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8 great ideas for cities: The City 2.0 award-winners in video

8 great ideas for cities: The City 2.0 award-winners in video

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As the world’s population expands toward 10 billion people within the next 50 years, urban citizens face an unprecedented opportunity to build more vibrant, just and inclusive urban centers. Because we know that cities are powered by people, and people enable change, TED responded to the rapidly changing urban landscape by granting the 2012 TED Prize to []

10 tips on how to talk to people at TEDActive

10 tips on how to talk to people at TEDActive

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1. Start with a smile. “Smiling is one of the most basic, biologically-uniform expressions of all humans,” says Ron Gutman. Watch his TED Talk about the hidden power of smiling. 2. Just say hi. All it takes is one hello to open up doors. Here’s how to say “hello” in 150 different languages. 3. Remember: you are interesting! []

Watch free online today: Skillshare at TEDActive

Watch free online today: Skillshare at TEDActive

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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 []