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TEDx SHORTS

TED Audio Collective

Start each day with short, eye-opening ideas from some of the world's greatest TEDx speakers. Hosted by Atossa Leoni, TEDx SHORTS will immerse you in surprising knowledge, fresh perspectives, and moving stories from some of our most compelling talks. Less than 10 minutes a day, everyday.

Start each day with short, eye-opening ideas from some of the world's greatest TEDx speakers. Hosted by Atossa Leoni, TEDx SHORTS will immerse you in surprising knowledge, fresh perspectives, and moving stories from some of our most compelling talks. Less than 10 minutes a day, everyday.

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United States

Description:

Start each day with short, eye-opening ideas from some of the world's greatest TEDx speakers. Hosted by Atossa Leoni, TEDx SHORTS will immerse you in surprising knowledge, fresh perspectives, and moving stories from some of our most compelling talks. Less than 10 minutes a day, everyday.

Language:

English


Episodes

The emotional cost of being a Black woman in America

6/18/2021
Monica Johnson is a social justice educator who uses the legacy of Billie Holiday’s world renowned performance of “Strange Fruit” to expose the world to the true struggle of being a Black woman in America. This talk was filmed at TEDxBloomington. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit...

Duration:00:09:20

Why vaccines work

6/17/2021
Dr. Andrea Marzi explains the ways vaccines work and how these treatments are vital for public health.This talk was filmed at TEDxHieronymusPark. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To view footnotes and learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:08:40

How to save tourism from itself

6/16/2021
Travel writer Doug Lansky presents a critique on modern tourism and offers tips on improving travel for tourists, the environment, and the communities at these destinations. This talk was filmed at TEDxStockholmSalon. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter:...

Duration:00:10:22

What do smart groups have in common?

6/15/2021
Do you want to put together a really smart team? Cognitive scientist Therese Huston suggests the key to better social sensitivity, dynamics, and decision-making in groups can come from having more women involved. This talk was filmed at TEDxStLouisWomen. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit...

Duration:00:08:01

How flags unite (and divide) us

6/14/2021
Michael Green is a vexillologist who explains how flags can create unity, spark emotional reactions, and court controversy. This talk was filmed at TEDxTAMUSalon. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:08:01

Change my clothes? Change the law

6/11/2021
Gina Martin is a political novice who was able to change the law and make upskirting— generally defined as taking a sexually intrusive photograph of someone without their permission— illegal in her country. This talk was filmed at TEDxWarwick. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow...

Duration:00:07:03

Why my parents are glad I married a goy

6/10/2021
Biological anthropologist Lara Durgavich examines why certain genetic diseases — like Tay Sachs— are carried on through generations, and how they affect our health.This talk was filmed at TEDxTufts. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter:...

Duration:00:09:40

The double standards of fashion policing

6/9/2021
Fashion activist and parent Taryn de Vere looks at the damaging effects of “fashion policing” and why we should support those expressing their gender identity through clothing. This talk was filmed at TEDxDerryLondonderry. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter:...

Duration:00:07:08

Vertical ocean farming - the least deadly catch

6/8/2021
Bren Smith presents a restorative option in sustainable marine practices - reimagining the role of fishermen as farmers. This talk was filmed at TEDxBermuda. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:07:48

Why are we so obsessed with World War II?

6/7/2021
Historian Keith Lowe explores the grey areas often considered in black and white terms. This talk was filmed at TEDxAthens. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tedx_official Like TEDx...

Duration:00:10:36

Facebook and Rare Cancer Changed My Life

6/4/2021
Dr. Jerad Gardner speaks to the power of cancer-focused online support groups -- an invaluable resource for patients, families, and doctors. This talk was filmed at TEDxUAMS. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:06:38

Can we use AI to detect disease?

6/3/2021
AI expert Prashant Warier shares a radical breakthrough for TB testing - using AI to give diagnoses faster. This talk was filmed at TEDxGateway. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:06:26

How compassion kills dignity

6/2/2021
What’s the right way to assist those in need? Dr. Bertrhude Albert and Dr. Priscilla Zelaya examine the ways “compassionate giving” can undermine and overlook the needs of those who need aid. This talk was filmed at TEDxBocaRaton. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on...

Duration:00:07:16

What it’s like to be a transgender dad

6/1/2021
LB Hannahs candidly shares the experience of parenting as a genderqueer individual -- and what it can teach us about authenticity and advocacy. This talk was filmed at TEDxUF. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:11:06

How to thrive in remote work - David Burkus

5/31/2021
From your work to your home and your head to your heart, How To Be a Better Human helps you become a better person from the comfort of your own headphones. Today's episode is all about work. It’s how we pay the bills, but it’s also how many of us derive purpose, meaning and structure from our days. Whether you're unemployed, salaried, or your own boss, the world of work is changing. David Burkus sees this as an opportunity to think consciously about what to change when it comes to how,...

Duration:00:30:44

A virus walks out of a factory farm...

5/28/2021
As the world continues to take stock of the effects of COVID-19, Alex O’Connor focuses our attention on an important adjacent public health threat -- viral pathogens linked to animal factory farming. The origins of COVID-19 remain an ongoing field of study. This talk was recorded in February 2021. This talk was filmed at TEDxWarwick. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx...

Duration:00:07:07

How to design the life you want

5/27/2021
Offering tips from the well-known program he helped develop, Bill Burnett, executive director of Stanford’s Life Design Lab, illustrates the ways design thinking can be used to help build the life we want. This talk was filmed at TEDxStanford. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow...

Duration:00:08:36

An AI smartwatch that detects seizures

5/26/2021
MIT professor Rosalind Picard shares the lifesaving potential of smartwatch technology in detecting epileptic seizures. This talk was filmed at TEDxBeaconStreet. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:10:38

How to fix a (literally) broken heart?

5/25/2021
Biomedical scientist Georgina Ellison highlights her team’s research around regenerative heart repair in older adults -- an exciting development that could offer more chances for longer and healthier lives. This talk was filmed at TEDxRoyalTunbridgeWells. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit...

Duration:00:09:24

Colorism and global standards of beauty

5/24/2021
From the media we consume to our social groups, Chika Okoro describes the effects of colorism on our culture and offers a call to action to address this damaging construct. This talk was filmed at TEDxStanford. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter:...

Duration:00:08:13