Diary of a TEDx Talks Screener: A standout event in Norway … with GIFs

Ama Y Adi-Dako is one of TEDx’s resident Talk Screeners, a talented group of folks who screen TEDx Talks at TED’s HQ in New York. In this diary entry, she shares her take on a recent event that really blew [...]

5 tips for creating a great volunteer culture at your TEDx event

Julie Peterson Klein is TEDxFargo’s Chief Culture Officer. For TEDxFargo 2015, Klein organized a comprehensive program for over 200 TEDxFargo volunteers, making sure that before the event they could meet, get comfortable with one another and learn the ropes of [...]

Spotlight TEDx Talk: A wild music festival dedicated to science

We have your next concert destination: a nerdy, artsy, tribute to science and nature in the wilds of Latvia. Every year, a group of scientists, musicians and artists — including TEDxRiga speaker Silvija Nora Kalnins — get together to host [...]

Spotlight TEDx Talk: How a fish with super strong suction powers could inspire better tech

Adam Summers is a biologist with an extensive knowledge of sea life. At TEDxSanJuanIsland, a TEDx event on one of the many islands of the Salish Sea, Summers details his journeys tracking the wildlife of the area, from swimming with [...]

Spotlight TEDx Talk: How do we preserve information in the digital age?

Vint Cerf is in search of what he calls “digital vellum” — a method to read digital data for centuries. Cerf, Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist and early Internet pioneer, is concerned that, unlike vellum manuscripts of the Middle Ages, digital [...]

In the shadow of war, TEDx events in Ukraine envision a brighter future

Long after the last speaker left the stage of TEDxIvanoFrankivsk in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine this past June, the audience showed no signs of dispersing. “Nobody wanted to go,” said organizer Christina Vintoniv. “They were taking photos and dancing.” Vintoniv welcomed this [...]