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TED is a nonprofit devoted to ideas worth spreading. On this video feed, you'll find TED Talks to inspire, intrigue and stir the imagination from some of the world's leading thinkers and doers, speaking from the stage at TED conferences, TEDx events and partner events around the world. This podcast is also available in high-def video and audio-only formats.

Episode Date
The intangible effects of walls | Alexandra Auer
00:11:48
More barriers exist now than at the end of World War II, says designer Alexandra Auer. And when you erect one wall, you unwittingly create a second -- an "us" versus "them" partition in the mind that compromises our collective safety. With intriguing results from her social design project focused on two elementary schools separated by a fence, Auer encourages us to dismantle our biases and regain perspective on all the things we have in common.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/GbgOWk2Nz7E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 03, 2020
It's OK to feel overwhelmed. Here's what to do next | Elizabeth Gilbert
01:02:20
If you're feeling anxious or fearful during the coronavirus pandemic, you're not alone. Offering hope and understanding, author Elizabeth Gilbert reflects on how to stay present, accept grief when it comes and trust in the strength of the human spirit. "Resilience is our shared genetic inheritance," she says. (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and head of curation Helen Walters. Recorded April 2, 2020)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/vPITs1iJBxQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 03, 2020
What it's really like to have autism | Ethan Lisi
00:09:52
"Autism is not a disease; it's just another way of thinking," says Ethan Lisi. Offering a glimpse into the way he experiences the world, Lisi breaks down misleading stereotypes about autism, shares insights into common behaviors like stimming and masking and promotes a more inclusive understanding of the spectrum.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/DWuDpx9UP1M" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 02, 2020
Why sleep matters now more than ever | Matt Walker
01:00:41
A good night's sleep has perhaps never been more important. Sharing wisdom and debunking myths, sleep scientist Matt Walker discusses the impact of sleep on mind and body -- from unleashing your creative powers to boosting your memory and immune health -- and details practices you can start (and stop) doing tonight to get some rest. (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers. Recorded April 1, 2020)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/ta1KlxBwgtE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 02, 2020
How to make pandemics optional, not inevitable | Sonia Shah
00:43:45
What can past pandemics teach us how to tackle the current one? Tracing the history of contagions from cholera to Ebola and beyond, science journalist Sonia Shah explains why we're more vulnerable to outbreaks now than ever before, what we can do to minimize the spread of coronavirus and how to prevent future pandemics. (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by science curator David Biello and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers. Recorded March 31, 2020)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/-kPZ8I6mJ9c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 01, 2020
How you can help save the monarch butterfly -- and the planet | Mary Ellen Hannibal
00:11:56
Monarch butterflies are dying at an alarming rate around the world -- a looming extinction that could also put human life at risk. But we have just the thing to help save these insects, says author Mary Ellen Hannibal: citizen scientists. Learn how these grassroots volunteers are playing a crucial role in measuring and rescuing the monarch's dwindling population -- and how you could join their ranks to help protect nature. (You'll be in good company: Charles Darwin was a citizen scientist!)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/2PcLhiDr0Yc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 01, 2020
How we can navigate the coronavirus pandemic with courage and hope | Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
01:04:38
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks offers thoughts on how we can navigate the coronavirus pandemic with courage, hope and empathy. With wisdom and clarity, he speaks on leadership, fear, death, hope and how we could use this moment to build a more just world. Watch for a special, impromptu prayer about halfway through the conversation. (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and head of curation Helen Walters. Recorded March 30, 2020)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/RAPXum1AVik" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 30, 2020
How forgiveness can create a more just legal system | Martha Minow
00:14:53
Pardons, commutations and bankruptcy laws are all tools of forgiveness within the US legal system. Are we using them frequently enough, and with fairness? Law professor Martha Minow outlines how these merciful measures can reinforce racial and economic inequality -- and makes the case for creating a system of restorative justice that focuses on accountability and reconciliation rather than punishment.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/4_mZSE3cKJY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 30, 2020
How to create meaningful connections while apart | Priya Parker
00:50:10
Author Priya Parker shares tools for creating meaningful connections with friends, family and coworkers during the coronavirus pandemic -- and shows how we can take advantage of gatherings that are unique to this moment of social distancing. "We don't necessarily need to gather more," she says. "We need to gather better." (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers. Recorded March 27, 2020)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/zdFdFSqVHQk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 30, 2020
What the world can learn from China's response to the coronavirus | Gary Liu
00:58:23
