TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 30 years ago, TED has grown to support its mission with multiple initiatives. The two annual TED Conferences invite the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes or less. Many of these talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman.
The annual TED Conference takes place each spring in Vancouver, British Columbia. TED’s media initiatives include TED.com, where new TED Talks are posted daily; TED Translators, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed. TED has established The Audacious Project that takes a collaborative approach to funding ideas with the potential to create change at thrilling scale; TEDx, which supports individuals or groups in hosting local, self- organized TED-style events around the world, and the TED Fellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.
TED Talks of the week
THE AGONY OF TRYING TO UNSUBSCRIBE
By:- James Veitch
It is an entertaining set of art by Mr. Veitch that inspires us to find a bright side even in times of crises and mundanity. In today’s world of lockdowns and pandemics, we might all laugh and find our bright sides in life.
INSIDE THE MIND OF MASTER PROCRASTINATOR
By:- Tim Urban
Procrastination is a problem that everyone faces in their daily lives, may it be regarding some deadlines or any big life decision. Tim Urban has described the psychology of a procrastinator in a very humorous and simple way but this has a deep meaning. As has been well said by him, everyone of us has certain things which we always procrastinate about. We should get going and work on it before it’s too late.
HOW TO MAKE STRESS YOUR FRIEND
This talk focuses on one of the most important aspect of our lives. Important and inevitable.. Stress.. The speaker shares about her study about how stress is more of good than harm to us and our body. She tells about different ways stress can be dealt with easily. One of them being caring for our near and dear ones. She also shows how the body adapts when we feel stressed and how it benifits us.