How will we survive when the population hits 10 billion? | Charles C. Mann

1 дней назад

By 2050, an estimated 10 billion people will live on earth. How are we going to provide everybody with basic needs while also avoiding the worst impacts of ...

My quest to defy gravity and fly | Elizabeth Streb

2 дней назад

Over the course of her fearless career, extreme action specialist Elizabeth Streb has pushed the limits of the human body. She's jumped through broken glass, ...

How revenge porn turns lives upside down | Darieth Chisolm

3 дней назад

What can you do if you're the victim of revenge porn or cyberbullying? Shockingly little, says journalist and activist Darieth Chisolm, who found herself living the ...

How we can help young people build a better future | Henrietta Fore

3 дней назад

A massive generation of young people is about to inherit the world, and it's the duty of everyone to give them a fighting chance for their futures, says UNICEF ...

How nationalism and globalism can coexist | Wanis Kabbaj

4 дней назад

Why do we have to choose between nationalism and globalism, between loving our countries and caring for the world? In a talk with lessons for avowed ...

How conscious investors can turn up the heat and make companies change | Vinay Shandal

5 дней назад

In a talk that's equal parts funny and urgent, consultant Vinay Shandal shares stories of the world's top activist investors, showing how individuals and institutions ...

What does the universe sound like? A musical tour | Matt Russo

1 недель назад

Check out more TED Talks: The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's ...

The pharmacy of the future? Personalized pills, 3D printed at home | Daniel Kraft

1 недель назад

We need to change how we prescribe drugs, says physician Daniel Kraft: too often, medications are dosed incorrectly, cause toxic side effects or just don't work.

5 transformational policies for a prosperous and sustainable world | Johan Rockström

1 недель назад

In a talk about how we can build a robust future without wrecking the planet, sustainability expert Johan Rockström debuts the Earth3 model -- a new ...

Why we have an emotional connection to robots | Kate Darling

2 недель назад

We're far from developing robots that feel emotions, but we already have feelings towards them, says robot ethicist Kate Darling, and an instinct like that can ...

Let's protect the oceans like national parks | David Lang

2 недель назад

You don't have to be a scientist to help protect the world's oceans, says underwater drone expert and TED Fellow David Lang -- in fact, ordinary citizens have ...

The hidden ways stairs shape your life | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series

2 недель назад

Stairs don't just get you from point A to point B. Architect David Rockwell explains how they shape your movement -- and your feelings. Small Thing Big Idea, ...

How the progress bar keeps you sane | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series

2 недель назад

The progress bar makes waiting more exciting... and mitigates our fear of death. Journalist Daniel Engber explores how it came into existence. Small Thing Big ...

The genius of the London Tube Map | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series

2 недель назад

Design legend Michael Bierut tells the story of the accidental success of one of the most famous maps in the world -- the London Tube Map. Small Thing Big Idea ...

How the button changed fashion | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series

2 недель назад

How the simple button changed the world, according to fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi. Small Thing Big Idea, a TED original series, celebrates the lasting genius ...

How the jump rope got its rhythm | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series

2 недель назад

"Down down, baby, down down the roller coaster..." Hip-hop owes a lot of the queens of double dutch. Ethnomusicologist Kyra Gaunt takes us on a tour of the ...

The 3,000-year history of the hoodie | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series

2 недель назад

The hoodie is a lot more than just a comfy sweatshirt. Design curator Paola Antonelli takes us through its history. Small Thing Big Idea, a TED original series, ...

Why the pencil is perfect | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series

2 недель назад

Why are pencils shaped like hexagons, and how did they get their iconic yellow color? Pencil shop owner Caroline Weaver takes us inside the fascinating ...

How the hyperlink changed everything | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series

2 недель назад

The hyperlink is the LEGO block of the internet. Here's the bizarre history of how it came to be, as told by user experience master Margaret Gould Stewart.

What baby boomers can learn from millennials at work -- and vice versa | Chip Conley

2 недель назад

For the first time ever, we have five generations in the workplace at the same time, says entrepreneur Chip Conley. What would happen if we got intentional ...

How I climbed a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without ropes | Alex Honnold

3 недель назад

Imagine being by yourself in the dead center of a 3000-foot vertical cliff -- without a rope to catch you if you fall. For professional rock climber Alex Honnold, this ...