From Hong Kong, South China Morning Post CEO Gary Liu tracks China's response to the coronavirus pandemic -- from the initial outbreak in Wuhan to the shutdown of Hubei province and the containment measures taken across its major cities. Sharing insights into how the culture in places like Hong Kong and South Korea contributed to fast action against the virus, Liu identifies lessons people across the world can use to stop its spread. (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers. Recorded March 25, 2020)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/Sxsb_nsEs2k" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 27, 2020
The quest for the coronavirus vaccine | Seth Berkley
01:02:40
When will the coronavirus vaccine be ready? Epidemiologist Seth Berkley (head of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance) takes us inside the effort to create a vaccine for COVID-19. With clarity and urgency, he explains what makes it so challenging to develop, when we can expect it to be rolled out at scale and why we'll need global collaboration to get it done. (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers. Recorded March 26, 2020)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/U7vqt3kDqIE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 27, 2020
Indigenous knowledge meets science to solve climate change | Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim
00:13:00
To tackle a problem as large as climate change, we need both science and Indigenous wisdom, says environmental activist Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim. In this engaging talk, she shares how her nomadic community in Chad is working closely with scientists to restore endangered ecosystems -- and offers lessons on how to create more resilient communities.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/UhG2xhz66bM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 27, 2020
2 questions to uncover your passion -- and turn it into a career | Noeline Kirabo
00:11:06
What's your passion? Social entrepreneur Noeline Kirabo reflects on her work helping out-of-school young people in Uganda turn their passions into profitable businesses -- and shares the two questions you can ask yourself to begin doing the same.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/Gh3WH4wNmh8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 26, 2020
How we must respond to the coronavirus pandemic | Bill Gates
00:51:50
Philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates offers insights into the COVID-19 pandemic, discussing why testing and self-isolation are essential, which medical advancements show promise and what it will take for the world to endure this crisis. (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers. Recorded March 24, 2020)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/hJzHZyLA42w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 25, 2020
Simple, effective tech to connect communities in crisis | Johanna Figueira
00:09:56
The world is more connected than ever, but some communities are still cut off from vital resources like electricity and health care. In this solution-oriented talk, tech activist Johanna Figueira discusses her work with Code for Venezuela -- a platform that helps Venezuelans gain access to vital information and medical supplies -- and shares ideas for how it could be used as a model to help other communities in need.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/j6gmaZ00808" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 25, 2020
How to be your best self in times of crisis | Susan David
00:46:03
"Life's beauty is inseparable from its fragility," says psychologist Susan David. In a special virtual conversation, she shares wisdom on how to build resilience, courage and joy in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Responding to listeners' questions from across the globe, she offers ways to talk to your children about their emotions, keep focus during the crisis and help those working on the front lines. (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers. Recorded March 23, 2020)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/uVCH0I0clL0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 25, 2020
A camera that can see around corners | David Lindell
00:07:34
To work safely, self-driving cars must avoid obstacles -- including those just out of sight. And for this to happen, we need technology that sees better than humans can, says electrical engineer David Lindell. Buckle up for a quick, groundbreaking tech demo as Lindell explains the significant and versatile potential of a high-speed camera that can detect objects hidden around corners.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/wHRH5Hr-BrY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 24, 2020
The weird history of the "sex chromosomes" | Molly Webster
00:13:34
The common thinking on biological sex goes like this: females have two X chromosomes in their cells, while males have one X and one Y. In this myth-busting talk, science writer and podcaster Molly Webster shows why the so-called "sex chromosomes" are more complicated than this simple definition -- and reveals why we should think about them differently.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/70sQcHfjvcc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 23, 2020
Go ahead, dream about the future | Charlie Jane Anders
00:11:55
"You don't predict the future -- you imagine the future," says sci-fi writer Charlie Jane Anders. In a talk that's part dream, part research-based extrapolation, she takes us on a wild, speculative tour of the delights and challenges the future may hold -- and shows how dreaming up weird, futuristic possibilities empowers us to construct a better tomorrow.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/RemXwrV7qxA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 20, 2020
How repaying loans with social service transforms communities | Angie Murimirwa
00:11:03
What if you could repay loans through volunteering and mentorship instead of money? Activist Angie Murimirwa shares how a game-changing economic tool known as "social interest" is reinvigorating sub-Saharan communities once trapped in cycles of poverty. Join her as she explains how this approach to lending is creating opportunities for thousands of African women and girls -- and shows why this model can be replicated anywhere with lasting effects.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/l4Vl9HgE0wE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 19, 2020
