Walkabout

Walkabout

A city reveals itself to Pico Iyer and Teddy Cruz.

Those Flying Machines

Those Flying Machines

Drones that enhance our lifestyle, by frog.

Future Green

Future Green

Setting an agenda for environmental issues in the 21st-century.

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Food Fight
Jonathan Safran Foer

Food Fight

Author Jonathan Safran Foer talks about factory farms and his new book, Eating Animals.

Bootstrapping a Career in China
China

Bootstrapping a Career in China

A day in the life of an entrepreneur in the People’s Republic.

The Roads Less Traveled
The Roads Less Traveled

The Roads Less Traveled

Young writers swerve off the beaten path to find their callings.

Here’s to Your Health
Here’s to Your Health

Here’s to Your Health

How professionals perceive (and cope with) work-related stress

The Freelance  Life
Me-Conomy

The Freelance Life

Why playing it safe amid economic crisis isn’t necessarily safe at all.

Fresh Trouble
Innovation X

Fresh Trouble

The four new challenges facing business leaders, and what they can do about them.

The Perfect Work-Life Imbalance
Living

The Perfect Work-Life Imbalance

Our roles and routines aren’t as clearly defined as they used to be.

Finding a New Way to Live
Smart Energy

Finding a New Way to Live

A clean-energy revolution will come from people and innovation.

Greater Insights
Design and Psychology

Greater Insights

Using the Enneagram to decode yourself and others.

Think Outside The Suit
At The Office

Think Outside The Suit

Unlock creativity with open work policies and empowered self-expression.

Mobile Activism
Social Innovation

Mobile Activism

Using phones for social impact.

Long Weekends Rule
Working

Long Weekends Rule

Employers could boost productivity with four-day work weeks.

Re-Thinking Interaction Design
Department of IxD

Re-Thinking Interaction Design

Our misguided focus on brand and user experience.

The Changing Concept of Design
The D in TED

The Changing Concept of Design

What many think of as an aesthetic profession has become so much more.

Behind Closed Doors
Unseen Places

Behind Closed Doors

Artist and TEDGlobal speaker Taryn Simon talks about her creative process and the work behind her photographs.

Eyes Can Hear
Inside the Music

Eyes Can Hear

After her performance at TEDGlobal and the release of a new album, Imogen Heap looks at music in a whole new light.

The Invisibles
Homeless

The Invisibles

The working homeless are too often unseen. One woman brought her story from the streets to the stage at TEDGlobal.

Seeing the Future Synesthetic
Senses

Seeing the Future Synesthetic

How do we design for people who hear textures, taste shapes, and remember the color of a person rather than a name?

A New Way to See
Senses

A New Way to See

Taking a different approach to education

Hiding in Plain Sight
Underworld

Hiding in Plain Sight

Journalist and TEDGlobal speaker Misha Glenny investigates the secret life of organized crime.

The Dove
Peace

The Dove

Victor Chan, co-founder of the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education in Vancouver, considers the possibility of world peace.

Brave New Second World
Geopolitics

Brave New Second World

Author and political scientist Parag Khanna discusses the shifting shape of global power.

Onstage in Oxford
Slideshow

Onstage in Oxford

A snapshot of some of the speakers at TEDGlobal 2009

Public Diplomacy 2.1
Soft Power

Public Diplomacy 2.1

TEDGlobal Fellow Evgeny Morozov argues that the US should upgrade its social media outreach.

Icarus Unbound
Adventure

Icarus Unbound

He was the first to circle the globe in a hot-air balloon. Now Bertrand Piccard wants to do it in a plane powered by the sun.