Remembering Paul Allen

The directory of the Allen Brain Atlas, at brain-map.org, a huge collection of data from brains (mouse and human) that any scientist can use. The Allen Institute for Brain Science, like several other scientific and technical institutes funded by Paul Allen, does fundamental research that is made openly available. What’s an appropriate second More...

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By admin On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Titus Kaphar and Vijay Gupta named MacArthur Fellows, a musical tribute to #MeToo and other TED news

As usual, the TED community is busy with new projects and news — here are a few highlights. Meet two newly minted MacArthur “geniuses.” Visual artist Titus Kaphar and violinist Vijay Gupta have been More...

By admin On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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Reboot: The talks of TED@BCG

CEO of BCG, Rich Lesser, welcomes the audience to TED@BCG, held October 3, 2018, at Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto. (Photo: Ryan Lash / TED) How do we manage the transformations that are radically altering More...

By admin On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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Society 5.0: Talks from TED and Samsung

Carmel Coscia, vice president of B2B marketing for Samsung Electronics America, welcomes the audience to TEDSalon: Society 5.0, held at Samsung’s 837 Space in New York, September 26, 2018. (Photo: Ryan Lash More...

By admin On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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We the Future: Talks from TED, Skoll Foundation and United Nations Foundation

Bruno Giussani (left) and Chris Anderson co-host “We the Future,” a day of talks presented by TED, the Skoll Foundation and the United Nations Foundation, at the TED World Theater in New York City, More...

By admin On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Bronwyn King leads global pledge for tobacco-free finance, and more TED news

The TED community has been making headlines — here are a few highlights. Tobacco-free finance initiative launched at the UN. Oncologist and Tobacco Free Portfolios CEO Bronwyn King has made it her mission More...

By admin On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Preview our new podcast: The TED Interview

TED is launching a new way for curious audiences to immerse themselves more deeply in some of the most compelling ideas on our platform: The TED Interview, a long-form TED original podcast series. Beginning October More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Humanizing our future: A night of talks from TED and Verizon

Hosts Bryn Freedman, left, and Kelly Stoetzel open the “Humanizing Our Future” salon, presented by Verizon at the TED World Theater, September 20, 2018, in New York. Photo: Ryan Lash / TED There are More...

By admin On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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7 big ideas gain momentum: Updates from The Audacious Project

In this anonymous conference room, The Bail Project is doing paperwork to release 20 people from jail in a single day. Want to know more about the bail system in the US? Read this explainer. Their ideas are ambitious, More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Meet the Fall 2018 class of TED Residents

In the foreground, activist Glenn Cantave (far left) and artist Kemi Layeni (far right) introduce themselves; behind them, Savannah Rodgers (center) says hello to alumnus Bayeté Ross Smith during the meet-and-greet More...