I love listening to this podcast in the morning to get my brain working. This gets me into a peaceful and quiet morning ritual. 🙏
I enjoy the Ted talks. I wish you keep the interviews in a separate podcast, it’s just not what I’m looking for.
It was a re-run of old episode with outdated information. There was no mention that it was a re-run. I didn’t expected this from this podcast.
You CANNOT re-air an episode about the coronavirus from March on August 12th without a CLEAR edit in the AUDIO of the episode. Fix this please!
I’m a firm believer in that there is a problem with racial discrimination and that something needs to be done about it. But when 9/10 of your podcasts are about the same thing you should probably try changing your name to the only thing you’re talking about. I use TED talks Daily on my commute to and from work which needs more variety then just racial segregation or racial discrimination. Please don’t lose your goal TED talks in spreading a WIDE variety of information to the public.
Such a fantastic conversation providing invaluable insights on how human can live harmoniously with Nature We need to make Ethical choices
I love gates and his philanthropy. He’s brilliant and impacted vaccines in Africa greatly. That said, having gates offer prognosis for COVID-19, as well as treatment seems off. There are actual medical experts to lead the charge and be more informative. Or at least have a medical professional on the side. This isn’t quite “reckless”, but does contribute to setting the precedents of interviewing non-experts for (needed) expert information. Gates is a good guy. This is just not the appropriate time for this when there are lots of medical experts with better information.
I love daily TED!! So inspirational!!
I enjoy that the topics are of importance to the individual speaker versus finding a speaker to give a speech on something trending. It’s helpful in opening up the mind to what and who else is out there. Usually very interesting.
May 15th’s episode was AMAZING! It was so interesting! Love this!
I would like to share my story with TED, want to share the what I learnt from life and want to people to think about it. Request guidance!
mostly these speakers positively relate their own, individual experience and ideas, and theres very little bashing. I listened to the former award winning and championship winning coach talk about the rewards from realizing coaching to win has a high cost, coaching to live does wonders for you and your players, and the funny thing is you still win a lot but really enjoy it! I think her message applies to MOST of our world right now: how far do we go to win? How did we come to celebrate ethically or morally vacant people? Would we really not win if we were all a bit more tolerant, patient, or kind? I mean, those two cliches are still true: no one gets outta here alive, and you can’t take anything with you! Might as well prioritize enjoying life!
I usually love listening to this podcast and many other thought-provoking NPR podcasts in general. I’ve listened for years, but lately I’m seeing these left leaning productions for the harm they try to cause. For example, the recent episode about what America can learn from China in their reaction to the pandemic literally made my skin crawl. I’m sorry, but Chinese people are not happy to do whatever their government tells them to do and don’t obey because they see their government like a caring parental figure, which they so appreciate! I’m paraphrasing, but I swear when I heard this assertion, I laughed so hard, I swerved and almost hit a car in the lane next to mine! Chinese people do what they are told because of a thing called COMMUNISM. I don’t know if Ted Talks knows about it, but from what I hear, communism is not so great...at least not for We the People of The United States of America. What is the purpose of choosing this angle? You should be talking about the millions of people starving globally with the continuation of this shutdown. Maybe Ted Talks should also explore the dangers of a global economic collapse. You could do 100 episodes on that topic alone. You could be talking about how more than half of the counties in the United States haven’t had a single Covid-19 death, yet are still being forced to stay shut down. You could be talking about the deadly global repercussions of the lockdown such as loss of education, depression, suicide, rise in crimes, looting, wide spread hunger, domestic violence, ample opportunities for child sexual abuse by the people in their own homes, or the many other harmful outcomes of extending this lockdown. I mean come on, you should at least give some consideration to informing the American people about these very real, very serious, and very deadly realities. Another topic to explore would be America’s urgent need to stop the very dangerous practice of depending on China for 70 percent of our pharmaceutical drugs. These things matter to the American people. Why not explore these topics? Instead, you are joining the rest of MSM in disparaging the Americans who are standing up for their constitutional rights and yes, some want to golf, but the majority are fighting to save their small businesses, to save their homes, to feed their families, and most importantly they are standing up for what it means to be free, for what it means to be an American, for our constitutional rights, which we have been totally taken for granted. As far as I know, we the people have the right to protest and lucky for those who don’t want to protest, don’t have to protest. That’s the beauty of it all. I lean very left on most issues, but that doesn’t mean I will follow you blindly. That doesn’t mean I will cheer on Communism just because you try to depict it in a calm “balanced” way. How dumb do you think your audience is? How clueless do you really think we are? What is your purpose in depicting support for communism, while talking down to the citizens of your own free country? Why would you release an episode like this? Why would you peddle such nonsense? I’ve deleted so many recent episodes without listening to more than five because you guys aren’t even trying to hide the propaganda anymore. It’s disappointing and it really makes me so so so sad.
