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TED is hosting another idea search with a mission to hear big, bold ideas — this time specifically from Southeast Asia. Applications are open to anyone living in Southeast Asia or of Southeast Asian descent. TED Idea Search: Southeast Asia is now open Applicants are required to create a 2-minute video as a part of []

Why TED takes two weeks off every summer

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TED.com is about to go quiet for the weeks of August 1 and August 8, 2022, while most of the TED staff takes our annual two-week summer holiday. Yes, we all, or almost all, go on holiday at the same time. (No, we don’t all go to the same place.) We’ve been doing it this []

TED Courses are here! Introducing a new way to learn, imagine and grow

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TED Courses are here! Introducing a new way to learn, imagine and grow

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Attention curious thinkers, knowledge-seekers, dreamers and doers! If you have a love for learning, you’ll love this. From astrophysics to vulnerability, TED Speakers have taught us so much over the years. With lifelong learners like you in mind, we’re taking the informative power of the talk to another level. TED Courses are a new, interactive []

Watch Bryce Dallas Howard’s new TED Talk: How to preserve your private life in the age of social media

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Growing up in the public eye, multi-hyphenate creator Bryce Dallas Howard experienced the familiar pressure to share her life with the world on social media. But with her mother’s steadfast guidance, Howard learned to set personal boundaries and savor the beauty of private moments. In this personal talk, she draws on three generations of family []

Unlocking potential, elevating stories: TEDinArabic hosts event in Amman, Jordan

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Unlocking potential, elevating stories: TEDinArabic hosts event in Amman, Jordan

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In the face of constant change, the world must unlock its full potential — human, natural and technological — to tackle challenges and shape the future. In partnership with Qatar Foundation, TED hosted a TEDinArabic regional event on June 4, 2022, in Amman, Jordan, featuring renowned TED speakers who shared their talks with a live []

Elon Musk talks Twitter, Tesla and how his brain works at TED2022

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Elon Musk talks Twitter, Tesla and how his brain works at TED2022

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Watch Elon Musk’s exclusive interview at TED2022: In this unedited conversation with head of TED Chris Anderson, Elon Musk digs into the recent news around his bid to purchase Twitter and gets honest about the biggest regret of his career, how his brain works, the future he envisions for the world and a lot more.

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

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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 []

Awe: Notes from Session 11 of TED2022

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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 []

Meet the 2022 class of TED Fellows

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The TED Fellows program is thrilled to announce the 2022 cohort of TED Fellows, whose work spans five continents and represents 14 countries — including, for the first time, Angola, Ethiopia and South Sudan. This year’s TED Fellows include a technologist making education more accessible for multilingual families, an astrophysicist who discovered 60 new exoplanets []

How are TED Fellows changing the world?

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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 []

Have an idea worth spreading? Apply to the TED Idea Search: Africa 2022

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TED is hosting another idea search with a mission to hear big, bold ideas — this time specifically from Africa. Applications are open to anyone in or descended from the African continent. TED Idea Search: Africa is now open. Applicants are required to create a two-minute video as a part of their submission. The deadline []

Regeneration: Notes from Session 8 of TED2022

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Session 8 of TED2022 focused on tackling climate change — in terms of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, adapting to the evolving conditions on Earth and regenerating what we’ve already lost. The session was also linked to TED’s climate project, Countdown, launched in 2020 with the goal of championing and accelerating solutions to the climate crisis. []

Cities: Notes from Session 9 of TED2022

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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 []

Imagination: Notes from Session 10 of TED2022

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The wondrous, expansive, absurd creativity of humanity was on full display at Session 10 of TED2022, which featured seven brilliant speakers, one deeply beautiful and imaginative performance and a much-needed comedic interlude. The event: Talks from Session 10 of TED2022, hosted by TED’s Helen Walters When and where: Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at the Vancouver []

Wellbeing: Notes from Session 6 of TED2022

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The feeling of wellbeing has been in short supply the last couple years. In Session 6 of TED2022, we took a crack at restocking that supply — featuring a return of Bill Gates to the TED stage (talking about how to make COVID the last pandemic), a compelling case for the four-day work week and []

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 []