Samia Tawil: Freedom is now

In this emotional and moving talk, Samia Tawil shares her personal experience of becoming an independent hybrid artist, going beyond the established codes of the music industry. Insisting on the need to remain true to oneself, she shares her views …

James Devine: Crowdfunding a particle detector

This amazing engineer explains how we are continuously bombarded by radiation from space. He shares his idea of developing an open source networked detector for these cosmic rays, creating a massive cosmic ray telescope and empowering citizens to take part …

Jos de Blok: Healthcare, humanity above bureaucracy

In his TEDxTalk a nurse presents how he helps simplifying organizational structures in healthcare. He explains how he succeeded in encouraging trust, while integrating simplification offers a great deal more for society than bureaucratic and pyramidal organizations, making daily work …

Timothy Connerton: The language of leadership

Why should we use the word “challenge” instead of “problem”? Tim shares his experience in using key words for communicating to inspire and empower others for cooperation in daily life. He shows that leadership language can create, demonstrate and motivate …

Kosha Joubert: Ecovillage Living – A new source of hope

In this largely illustrated talk, Kosha Joubert shares how community-led regeneration can become a source of solutions for today‚Äôs societal challenges. Kosha takes us on a journey around the globe to discover ecovillages, envisioning a world of empowered citizens and …

Susan George: Power at stake

Susan George speaks about why and how has spent the last several decades working for the common good, studying the rich to serve the poor, writing seventeen books and sharing her philosophy and scientific research on power. She helps us …

Bruce Benamran

Bruce Benamran: Ideas worth spreading

Bruce shares his transformation from curious viewer to active producer of videos on the web. He explains how curiosity became for him a powerful tool for knowledge sharing, both evident and contagious. He inspires us with his vision of a …

Richard Stallman: Free software, free society

It is the first TEDx talk of the founder of Free Software movement. Stallman, RMS for short, has changed the world with his vision of freedom for the digital age. He launched the GNU operating system, used with Linux as …

Gwenn Seemel: In defense of imitation

A French-American artist living in the US, Gwenn advocates passionately for a world in which art is distributed and modified freely, while never for a moment expecting artists to work for free. She shares some of her creative journey, explains …