Sinopsis

Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between -- given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.

Episodios

  • How cities are detoxing transportation | Monica Araya

    How cities are detoxing transportation | Monica Araya

    12/10/2020 Duración: 10min

    People around the world are demanding clean air -- and cities are starting to respond, says electrification advocate Monica Araya. She takes us on a world tour of urban areas that are working to fully electrify their transportation systems over the next decade, shifting to emission-free motorcycles, cars, buses, ferries and beyond. See what a future without the internal combustion engine could look like -- and what it will take to get there.

  • Our moral imperative to act on climate change -- and 3 steps we can take | His Holiness Pope Francis

    Our moral imperative to act on climate change -- and 3 steps we can take | His Holiness Pope Francis

    11/10/2020 Duración: 12min

    The global climate crisis will require us to transform the way we act, says His Holiness Pope Francis. Delivering a visionary TED Talk from Vatican City, the spiritual leader proposes three courses of action to address the world's growing environmental problems and economic inequalities, illustrating how all of us can work together, across faiths and societies, to protect the Earth and promote the dignity of everyone. "The future is built today," he says. "And it is not built in isolation, but rather in community and in harmony."

  • This decade calls for Earthshots to repair our planet | Prince William

    This decade calls for Earthshots to repair our planet | Prince William

    10/10/2020 Duración: 07min

    "We start this new decade knowing that it is the most consequential period in history," says Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge. Inspired by President John F. Kennedy's "Moonshot," he calls on us all to rise to our greatest challenge ever: the "Earthshot." A set of ambitious objectives for the planet, the Earthshot goals seek to protect and restore nature, clean the air, revive oceans, build a waste-free world and fix the climate -- all in the next decade. To do it, we'll need people in all corners of the globe working together with urgency, creativity and the belief that it is possible to repair the Earth.

  • Climate Mindset | TED Radio Hour

    Climate Mindset | TED Radio Hour

    09/10/2020 Duración: 12min

    Taking on the climate crisis can seem like an insurmountable feat. On part one of TED Radio Hour episode -- Climate Mindset -- climate scientist Tom Rivett-Carnac makes the case that what we may need most to take on the challenge is a mental shift. You can hear from more speakers and listen to the full episode wherever you find your podcasts. If you want to get more involved with these ideas on how we can be catalysts for preventing climate change, join Countdown -- TED's new global initiative to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis. It's live on TED's YouTube channel on October 10 at 11AM ET. (Audio only)

  • Civilization on the Moon -- and what it means for life on Earth | Jessy Kate Schingler

    Civilization on the Moon -- and what it means for life on Earth | Jessy Kate Schingler

    08/10/2020 Duración: 11min

    We could realistically see people starting to live and work on the Moon in the next decade -- and how we do it matters, says space policy researcher Jessy Kate Schingler. In this fascinating talk, she discusses the critical issues that arise when we consider civilization in outer space -- such as governance, property rights and resource management -- and shows how the Moon can be a template for solving our biggest challenges here on Earth.

  • What kids can teach adults about asking for help | YeYoon Kim

    What kids can teach adults about asking for help | YeYoon Kim

    07/10/2020 Duración: 08min

    Do you need some help? It's OK to ask, says YeYoon Kim, a former kindergarten teacher who learned from her students how powerful and courageous it can be to reach out for support. Sharing the story of one of the most difficult periods in her life, Kim explores the happiness and joy that can come from leaning on those you love in times of need -- and encourages the rest of us to start asking for help more often.

  • We need to track the worlds water like we track the weather | Sonaar Luthra

    We need to track the world's water like we track the weather | Sonaar Luthra

    06/10/2020 Duración: 13min

    We need a global weather service for water, says entrepreneur and TED Fellow Sonaar Luthra. In a talk about environmental accountability, Luthra shows how we could forecast water shortages and risks with a global data collection effort -- just like we monitor the movement of storms -- and better listen to what the earth is telling us.

  • Gerrymandering: How drawing jagged lines can impact an election | Christina Greer

    Gerrymandering: How drawing jagged lines can impact an election | Christina Greer

    05/10/2020 Duración: 03min

    District lines, and the groups of voters within them, may seem arbitrary, but a lot of thought (and political bickering) is put into these carefully drawn lines. From "packing" a district to "cracking" a district--learn how the shape of districts impacts political parties during election season. [Directed by Smart Bubble Society, narrated by Christina Greer].

  • Racism thrives on silence -- speak up! | Dexter Dias

    Racism thrives on silence -- speak up! | Dexter Dias

    02/10/2020 Duración: 19min

    Racism thrives on your silence and apathy, says human rights lawyer Dexter Dias. Telling the story of a harrowing UK court case that spotlights the corrosive effects of injustice, Dias urges us all to speak out and expose toxic myths about race -- in order to allow hope, change and justice to flourish.

  • Can seaweed help curb global warming? | Tim Flannery

    Can seaweed help curb global warming? | Tim Flannery

    01/10/2020 Duración: 14min

    It's time for planetary-scale interventions to combat climate change -- and environmentalist Tim Flannery thinks seaweed can help. In a bold talk, he shares the epic carbon-capturing potential of seaweed, explaining how oceangoing seaweed farms created on a massive scale could trap all the carbon we emit into the atmosphere. Learn more about this potentially planet-saving solution -- and the work that's still needed to get there.