A bit odd to be dissing capitalis whilst having commercials for stock market services.
I like the older episodes better. The newer ones tend to introduce a problem and then not give a solution, or are just not very well done in general. If you want good ones, I suggest scrolling down a bit.
This was amazingly helpful. Excellent insight into being human in this inhuman time. I now have some tools to help me not just get through the pandemic but to even grow a bit more deeply emotionally.
Slow the f down Jesus Herbert Christ
Have you noticed people on podcasts are talking much faster even in longer formats. Calm down presenters. Everyone is nervous enough.
TED is a knowledgeable guy. A bit full of himself, but definitely knowledge. He has an answer to everything, even things you didn’t think you needed an answer for. I heard TED explain why people laugh. That’s like explaining why people breathe. Alexa and TED would be the ultimate power couple. There would be no question left unanswered between the two of them. If they put their metaphorical minds together, we could potentially answer all the questions this world has to offer. Like when did the first second occur and is a second called a second because it always will be second to whatever number came before it? Or if it’s normal to shake a stranger’s hand and normal to shake your dog’s paw AND it’s normal for dogs to sniff other dogs’ butts, why am I considered a weirdo if I sniff my dog’s butt? These are the questions that need to be answered. Someone needs to set up Ted and Alexa.
Good daily dose of something new to think about. Some are a bit lackluster but what do you expect with so many episodes. But bite size episodes are nice.
Too many topics pertaining to social justice. Rarely listen anymore
Listened to an episode of Coronavirus. Was very informative and interesting. Lots of information. Short and easy to follow. Intriguing topics.
Ted Talks used to be chock-filled with enlightenment. Now, it’s 90% politically correct blather.
Very tedious topics and speakers. Always held TED talks in fairly high regard. Not much inspirational here... for which I am sorry.
A handful of interesting topics. But the rest are pretty meaningless drivel.
Quality has gone down hill. I unsubscribed.
Most talks are pretentious and boring
This podcast cover a wide range of topics and it’s always very well done and put together beautifully. It’s mind opening
As a few have pointed out the topics are mostly socal topics that seem to target a narrow segment of issues. Some of them are interesting but other just are people with cuases which is fine they are not just my causes or what I think is important but I am sure some people will find this interesting and informative.
I give it five stars for great content.
I’ve always loved TEDTalks, but sometimes I am disappointed with some so I go back and continue to watch the same one.
The app works fine but TED talks these days are terrible. I no longer learn anything nor am I entertained. Listen to something else.. unless you’re into rambling and nonsense than you may enjoy the latest TED talk.
15 minutes of drivel. Get people without annoying voices
Now, all they talk about is mostly social justice topics...🙄
I would give this show a 5 out of 5 if not for the Revolutionary power of thought episode. Normally I like to write down at least on thing I learned or one cool fact from each episode, but I didn’t even understand what the speaker was talking about. It was very confusing and I couldn’t find a linear story to listen to. Disappointing Ted Talk
Normally I’m a big fan of this podcast. However, the 10/25/19 episode about revolutionary power of thought seemed very disjointed and confusing. I’m not understand where the speaker is going yet, and I’m 12 minutes in. This is only my perception, so take it with a grain of salt.
Even the ones I’m not particularly interested in have something to offer.
The talk about “a new origin of life” was really about some fanatic wanting to rant about climate change. Pathetic!
A great podcast with terrific speakers. Thanks.
Ted y’all = pedo supporters
They get off topic and seem to provoke racier topics often..not sure unless they have a liberal hidden agenda whereas learning used to be They also very left leaning political and won’t stop harping on climate change
The podcast is great as expected, however, each episode downloads as a separate entity. If you delete the podcast, it won’t delete all episodes previously downloaded, so you’re forced to delete each episode one-by-one. I have 235 episodes to delete. I guess that’s what I get for not listening everyday! Haha. Oh well... won’t be resubscribing. 👋🏻
These are not for opening your mind. They go up on stage to tell you that what you believe is wrong and that they believe is right. “Do as I say, not as I do”
This Ted Talk was a new way, for me at least, to look at how we process information. I always knew cell phones affected our attention span but never knew just how deep it really was. I believe this Ted Talk was catered to millennials and Generation Z members as we have the most phone users. It also can apply to anyone that uses a smartphone. The information in this Ted Talk is credible and the information is up to date. To me, this Ted Talk was not the least bit entertaining but it was very informal. The subject matter was not entertaining, but the presenter did have a charismatic way of getting his points across.
