Can I help translate TEDx Talks if I only speak English? Yes. Meet Camille, an English language coordinator

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Can I help translate TEDx Talks if I only speak English? Yes. Meet Camille, an English language coordinator

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Camille Martinez is a native English speaker who’s fluent in Spanish. In her career, she’s run a language school, worked in medical translation and interpreting, and even started a translation company. But in TED’s Open Translation Project, Martinez occupies a key role: English Language Coordinator. She is one of a handful of volunteers who help []

Announcing our new TED Fellows channel on Medium.com

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Announcing our new TED Fellows channel on Medium.com

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The TED Fellows are an extraordinary group of 368 people — artists, scientists, entrepreneurs and more — each at the beginning of a landmark career, and each with a story to tell, a truly unique voice. So when the folks at Medium.com asked us to create a publication for the TED Fellows, we jumped at []

10 objects that inspired a TED Prize wish

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10 objects that inspired a TED Prize wish

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Dave Isay was shocked to learn he was in the running for the 2015 TED Prize. And yet, today his TED Prize wish — to grow StoryCorps’ “digital archive of the collective wisdom of humanity” — was granted, fueled by $1 million and the vigor of TED’s global community. Could your idea win the next TED []

Powerful films from 5 young people: What health inequality looks like in the US

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Powerful films from 5 young people: What health inequality looks like in the US

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For some of us, it’s easy to choose to be healthy — to eat well, to exercise, to live in a part of town with trees and parks. But for many more of us, it isn’t easy, and we don’t have that choice. We live in unsafe neighborhoods. Nutritious food is hard to buy. We don’t have strong families to help us through life’s challenges. A guest essay on building a culture of health.

Reflections on TED2015: What people are saying around the web

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Reflections on TED2015: What people are saying around the web

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With TED2015 wrapped, attendees, speakers and journalists alike are sharing their reflections on the experience. Below, some highlights: David Rothkopf was an open critic of TED, calling our talks “chicken nuggets for the brain.” But the experience of attending TED2015 and speaking during Session 1 changed his mind. The Washington icon now writes, “I was []

Watch TED Talks on your Apple TV

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Watch TED Talks on your Apple TV

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A cure for those what-do-I-watch-now moments: starting today, TED is on Apple TV. In our beautifully designed new Apple TV channel, you can watch TED’s full library of talks (1900+ of them and counting) and our expanding collection of playlists (more than 200 of them, from “Architectural inspiration” to “Talks to watch when every conceivable []

The TED2015 conference in 30 quotes

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The TED2015 conference in 30 quotes

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TED2015 featured more than 90 speakers, and more than 20 hours of talks. We turned our perceptions inside-out, saw some new technology, traveled to space more than once, heard astounding life stories, learned about unusual materials, rethought artistic expression and contemplated the divides of society, with an eye toward ending injustice. In the end, this collection of []