Not every teenager sits around, texting endlessly and at all the wrong times, causing their parents to worry about a possible addiction to technology. Some of them give TED talks in their spare time.
How will we talk about feminism? What does it mean to "fail," and why shouldn't we fail better? What is love? Why isn't America investing in young black men? And are the people who create change the silent supporters rather than the vocal leaders? In this curated selection of TEDxTeen Talks, the adolescent version of the adult TED Talks, five teens discuss these ideas and how they collide with their own stories.
The New York Times reports that for the first time SMS (Texting) was more popular than talk. In the fourth quarter of 2007, American cellphone subscribers for the first time sent text messages more than they phoned, according to Nie... Read Post
I’ve written several times about the annual conference known as TED, which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. It’s 50 talks over four days, each 18 minutes long. The talks range from hysterically funny to deeply moving... Read Post