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Kate Welsh

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What happens when employees give TED Talks? A look at TED@StateStreetWhat happens when employees give TED Talks? A look at TED@StateStreet

Posted By Kate Welsh

“What corporate management team doesn’t say that they’re open to innovation?” says Michael Metcalfe, the senior managing director of State Street, the financial institution based in Boston. In November, Metcalfe saw his company do something concrete about building a culture of openness among employees and sharing ideas across the organization. He found himself onstage in […]

Business

Millennials, learn to code, says Razorfish CEO at TED AnnexMillennials, learn to code, says Razorfish CEO at TED Annex

Posted By Kate Welsh

“Your lifestyle is the future of marketing,” Bob Lord told a group of young New Yorkers at the TED Annex (our new spillover office) on Tuesday night. About 80 interns and young professionals from local marketing firms came together to eat pizza and hear Lord’s advice on merging creativity and digital know-how, during a conversation […]

Live from TEDGlobal 2013

How to spread ideas: Speakers and translators at the Open Translation session at TEDGlobal 2013How to spread ideas: Speakers and translators at the Open Translation session at TEDGlobal 2013

Posted By Kate Welsh

“I write sci-fi novels, because if I wrote a white paper nobody would read it,” Daniel Suarez told a panel of translators at TEDGlobal 2013. The science fiction author and drone activist was taking questions during his Skype Open Translation session, in which he described a dystopic–and all too believable–future dominated by autonomous lethal drones. His […]

Live from TEDGlobal 2013

TED Institute: How to bring TED to your organizationTED Institute: How to bring TED to your organization

Posted By Kate Welsh

Losing a passport shortly before an international flight probably wouldn’t strike most people as an obvious moment to reflect upon alternative currencies. Jennifer Healey, a research scientist at Intel, would likely argue otherwise. She lost hers right before flying to TEDGlobal to speak at the TED Institute. Instead of panicking and melting down at immigration, […]

Art

Fuel cell symphonies and art from gift bag wrappers: The Reimagine Project launches with the TEDActive 2013 artists-in-residenceFuel cell symphonies and art from gift bag wrappers: The Reimagine Project launches with the TEDActive 2013 artists-in-residence

Posted By Kate Welsh

Soft-spoken and self-effacing, Andy Cavatorta performed with punk bands in the early 1990s, has worked with Bjork and is a graduate of MIT’s Media Lab. His counterintuitive resume has led him to create these gigantic, aural structures — both meditative and comforting — which you can see here in a video the Lincoln Motor Company […]

Business

Five big ideas from TED@IntelFive big ideas from TED@Intel

Posted By Kate Welsh

Last week, Intel hosted a unique event — an afternoon of TED Talks delivered by their very own resident innovators, thinkers and dreamers. Through a partnership with TED, they received guidance on event production and curation. The final product — TED@Intel, themed “the future in progress” — was a moment for the organization to celebrate […]

News

Tearjerker Ads Worth Spreading winner earns adoption rights for same-sex coupleTearjerker Ads Worth Spreading winner earns adoption rights for same-sex couple

Posted By Kate Welsh

Expedia’s remarkably moving short film, “Find Your Understanding,” tells the true story of man named Artie Goldstein and his journey to accept his daughter Jill Goldstein’s marriage to another woman, Nikki Weiss. As the world waits for the Supreme Court decision on the Defense Against Marriage Act, millions have viewed this socially-conscious ad online. But […]