Part 6 of the TED Radio Hour episode From Curiosity To Discovery.
About James Cameron's TED Talk
As a kid, director James Cameron was fascinated with exploring the world around him — everything from pond water to bugs. Those childhood obsessions led him some of the deepest places underwater.
About James Cameron
James Cameron has written and directed some of the biggest blockbuster movies of the last 20 years, including The Terminator, Aliens, The Abyss, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Titanic and Avatar. His films are known for pushing the limits of special effects, and his fascination with technical developments led him to co-create the 3-D Fusion Camera System. He has also contributed to new techniques in underwater filming and remote vehicle technology. He has received three Academy Awards, two honorary doctorates and sits on the NASA Advisory Council.