La musica de las ideas: Sergio Feferovich

At TEDxRiodelaPlata, pianist Sergio Feferovich plays excerpts from some of history’s great composers, and allows the audience to participate in writing an improvised piece of music, which he performs in a clever and fun musical experience. (Filmed at TEDxRiodelaPlata)

Each week, we choose four of our favorite talks, highlighting just a few of the enlightening speakers from the TEDx community, and its diverse constellation of ideas worth spreading. Browse all TEDxTalks here »

Are video games art?: Maria Lujan Oulton

More and more, video games are being accepted and enjoyed as works of art in galleries around the globe. At TEDxRiodelaPlata, Maria Lujan Oulton takes a look at six designers who are using gaming to create powerful forms of interactive art. (Spanish with English subtitles) (Filmed at TEDxRiodelaPlata)

Each week, we choose four of our favorite talks, highlighting just a few of the enlightening speakers from the TEDx community, and its diverse constellation of ideas worth spreading. Browse all TEDxTalks here »

When would you jump off a train?: Margarita Barrientos

Growing up in poverty in small-town Argentina, Margarita Barrientos lost both her parents by age 11. After a harrowing cross-country trip to Buenos Aires to reunite with her brother, Barrientos started a shelter to provide her neighbors with work and basic services to ensure that fewer people would have to face the struggles she faced. (Filmed at TEDxRiodelaPlata)

Each week, we choose four of our favorite talks, highlighting just a few of the enlightening speakers from the TEDx community, and its diverse constellation of ideas worth spreading. Browse all TEDxTalks here »

Happy 4th Birthday, TEDx! Looks like you can have your cake and eat it, too.

imageTEDxSamsung celebrates TEDx’s fourth

TEDx is now 4! This past Saturday, March 23, TEDx celebrated this milestone with a global birthday party, convened by TEDx organizers, volunteers, and fans worldwide. There were cakes, candles, wishes and even a kite or two — all paired with enough enthusiasm to last another 4 years and beyond. 

With 6,417 events in 149 countries and 1,777 cities over the past 4 years, and now over 25,000 talks online, the TEDx program would be nothing without its ever-expanding network of dedicated and hard-working volunteers.

So, take a moment and toast them and 4 years of TEDx with a selection of favorite sweet treats from TEDx’s 4th:

imageTEDxGolfLinksPark in Bangalore, India made TEDx a very impressive birthday cake — with sprinkles!

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