Can we improve technology and preserve human dignity?
In this episode, TED speakers consider the promises and perils of our relationship with technology.
Do we need beauty to enjoy ourselves, or do we need it to survive?
TED speakers suggest reasons why humans are hardwired to crave and respond to beauty.
This episode, TED speakers uncover surprising realities about violence.
Violence and brutality are grim realities of life. In this hour, TED speakers explore the sinister side of human nature, and whether we're all capable of violence.
In this episode, TED speakers look up to the night sky and consider our relationship with what might out there.
This hour, we'll hear from TED speakers who share an infectious sense of wonder and curiosity about our place in the universe and what lies beyond our skies.
We're raised to always strive for the right answer. But can we learn more from the wrong answer?
In this episode, TED speakers consider why sometimes we need to make mistakes and face them head-on.
"Being not normal is the new normal." — Jon Ronson
In this hour, TED speakers share their experiences straddling that line between madness and sanity — and question if we're all in the gray area between the two.
There are many stereotypes about Africa: that it's a place of conflict, of disease, war and famine. Or that it's a single place rather than a continent of 54 distinct countries. We'll engage with thinkers and doers who are constructing new realities for their respective countries — and for the African continent a whole.
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Getting a good education is important, but does the current model nurture real learning? Here, we look at powerful ideas on how to change education: flipping classrooms, rethinking lesson plans and re-imagining the role of teacher and student.
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