Archive for month: November, 2016

A look back at ten of the nearly 300 TEDxWomen events of 2016

During the TEDWomen Conference that took place in San Francisco a little more than a week ago, nearly 300 TEDxWomen events were held in over 70 countries and 245 cities around the world! It’s an incredible number, one we wanted [...]

5 great TEDx talks on coffee for you to “pour over”

Do you drink coffee? According to a 2015 Gallup poll, 64 percent of adults in the United States drink at least one cup of coffee daily. In global terms, 9,132,060 kilograms of coffee were consumed in 2015. Coffee has become [...]

Introducing TEDxSpotlights: Curated playlists about pressing global issues

The TEDx library is composed of nearly 80,000 talks that are presented in more than 170 countries around the world. It’s an impressive collection of ideas worth spreading. And while we love the idea of viewers discovering new talks through [...]

Have we turned war into a game?

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 was released in 2009, making its way into the hands of 4.7 million people in the U.S. and U.K. during its first day on the market. The first level of the game thrusts you [...]

Celebrate International Chess Day with these three TEDx talks

Today is International Chess Day. If you play chess, this might be an important day for you. If you don’t play and prefer something else (say checkers), you can still enjoy some great TEDx talks that speak about gender roles [...]

3 TEDx Talks on the power of never giving up

When the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA championship last night, they ended a more than half-century drought of a major sports title in the Northeast Ohio city. To mark the achievement, below are 3 TEDx talks about perseverance, belief and never giving up. [...]

Three TEDx talks for Father’s Day

Although Father’s Day comes over a month after Mother’s Day, it doesn’t mean our dads should be an afterthought. Below, three TEDx talks that speak to the love and compassion fathers feel for their children. Proud to call you my [...]