Pursuing her PhD in atmospheric science did not prepare Morgan O'Neill for a freak tornado hitting her hometown. With her sister, she helped coordinate a local relief effort and is teaching other towns to do the same through the website Recovers.org.
About this event: My virtual event will have one interview with a local non-profit organization who is supporting Canada's forests by conserving them for the future. I will also be playing the countdown.ted talks about nature and playing two videos, one from the Al Gore Project and the other from Peter Wolleben's book The Hidden Life of Trees.
Event details: stouffvile, Ontario, Canada · October 19, 2020
How do you keep memories? And how much can you trust those preservations? This week’s TED Radio Hour, “Memory Games,” looks at recollections versus actual experiences, sorts through our tendency to create false memories, and unpacks how we can actually enhance our ability to remember.
Forensic psychologist Scott Fraser starts the hour. He is ...
Benjamin Wallace is a journalist and author of The Billionaire's Vinegar, the true story of the world's most expensive bottle of (possibly phony?) wine. He's been a contributor to GQ, Details, Salon and The Washington Post.
Elizabeth Diller and her maverick firm DS+R bring a groundbreaking approach to projects in architecture, urban design and art by playing with new materials and tampering with space and spectacle in ways that make you look twice.
After a long career at the UN, and a parallel life as a novelist, Shashi Tharoor became a member of India's Parliament. He spent 10 months as India's Minister for External Affairs, building connections between India and the world.
About this event: The history of play is as old as the history of civilization itself. People play not for just having fun, but also for teaching, passing down traditions to the next generations, practicing life-skills, and and ultimately, living life itself.
TEDxBandung awares of the fact that it is impossible to separate playing from our life. Instead, we de...
Event details: Bandung, Indonesia · December 18, 2011
Richard Baraniuk founded Connexions -- now called OpenStax -- a free, open-source, global clearinghouse of course materials. Students and educators tap into its vast store of texts on everything from engineering to ornithology to music, adapting the content as they see fit.
Congressman Jim McGovern makes an impassioned plea for lawmakers from both sides of the political divide to end hunger in America. It's totally do-able, he says.
As inequality in America grows, so does the number of hungry Americans.
A couple of weeks ago, I spent the night in a homeless shelter for families in my hometown of Worcester, Ma...
Through visual art, composition and performance, deaf artist Christine Sun Kim explores ways of transmuting sound and silence to come to terms with her relationship with it. In the process, she challenges the ways in which the hearing take sound for granted. Here, she talks about her work and career path.
Did you always know you wanted to...
This year at TED, Target is all about building bridges and forging strong connections -- literally and figuratively.
The Commons -- an open, airy minimalist structure -- is a truly interactive space that allows TED attendees a moment to recharge away (and above) from the hustle and bustle of the conference. Made from sturdy wood and cardb...
About this event: This is a livestream of TEDWomen.
But we prepared more. You can enjoy performance, a live speaker, various beverages, playing board game which make you experience the life of woman in Korea.
Event details: Hanamsi, Gyeonggido, South Korea · November 4, 2017
About this event: This theme is the same as the movie named" Yi Yi: A one and a two" which depicts the life of all sorts of a family. Before playing jazz musicians improvise , always whispered counting "a one and a two and a ......" to set the rhythm , like the life of a song playing jazz music . "
By the significance of this theme, we being in the background ...
About this event: The theme for this year’s TEDxMiddlebury conference is “Playing the Game”. We all play “the game” in one way or another, and we want to highlight the ways in which each of us learns to navigate the games, and by extension, the systems that surround us. This event is about questioning the different strategies we might use and our varying definiti...
Event details: Middlebury, Vermont, United States · November 13, 2016
You can gain strengths and abilities you didn’t know you had from fantasy role-playing games, says writer Ethan Gilsdorf.
You’re a member of a team of adventurers, and your shared quest is to rescue a prince who has disappeared near an abandoned castle. In this mission, who do you want to be? A brave dwarf warrior? A brainy human wizard? A skil...