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Achievement unlocked: TEDx celebrates 100,000 talks!

Achievement unlocked: TEDx celebrates 100,000 talks!

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Ideas never sleep — and neither does the TEDx archive.  Since going online in 2009, the archive has amassed thousands of perspective-shifting talks from across the world — and we’ve just reached 100,000! So, to celebrate TEDx and its rich library of incredible ideas (honestly, where else but on the TEDx archive will you hear []

How to build the future: Talks from TED#Brightline

How to build the future: Talks from TED#Brightline

Let’s face it: it’s hard to get stuff done. How can we, together, realize our most ambitious dreams? To celebrate the efforts of smart people who are changing the world while doing business as usual, TED has partnered with the Brightline Initiative, a non-commercial coalition of leading organizations dedicated to helping leaders turn ideas into []

Meet the Fall 2017 class of TED Residents

Meet the Fall 2017 class of TED Residents

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On September 11, TED welcomed its latest class to the TED Residency program, an in-house incubator for breakthrough ideas. Residents spend four months in TED’s New York headquarters with other exceptional people from all over the map—including the Netherlands, the UK, Tennessee and Georgia. The new Residents include: A filmmaker creating a movie experience that []

This is how to make Pierre Thiam’s fonio sushi

This is how to make Pierre Thiam’s fonio sushi

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If you’ve seen Pierre Thiam’s TED Talk about fonio, then you saw that part when he actually handed food out to the audience, yes? For those who didn’t know to sit in the front rows to receive that blessing (or couldn’t be there in the first place), and don’t mind rolling up their sleeves in []

It’s kicking off: TEDGlobal 2017 setup in photos

It’s kicking off: TEDGlobal 2017 setup in photos

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It’s almost midnight on the night before TEDGlobal 2017 kicks off in Arusha, Tanzania, and while people are gathering for pre-conference parties and dinners, the staff and crew are putting last touches on the theater where we’ll soon share four days of talks and performances. A few photos to set the stage:

The big idea: 5 ways to be a more thoughtful traveler

The big idea: 5 ways to be a more thoughtful traveler

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There’s a difference between traveling to a place and vacationing there. Vacationing renders visions of relaxation and minimal effort, whereas traveling evokes thoughts of an adventure where Wi-Fi hotspots are few and far between. Here are some ways to think differently about the places you visit and the people you see before stepping out of []

Sneak peek: First look at the TEDWomen 2017 lineup

Sneak peek: First look at the TEDWomen 2017 lineup

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This November, we’re gathering in New Orleans for three days of TEDWomen — to share talks about bridging the world today and the world we all hope to build. Today, we’re announcing the first speakers on our lineup, a mix of powerful voices, creative insights and committed activism that will set the tone for our []

5 stellar mini-docs that will make you rethink time

5 stellar mini-docs that will make you rethink time

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Five mini-documentary films captivated the TEDWomen 2016 audience — directed, written and produced by female filmmakers whose work embodies today’s best and most innovative storytelling. In a partnership between Lifetime and Chicken & Egg Pictures, these short films are artful in the ways their storytelling catalyzes social change and the TEDWomen 2016 theme, “It’s About []

What if? … and other questions that lead to big ideas: The talks of TED@UPS

What if? … and other questions that lead to big ideas: The talks of TED@UPS

What if one person could change the world? What if we could harness our collective talent, insight and wisdom? And what if, together, we could spark a movement with positive impact far into the future? For a third year, UPS has partnered with TED to bring experts in business, logistics, design and technology to the stage []