Detective of fads and emerging subcultures, chronicler of jobs-you-never-knew-existed, Malcolm Gladwell's work is toppling the popular understanding of bias, crime, food, marketing, race, consumers and intelligence.
About this event: The TEDxDesignTechHighSchool 2019 Theme is “Press Play”, in hopes of capturing moments of bias toward action to uplift societal advancement and further technology, entertainment, and design.
Event details: Redwood City, California, United States · May 24, 2019
Racism thrives on your silence and apathy, says human rights lawyer Dexter Dias. Telling the story of a harrowing UK court case that spotlights the corrosive effects of injustice, Dias urges us all to speak out and expose toxic myths about race -- in order to allow hope, change and justice to flourish.
About this event: (Spoiler - the answer is "yes"!)
For millions of years, the ability to recognize patterns and anomalies was necessary for human survival. However, this evolutionary skill has left us with implicit bias, or subconscious preferences for familiar things. Unfortunately, these preferences often lead to unacknowledged and/or unconscious acts of dis...
Event details: Greensboro, North Carolina, United States · September 25, 2019
We each live in the shadow of a personal apocalypse: the knowledge that -- someday, somehow -- we will die. It's a terrifying thought, and so we look for a way out. In my talk from TEDxBratislava (and in my book Immortality), I walk through four stories that people have told throughout cultures and time, as a way to manage this very real fea...
About this event: The topic of the event are:
1. Does Educational Background Reflect Your Future?
2. A Gender Bias: Toxic Masculinity And Glass Ceiling Phenomenon
3. Sustainable Living Isn't Only For The Rich
4. How Mental Health Romanticism Leads To Self-Diagnosing
Event details: Surabaya, Jawa Timur, Indonesia · November 14, 2020
About this event: A quarter is over and it’s time for our next Salon!
Maybe you have noticed that, in a world joggling with information snippets, filter bubbles and click baits, people believe weird things. But how to separate fact and fiction, especially online?
How shall we balance instantaneous reporting via social media and high-quality journalism? Have on...
Event details: Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany · June 1, 2017
As Alice wanders through the dreamscape of Looking-Glass Land in Lewis Carroll's "Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There," she happens across a book written in an unintelligible language. Inside, she discovers an epic poem filled with nonsense, fearsome creatures, and whimsical language. Dive into Carroll's legendary poem, "Jabber...
About this event: Face to Face is about connecting to the people and the world around you despite bias, barriers and differences.To help us expand our perspectives and come together to improve the world we live in together. To do this we must open ourselves and accept other's perspectives and to challenge our own beliefs.
Event details: University Park, Pennsylvania, United States · February 11, 2018
About this event: You probably do it without even noticing. Every day we say things, ageist things, that undermine our ability to thrive. Things like “I can’t find my car keys, I must be getting old” or “Millennials have a poor work ethic” without a second thought.
Ageism, like sexism and racism, is no longer acceptable. Let's deep dive our thoughts and behaviou...
Event details: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia · November 9, 2019
Jay Walker is fascinated by intellectual property in all its forms. His firm, Walker Digital, created Priceline and many other businesses that reframe old problems with new IT. In his private life, he's a bibliophile and collector on an epic scale.
About this event: Be inspired at this engaging TEDx Croydon event, themed ‘Shifting Perceptions’.
Listen to the thought-provoking ideas and experiences of our expert speakers which will challenge unconscious bias, inform and inspire, in a forum designed to spark discussion and connection. In addition, two engaging TEDTalk videos will be screened so you can ex...
Event details: Croydon, Surrey, United Kingdom · January 24, 2020
As we celebrate the end of 2020 ... what captured our imaginations, reflected our emotions and sparked hope for a better tomorrow? Here's a wide-ranging list of the talks that stayed with us this year (along with some hidden gems), selected by the editorial team at TED.
About this event: This event will focus on local, national, and global interests. Anything from media perception and bias, to care for people suffering from dementia, to saving the Coral reefs, to perspectives of Muslims on issues involving terrorism. We are hoping to unite the community and work together to solve local issues that affect many of us, as well as c...
Event details: Watertown, New York, United States · May 30, 2017
We tend to think of prejudice as something that other people, particularly bad people, have in their hearts and minds.
The truth is, prejudice is inside us all. The good news is that psychology provides a powerful way to combat it.
Prejudice is due in part to cultural learning, from our parents, our schools and social messages and depictio...
About this event: Have you witnessed someone being discriminated against or treated with disrespect, and wish you knew how to be a stronger advocate, an ally? Join Anastacia-Renee in a conversation around effective ally-ship for a better understanding of how to navigate this path.
Step out of your comfort zone and intentionally invite more diversity into your li...
Event details: Seattle, Washington, United States · October 22, 2019
About this event: We believe university is a place where bias should be eliminated. These days, we see too many occasion where women being unfairly cheated. Not only the basic issues on women's rights such as domestic violence, sexual violence, education and health care, the fundamental stereotype against woman should also be talked among public. The society i...
Event details: Qinhuangdao, Hebei, China · April 11, 2015
About this event: We each have our own set of Expectations. In the media, we expect truth; from ourselves, we expect the best; and from others, we expect the most. At TEDxUF 2018, we will explore the duality of our expectations, how our own personal experiences shape how we interpret our surroundings and the pressure we feel from society to conform to a preset id...
Event details: Gainesville, Florida, United States · March 24, 2018
About this event: There are about 7,000 languages spoken around the world -- and they all have different sounds, vocabularies and structures. The beauty of linguistic diversity is that it reveals to us just how ingenious and how flexible the human mind is - but do they also shape the way we think?
Join us for a TED-Talk that looks at language and compares the bi...
Event details: Calgary, Alberta, Canada · November 28, 2019
For Session 4 of TED2020, experts in biohacking, synthetic biology, psychology and beyond explored topics ranging from discovering the relationship between the spinal cord and asparagus to using tools of science to answer critical questions about racial bias. Below, a recap of the night's talks and performances.
Andrew Pelling, biomedical...