TED at UPS 2016

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TED@UPS: What if Emojis are the Next Evolution of Cryptography?

Emojis aren't just an alternate form of expression. They make language more accessible.

Jenna Schilstra grew up in a country divided between two languages: Dutch- and French-speaking Belgium. With her international experience, Jenna wonders if emojis could be the new global language.  Learn more by watching Jenna’s TED@UPS 2016 talk below, and then check out our conversation with Jenna about her experience as a TED speaker.  Q. What was […]

TED@UPS: What If We Abandoned Abandonment?

See Monica Johnson's vision of a claimed world.

Monica Johnson connects abandoned funds with their rightful owner. As the founder of That Girl is S.M.A.R.T., a nonprofit that mentors young girls, Monica strives to help others reach their potential – so much so that she wonders what our world would look like if people claimed what belonged to them.   Learn more about this important issue […]

TED@UPS: What if Trade Was Used to Fight Terrorism?

When goods cross borders, armies stay home.

Romaine Seguin believes in the power of trade. That’s because she’s seen first-hand how trade can transform impoverished communities around the world. Learn more about this important issue by watching Romaine’s talk from TED@UPS 2016 below, and then check out our most recent conversation with Romaine about her experience as a TED speaker. Q. What […]

TED@UPS: Could Biology Cure Traffic Congestion?

What if traffic flowed through our streets as smoothly and efficiently as blood flows through our veins? Wanis Kabbaj sits down for a Q&A.

In September, UPS Healthcare Strategy Director Wanis Kabbaj gave a TED@UPS talk. Longitudes caught up with him recently to talk about the experience and what he hopes people might learn from his presentation. His talk is being featured on TED.com – click the link below to view. Afterwards, check out our Q&A with Wanis below. Q. […]

TED@UPS: What If Data was Donated?

Companies give money and time to humanitarian issues. But what about data?

Companies are constantly searching for new and innovative ways to solve the world’s most vexing problems. What many firms don’t realize, however, is that they already have a silver bullet at their disposal. It’s their data. If corporations focused as much on donating information as money, we could make immediate changes around the globe. Mallory Soldner, UPS […]