Free Live Conversations at “TED Connects: Community and Hope”

With a captivating roster of speakers that aims to tackle topics plaguing the world at large, the series TED Connects: Community and Hope will provide free, daily conversations this week—commencing 23 March with Harvard Medical School’s Susan A David, PhD on emotional agility. Bill Gates will follow up his much-discussed TED Talk with more insight on the healthcare system on Tuesday 24 March. And the …

TED2020 Postponed Until July

Amidst concern over the spread of COVID-19, numerous festivals, conferences and more have been postponed, moved to streaming models of attendance, or canceled entirely. Initially scheduled for 20-24 April, TED2020 is one of those events. Rather than simply make the decision in-house, however, TED polled registered attendees to find whether or not they wished to keep the scheduled April dates and view a livestream of …

Interview: Ravi Naidoo, Founder of Design Indaba

As the 25th edition approaches, its key creative figure shares his thoughts on design as a tool

When you share a room with Ravi Naidoo you cannot help but notice his presence. The Design Indaba founder emanates and attracts positive energy; it’s an off-shoot of the power of believing in what you produce. Both a thinker and a doer, Naidoo is also the founder and managing director of Interactive Africa. He’s worked on business and social projects that range from the 2010 …