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'4/8/2024 5:00:24 PM'

Introducing TED’s new tagline

To celebrate TED’s 40th anniversary, we’re ushering in a new chapter and a new tagline. For the first half of TED‘s existence, we were an annual conference, bringing together a few hundred people every year to think about Technology, Entertainment...

'1/29/2024 5:00:03 PM'

TED Countdown announces membership of its Vision Council and new corporate members of the TED Future Forum

Lindsay Levin (right), Head of TED Countdown, speaks with Morten Bo Christiansen, SVP at A.P. Moller – Maersk and a member of the TED Future Forum, at the TED Countdown Summit 2023 on July 12, 2023 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo: Nick Hagen / TED) T...

'1/27/2024 1:00:34 AM'

Scam alert related to “TED India,” “TED Studios India,” “TEDIND,” “TED Bharat” and “TED Coaches”

TED has been alerted to a fraudulent marketing scam referred to as “TED India,” “TED Studios India,” “TEDIND,” “TED Studios,” “TED Bharat” and/or “TED Coaches” that have misrepresented that they are affiliated with the TED organization. These enti...

'12/7/2023 3:00:13 PM'

The most popular TED Talks of 2023 — and inspiration for 2024

As 2023 draws to a close, join us in reflecting on a year brimming with inspiring ideas and transformative insights from the TED stage. Our end-of-year playlists feature talks that capture the essence of the year’s challenges and triumphs — and of...

'12/5/2023 9:00:21 PM'

Head of TED Chris Anderson publishes new book, “Infectious Generosity”

In the face of the world’s daunting problems, our kindness can seem pretty inadequate. But what if there were a way to turbocharge it? We live in the connected age. What would it take for kindness to go viral? This is the question Head of TED Chri...

'11/16/2023 10:00:10 PM'

Flipside futures: The talks of TED@BCG 2023

Helen Walters and Francois Candelon speak at TED@BCG: Flipside Futures at the BCG office in Paris, France, on November 16, 2023. (Photo: Gilberto Tadday / TED) Today is good, but tomorrow can always be better. There are new possibilities for our f...

'11/16/2023 1:00:10 AM'

Imagining our common future: The talks of TED Democracy

TED’s senior director of impact Logan McClure Davda (left) and TED curator Cloe Shasha Brooks host TED Democracy: Imagining our common future on November 15, 2023, at the TED World Theater in New York, NY. (Photo: Ryan Lash / TED) The question of ...

'11/10/2023 11:28:12 PM'

Powerful perspectives: The intimate and beautiful interstitials of TEDWomen 2023

As part of the world-class curation for TEDWomen 2023, a small but moving selection of shorts offered a reflection of the collective power of movement, art and community. Among dozens of nominations from across the web, these shorts were presented...

'10/24/2023 8:00:01 PM'

The Way We Work: Practical wisdom for your career

How can you best communicate your work experience, succeed at your current job and secure the future of your career? The Way We Work, a TED original video series, helps business leaders and innovative thinkers answer those questions and more. Whe...

'10/13/2023 6:00:09 PM'

Moving on up: Talks from day 3 of TEDWomen 2023

Activist, filmmaker and entrepreneur Maya Penn, TEDWomen editorial director Pat Mitchell and TED’s head of curation Helen Walters host Session 5 of TEDWomen 2023: Two Steps Forward on October 13, 2023, in Atlanta, GA. (Photo: Gilberto Tadday / TED...

'10/13/2023 12:00:09 AM'

Life, love and finding a path: Talks from day 2 of TEDWomen 2023

Activist, filmmaker and entrepreneur Maya Penn hosts Session 3 at TEDWomen 2023: Two Steps Forward on October 12, 2023, in Atlanta, GA. (Photo: Jasmina Tomic / TED) Day 2 of TEDWomen 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia featured an interdisciplinary array of ...

'10/12/2023 12:00:06 AM'

A world view: Talks from day 1 of TEDWomen 2023

TEDWomen editorial director Pat Mitchell, activist, filmmaker and entrepreneur Maya Penn and TED’s head of curation Helen Walters host Session 1 of TEDWomen 2023: Two Steps Forward on October 11, 2023, in Atlanta, GA. (Photo: Gilberto Tadday / TED...

'9/26/2023 3:50:43 PM'

Transforming business for a sustainable future: Insights from the 2023 TED Countdown Summit

TED Countdown Summit. July 11-14, 2023. Detroit, MI. (Photo: Jason Redmond / TED) In July 2023, over 750 global innovators, business leaders, scientists, policymakers, artists, activists and more came together in Detroit, Michigan, to explore the ...

'9/8/2023 11:00:14 PM'

Remembering Karen Bakker

Karen Bakker speaks at TED2023: Possibility on April 17, 2023, in Vancouver, BC, Canada. (Photo: Gilberto Tadday / TED) It is with immense sadness that we commemorate the legacy of Dr. Karen Bakker, who died on August 14. Karen’s talk at TED2023, ...

'8/15/2023 9:00:45 PM'

Are men welcome at TEDWomen?

Jimmie Briggs speaks at TEDWomen 2021. (Photo: Gilberto Tadday / TED) Many people hear TEDWomen and wonder: Are men welcome? The answer is an unequivocal “yes!” TEDWomen is a platform for progress, where we amplify ideas that build a better, more ...

'7/14/2023 5:30:35 PM'

Momentum: Notes from Session 7 of TED Countdown Summit 2023

Journalist Orlando P. Bailey hosts Session 7 of TED Countdown Summit on July 14, 2023, at the Fillmore Detroit in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo: Gilberto Tadday / TED) TED Countdown Summit 2023 concluded with a wide-ranging session featuring eight ins...

'7/14/2023 3:15:09 PM'

Community: Notes from Session 6 of TED Countdown Summit 2023

TED’s Logan McClure Davda and Lindsay Levin host Session 6 of TED Countdown Summit on July 14, 2023, at the Fillmore Detroit in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo: Gilberto Tadday / TED) From innovative technologies upgrading our buildings to age-old Abori...

'7/13/2023 5:45:49 PM'

Renewal: Notes from Session 5 of TED Countdown Summit 2023

TED’s Logan McClure Davda and journalist Orlando P. Bailey host Session 5 of TED Countdown Summit on July 13, 2023, at the Fillmore Detroit in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo: Jasmina Tomic / TED) For Session 5 of TED Countdown Summit 2023, seven speake...

'7/13/2023 3:30:54 PM'

Magnitude: Notes from Session 4 of TED Countdown Summit 2023

TED’s Lindsay Levin and systems innovator Ryan Panchadsaram host Session 4 of TED Countdown Summit on July 13, 2023, at the Fillmore Detroit in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo: Nick Hagen / TED) To rise to the challenge of climate change, we need big, b...

'7/12/2023 5:45:21 PM'

Dilemmas: Notes from Session 3 of TED Countdown Summit 2023

TED’s David Biello and Lindsay Levin host Session 3 of TED Countdown Summit on July 12, 2023, at the Fillmore Detroit in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo: Jasmina Tomic / TED) Session 3 of TED Countdown Summit 2023 tackled some of the knottier issues rel...