Their leftist agenda is over the top. And that is coming from a liberal.
Love the wide range of topics. Only growth would be, update more often.
I love the wide range of subjects and always learn something new
As an addict with 30 of “recovery”. I want to say in my 60 years of existence and cultural experience I agree with this talk. It is a vital to the addict to bond with human connections. A loving social culture is vital to a healthy self image and being able to love others. It is so true and so needed in USA (sick) culture of loneliness. I think it is also related to the mass shootings here.
Ted use to be interesting and have good educational material . Now the liberal bias is so obvious you can see it in the material from a mile away. I got news for npr and it’s affiliates not every other news story needs to bring in the race issue. Seriously listen to any 6 episodes and you will hear the race card dropped over a dozen times. Its not news it’s not relevant it’s not interesting let’s grow up and put in the extra work to have meaningful material and content instead of puking up overworked and uninteresting racial relation stories. The world is bigger than just race there are real world lessons to be learned instead of this garbage.
I’m 11 and I like TED talks unlike most people I learn and they interest me I have always wanted to do a ted talk cause maybe swing a child’s side of things would be cool but you guys don’t need that right now but this is a great podcast and you should listen to it I’m not joking it’s great
I love Ted Talks, but it has sunk deeper and deeper into liberal propaganda. This podcast is for the left; occasionally the center; and only the thick-skinned right.
Very enjoyable show with such a variety of topics.
You can’t go wrong with these. They are short, to the point, and bring all the best the world has to offer right to your ears and eyes. If you ever think maybe the world doesn’t have hope listen to a few of these, there are still incredible people out there doing awe-inspiring things.
Love your podcast! Have learned so much! Often listen with earphones but am always rudely annoyed at the end with your shrill announcement "PRX". Can you tone this down or eliminate it? Was not always on there and wish it wasn't there now!
Can anyone look into it?
I’ve got an idea. I’m a flashy speaker. I pause at the right time, have an anecdote about Zimbabwe. Did zero research to see if it works. Will you buy my idea? - Every single TED talk
I enjoy all TED podcasts but listening to the Jon Bowers podcast marks the first time I had to stop listening after 10 minutes. I agree we should “strive” for “perfection” but his approach seems a bit tyrant-esque to me. For some, that management style is anything but motivating! It reminds me of some sort of old school military tactic. Many of us thrive and bloom way better with different styles of leadership.
Thanks for all you do!
I've been listiening to these talks for years and they are fantastic. I haven't agreed with every speaker or idea, but its fascinating to hear what people are up to.
I started listening to Ted Talks for assignments in college but I really do like them. Then I stumbled on this podcast and it’s amazing. Now some topics I don’t like but it’s a preference thing but I highly recommend. If you don’t like a certain topic, there are always plenty more to choose from. I also love that in a few minutes I am caught but on current events.
Great talks, but curator does not understand that visual presentations are not available in audio podcasts.
Very well thought out and explained. Very good interviews
I tried to listen to a podcast... but like any TED dies I wish I had not allowed those ideas into my head as there seems to be no counter points ever discussed or allowed to be discussed by TED.
Just the TED talks, without a lot of filler.
Mind expanding. College on the phone
I followed this podcast when it wasn't Ted Daily, and I like the switch over to daily (though they have repeated some old ones)
Always something thought-provoking and fascinating on Ted Talks Daily.
Cramming 38 new podcasts in my feed overnight without warning earns you a #1 overall rating? No wonder ted daily shot to #1. Unsubscribed, I like TED but not so much as to tolerate being bombarded with podcasts.
Love listening on my way to work. Quality
Some of these talks are excellent but many are very slanted to the left without an opposing view on anything ever.
Fun, informative and brief bursts of thought provoking talks.
Some topics are really interesting
I enjoy getting a short daily podcast from a top thinker in their field--always learning something new!
