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Education

What I’d tell my teenage self: Life and career advice from the TED staffWhat I’d tell my teenage self: Life and career advice from the TED staff

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Four hundred middle and high school students will fill the TEDYouth auditorium this Saturday – and many of them will be put straight to work. Students who’ve expressed interest in cinematography will shadow our video production team, students who want to be event planners will hang out with our producers, and those interested in journalism will […]

Technology

25 life hacks you didn’t know you needed, but do. Probably.25 life hacks you didn’t know you needed, but do. Probably.

Posted By Helen Walters

David Pogue is a member of a very select club. As of today, he’s one of the few people with four talks featured on TED.com. (Two others who’ve reached this mark: Julian Treasure and Juan Enriquez.) Yes, we’ve shown you his talks on simplicity in tech design, cool phone tricks and the downloading wars. But […]

Culture

Last night at TED headquarters: a salon on life hacksLast night at TED headquarters: a salon on life hacks

Posted By Thu-Huong Ha

Last night in the TED office, we held a salon all about spring cleaning — for your life. Themed “A Better You,” the event featured four speakers with ideas on how to make a better, happier, more productive self. First to speak was The Power of Habit author Charles Duhigg, a reporter for The New York Times who […]

Culture

My Year of TED: How 54 talks changed a lifeMy Year of TED: How 54 talks changed a life

Posted By TED Guest Author

By Kylie Dunn What do you get when you cross a 39-year-old perfectionist with 54 TED Talks and far more honesty than any person probably needs to experience? You get my Year of TED. I’ve been inspired by TED Talks for years, and felt the urge to do something noteworthy and challenging to ring in […]

Education

Watch free online today: Skillshare at TEDActiveWatch free online today: Skillshare at TEDActive

Posted By Emily McManus

Today, TEDActive is teaming up with Skillshare, a platform that helps people learn anything from anyone, to create a free session of mini-lessons today — and you can watch live! TEDYou: Skillshare Edition Talks Monday, February 25, 1:30-3pm Pacific time (4:30-6pm Eastern) Watch a lineup of great 6-minute tutorial talks that can inspire you to […]