The working homeless are too often unseen. One woman brought her story from the streets to the stage at TEDGlobal.
How do we design for people who hear textures, taste shapes, and remember the color of a person rather than a name?
Taking a different approach to education
Journalist and TEDGlobal speaker Misha Glenny investigates the secret life of organized crime.
A new model for feeding the world’s expanding cities
Victor Chan, co-founder of the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education in Vancouver, considers the possibility of world peace.
Author and political scientist Parag Khanna discusses the shifting shape of global power.
A snapshot of some of the speakers at TEDGlobal 2009
TEDGlobal Fellow Evgeny Morozov argues that the US should upgrade its social media outreach.
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.
The sufficiently advanced magic of Seth Raphael
TEDGlobal speaker Willard Wigan’s micro-sculptures can only be seen through a microscope.
Gone are the days of reporting in the national interest.
Author and TEDGlobal attendee Andreas Salcher talks about why early childhood scars break some people and motivate others to do exceptional things.
On partying and passing the time at TEDGlobal
The people behind the scenes at TEDGlobal
Seeing the conference in person after being an avid follower online
Post-TED reflections on symmetry, uncertainty, and the beautiful game
The importance of developing deep connections with the people you serve.
Why it’s critical to invest in R&D in an economic downturn.
How marketers can help rebuild the economy.