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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

Our history and future in ice

5/18/2021
MIT doctoral student Meghana Ranganathan looks at our planet’s history and future through our arctic ice sheets and points to why recent ice movement is a development that should concern us all. 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:00:07:25

Why I want an AI tutor

5/17/2021
How can AI support kids struggling in school? Medical student and former tutor Sophia Hodgkinson showcases the ways artificial intelligence could help bridge achievement gaps for kids left behind. This talk was filmed at TEDxULisboa. 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:00:08:54

How policing for profit threatens your rights

5/14/2021
Did you know the government can convict your house or car of a crime? Law researcher Dick M. Carpenter II describes the practice of civil forfeiture - a monetary incentive for law enforcement that threatens the rights and property of everyday citizens. This talk was filmed at TEDxMileHigh. 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...

Duration:00:08:08

How to fix our broken political conversations

5/13/2021
Robb Willer is a social psychologist who suggests that “moral reframing” might be the bridge to ideological divisions. This talk was filmed at TEDxMarin. 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:00:11:08

Regrowing heart muscle with stem cells

5/12/2021
Physician and scientist Chuck Murry explores the ways we could prevent more cases of heart disease by using stem cells to restore contractile heart function. This talk was filmed at TEDxSeattle. 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...

Duration:00:08:59

Are you a hybrid professional?

5/11/2021
Sarabeth Berk is a hybrid professional who explains how popularizing this term can be an important step in defining your professional identity. This talk was filmed at TEDxBoulder. 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...

Duration:00:06:39

Why you should embrace your local

5/10/2021
Podcaster Kyle Hagge says the answer to political activism rests in our own backyards-- by voting and spending local. This talk was filmed at TEDxMarquetteU. 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:00:06:19

The 15 minute rule

5/7/2021
Need some motivation to answer that email or start writing that novel? Author Caroline Buchanan offers guidance on how to complete our goals by using her “15-minute Rule”. This talk was filmed at TEDxVicenza. 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:00:06:40

The complexities of color blindness

5/6/2021
It's not easy seeing green. Writer Bryan Kett describes life with colorblindness, explaining that it's not just him -- everyone's experience of color is subjective.This talk was filmed at TEDxPasadena. 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:00:06:57

Why you don’t care about inequality

5/5/2021
How do we confront the staggering income inequality that exists in our communities? Sociologist Dr. Jonathan Mijs looks at the way socioeconomic borders are built and argues that crossing these frontiers can change the deep inequities in our societies. This talk was filmed at TEDxLondon. 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...

Duration:00:06:37

How centuries of sci-fi sparked spaceflight

5/4/2021
NASA economist Alexander MacDonald shares how the human imagination for space flight wasn’t only sparked by history’s esteemed scientists but also our great storytellers. This talk was filmed at TEDxAuckland. 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:00:07:50

Towards rational and authentic food choices

5/3/2021
Psychologist Melanie Joy defines “carnism” -an ideology that sees some animals as appropriate to slaughter for food- and argues that this practice goes against many of our core human values.This talk was filmed at TEDxMünchen. 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:00:06:31

Are we doing Shakespeare wrong?

4/30/2021
English professor Stephen Brown offers a passionate lyrical take on Shakespeare’s continued prevalence in our culture. This talk was filmed at TEDxStMaryCSSchool. 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:00:06:57

What could a virus sound like?

4/29/2021
MIT professor Markus Buehler showcases how many structures in nature can be translated into sound, providing sonic opportunities to learn about the basic building blocks of life. This talk was filmed at TEDxMIT. 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:00:07:57

Why empowering men at home is good for gender equality

4/28/2021
Economist Natacha Catalino argues that a better work/life balance for everyone is possible when we rethink stereotypes about gendered responsibilities at work and home. This talk was filmed at TEDxBasel. 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:00:07:10

Doing drugs (research) right

4/27/2021
To better understand the alarming rates of opioid use across the U.S. and provide an improved model for harm reduction measures Dr. Daniel Ciccarone shares compassionate insight from his “on the ground” research. This talk was filmed at TEDxBerkeley. 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:00:07:25

What animals can teach us about death

4/26/2021
How much of our rituals around death are learned from animals? Animal behaviorist Dr. Kaeli Swift explores the life and death habits of our non-human neighbors and shares what their responses could reveal about our own relationship to mortality. This talk was filmed at TEDxSalem. 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:00:09:55

The inmate, the student, and Tolstoy

4/23/2021
Andrew Kaufman is a Russian literature lecturer at University of Virginia who shares the lessons he learned when he moved his classroom into a correctional center. This talk was filmed at TEDxCharlottesville. 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:00:09:21

What did you do in the climate crisis, Grandma?

4/22/2021
Fi Radford invites her fellow septuagenarians to become climate activists and act now for the future of our planet. This talk was filmed at TEDxBristol. 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:00:10:08

Saving the planet without making it everyone's top priority

4/21/2021
Angela Francis sees that the key to overcoming the climate challenges we face is proving to the public that transitioning to a green economy can change everyone's lives for the better right now. This talk was filmed at TEDxLondonWomen. 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:00:10:07