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Remembering James Horner

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Remembering James Horner

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At TED2005, James Horner shared the secret of what made him such a powerhouse film composer — he made it a point to watch each film as a viewer rather than as a creator. “Very often directors will say, ‘That’s not what I had in mind. I shot it with this in mind.’ But when []

Remembering Joachim de Posada

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Remembering Joachim de Posada

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At TED2009, Joachim de Posada shared a spin on the marshmallow test — he re-created the famous experiment with kids in Colombia, to see if they’d react differently from the suburban California children who were the subjects of the first test. In Colombia, he found one clever girl who ate the inside of the marshmallow, []

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A question worth asking: Babies at TED events?

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A tough and interesting question surfaced yesterday at TEDWomen — and not from the stage. One of our attendees brought a 5-month-old baby to the conference, and this raised the question: How can we make TED more accessible to parents with very young children? TED has always had a “grownups-only” policy; we don’t allow kids []

TED wins 11 Webby Awards

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TED wins 11 Webby Awards

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Today, as the winners of the 2015 Webby Awards were announced, our jaws hit the floor. Between TED and TED-Ed, we won a total of 11 awards — which means we’re tied with Always’ #LikeAGirl campaign for the most Webby Awards of the year. TED.com won seven awards, for Websites: Events (both the judges’ award and the fan-voted []

TED nominated for 7 Webby Awards

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TED nominated for 7 Webby Awards

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“Who wins the Internet?” That’s the question that the Webby Awards posed on social media as they released the slate of 2015 nominees yesterday.  So we are excited to see that TED and TED-Ed between us are up for seven awards. Update: We won a few! and couldn’t be more thrilled and grateful. We’re nominated in Websites: Events, as well as []

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.

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 []

Watch a live session of TED for free on Tuesday

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Watch a live session of TED for free on Tuesday

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On Tuesday, March 17, you’re invited to watch a full, unedited session of TED2015 for free — and join the world to hear the TED Prize wish given live online. Follow this link at 5pm PST on Tuesday, March 17, to watch a 90-minute TED2015 session live. The Session 5 program is full of powerful personal []