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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

Why falling behind can get you ahead

1/23/2022
Journalist David Epstein shares how specializing in a particular skill too early in life may undermine your long-term development.

Duration:00:09:12

How stigma shaped modern medicine

1/22/2022
In the 1940s, cancer was a condition shrouded in fear and denial, rarely discussed in public. Now there's a healthy public discourse and billions of dollars in research funding dedicated to it. In this talk, writer and microbiologist Dr. Nathalia Holt describes how a landmark 1940s PR campaign helped prompt that paradigm shift. 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:00:07:33

Why we need archaeology in war zones

1/21/2022
Paleontologist and stand-up comic Ella Al-Shamahi guides us through her family’s native home of Yemen to highlight the human, scientific, and cultural toll many countries encounter from war and instability. This talk was filmed in 2016 at TEDxNashville. 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:00:10:58

Racism thrives on silence -- speak up!

1/16/2022
Telling the story of a harrowing UK court case that spotlights the corrosive effects of injustice, human rights lawyer Dexter Dias urges us all to speak out and expose toxic myths about race -- in order to allow hope, change and justice to flourish. 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:00:12:42

How artificial light affects our health

1/15/2022
Sleep researcher Dragana Rogulja outlines the damage artificial light does to our health and suggests some ways to combat the problem.

Duration:00:08:59

Biomolecular tales of our ancestors

1/14/2022
Microbiologist Alisa Kazarina describes how cutting edge research at the crossroads of archaeology and microbiology can trace humanity's physical development while providing insight on how to treat contemporary diseases.

Duration:00:08:39

Let's think about archaeology on the moon

1/9/2022
Space archaeologist Alice Gorman highlights the moon's prominent role in our culture and the importance of thoughtfully preserving it. This talk was filmed at TEDxSydneySalon. 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:00:08:12

Poop, power and participation

1/8/2022
Design practitioner Julia King argues for a radical shift in the way we think about human waste and sanitation. 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 TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:07:06

Why do we blame individuals for economic crises?

1/7/2022
Sociologist Liene Ozolina examines how the 2008 global financial crisis decimated Latvia’s economy and why responsibility should not be shifted to the citizens who struggle the most in its aftermath. This talk was filmed at TEDxRiga. 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:00:10:04

How centuries of sci-fi sparked spaceflight

1/2/2022
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:00:09:35

Stop looking for your passion

1/1/2022
Terri Trespicio spent the early part of her career reluctant to pursue opportunities she didn't have a fiery passion about. After finding this to be a very limiting mindset, she now encourages everyone to stop looking for passion. This talk was filmed at TEDxKC. 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:00:08:42

Why we need to reimagine the future

12/31/2021
Angela Oguntala is a futurist who asks us to look outside of our preconceptions to find inspired visions of the future in unexpected places. This talk was filmed at TEDxCopenhagen. 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:00:08:00

Will the right to protest survive its migration online?

12/26/2021
Digital activist Brett Solomon reflects on how state-sanctioned internet shutdowns, increased surveillance, and unequal access to the internet are impacting communities all over the world. This talk was filmed at TEDxByronBay. 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:00:06:41

How to care for your community with radical hospitality

12/25/2021
Doniece Sandoval is a social activist and entrepreneur who was troubled by the striking wealth gap in San Francisco. She shares the way she implemented change for the Bay Area’s homeless population and offers guidance on how we can all help those in need. 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,...

Duration:00:07:01

The counterintuitive way to be more persuasive

12/24/2021
Organizational psychologist Niro Sivanathan offers a fascinating lesson on the "dilution effect," a cognitive quirk that weakens our strongest cases -- and reveals why brevity is the true soul of persuasion. 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...

Duration:00:05:53

Futura, the font that helped launch Apollo

12/19/2021
Designer Douglas Thomas shares Futura's role in launching the Apollo 11 spacecraft -- and how it became one of the most used fonts in the world. This talk was filmed at TEDxSanFrancisco. 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:00:10:31

"Entrepreneur" is a mindset not a job title

12/18/2021
Satish Kanwar challenges the common narrative around the “startup spirit." This talk was filmed at TEDxToronto. 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:00:07:56

How technology connects us to fine art

12/17/2021
Bob Sumner walks us through how augmented reality is changing how we interact with art. This talk was filmed at TEDxZurich. 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:00:07:49

Why language is humanity's greatest invention

12/12/2021
Game of Thrones’ language creator David Peterson shows how studying, preserving and inventing new languages helps us understand our collective humanity -- and gives a quick lesson on High Valyrian. 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 http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on...

Duration:00:10:19

Are you a chronic problem solver?

12/11/2021
Working mother and marketing professional Paige Rodgers shares the pitfalls of always trying to be in “problem-solver” mode. 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:00:10:36