You can now get customized TED Talk recommendations in your inbox

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As the number of TED Talks on 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 and tell us the topics that fascinate you most, as well as your personal goals in watching TED Talks. In other words: What do you want to get out of your time online? After you’ve answered these two quick questions, you’ll be asked to sign up for TED, or log in with your existing TED account. In less than a minute, you’ll get a personalized recommendation.

At the TED Recommends sign-in page, you can decide what kind of talks you’d most like to watch. Ask yourself: What do you hope to learn from watching a talk?

We’ll take that input and combine it with your watch history to serve up jaw-dropping, a-ha-moment-inducing, worldview-altering talks—picked just for you. The more you watch, the better the recommendations will get.

And you won’t just be taking our word for it. The recommended talks are selected by members of our community who share your passions and have strong opinions about what you need to see right now. You’ll hear from these community members in your personal email and learn why they served up what they did.