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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.

Location:

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

Am I Normal? with Mona Chalabi

10/23/2021
Today something a little different: Am I Normal? with Mona Chalabi is a new TED Audio Collective podcast. We all want to know if we’re normal—do I have enough friends? Should it take me this long to get over my ex? Should I move or stay where I am? Endlessly curious data journalist Mona Chalabi NEEDS to know, and she’s ready to dive into the numbers to get some answers. But studies and spreadsheets don’t tell the whole story, so she’s consulting experts, strangers, and even her mum to fill...

Duration:00:04:26

How will autonomous vehicles transform our cities?

10/22/2021
Urban designer Nico Larco explores how autonomous cars have the potential to revolutionize how we drive and even live. This talk was filmed at TEDxCollegePark. 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:00:09:28

Reclaiming my voice as a transracial adoptee

10/21/2021
Sara Jones is a transracial adoptee who offers insights from her lived experience to help parents and their adopted children. This talk was filmed at TEDxLakeJunaluska. 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:00:08:55

Why should we care about dying languages?

10/20/2021
Educator Sara Snyder Hopkins explains the important steps institutions and individuals need to take in order to preserve indigenous languages. This talk was filmed at TEDxLakeJunaluska. 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:00:08:16

Why we all lose when we talk about virginity

10/19/2021
Writer and filmmaker Shelby Hadden destigmatizes virginity while shedding light on cultural norms around sexual health and inclusivity. This talk was filmed at TEDxSouthCongress. 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:00:09:22

Can citizen science save us?

10/18/2021
Journalist Mary Ellen Hannibal looks at the important, often overlooked role that citizen science can play in saving the planet.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: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:07:02

Why influencers should be imperfect

10/15/2021
Laney Broussard explores the allure of influencers in online perfection-seeking culture. This talk was filmed at TEDxPenn. 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/

Duration:00:06:46

Great White Sharks: individual and misunderstood

10/14/2021
Underwater cinematographer Dan Abbott dives into a celebration of the often-misunderstood predator of the sea. This talk was filmed at TEDxFolkestone. 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:00:08:00

The role youth can play in climate action

10/13/2021
Sisters Melati and Isabel Wijsen say bye bye to plastic bags in order to help the environment.This talk was filmed at TEDxLausanneWomen. 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

Crochet, coral reefs, and collective action

10/12/2021
Science writer Margaret Wertheim shares the unique educational tool she uses to encourage more environmental collective action — crocheting.This talk was filmed at TEDxDublin. 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:00:10:01

Can we make time tangible?

10/11/2021
Artist Alicia Eggert shares the process and beliefs behind her work that focuses on the nature of time.This talk was filmed at TEDxSMU. 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/

Duration:00:10:30

When local news dies, so does democracy

10/8/2021
Journalist Chuck Plunkett explains the continued importance of local news, an essential part of any healthy democracy.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 visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:07:50

How I overcame decision paralysis

10/7/2021
Researcher Mary Steffel shares a key technique to get out of decision-making paralysis.This talk was filmed at TEDxNortheasternU. 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

Duration:00:06:48

Technology and the future of theater

10/6/2021
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Sarah Ellis offers a glimpse at the exciting and expansive developments in virtual and in-person theater technology. This talk was filmed at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool. 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:00:08:17

Here's what we can do about catastrophic blackouts

10/5/2021
Samuel Feinburg asks us to consider the threat of a catastrophic electrical blackout and what we can do to protect ourselves. This talk was filmed at TEDxBaylorSchool. 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:00:09:55

Humanizing the refugee crisis

10/4/2021
Photographer Brian Sokol shares his experiences documenting refugees, challenging the preconceptions that many of us hold of displaced people. This talk was filmed at TEDxSanDiego. 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:00:08:18

Why is talking about sex so hard?

10/1/2021
Drawing from her career in pornography, Lina Bembe argues that sex education may be key in learning to respect and clearly communicate our desires. This talk was filmed at TEDxStuttgart. 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:00:06:09

Emoji: The language of the future

9/30/2021
Entrepreneur and attorney Tracey Pickett explores the emoji as a legitimate and important tool for communication. This talk was filmed at TEDxGreenville. 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:00:03:53

Why does visual literacy matter?

9/29/2021
Designer David Hooker discusses the ways our visually oriented world affects us, inviting us to think critically of the images we consume or create. 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...

Duration:00:06:13

Thinking differently about dementia

9/28/2021
Dementia Adventure CEO Neil Mapes shares some of the innovative techniques that could help those suffering from dementia feel supported and build connections. This talk was filmed at TEDxChelmsford. 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:00:05:49