TED Radio Hour A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.
In this hour, TED speakers explore our changing notions of privacy, the consequences, and whether privacy will soon be a relic of the past.
"When it comes to privacy ... we are like the frog in the water, and the water is slowly getting hotter." — Alessandro Acquisti
What Would You Do If The Feds Were Watching You?
Why Should You Be Worried About NSA Surveillance?
Can The Open-Data Revolution Change Our Democracies?
Is Too Much Privacy Bad For Your Health?
Does More Convenience Mean Less Privacy?
Are we simply the sum of our experiences? Or can we choose our own path? In this hour, TED speakers share stories of undergoing remarkable transformations despite extraordinary challenges.
"We have to give ourselves to permission to expand and grow and evolve, that's human nature" — Shaka Senghor
How Did The Son Of A Terrorist Choose Peace?
How Do You Reveal A Life-Changing Transformation?
How Do You Reinvent Yourself After a Near-Death Experience?
How Can Someone Move Beyond Murder?
Why do some people spend years trying to answer a single question, or even risk their lives to discover something new? In this hour, TED speakers explore how curiosity leads to unexpected places.
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What drives discovery?
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Why Did A Hollywood Film Director Journey To The Bottom Of The Ocean?
How Do You Build A Toaster ... From Scratch?
Could Genetics Hold The Answer To Curing Autism?
How Do Simple Questions Lead To Big Discoveries?
Are Microbes The Next Frontier?
How Far Can Curiosity Take You?
Why do we put so much effort in making kids think and act like us? In this hour, TED speakers explore the different ways babies and children learn — from the womb, to the playground, to the web.
Babies and young children are "already about as smart as they could possibly be."
How Much Can Children Teach Themselves?
When Does Learning Begin?
What Role Do Relationships Play In Learning?
Can Schools Exist In The Cloud?
In this episode, TED speakers consider why sometimes we need to make mistakes and face them head-on.
We're raised to always strive for the right answer. But can we learn more from the wrong answer?
What Can Doctors Learn By Admitting Their Mistakes?
Can We Gain Strength From Shame?
Are There Mistakes In Jazz?
Is Conflict Good For Progress?