulate stress? Therapist Esther Perel discusses the importance of creating routines, rituals and boundaries to deal with pandemic-related loss and uncertainty — both at home and at work — and offers some practical tools […]

How Yakut cinema takes over the world | Сардаана Саввина | TEDxYakutsk

Yakut cinema is 30 years old, but it has already won prestigious international awards. Who creates Yakut cinema and why do critics and audiences like it so much? Sardana will tell us all about this. Якутскому кино 30 лет, а оно уже успело завоевать престижные международные награды. Кто создает якутское кино и почему оно так […]

Moth vs. plastic | Евгений Попов | TEDxYakutsk

A small moth can stand up to protect the planet from plastic. A group of scientists from Yakutia is working on a project that could solve a global problem of the 21st century. Евгений всю жизнь изучает мир насекомых, а совершенно недавно он с коллегами, начал работать над глобальным проектом, который может помочь избавиться от […]

US politics isn’t broken. It’s fixed | Katherine M. Gehl

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. The “broken” US political system is actually working exactly as designed, says business leader and activist Katherine Gehl. Examining the system through a nonpartisan lens, she makes the case for voting innovations, already implemented in parts of the […]