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How are TED Fellows changing the world?

How are TED Fellows changing the world?

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The TED Fellows program grows in size and impact each year, welcoming 20 new champions of change into its global community after applications open. Now in its 13th year, with more than 530 Fellows from over 100 countries worldwide, Fellows are innovating within every field imaginable — climate change, biology, technology, education, human rights, the []

TED Launches TED Audio Collective+, a new subscription on Apple Podcasts

TED Launches TED Audio Collective+, a new subscription on Apple Podcasts

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Listeners of TED Audio Collective podcasts can now get early access to new episodes of select shows, and an enhanced experience with ad-free listening, with TED Audio Collective+. This new podcast subscription is available for $4.99 per month, or $49.99 per year, through Apple Podcasts in over 170 countries. More than 1.65 million people around []

What’s next for climate action? The talks from the TED Countdown New York Session 2022

What’s next for climate action? The talks from the TED Countdown New York Session 2022

Countdown, TED’s climate action initiative founded in partnership with Future Stewards, launched three years ago with a focus on accelerating solutions to climate change. The goal: to highlight possible pathways forward and weave a story of how we can help build a safer, cleaner, fairer and net-zero future for all. After creating more than 100 []

Apply to be a TED Fellow!

Apply to be a TED Fellow!

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People tend to have a passive relationship with the future. Some can’t wait for it to arrive, expecting the best. Others wish it would never come, fearing the worst. Either way, most of us accept that the future is out of our hands. But not all of us. There are an idealistic few who understand []

My idea for a new era: The town hall from TED2022

My idea for a new era: The town hall from TED2022

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There’s a special tradition on the final day of the annual TED conference: the town hall, an opening of the main stage to TED attendees to reflect on the week’s ideas and experiences, offer timely rebuttals and share their own wisdom. Due to time constraints at TED2022: A New Era, the town hall did not []

Watch new TED Talks from the Audacious Project

Watch new TED Talks from the Audacious Project

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The Audacious Project is TED’s collaborative funding initiative to put ideas for social change into action. Today, we launched eight new talks from this year’s cohort, featuring some of the world’s boldest changemakers and their ideas to solve humanity’s most pressing challenges. Collectively this group has secured more than $900 million in funding from the []

Awe: Notes from Session 11 of TED2022

Awe: Notes from Session 11 of TED2022

What a week! Eleven mainstage sessions of TED Talks, two sessions of TED Fellows talks, an incredible array of on-site activations, countless Discovery Sessions, parties, dinners and more made TED2022 a triumphant return to Vancouver. The closing session of the conference capped off the week with world-changing ideas from the mountains of Nepal to the []

Cities: Notes from Session 9 of TED2022

Cities: Notes from Session 9 of TED2022

The future of cities is inextricably tied to the future of humanity. They’re sites of innovation, culture, community building — and, at the same time, home to some of the world’s most intractable problems, like homelessness and pollution. In Session 9 of TED2022, six speakers explored an intentionally provocative whiplash of ideas tied to city []

Sustainable and personalized gifting at TED2022

Sustainable and personalized gifting at TED2022

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At TED2022, the goal of the gift program is to prioritize sustainability and minimize waste. The chosen items aim to inspire creativity and better habits while also considering the packaging and materials used. Attendees can personalize their TED Gift by creating a wishlist with all the things they’re interested in – and deliberately select something []

Play: Notes from Session 7 of TED2022

Play: Notes from Session 7 of TED2022

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Session 7 of TED2022 focused on play, with talks on the science behind what it really means to “have fun”, finding your personal groove through dance, the next era of video games, foraging for food in your backyard and more. The event: Talks from Session 7 of TED Fellows Talks at TED2022, hosted by TED’s []

Vision: Notes from Session 5 of TED2022

Vision: Notes from Session 5 of TED2022

In a classically wide-ranging Session 5 of TED2022, six speakers shared their vision for the future — from building the world’s most powerful telescope to the next generation of the creator economy to finding ways to bridge divides and create peace through unlikely collaborations. The event: Talks from TED2022, Session 5: Vision, hosted by TED’s []