TEDx: Impressive statistics on TEDx Events and TEDX Talks in April 2012

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(Reposted from the TEDx Blog)

April was a landmark month for TEDx. Along with TEDxSummit in Doha, Qatar -– to which we brought 669 TEDx Organizers representing 90 countries and 1200 events.

Check out the TEDx stats for this month:

TEDx events by the numbers: April

  • 385 TEDx events happened around the world
  • 290 cities hosted one or more TEDx event
  • 77 countries hosted one or more TEDx event (Added El Salvador this month!)

TEDx events by the numbers: All time

  • 4106 events have happened around the world
  • 1100 cities around the world have hosted one or more TEDx event
  • 130 countries have hosted one or more TEDx event

The community managed to host nearly 400 more events and create more than 1,000 talks. Check out the TEDxTalks stats for this month:

English: TEDx Timisoara organisers and some at...

English: TEDx Timisoara organisers and some attendees at the TED Woman simulcast. Independently organised TED event. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

TEDxTalks by the numbers: April

  • 1,075 new talks added to the TEDxTalks library
  • 3.26 million views of the TEDxTalks YouTube channel and the TEDxTalks website
  • 9 talks featured on TED.com
  • 2.28 million views of those TEDxTalks featured on TED.com in April

TEDxTalks by the numbers: All time

  • 15,270 TEDxTalks
  • 38.1 million views of the TEDxTalks on the YouTube channel and the TEDxTalks website
  • 158 talks featured on TED.com
  • 72.2 million views of the TEDxTalks featured on TED.com
English: The Corniche - Doha - Qatar

English: The Corniche – Doha – Qatar (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The huge number of talks in our library can be overwhelming, but if you focus on just a few, you can uncover surprising connections. Here are two that were featured on TED.com in April:

How we connect with others has deep impact on our own well being. Michael’s Norton’s research shows precisely how by spending money on other people we can make ourselves happier. He explains at TEDxCambridge:

Happiness, however, is only one aspect of a fulfilling, examined life. Brenda Brathwaite designs games not to entertain, but to help players forge deeply personal connections with history’s darkest moments. At TEDxPhoenix, she shares how interactive games can pull often abstract history lessons out of the past:

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