Meet the Fall 2017 class of TED Residents

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Meet the Fall 2017 class of TED Residents

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On September 11, TED welcomed its latest class to the TED Residency program, an in-house incubator for breakthrough ideas. Residents spend four months in TED’s New York headquarters with other exceptional people from all over the map—including the Netherlands, the UK, Tennessee and Georgia. The new Residents include: A filmmaker creating a movie experience that []

The big idea: 3 reasons to be kind to educators

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The big idea: 3 reasons to be kind to educators

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Any dedicated educator can tell you: A teaching job extends far beyond the hours of the school day. Molding the minds of future leaders while simultaneously ferrying them across the rapids of childhood and adolescence — and dealing with the economics of the job — is a calling not for the faint of heart. Here []

Can cities have compassion? A Q&A with OluTimehin Adegbeye following her blockbuster TED Talk

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Can cities have compassion? A Q&A with OluTimehin Adegbeye following her blockbuster TED Talk

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Urban gentrification in Lagos is displacing hundreds of thousands of people who do not fit into the administration’s resplendent vision for the future. Their crime? Poverty. In what was one of the most moving talks of TEDGlobal 2017, OluTimehin Adegbeye calls us to consider the human cost of progress, specifically for the former inhabitants of []

Great shorts: The lineup of short films and video played at TEDGlobal 2017

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Great shorts: The lineup of short films and video played at TEDGlobal 2017

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How does TED complement a program of speakers sharing bold ideas, tough truths and jaw-dropping creative visions at TEDGlobal 2017 in Arusha? With interstitials: the beautiful, funny, inspiring, silly, short video breaks screened in between speakers. Pulling from a global pool of creativity, talent and thoughtfulness, this year’s TEDGlobal interstitial lineup boasts many films directed, []