Personally speaking: Notes from Session 10 of TED2018

What does an illustrator’s life look like? Well, says Christoph Niemann, most of the time: this. He spoke at TED2018 on April 13, 2018, in Vancouver. Photo: Jason Redmond / TED ​Sketches that speak volumes. When illustrator Christoph Niemann wakes up after falling asleep on an airplane, he says, “I have the most terrible taste in my More...

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By admin On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

Steelcase at TED2018: Here’s what a desk chair inspired by a TED Talk looks like

But would it be a dream to sit on? Steelcase showed off its SILQ Chair at TED2018: The Age of Amazement, April 10 – 14, 2018, Vancouver. Photo: Jason Redmond / TEDs It’s only fitting that the chair More...

By admin On Saturday, April 21st, 2018

Playlist: 10 TEDWomen talks for Earth Day

Earlier this week, I had the privilege and honor to plant trees with the daughter and granddaughter of environmentalist Wangari Maathai. In recognition of her life’s work promoting “sustainable development, More...

By admin On Friday, April 20th, 2018

In Case You Missed It: Bold visions for humanity at day 4 of TED2018

Three sessions of memorable TED Talks covering life, death and the future of humanity made the penultimate day of TED2018 a remarkable space for tech breakthroughs and dispatches from the edges of culture. Here More...

By admin On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Screen gems: The art onscreen at TED2018

A monumental part of what brings the TED conference to life is the speakers and the amazing ideas they share on the TED stage. But here’s a riddle: What also shares the spotlight with each person who spends their More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

In Case You Missed It: The dawn of “The Age of Amazement” at TED2018

More than 100 speakers — activists, scientists, adventurers, change-makers and more — took the stage to give the talk of their lives this week in Vancouver at TED2018. One blog post could never hope More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

The world takes us exactly where we should be: 4 questions with Meagan Fallone

Cartier and TED believe in the power of bold ideas to empower local initiatives to have global impact. To celebrate Cartier’s dedication to launching the ideas of female entrepreneurs into concrete change, More...

By admin On Monday, April 16th, 2018

More TED2018 conference shorts to amuse and amaze

Even in the Age of Amazement, sometimes you need a break between talks packed with fascinating science, tech, art and so much more. That’s where interstitials come in: short videos that entertain and intrigue, More...

By admin On Sunday, April 15th, 2018

TEDFilms: Four new short films premiered at TED2018

For the TED conference this year, we wanted to entertain attendees between talks — and support and encourage up-and-coming filmmakers. Meet TEDFilms, a new program for promoting the creation of original short More...

By admin On Saturday, April 14th, 2018

What matters: Notes from Session 11 of TED2018

Reed Hastings, the head of Netflix, listens to a question from Chris Anderson during a sparky onstage Q&A on the final morning of TED2018, April 14, 2018. Photo: Ryan Lash / TED What a week. We’ve heard More...