A taste of TEDx events from around the world — in film

Each TEDx event has its own character, flavor, style — inspired by the community surrounding it. Whether an event decides to celebrate local traditions, emerging culture, local landscape and architecture, or something else completely, each event is unique, singular, all [...]

Spotlight TEDx Talk: How do we study tsunamis?

Tsunamis are devastating events that can take thousands of lives and leave towns and cities devastated. And while all of us would like to protect ourselves from these events, the task is not so easy, says earthquake engineer Tiziana Rossetto [...]

Playlist: 3 talks to help you get to know galaxies

It seems like every day we learn something new about our Universe. Whether that’s discovering a new set of galaxies or gaining a better idea of how our Universe governs itself, astronomers and scientists of all kinds are constantly improving [...]

In Spain, TEDxAlcoi pilots a hot air balloon over a city square

Several months after their first Salon event, the team at TEDxAlcoi took their community on an adventure — an investigation into the physics of hot air ballooning — floating above Plaza al Azraq in the city. In line with the [...]

Spotlight TEDx Talk: The mission to create robots that guide fish out of danger

Engineer Maurizio Porfiri wants to protect fish from man-made dangers by infiltrating their social circles. He and his team of researchers draw inspiration from the schooling behavior of fish to develop robots to manipulate these schools, leading fish away from toxic [...]

At TEDxTeen, a gathering of young minds in New York City

“If you’re a teen, you’ve been called apathetic, narcissistic and social-media obsessed,” said Taylor Trudon, the youth editor at Huffington Post. Standing tall in a crisp white blazer, the 25-year-old shared how she went from keeping a high school diary [...]