Characteristics of a Future City – Wilderness, Farms & Smart | Brendan “Speedie” Smith | TEDxGalway

Brendan “Speedie Smith looks at the need to bring nature back into our everyday urban lives. Using Galway as an example he makes the case that, as well as relying on smart technologies, cities have to be characterised by organic farms, community gardens, waterways, outdoor classrooms, Greenways and local community stake holders. This talk was […]

South Of France performance | South of France | TEDxBoulder South Of France is an indie-pop band that was initially started by multi-intstrumentalist/producer/songwriter Jeff Cormack in 2012. Inspired by his love for retro guitar-pop, it began as a spare-time, lo-fi, garage rock project until Jeff was lucky enough to meet singer/songwriter Kelly Lueke in Los Angeles. They quickly realized they had astonishingly similar taste […]

The hang meets overtone singing | Bruno Bieri | TEDxBasel

Most people know the sound of a steel drum. However, not that many know its smaller cousin the hang. Bruno Bieri beautifully plays this instrument while adding numerous colors through his overtone singing. The intro animation was produced as a collaboration between TEDxBasel and the Hochschule Luzern. This animation was created by Loïc Kreyden and […]

Hunger Isn’t Sexy | Elizabeth Wight | TEDxModesto Because hunger doesn’t always look the way we expect it to in America, it can be easy to dismiss it as a problem that doesn’t really apply to us, but fighting food insecurity ethically on a local level impacts lives in unexpected ways. Elizabeth (Greenlee) Wight is CEO of Interfaith Ministries in Modesto, and […]

Let children play | Alex Elliott Lockhart | TEDxBasel

In an age where the steps of the cognitive process are under ever increasing pressure to be quantified, Alex Elliot Lockhart proposes returning to a simpler approach. Through play, we can allow children to achieve flow by exploring the world on their own terms. The intro animation was produced as a collaboration between TEDxBasel and […]

Deep dive: What we are learning from the language of whales | James Nestor | TEDxMarin

With brains six times the size of our own, the planet’s greatest mammals force a rethink of our own place on planet Earth. James Nestor is an author and journalist who has written for Outside Magazine, Men’s Journal, National Public Radio, The New York Times, Scientific American, Dwell Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, and more. […]

The meaning of roots and America’s last real conservative | Andrew Marr | TEDxCambridgeUniversity

Without big, unorthodox thinkers, we are flying blind. A Scottish journalist and television presenter. Andrew is most well known for hosting The Andrew Marr Show on BBC One as well as his work as a political commentator, editor of The Independent, and political editor of BBC News. This talk was given at a TEDx event […]

The Future of Universities and Higher Learning in a Block Chain World | Diane Sieber | TEDxBoulder

What is the latest thing that is set to destroy the University system? It was first the book, then the audio tape, then computers, then online classes… but Universities seem to be as strong as ever. Is this idea the next on the list of things that might unsettle the model? Diane Sieber is a […]

American Cheese Revolution | Zach Berg | TEDxLivoniaCCLibrary

The American Cheese Market has shifted towards connectivity and transparency over the last 30 years. Learn how these market changes benefit and challenge the American Dairy Farmer/Cheese maker. Zach Berg grew up cooking his way through Metro Detroit. After attending Michigan State University’s Hospitality School, Zach got a job working at Zingerman’s Deli in Ann […]

Be The Community You Want The Community To Be | Rep. Smitty Pignatelli | TEDxBerkshires

Representative Smitty Pignatelli talks about his vision of changes that are occuring in communities and what individuals can do to make them stronger. State Representative Wm. Smitty Pignatelli is a lifelong resident of Lenox, Massachusetts and a graduate of the Lenox Public Schools.With over 30 years of public service experience, Smitty has also been involved […]

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