Two years ago this past Wednesday, March 23, 2009, was TEDxUSC, the first TEDx event. The TEDx Blog created a collage using Storify to capture some of this week’s birthday wishes. Read the story “Happy 2nd Birthday TEDx!” on the TEDx Blog.
The venue that housed TEDxKalamata certainly had some history: held in an ancient amphitheater, this was the first TEDx event in an archaeological site. To be specific, the location was an ancient outdoor ekklesiasterion (assembly hall) in Messene, Greece, that has been used for public gatherings since 369 B.C. At TEDxKalamata, 18 speakers and 50 volunteers […]
Spring has been an exciting season for TEDx. In March, the program celebrated its 4th birthday; and now — just two months later — we’re excited to announce that the TEDx YouTube channel has reached its 100 millionth video view. In 2009, the TEDx program was created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading,” to empower individuals, […]