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Do you love a challenge?

We are very excited to announce that former Speaker Joe DeSena, founder of Spartan Races, has given our community a chance to compete in the Fenway Spartan Sprint! The Fenway Spartan Sprint is a 3-mile obstacle course, run through historic…
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Now You See Me...

Our world is one of near-total visibility. Whenever we log onto the internet, we know that data collectors can see our shopping habits, our calendars, or what we had for breakfast. We can easily find images of places thousands of miles or even…
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Lisa is on TED-Ed!

We'd like to congratulate Lisa Nip, whose talk landed on TED-Ed this week! Lots of people dream of traveling in space: a potential future among the stars inspires our movies, books, TV shows, and of course a great deal of research. The 2015 Star…
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Did you know about Africa Day?

Today, May 25th, we celebrate Africa Day, the anniversary of the founding of the African Union. Several of our speakers discussed this large and diverse continent in their talks, and their messages are all about hope, development, and innovation. The…
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Speaker Orientation Blast!

Last night, dozens of people gathered at WBUR headquarters on Commonwealth Avenue to get a sneak preview of the incredible talks that will be part of the TEDxBeaconStreet Salon on March 17th. We had a music therapist who charmed us with her…
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See Yourself At TEDxBeaconStreet!

At TEDxBeaconStreet, we love our audience. That's what makes us unique: the people in the seats are as important as the people on the stage, and we want to make sure that everyone is included in the conversation. We're holding another event…
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Answers to the TEDxBeaconStreet Crossword

If you missed our puzzle on National Crossword Day, go ahead and take a stab at it - then check your answers here! Fifty five Truth Julliard Cornell Nuclear ALSONE El Sistema Fail Toilet Spring Synchronicity MacArthur Pig Seahawks HPV Parakeet Pluto Secondary…