So gooooood omg love it
I love this podcast, learning new random things each day is great. The problem comes when it would randomly start downloading 100+ episodes at a time. I went through and deleted them all. And a few hours later, did it again. Unsubscribed then came back and selected download only new, and again, 100+ downloads came. I can't keep the podcast because I can't handle the space. Whether Apple or Ted's fault, I don't know, but this is the only podcast I have that does this.
I hate when all old podcasts re download after I have already listened to them all. No I don't want to download 100+ old episodes and thank you for making me take the time to delete them all. Unsubscribed
Thank you for spreading this one around! Wonderful topics to ponder consider and remember in a world of confusion
If you're not listening to Ted Talks you're missing out! Up your Podcast game now. Continue to learn, be inspired, and be thankful Ted Talks were created.
You don't need me to describe it; you know what TEDTalks are. This podcast is great for learning smart things from smart people in audio form. Unfortunately, you may not get some visuals that might be an important part of the experience. But it is convenient to be able to listen to a TEDTalk that you've heard someone mention without having to sit down and watch it. My one gripe is that there are just so many talks to choose from, I would be more interested in a separate podcast that just highlights the best of the best TEDTalks.
Thanks for the short talks!
My morning brain breakfast.
Climate change. Every. Talk. Ends. Up. Being. About. Climate. Change.
Keep the innovation
Great while commuting.
I've listen to the recent additions to the podcast, and the social statements are always regressive, collectivist, and leftist statements. There are no other ideas shared by TED. Ideas worth spreading should be challenged and diverse, not biased and ideological. Edit: I added a star cause the science talks are fine.
I've listened to all of the ones to date cannot wait until they upload more to listen to!
Great stories that inspire and educate.
I listened to every podcast in two days. I am sorry there won't be more episodes.
This is a smart and interesting podcast. highly reccomended A++
This is a great podcast with a variety of topics covered. Only gave it 3 stars because it drops 13 episodes at a time into my unplayed list. I would prefer one at a time, just because of my OCD with needing to clear out my unplayed list.
I listen to TED Radio podcasts every day. The creative speeches inspire hope, and have ignited my own creative spark. I learn something new everyday. I highly recommend TED Radio podcasts.
Of course it's great
...which simplifies complex phenomena to meaningless anecdotes
One of the most well put together podcasts ever! Love Guy Raaz, he is great.
Great information, topics, presentations. I certainly learn a lot.
Great for this who want to learn more on a wide variety of subjects
TED produces, reproduces, great radio. I listen and love it. The ONLY thing I have to say about the folks at TED is that they are very impressed with themselves. I just want to say there is LOTS of other GREAT radio shows out there. So, yes, great, and no, you don’t stand head and shoulders above the rest. The radio renaissance is blooming and TED is part of it. Thank you!
I love the single topic episodes, but it would be great if they came out on a regular basis or were released closer to their recording dates.
Enjoy variety of topics. Nice distraction from traffic.
But jokes aside, 90% of the topics are not interesting or relevant to people living in America. But the 10% are really good, I'm a fan.
Enjoy reviewing what's there. Something for almost anyone.
TED talks are amazng! They inspire you to go see the world, achieva a lifelong deam, or even swim with fish in the ocean! I can assure you that after watching these videos you will be truly inspired and motivated!!
Ted Talks is my go-to anytime I want a professional pick-me-up. I love the range of topics covered and the wide span of industries represented. Whether you're looking for advice in the field of health or art, Ted Talks offers great insight.
**Warning** If you listen to these podcasts you WILL become more insightful to different perspectives, think about things a but differently and possibly completely change your views on a topic. I bypassed these podcasts for years because they were too short for my long commutes. Now I realize they are the definition of short but sweet....also check out the Ted Radio Hour Podcast for a "deeper delve" into the topic.
I love TED but this podcast is just the audio from TED talks. They frequently refer to their diagrams on screen that you can't see. If you wanna get TED in an audio format try the TED radio hour from NPR.
These are awesome! Wish there was more to listen to... I go through these so fast
Hi its awesome.. Want to say hi to maz jobrani. Nice epsiodes please keep the comedy content more.
fine loading other podcasts but not this one. Why's that?! Orz
Many audio podcasts are cut in the middle of the conference! Why???
There's really nothing that inspires and keeps me going at work like this podcast. Some of the talks bring tears of joys because it unveils the powerful thinking humanity is capable of.
Since we can't view the full title & description of the podcast episodes on our iPhone's iTunes app, here's a solution: Go to this link and add it to your iPhone's Safari Reading List. This page is the RSS feed of the TEDTalk Audio podcasts. All episodes' full titles & descriptions can be read here. Hope that helps.
