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Preview our new podcast: The TED Interview

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Preview our new podcast: The TED Interview

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TED is launching a new way for curious audiences to immerse themselves more deeply in some of the most compelling ideas on our platform: The TED Interview, a long-form TED original podcast series. Beginning October 16, weekly episodes of The TED Interview will feature head of TED Chris Anderson deep in conversation with TED speakers about the ideas they shared in their []

Meet the Fall 2018 class of TED Residents

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Meet the Fall 2018 class of TED Residents

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On September 12, TED welcomed its latest class to the TED Residency program, an in-house incubator for breakthrough ideas. These 21 Residents will spend 14 weeks in TED’s New York headquarters working and thinking together. The class includes exceptional people from all over the map — from Bulgaria to South Africa, Canada to Kansas. New []

What does TED look for in its Fellows?

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What does TED look for in its Fellows?

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Every year, TED opens applications for its new group of TED Fellows. We get thousands of applications from all corners of the world, representing every field under the sun — marine mammal conservation, biomechatronics, Khmer dance, space archeology. How do we select just 20 people to become TED Fellows? It’s not an easy process. (Technically, our []

You can now get customized TED Talk recommendations in your inbox

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You can now get customized TED Talk recommendations in your inbox

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As the number of TED Talks on TED.com grows, we’ve created a new way to discover talks you’ll love: Tell us your favorite topics and areas of interest, and we’ll send you a customized email brimming with talks worth your personal attention. Here’s how it works: Visit ted.com/recommends and tell us the topics that fascinate you most, as well []

Apply now to be a TED2019 Fellow

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Apply now to be a TED2019 Fellow

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The TED Fellows program is turning ten years old next year, and we are looking for our most ambitious class yet. We select people from every discipline and every country to be Fellows, and we give them support to scale their dreams and scale their impact. Apply to be a TED Fellow by August 26. []

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TEDx talk under review

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An independently organized TEDx event recently posted, and subsequently removed, a talk from the TEDx YouTube channel that the event organizer titled: “Why our perception of pedophilia has to change.” After reviewing the talk, we believe it cites research in ways that are open to serious misinterpretation. This led some viewers to interpret the talk []

The world takes us exactly where we should be: 4 questions with Meagan Fallone

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The world takes us exactly where we should be: 4 questions with Meagan Fallone

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Cartier believes in the power of bold ideas to empower local initiatives to have global impact. To celebrate Cartier’s dedication to launching the ideas of female entrepreneurs into concrete change, TED has curated a special session of talks around the theme “Bold Alchemy” for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards, featuring a selection of favorite TED speakers. []

Announced at TED2018: TED’s Hindi-language Star Plus TV series “TED Talks India: Nayi Soch” renewed for three seasons

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Announced at TED2018: TED’s Hindi-language Star Plus TV series “TED Talks India: Nayi Soch” renewed for three seasons

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New York, NY (April 13, 2018)—TED announced today that its highly acclaimed Star Plus TV prime-time series TED Talks India: Nayi Soch, a Hindi-language TV and digital series hosted by Shah Rukh Khan which premiered last fall, has been renewed for three more seasons. The first season, which featured speakers delivering inspiring and informative talks []

Scenes from the Tech Playground at TED2018

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Scenes from the Tech Playground at TED2018

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Assembled by our tech curator Alex Moura, six exhibits around the theater explore the hands-on, playful and human side of tech. Every exhibit is in some way touchable, relatable — not a piece of shiny gear in a plexiglas box but instead something to step into and be part of and play with. Meet our []

Considering Steven Pinker at TED2018

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Considering Steven Pinker at TED2018

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Linguist and psychologist Steven Pinker’s talk at the end of TED2018 Session 1 argued enthusiastically that humanity has, as a whole, made remarkable progress toward prosperity, peace and happiness — backing up his assertions with charts that showed an optimistic trajectory. But is that the whole story? A roundtable of TED Fellows — including scientists []

Univision and TED launch TED en Español podcast to bring ideas worth spreading to Spanish-speaking audiences

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Univision and TED launch TED en Español podcast to bring ideas worth spreading to Spanish-speaking audiences

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NEW YORK – APRIL 5, 2018 – Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, and TED, the nonprofit devoted to ideas worth spreading, announced today they have joined forces to launch TED en Español, TED’s first non-English podcast. The TED en Español podcast will make Spanish-language TED Talks available to the []

A new initiative for launching big, audacious ideas

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A new initiative for launching big, audacious ideas

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Social entrepreneurs often walk a tough road. Their ideas seek to improve life for communities that can’t afford to pay a lot, if anything, and without the support of funding options like venture capital, bank loans and stock markets, their best option to fund their ideas is generally the philanthropic sector. This requires an endless []