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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. The speakers in Rethinking Cancer give the talk of their lives about the prevention, detection and treatment of one of the leading causes of death worldwide: cancer. In t...
IBM has worked with companies, cities, and communities around the world to explore the ways that data analytics can improve our lives. Power grids, cars, health care, and even political campaigns benefit from the analysis of huge amounts of data. TED worked with IBM to frame these big ideas by teaching, rather than telling.
TED Live brings the TED Conference experience to your home, school or office. Through the TED Live web stream, you are invited to watch the minute-by-minute excitement of the entire TED conference, including talks that are exclusively presented onsite and may not go online. Learn more about TED Live
About this video: In Africa, 40% of the female population does not have access to basic education. In this film, Angela K. Jimoh, IBM’s first female Country General Manager in Africa, explains why this issue exists and tells the story of Akua, a young girl whose mother was determined her daughter get an education. To help support girls’ access t...
In the concise space of less than 100 pages, How We’ll Live on Mars delivers an elegant overview of the history, science, and technology relevant to Martian colonization. But more than a technical primer, Petranek’s new book is a manifesto.
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[A] compact, important book… Ebrahim’s life is an eloquent plea to terrorists — indeed, to anyone who commits violence out of bigotry and hatred — to stop and consider the impact on children.
How do we begin to address the massive shifts in nearly every facet of our lives? Asking the right questions is where to begin.
About this video: Advances in science and medicine mean we are living longer lives. How do we protect our aging population while letting them keep the comfort of their lives, their daily routine? Everyday objects with sensors and wifi can track each step of that routine and form a picture of a life being lived, in real time, to the children and ...
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About this talk: How can drones revolutionize healthcare in rural Rwanda and potentially beyond? Partnering across disciplines, UPS has helped create the world’s first drone-based medical delivery system, transporting emergency medical supplies to remote villages in Rwanda. On track to hopefully save thousands of lives a year, this scalable syst...
Africa: The Next Chapter Arusha, Tanzania June 4–7, 2007
I wish for you to help build a social movement of more than 1 MILLION American activists for Africa.
Getting sponsors can be a challenge for many organizers. Generally, when you’re approaching a potential sponsor, you'll need to explain what a TEDx event is, excite them about the opportunity, and convince them it's worth their while.
I am the crucible of the future. I am where humanity will either flourish or fade. ... I am the City 2.0. Dream me. Build me. Make me real.
About this video: In rural Turkey, tea is a way of life. In a series of vignettes, three women tea farmers let us into their kitchens, their fields, and even their choir group to share the integral role tea plays in their lives. They offer their firsthand wisdom on sustainable tea production - after all, it has been part of their families for ge...
TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independently run TEDx ev...
I wish you would help create and document a special training program for 50 gifted young musicians, passionate for both their art and for social justice, and dedicated to developing El Sistema in the US and other countries.
Inspired by Nature Monterey, California February 2005
TEDxChange 2013 took place on April 3, 2013 at The Gates Foundation headquarters in Seattle, Washington. The event, themed “Positive Disruption,” invited speakers to discuss and explore fresh perspectives on global health, development and education. TED.com provided a free livestream of the event in English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish...
The Pursuit of Happiness Monterey, California February 25-28, 2004
The TED Prize amplified big ideas from visionary leaders, sparking change all over the world. Each TED Prize winner received $1 million — and the TED community’s wide range of expertise and resources — to make a bold wish become a reality.
I wish that you would help build a global system to detect each new disease or disaster as quickly as it emerges or occurs.
Founded in 2009 with an inaugural class at TEDIndia, the TED Fellows program has grown into a global network of 378 innovators representing 86 countries, working across a vast spectrum of disciplines, from the arts to science to medicine to entrepreneurship and beyond. Explore the infographics below to get a sense of the unique ways that the pro...
For over a decade, Intel has worked with countries, communities, and schools to use technology solutions to transform the lives of the next generation. Through the TED and Intel partnership, Intel was able to unlock their institutional knowledge and share how breakthroughs in the lab become life-altering advances in the real world.
After watching the collection of talks on Rethinking Cancer, read a thoughtful recap of the major points in this TED Study, and learn where experts believe things are headed.
After watching the collection of talks on Understanding Happiness, read a thoughtful recap of the major points in this TED Study, and learn where experts believe things are headed.
Feed your curiosity and enjoy TED Talks on your favorite devices. Watch TED Talks on the go or at home with our award-winning mobile, tablet and smart TV apps. Listen to TED podcasts for a variety of original content, or use voice commands to play TED Talks on your smart speaker.