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Rip it up and start again

Rip it up and start again

16 November 2016

Identity has always been a social construct largely based on how others physically perceive you. Be that gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexuality or faith, others base their assumptions on their own inherent conscious and subconscious prejudices. The rise of the online digital persona makes this subjective identity increasingly irrelevant – and self-identity implicit. Now you get to dictate how you want to be perceived by naming your message, your personal communication style, and how you present your own...

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A word from our sponsors...

A word from our sponsors...

05 November 2016

Like all TEDx events, we’re hugely reliant on the support of our partners. Without their financial and practical help we simply wouldn’t be able to put on our event! So we thought we’d ask them to share their favourite TED Talk and their reasons for getting involved this year. Here’s what a few of them had to say… Phil Sanger, Vault IP My favourite has to be: ‘What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness’. This talk describes a 75-year long study into human...

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Can living ‘on the edge’ transform society and future generations?

Can living ‘on the edge’ transform society and future generations?

27 October 2016

Do you have a dream inside of you? A desire to do something a bit crazy or risky? Run a marathon, start a business or write a book? But you stop yourself because that little voice says you can’t do it? And if you didn’t succeed you’d have to deal with feelings of rejection, failure or judgment from others? So what happens? You put it off. Carry on as you were. Fantasise about this other life. Thing is – if you want to feel fulfilled you have to move outside your comfort zone and forget the...

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