TED & Talks

We need sustainable space tech. One solution – bees? Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- The objects humans send to space teach us a lot about the universe, but they are also cluttering it up. While some objects are close
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Watch the full talk: http://tedtalks.social/baratunde A clip from Baratunde Thurston’s TED Talk “How to deconstruct racism, one headline at a time” from TED2019 Baratunde Thurston explores the phenomenon of white Americans calling the police on Black Americans who have committed the crimes of … eating, walking or generally “living while Black.” In this profound, thought-provoking
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Classical liberalism #2: How does toleration fit into a pluralistic society? Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- While pluralism is considered a condition, toleration is the response to it. To recognize and accept a diverse range of perspectives on ethical views is to exhibit
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The entrepreneur’s guide to success Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Anyone can start a business and be an entrepreneur, but the reality is that most businesses will fail. Building something successful from the ground up takes hard work, passion,
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. How do you rediscover a happier, more purpose-driven (and less productivity-obsessed) self in the wake of the pandemic? Quiz yourself alongside work futurist Dominic Price as he lays out a simple yet insightful four-part guide to assessing your
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Sarah Su is a sophomore at Los Altos High School with a love for all things chemistry whether it’s mixing together ingredients or performing organic chemistry research. As a high school researcher, she engages in organic chemistry research regarding antimicrobial resistance, anticancer therapy, molecular antiviral solutions, and applications of computational chemistry in small molecule inhibitors;
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Jeff Myers is the co-founder of the Oakland LGBTQ Community Center. Having been a resident of Oakland for 16 years, he’s deeply dedicated to Oakland’s LGBTQ community. He’s volunteered for this community in multiple capacities, having been the volunteer coordinator for Oakland Pride, co-chair of community outreach, and Pride Event Volunteer Coordinator. Here, he shares
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Allen talks about how leadership is a shared responsibility. Not the task of one person. Allen is the Chief Technical Officer at TradeMark East Africa. In this role she is responsible for the technical delivery of TMEA’s entire project portfolio in infrastructure, trade environment, and business competitiveness with a budget of $620m, spanning 12 countries.
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Take action on climate change at http://countdown.ted.com. If you’re a frequent flier, you’re also a major polluter. What if there was a way to travel the world with less impact on the environment? In this quick, exciting talk, aviation entrepreneur and TED Fellow Cory Combs lays out how electric aircraft could make flying cleaner, quieter
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Dr. Micah E. Johnson performs a breathtaking memoir monologue entitled “Never Had a Friend.” The talk describes his experiences with homelessness as a child and how he learned the meaning of friendship and the value of artistic expressions. The piece features diverse types of performance art, including lecture, drama, comedy, poetry, and storytelling. Dr. Johnson
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Why do we trust some companies and not others? Using real-world examples, digital trust advisor Marcos Aguiar decodes this make-or-break quality — and offers seven tools to help leaders design a foundation of trust into their business ecosystems
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Mixing human + animal DNA and the future of gene editing Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- As the material that makes all living things what/who we are, DNA is the key to understanding and changing the world. British geneticist
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Tradition has often been misunderstood and sidelined, if not left out entirely, in the modern ecosystem of education. One of the most aesthetically pleasing forms of Indian art and tradition is Bharatanatyam, an expressive movement dating back to the ancient era. In a thought-provoking talk, dancer Gayathri Iyer shares her journey of truly understanding tradition
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How do music streaming services, divisions of royalties, and big data affect independent and up-and-coming songwriters? Björn Ulvaeus, most known for his work in ABBA, speaks on the music industry and on how artists and songwriters are greatly affected by today’s listening habits. Swedish songwriter, musician, singer, guitarist, producer and a member of the Swedish
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In her talk, Carla Lewis-Miles uses an antidote from her childhood to help her community create dialogue and ease historical tensions between African American Communities and the University of Florida located in her hometown of Gainesville. Carla suggests moving past current protests over luxury student housing in distressed neighborhoods towards partnership with the University of
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Watch the full talk: http://tedtalks.social/champion Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, “They don’t pay me to like the kids.” Her response: “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.'” A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal
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Ingeniera Civil, Máster en Dirección y Administración Empresarial. Consultora Especialista en Design Thinking. Aficionada a la fotografía, al running y al aprendizaje permanente. Mi título más importante: “Mamá de dos Millenials”. Trabajo en el sector educación desde hace 7 años, iniciando con la sede de Ceutec que hoy cuenta con más de 7,000 estudiantes. Actualmente
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NOTE FROM TED: This talk represents the speaker’s own political views. TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: http://storage.ted.com/tedx/manuals/tedx_content_guidelines.pdf Many of us believe fascism to be an artefact of the early to mid 20th century. Arthur is here to tell us that it’s
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Companies in the US spend billions of dollars each year on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, but subtle (and not so subtle) workplace biases often cost these initiatives — and the people they’re meant to help — big
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Why are humans so slow to react to looming crises, like a forewarned pandemic or a warming planet? It’s because we’re reluctant to rethink, say organizational psychologist Adam Grant. From a near-disastrous hike on Panama’s highest mountain to
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. The way we behave politically, socially, economically and ecologically isn’t working, says community organizer and activist Tai Simpson. Sharing the creation myth of her Nez Perce tribe, she advocates for a return to the “old ways” guided by
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The science behind ‘us vs. them’ Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- From politics to every day life, humans have a tendency to form social groups that are defined in part by how they differ from other groups. Neuroendocrinologist Robert
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