Dallas Taylor is the host of "Twenty Thousand Hertz," a podcast about sound.

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Dallas Taylor is the host and creator of Twenty Thousand Hertz, a lovingly crafted podcast that reveals the stories behind the world's most interesting sounds and is a part of the TED family of podcasts. He is also the creative director of Defacto Sound, a sound design company where he has led thousands of high-profile projects ranging from blockbuster trailers and advertising campaigns to Sundance award-winning films and major television series. Taylor is a regular contributor to major publications and a respected thought leader on the narrative power of sound.

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TED announces an exciting new slate of podcasts

September 30, 2020

TED Travel returns  Escape with host Saleem Reshamwala and journey across the globe in search of the world’s most surprising and imaginative ideas. TED Travel isn’t a travel show, exactly. It’s a deep dive into the ideas that shape a particular spot on the map, brought to you by the people who live there. New […]

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Listening to nature: Notes from Session 1 of TED2020

May 22, 2020

TED looks a little different this year, but much has also stayed the same. The TED2020 mainstage program kicked off Thursday night with a session of talks, performances and visual delights from brilliant, creative individuals who shared ideas that could change the world — and stories of people who already have. But instead of convening in […]

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