Tag: TEDTalks

Moral behavior in animals | Frans de Waal

Moral behavior in animals | Frans de Waal

I was born in Den Bosch, where the painter Hieronymus Bosch named himself after. And I’ve always been very fond of this painter who lived and worked in the 15th century. And what is interesting about him in…

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Feats of memory anyone can do | Joshua Foer

Feats of memory anyone can do | Joshua Foer

I’d like to invite you to close your eyes. Imagine yourself standing outside the front door of your home. I’d like you to notice the color of the door, the material that it’s made out of. Now visualize…

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A beginner’s guide to quantum computing | Shohini Ghose

A beginner’s guide to quantum computing | Shohini Ghose

Let’s play a game. Imagine that you are in Las Vegas, in a casino, and you decide to play a game on one of the casino’s computers, just like you might play solitaire or chess. The computer can…

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A Saudi, an Indian and an Iranian walk into a Qatari bar … | Maz Jobrani

A Saudi, an Indian and an Iranian walk into a Qatari bar … | Maz Jobrani

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Hello, Doha. Hello! Salaam alaikum. I love coming to Doha. It’s such an international place. It feels like the United Nations here. You land at the airport, and you’re welcomed by an…

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Daphne Koller: What we’re learning from online education

Daphne Koller: What we’re learning from online education

Translator: Morton Bast Reviewer: Thu-Huong Ha Like many of you, I’m one of the lucky people. I was born to a family where education was pervasive. I’m a third-generation PhD, a daughter of two academics. In my childhood,…

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Innovating to zero! | Bill Gates

Innovating to zero! | Bill Gates

I’m going to talk today about energy and climate. And that might seem a bit surprising, because my full-time work at the foundation is mostly about vaccines and seeds, about the things that we need to invent and…

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Build a tower, build a team | Tom Wujec

Build a tower, build a team | Tom Wujec

Several years ago here at TED, Peter Skillman introduced a design challenge called the marshmallow challenge. And the idea’s pretty simple: Teams of four have to build the tallest free-standing structure out of 20 sticks of spaghetti, one…

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Building a dinosaur from a chicken | Jack Horner

Building a dinosaur from a chicken | Jack Horner

When I was growing up in Montana, I had two dreams. I wanted to be a paleontologist, a dinosaur paleontologist, and I wanted to have a pet dinosaur. And so that’s what I’ve been striving for all of…

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Philip Evans: How data will transform business

Philip Evans: How data will transform business

I’m going to talk a little bit about strategy and its relationship with technology. We tend to think of business strategy as being a rather abstract body of essentially economic thought, perhaps rather timeless. I’m going to argue…

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: How to help Africa? Do business there

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: How to help Africa? Do business there

Thank you very much, Chris. Everybody who came up here said they were scared. I don’t know if I’m scared, but this is my first time of addressing an audience like this. And I don’t have any smart…

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