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“Fear Less” TEDxJacksonville Conference Recap

I have watched the all-volunteer TEDxJacksonville team work on the “Fear Less” conference for the last 10 months. From our annual retreat out on Big Talbot Island last January, where we chose this year’s conference theme, to this past weekend at the Florida Theatre, when all...

Prejudice & John Phillips

Prejudice & John Phillips

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal . . ..” But do we really believe that? Phillips submits that the hypocrisy uttered in this line has not changed much since 1776. Not when slavery was abolished in 1865. Not...

A conversation with Fatène Ben-Hamza after her TEDxJacksonville Talk

A conversation with Fatène Ben-Hamza after her TEDxJacksonville Talk

We touched base with Fatène Ben-Hamza to find out what's been happening since her TEDxJacksonville talk. “A lot has changed in Tunisia over the last five years. We have gone from dictatorship to revolution to political transition to what looks like the beginning of a promising,...

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Music Unites Us Event Recap

On June 16th, TEDxJacksonville partnered with Don’t Miss A Beat (DMAB) to host “Music Unites Us,”  a Salon dedicated to exploring music’s ability to convey stories about emotion, equity, access and social justice.   The sold-out crowd filled DMAB’s building in the Woodstock neighborhood of Jacksonville....

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Diving in Deep with Jennifer Adler

Diving in Deep with Jennifer Adler 7 Questions After a TEDxJacksonville Talk   Jennifer Adler’s love for the sea led her to pursue a degree in marine biology, and when she received her first job offer to work as a biologist at USGS in Florida, she eagerly accepted....

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Aging: Everybody’s Doing It! Salon Event Recap

Simply because of the title — "Aging: Everybody's Doing It!" — many would have expected an older audience in attendance. However, this TEDxJacksonville Salon, brought together a diverse audience. It seems we’re all interested in this common thread we face, growing older and caring for...

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We Went Into the Machine

We went into the machine to explore and contemplate what role humanity will play in this infancy of a second Machine Age, one with profoundly disruptive potential. Man and machine have melded. Artificial intelligence is real. Virtual communities feel authentic. We enjoy near-boundless access to...

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How To Host a Live Stream Party

TEDxJacksonville will be the first TEDx conference ever to be live streamed globally on YouTube — at YouTube.com/TEDxTalks — On October 24th, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. In celebration of this momentous occasion, we've put together a one-stop shop for all of your watch party needs! We have a total of 4...

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Intellectual Catalyst Ticket

Nearly one in three students in Jacksonville is at risk for dropping out. Students who drop out are eight times more likely to become incarcerated and three times more likely to be unemployed. When a student drops out of school it has a lasting effect...