TED Talks

How to Explore Blockchain

<i>Arno Laeven is a strategy and innovation consultant at Laeven Consult, and the former blockchain lead for global healthcare giant Philips.</i><p><i>In this</i> …

Bitcoin

Stop Fighting Your Inner Critic For Good [My TEDx is live!]

Think about the last time you felt fear and anxiety take control of your day. Maybe it stopped you from making an important contribution in a meeting …

Self-help

3 ways to spot a bad statistic

Polls that predict political candidates' chances to two decimal places are a problem. But we shouldn't count out stats altogether ... instead, we …

Education

Maysoon Zayid: Should Humor Make Us Uncomfortable?

<i>Part 2 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Painfully Funny.<p><b>About Maysoon Zayid's TED Talk</b><p>Maysoon Zayid teases herself for all the ways she's different: she has cerebral palsy, she's Muslim, she's Palestinian. By making us laugh at it, she gets us to think about acceptance.<p><b>About Maysoon Zayid</b><p>Maysoon Zayid …

World News

Kevin Breel: What Can Depression Teach Us About Comedy?

<i>Part 4 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Painfully Funny.<p><b>About Kevin Breel's TED Talk</b><p>The image of the "sad clown" can seem like a cliche. But for Kevin Breel, it's very real. He describes how he struggled with depression while performing as a standup comedian.<p><b>About Kevin Breel</b><p>Kevin Breel is a writer and …

Comedy

Negin Farsad: Can Humor Fight Prejudice?

<i>Part 3 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Painfully Funny.<p><b>About Negin Farsad's TED Talk</b><p>Comedian Negin Farsad traveled all over the U.S. to clear up misconceptions about Islam while making people laugh. She calls this form of activism "social justice comedy."<p><b>About Negin Farsad</b><p>Negin Farsad is a comedian …

Orgasm Equality

As we devoured Peggy Orenstein’s brilliant book, <i>Girls & Sex</i>, we found ourselves thinking not just about girls, but ourselves. The misconceptions and …

Feminism

Five TED Talks to Inspire Your Career

While this may sound a little counterintuitive at first, getting rejected might just be the inspiration you need for your career. Jia Jiang went …

How would the rest of the world vote in your country's election?

To make the world work, we need leaders who consider the needs of every man, woman, child and animal on the planet — not just their own voters. With …

Want to Raise Brave Girls? This TED talk Says Encourage More of This

Why gutsy girls who take risks, grow up to be brave women<p>As a father of two daughters myself, I get it. It's hard to not want to protect them at every twist and turn of life. But often, when we're protecting them, we're actually holding them back from being truly remarkable.<p>So what should we …

Parenting

Why civilians suffer more once a war is over

War doesn't just kill people; it destroys the institutions that keep society running, like utilities, banks and hospitals. Physician and global …

9 tips from TED speakers on successful product management

By onMarch 21, 2017<p><b>0</b> Flares <b>0</b> Flares ×<p>Being a product manager is not easy. After all, a product or a complete product line is under your full …

Product Management

10 TED Talks That Could Improve Your Life

There's no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

Body Language

6 Quick and Simple Ways to Get Ahead at Work

Where do you see your career headed in the next few years? Do you find it difficult to get ahead at work, but don’t know how? Ideally, over time you …

Productivity

Asking for help is a strength, not a weakness | Michele L. Sullivan

We all go through challenges -- some you can see, most you can't, says Michele L. Sullivan. In a talk about perspective, Sullivan shares stories full …

The Future of 'Hip-Hop Architecture'

Michael Ford explains how he’s building a movement to reclaim urban design from the failures of the 1970s.<p>The opening bars of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s seminal 1982 track “The Message” pretty much summarizes an entire suite of policies set up to address urban African-American …

Rap & Hip-Hop

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What makes you, you? Psychologists like to talk about our traits, or defined characteristics that make us who we are. But Brian Little is more …

Linus Torvalds

Brené Brown, Expert on the Power of Vulnerability, is Auditorium Speaker at 2017 ALA Annual Conference

Dr. Brené Brown has spent the past 15 years studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of three #1 <i>New York Times</i> …

Public Speaking

7 Takeaways from TEDxNashville

It was a packed two days of some incredible thoughts from an impressive lineup of speakers. From the very tiniest antibodies in our white blood cells …

Lifelike simulations that make real-life surgery safer

Critical care doctor Peter Weinstock shows how surgical teams are using a blend of Hollywood special effects and 3D printing to create amazingly …

3D Printing

At $304 million, the world’s biggest yacht will be a floating hotel for VIPs

NEW YORK—It takes a lot of good business to be able to afford a megayacht. But owning one is very, very bad business, according to Aaron Simpson, …

Canadian News

Believe in Your Maths Potential – Set Yourself Free | Jo Boaler | TEDxOxford

Your body language shapes who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how "power posing" — …

Body Language

9 TED Talks recommended by students, for students |

Which TED Talks do students love? We asked TED-Ed Club Members around the world to share their favorites. Below, check out 9 great talks recommended …

Education

Monica Lewinsky On Surviving Cyberbullying & When Enough Is Enough

<i>Some people say the only way to stop online harassment is to stop going online. Well, we aren't going anywhere.</i> <i>Reclaim</i> <i>Your</i> <i>Domain</i> <i>is Refinery29's campaign to make the internet (and the world outside of it) a safer space for everyone — especially women.</i><p>If you had to write an origin story for the rise …

Harassment

Model Ebonee Davis on Her Recent TED Talk Tackling Racism in the Fashion Industry

Following a series of fatal police killings of African Americans last summer, a small but loud number of fashion personalities spoke about the industry's deafening silence on the subject. Maxwell Osborne wrote an open letter for <i>W</i>, as did the model Ebonee Davis. Hers, specifically, was call to …

Fashion

Why don't we write words the way pronounce them?

How much energy and brain power do we devote to learning how to spell? Language evolves over time, and with it the way we spell — is it worth it to …

Big History

12 Must-See TED Talks for Teachers

Looking to intrigue tomorrow’s first period class? Want to connect with that student sleeping in the back row? Tasked with giving a presentation at …

Pedagogy

The rape victim speaking in public with her rapist is just a middle-class vanity project

Thordis Elva may have forgiven Tom Stranger for raping her - but their talks feel like a scripted performance.<p>This is a strange, disorienting, true …

What young women believe about their own sexual pleasure | Peggy Orenstein

Why do girls feel empowered to engage in sexual activity but not to enjoy it? For three years, author Peggy Orenstein interviewed girls ages 15 to 20 …

Women's News