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A crowdsourced platform powered by Trend Hunter with a goal of inspiring the world. Featuring the world's best keynote speakers and most-inspiring keynote videos, founded by Jeremy Gutsche, an award-winning keynote speaker.
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play_circle_filled The Skill of Decision-Making
The Skill of Decision-Making
Hajer Sharief's Talk on Politics Delves into the Family Environment
Hajer Sharief is an activist who delivers a TED talk on politics that encourages people — mainly women, youth, and people of color, to not be passive when it comes to decision-making. As the co-... MORE
play_circle_filled Tourette's as an Art Form
Tourette's as an Art Form
Jess Thom's Talk on Tourette's Boasts the Condition's Creative Potential
Jess Thom—a comedian, an artist and the founder of Touretteshero, delivers an astonishing talk on Tourette’s that addresses common misconceptions about the condition and reveals the... MORE
play_circle_filled Improving Executive Brain Function
Improving Executive Brain Function
Sabine Doebel's Talk on Executive Function Breaks a Common Myth
Sabine Doebel’s talk on executive function is quite interesting as it reveals a common myth and contradicts it. The speaker is a cognitive scientist with a Ph.D. from the Institute of Child... MORE
play_circle_filled Leading Change Through Disruption
Leading Change Through Disruption
Tony Hunter’s change Keynote at Future Festival
In this inspiring change keynote from Trend Hunter’s Future Festival, you’ll learn how to make change happen, based on the legendary experience of Tony Hunter, former CEO of the Chicago Tribune.... MORE
play_circle_filled Coping Strategies for Anxiety
Coping Strategies for Anxiety
Olivia Remes' Talk on Anxiety Relates Some Helpful Tips for Coping
One in 14 people around the world have an anxiety disorder — this is the way Olivia Remes, a psychologist at the University of Cambridge, begins her talk on anxiety. The condition is not only... MORE
play_circle_filled The Dangers of Perfectionism
The Dangers of Perfectionism
Thomas Curran's Talk on Perfectionism Reveals Dangerous Implications
Thomas Curran — a social and personality psychologist who is an assistant professor in the Department of Health at the University of Bath, delivers a talk on perfectionism that reveals some... MORE
play_circle_filled The Art of Smell
The Art of Smell
Caro Verbeek Delivers a Talk on Smell That Focuses on Art and History
Caro Verbeek is a historian, with a focus on art, who delivers a TED talk on smell. The keynote is informative and engages the audiences with opportunities for participation. The speaker delivers a... MORE
play_circle_filled Engaging Kids with Taboo Topics
Engaging Kids with Taboo Topics
Liz Kleinrock's Talk on Taboos is Informative and Constructive
Liz Kleinrock delivers a talk on taboos that promotes the initiation of dialogue in school environments. The speaker is a teacher who facilitates curricular content for kids in kindergarten and up.... MORE
Accessorized Tech
Fashion and Tech merge to create subtly stylish and function accessories
Implications - Seeking to further align with consumer lifestyle habits, brands are adapting product designs and aesthetics to be more easily integrated into consumer rituals. Brands, often outside the technology space, are re-designing and adapting their products to be more inclusive of tech and smartphone needs. Offering features like outlets for charging or programmable elements, these examples speak to the desire to not only offer more functional product benefits, but products that better align to daily consumer needs and rituals, often through more hybrid design solutions.
Workshop Question — What do your consumers value most in their day-to-day rituals? How might you target that need more prominently in your products or services?
