Jo Firestone: Everyone Is Terrible
Comedian Jo Firestone breaks down who's terrible, who's truly evil, who is genuinely good, and why it's all okay.
Ian Bremmer: There are no more global superpowers. What happens next?
Political theorist Ian Bremmer rethinks what the world looks like without one single global power.
Philip Pettit: How Do You Know if You're Truly Free?
Most of us can generally agree that freedom is an ideal, says philosopher Philip Pettit. But how do we actually define it?
Watch How One Company Brings Timeless Design to Educational Apps For Kids
This September, TEDxNewYork took place at Manhattan's SVA Theatre, where creative minds across various industries came together...
Stephanie Spellers: The Revolutionary Art of Listening
We’ve stopped listening to one another—truly, deeply listening to the words coming from those we don’t agree with, says Episcopal...
Cakes Da Killa: “Talkin’ Greezy” and “New Phone (Who Dis)”
Rapper Cakes da Killa gives a rousing performance of “Talkin’ Greezy” and “New Phone (Who...
Chris Jackson: What Multiculturalism Can Do For Everyone
What happens when the stories we read share only one culture or worldview? Editor Chris Jackson shares five reasons why we need...
Yale Fox: Home Renters Are Powerless. Here’s How to Fix That
Between roaches, rats, and unfit landlords, few New Yorkers have control over the conditions of the apartments they pay...
Rebecca Brachman: Could a Drug Prevent Depression?
Neuroscientist Rebecca Brachman explores the potential of a drug that could stop depression and PTSD before they happen.
Allison Bishop: The Adventure of Alice and the Encrypted Message
Computer scientist Allison Bishop shows the need for strong encryption and systems that understand people.
Muneeb Ali: Welcome to the New Internet
Blockstack Inc cofounder Muneeb Ali introduces his new web browser, which eliminates internet middlemen and puts our personal...
Maria Alejandro: Growing Old Is a Blessing
Maria Alejandro, director of senior services at East Harlem’s Union Settlement, inspires us to see what’s beautiful about aging.