Headlines are useless, gotta download it before I see the topic.
Good but can't see the subject until its downloaded
Can't stop listening
I understand what you're doing here but if it "contains strong visuals" then leave it on the video list.
One of the best podcasts available. Among the ranks of radiolab, this American life and moth. Just great.
The content here is OUTSTANDING... I have a question: I spend a lot of time in the car and thus watching the videos is harder. I notice the audio podcasts are NOT the same as the Video offerings. For some of them it might not make sense at all to offer an "audio only", but that doesn't seem to account for the (total) difference in content offering. Can someone clue me as to what's going on? Thanks!
I love TED Talks and wholeheartedly recommend them. When I discovered the "Audio" talks I assumed that these would be talks that didn't depend on visuals to to be fully enjoyed, which was great news as I often listen in the car on my commute. However, out of the 3 I downloaded - 2 had a disclaimer at the first that said "This TED Talk has powerful visual images that greatly enhance the presentation. Please download our video podcast." Or something like that. Well, that was too bad since I was driving down the highway. Perhaps they could put something in the description of those. Keep audio podcasts for those suited to listening only (Madeleine Albright's was perfect!)
These are great, everyone should listen to them. Let's build a smarter planet.
It's very easy to take something valuable and applicable to daily life from these podcasts. I recommend checking them out!
TED hasn't updated the audio podcast since May, although the video podcast is still updated frequently. I've tried contacting them via numerous methods to see if they are ever going to bring it back, but have had no response. I can only assume that they have no plans to continue it.
Interesting, inspiring, thought provoking.
Am a big fan and can't understand why they stopped updating the audio only podcast.
But they stopped adding audio-only files, for whatever reason. Real shame.
for some reason they are no longer adding podcasts!
Not sure who is providing this feed but there have been no updates since June - too bad. Nearly all of the TED Talks stand alone as audio-only and are a great way to engage one's mind during long commutes. Please update this feed.
I find myself listening to more and more Ted talks at a greater and greater frequency. Although it is rare that a talk will be from your life or industry, it is the exception that it isn't relevant to both. Should take up prime real esate on your iPod harddrive.
The TED talks are amazing. Covering a wide breadth of topics, not all may necessary be in your area of interest but even from ones I thought I'd have no interest in I came away either learning something from or being inspired by the talk. There is no comparable collection of current events, science, education, technology, art, human interest, etc that can match this. My only gripe is that the audio podcast isn't updated as much and I like to listen on my commute and video is not an option.
Truly hope that whomever is uploading the content for this audio version of the TEDtalks will pour in more -- ideally, matching the content (episodes) of the video version. I should think it shouldn't be too difficult, just slicing out the audio from the video clips, eh? There are soooo many great topics covered, some too important not to miss even on an iPod shuffle! Love the purpose and the byproduct (inspiration, conviction and action) of the TEDtalks.
The video podcasts for TED get updated all the time, but they seem to neglect the audio one, which is a shame. The video gets 5 stars for getting frequent updates and being so awesome.
I have learned a ton from these nuggets -- brief presentations from people who could probably interest me for hours but in this venue are limited to about 15 minutes. For a while the audio podcast went unupdated, so now I'm glad to have some new material! I also just realized that the little WNYC announcer at the beginning is none other than Jad Abumrad of RadioLab. I guess that's kind of his old job.
These are great, but if you can watcht the videos instead. Sometimes you just miss a lame powerpoint, but you will also miss some of the most shocking, artistic, and mind opening imagry I have ever seen.
The only downside is that they don't come down the pipe as often as I would like them to. If you enjoy TEDTalks, you might also enjoy Radio Lab which is produced by WNYC.
These are some of the greatest minds on a variety of subjects, many with performances that thrill and delight the imagination. Very high quality production and content.
I had never heard of TED before, but seems like a great time. I wish I could be in that room, listening in person, but the podcast version is a resonable substitute. Some of the guests caught me off guard, but it was a welcome suprise.
Don't take my word, simply sample a few (3 is the suggested sample) and consider folks are either invited to this event or pay a bundle to soak in thiese ideas. Audio often ample, video a plus. SEE ALSO: the Ted website is expanding its archive in the true spirit of conference. - ATS
Perfect podcast not tied to the current events. Very accomplished people in different areas talking about issues that interest them. Pretty much all the speakers have been great. Perfect food for thought for generally curious people. There is the same podcast in VIDEO format.