TED Radio Hour draws from the vast archive of TED Talks and weaves in new interviews to tackle a central theme or question. It’s a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create.
When demographer Neil Howe first coined the term "Millennial" back in 1991, he didn't expect it to become a loaded word for a generation some call lazy and entitled. But Howe is optimistic about this generation — and so are lots of Millennials.
Psychologist Meg Jay has a message for 20-somethings: just because marriage, work and kids happen later, doesn't mean you can't start planning now. She tells 20-somethings how they can re-claim adulthood in the defining decade of their lives.
Charlie Hoehn graduated college during a recession, constantly hearing the mantra "you've got to take what you can get." But after months of rejection, he stopped following that advice. He describes how he built a career by working for free.
YouTube Trends Manager Kevin Allocca watches and thinks about popular videos for a living. He talks about how interactive participation has become a crucial part of entertainment — and that Millennials will only demand more.
Tavi Gevinson had a hard time finding strong female, teenage role models, so she built a space where they can find each other. She talks about how her site Rookie and others are putting an unapologetically uncertain and complex face on feminism.