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play_circle_filled Breaking Vaccination Myths
Breaking Vaccination Myths
Ethan Lindenberger's Talk on Vaccines Boasts the Power of the Internet
Ethan Lindenberger—a high school student, delivers a TED talk on vaccines that is sincere and informed. The speech highlights the importance of accurate information, the power of choice and... MORE
play_circle_filled Bacteria Against Climate Change
Bacteria Against Climate Change
Morgan Vague's Talk on Plastic-Eating Bacteria Offers a Solution
Morgan Vague — a microbiologist who is focused on providing sustainable solutions to the impending realities of climate change, delivers a talk on plastic-eating bacteria that highlights a... MORE
play_circle_filled Facing the World's Unpredictability
Facing the World's Unpredictability
Margaret Heffernan's Talk on Unpredictability is Human-Centric
The talk on unpredictability is delivered by Margaret Heffernan — a writer and entrepreneur who has been the former CEO of five businesses. The speaker harnesses her expertise in the field to draw... MORE
play_circle_filled The Politics of Belonging
The Politics of Belonging
George Monbiot's Talk on Politics of Belonging is Extremely Passionate
The TED talk on politics of belonging is delivered by George Monbiot — an author and a journalist whose work concerns the state of economics. The speaker proposes a new operational economic model... MORE
play_circle_filled The Right of Seeking Asylum
The Right of Seeking Asylum
Melanie Nezer's Talk on Seeking Asylum is Sobering and Honest
The talk on seeking asylum by Melanie Nezer — a refugee and immigrant rights attorney who works for HIAS, embraces a conversation that is much needed. The keynote is about the United State’... MORE
play_circle_filled Impermanent Urbanism
Impermanent Urbanism
Rahul Mehrotra's Keynote on Temporary Architecture Calls for a Change of Ways
A riveting keynote on temporary architecture is delivered by Rahul Mehrotra — an architect and an educator who focuses on the dynamics of urbanism and thinks along the lines of sustainability. His... MORE
play_circle_filled Teaching Sexuality to Kids
Teaching Sexuality to Kids
Lindsay Amer's Talk on Sexuality Highlights the Imidiecy & Need for It
In an age where individualism is celebrated and different expressions of gender are slowly but surely reaching a place of acceptance, conversations like the talk on sexuality by Lindsay Amer—a... MORE
play_circle_filled The Digital Human
The Digital Human
Doug Roble's Talk on Digital Humans Showcases Some Cutting-Edge Technology
Doug Roble—a computer graphics software researcher, delivers a TED talk on digital humans while displaying the technology that his team is developing. The experience is quite interesting as... MORE
play_circle_filled Eliminating Bias from AI
Eliminating Bias from AI
Kriti Sharma's Talk on Ethical AI Outlines a Very Real Profiling Problem
Kriti Sharma — a specialist in the development of artificial technologies, delivers a talk on ethical AI that deals with an easily overlooked problem. Aside from the common worry that tech is here... MORE
play_circle_filled Mistakes and Scientific Discoveries
Mistakes and Scientific Discoveries
Phil Plait's Keynote on Science is Passionate and Inspiring
Phil Plait is an astronomer whose keynote on science proves to be quite accessible and motivational. He passionately talks about the field of study, detailing what makes it unique and how scientists... MORE
play_circle_filled Signs of Dictatorships
Signs of Dictatorships
Farida Nabourema's Talk on Activism Deals with Autocracies and Human Rights
Farida Nabourema — a writer and an activist from Togo in West Africa, delivers an inspiring TED talk on activism. The keynote centers around autocracies, the foreign public perception of them, and... MORE
play_circle_filled Breaking the Myth of World War II
Breaking the Myth of World War II
Keith Lowe's Talk on World War Ii is Rooted in a Modern Context
Keith Lowe delivers a talk on World War II that gives reasons why we shouldn’t bring it up as an argument in social contexts, especially in the sphere of politics, economics, and international... MORE
play_circle_filled The Power of One's Voice
The Power of One's Voice
Dolores Huerta's Talk on Apathy is Relevant to the Political Landscape
Dolores Huerta — a civil rights activist and a community organizer, delivers a TED talk on apathy that tackles the concept on the individual, community and national level. Arguing that... MORE
play_circle_filled Walls as a Form of Architecture
Walls as a Form of Architecture
Ronald Rael's Talk on the Wall Embraces Social & Political Issues
Architect Ronald Rael delivers a talk on the wall which delves into the cultural meaning of the divide, with a primary focus on US-Mexico relations. The speaker is an experienced professional who... MORE
play_circle_filled Functional Tattooing
Functional Tattooing
Carson Bruns' Keynote on Tattoos Boasts Possible Uses of Function-Forward Ink
Carson Bruns is a chemist and a visual artist who delivers an insightful keynote on tattoos. The talk reveals possible uses that will benefit the human agent. The speaker directs a laboratory, where... MORE
play_circle_filled How to Make Innovation Happen
How to Make Innovation Happen
Innovation Keynote Speaker Jeremy Gutsche's Best Speech
I’m excited to reveal my “best” innovation keynote speaker video so far, based on the ratings of my innovation keynotes at our last four Future Festival World Summits.  This... MORE