  • The lie that invented racism | John Biewen

    The lie that invented racism | John Biewen

    30/09/2020 Duración: 18min

    To understand and eradicate racist thinking, start at the beginning. That's what journalist and documentarian John Biewen did, leading to a trove of surprising and thought-provoking information on the "origins" of race. He shares his findings, supplying answers to fundamental questions about racism -- and lays out an exemplary path for practicing effective allyship.

  • A global movement to solve global problems | Colombe Cahen-Salvador

    A global movement to solve global problems | Colombe Cahen-Salvador

    29/09/2020 Duración: 10min

    We need to think beyond national borders to solve global problems, says activist Colombe Cahen-Salvador. Reimagining the world's fractured systems of governance and calling out their ineffective responses to major issues -- from the coronavirus pandemic to climate change and human rights -- she introduces NOW!, a movement unifying people to create a truly democratic world.

  • The ancient, earth-friendly wisdom of Mongolian nomads | Khulan Batkhuyag

    The ancient, earth-friendly wisdom of Mongolian nomads | Khulan Batkhuyag

    28/09/2020 Duración: 11min

    There's a lot we can learn from Mongolian nomads about how to survive in the years to come, says environmental activist Khulan Batkhuyag. Taking us on a journey through the country's stunning rural landscape, she shows how Mongolian nomads have survived in remote areas for thousands of years by virtue of some truly incredible, earth-friendly, zero-waste innovations. There's wisdom here for all of us on how to live more minimally, sustainably and in harmony with Mother Nature.

  • 3 secrets to Netflixs success | Reed Hastings

    3 secrets to Netflix's success | Reed Hastings

    25/09/2020 Duración: 01h02min

    What does it take to cultivate a culture of innovation and reinvention at work? Tracing his journey from math teacher to honesty-seeking executive, Netflix co-CEO Reed Hastings describes three key elements of a successful work culture, sharing how to design a company around inspiration, creativity and candor. (This discussion, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson, was recorded September 4, 2020.)

  • Why we must confront hard historical truths | Hasan Kwame Jeffries

    Why we must confront hard historical truths | Hasan Kwame Jeffries

    24/09/2020 Duración: 13min

    To move forward in the United States, we must look back and confront the difficult history that has shaped widespread injustice. Revisiting a significant yet overlooked piece of the past, Hasan Kwame Jeffries emphasizes the need to weave historical context, no matter how painful, into our understanding of modern society -- so we can disrupt the continuum of injustices massively affecting marginalized communities.

  • How do US Supreme Court justices get appointed? | Peter Paccone

    How do US Supreme Court justices get appointed? | Peter Paccone

    23/09/2020 Duración: 04min

    There's a job out there with a great deal of power, pay, prestige, and near-perfect job-security. And there's only one way to be hired: get appointed to the US Supreme Court. But how do US Supreme Court Justices actually get that honor? Peter Paccone outlines the difficult process of getting a seat on the highest bench in the country. [Directed by Hernando Bahamon, narrated by Addison Anderson, music by Manuel Borda].

  • How your personality shapes your politics | Dannagal G. Young

    How your personality shapes your politics | Dannagal G. Young

    22/09/2020 Duración: 09min

    Social psychologist Dannagal G. Young breaks down the link between our psychology and politics, showing how personality types largely fall into people who prioritize openness and flexibility (liberals) and those who prefer order and certainty (conservatives). Hear why both sets of traits are crucial to any society -- and how our differences are being dangerously exploited to divide us. What if things weren't that way?

  • Why I fight for climate justice | Xiye Bastida

    Why I fight for climate justice | Xiye Bastida

    21/09/2020 Duración: 08min

    In a deeply moving letter to her grandmother, Xiye Bastida reflects on what led her to become a leading voice for global climate activism -- from mobilizing school climate strikes to speaking at the United Nations Climate Summit alongside Greta Thunberg -- and traces her resolve, resilience and profound love of the earth to the values passed down to her. "Thank you for inviting me to love the world since the moment I was born," she says.

  • Does your vote count? The Electoral College explained | Christina Greer

    Does your vote count? The Electoral College explained | Christina Greer

    18/09/2020 Duración: 05min

    You vote but then what? Discover how your individual vote contributes to the popular vote and your state's electoral vote in different ways--and see how votes are counted on both state and national levels. [Lesson by Christina Greer, directed by Mark Phillips, narrated by Christina Greer].

  • Why you should define your fears instead of your goals | Tim Ferriss

    Why you should define your fears instead of your goals | Tim Ferriss

    17/09/2020 Duración: 13min

    The hard choices -- what we most fear doing, asking, saying -- are very often exactly what we need to do. How can we overcome self-paralysis and take action? Tim Ferriss encourages us to fully envision and write down our fears in detail, in a simple but powerful exercise he calls "fear-setting." Learn more about how this practice can help you thrive in high-stress environments and separate what you can control from what you cannot.

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