Without farmers, you'd be hungry, naked and sober | Eric Sannerud
00:09:01
Farmers keep us fed and our economies stable, but in the US they're retiring faster than they're being replaced. Take a crash course in agricultural policy with Eric Sannerud to see why this problem can't be solved by simply buying from your local farmer's market -- and learn how you can use your vote to create a better future for farmers.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/2UyTIJUVaVM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 18, 2020
A fascinating time capsule of human feelings toward AI | Lucy Farey-Jones
00:06:26
How comfortable are you with robots taking over your life? Covering a wide range of potential applications -- from the mundane (robot house cleaner) to the mischievous (robot sex partner) to the downright macabre (uploading your brain to live on after death) -- technology strategist Lucy Farey-Jones shares data-backed evidence of how our willingness to accept AI may be radically changing.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/w9yx_J2ovnA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 17, 2020
Why COVID-19 is hitting us now -- and how to prepare for the next outbreak | Alanna Shaikh
00:16:19
Where did the new coronavirus originate, how did it spread so fast -- and what's next? Sharing insights from the outbreak, global health expert and TED Fellow Alanna Shaikh traces the spread of COVID-19, discusses why travel restrictions aren't effective and highlights the medical changes needed worldwide to prepare for the next pandemic. "We need to make sure that every country in the world has the capacity to identify new diseases and treat them," she says. (Recorded March 5, 2020)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/iOd1wrQV-fY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 16, 2020
How can we control the coronavirus pandemic? | Adam Kucharski
00:03:37
As the threat of COVID-19 continues, infectious disease expert Adam Kucharski answers five key questions about the novel coronavirus, providing necessary perspective on its transmission, how governments have responded and what might need to change about our social behavior to end the pandemic. (This video is excerpted from a 70-minute interview between Kucharski and head of TED Chris Anderson, recorded March 11, 2020. Listen to the full interview at go.ted.com/adamkucharski.)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/alp6wYYSzl4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 16, 2020
A campaign for period positivity | Ananya Grover
00:09:08
Having your period is exhausting -- and for many people across the world, menstruation is even more challenging because of stigmas and difficulty getting basic hygiene supplies, says social activist Ananya Grover. In this uplifting, actionable talk, she shares how "Pravahkriti," her campaign to spread period positivity, creatively engages with everyone to promote menstrual health, raise awareness and break taboos around periods.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/WzcwKK4RxZw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 16, 2020
How we could change the planet's climate future | David Wallace-Wells
00:11:21
The climate crisis is too vast and complicated to solve with a silver bullet, says author David Wallace-Wells. What we need is a shift in how we live. Follow along as he lays out some of the dramatic actions we could take to build a livable, prosperous world in the age of global warming.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/xBsFa5MsArY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 13, 2020
The beautiful, mysterious science of how you hear | Jim Hudspeth
00:15:42
Have you ever wondered how your ears work? In this delightful and fascinating talk, biophysicist Jim Hudspeth demonstrates the wonderfully simple yet astonishingly powerful mechanics of hair cells, the microscopic powerhouses that make hearing possible -- and explains how, when it's really quiet, your ears will begin to beam out a spectrum of sounds unique to you.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/IwnwMH5f824" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 13, 2020
Why it's so hard to talk about the N-word | Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor
00:19:21
Historian Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor leads a thoughtful and history-backed examination of one of the most divisive words in the English language: the N-word. Drawing from personal experience, she explains how reflecting on our points of encounter with the word can help promote productive discussions and, ultimately, create a framework that reshapes education around the complicated history of racism in the US.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/XB6ItbVGGs4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 12, 2020
The dangers of a noisy ocean -- and how we can quiet it down | Nicola Jones
00:13:03
The ocean is a naturally noisy place full of singing whales, grunting fish, snapping shrimp, cracking ice, wind and rain. But human-made sounds -- from ship engines to oil drilling -- have become an acute threat to marine life, says science journalist Nicola Jones. Watch (and listen) as she discusses the strange things that happen to underwater creatures in the face of ocean noise pollution -- and shares straightforward ways we can dial down the sound to see almost immediate impacts.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/c2lGeaDGb4Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 11, 2020
How menopause affects the brain | Lisa Mosconi
00:13:04
Many of the symptoms of menopause -- hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, memory lapses, depression and anxiety -- start in the brain. How exactly does menopause impact cognitive health? Sharing groundbreaking findings from her research, neuroscientist Lisa Mosconi reveals how decreasing hormonal levels affect brain aging -- and shares simple lifestyle changes you can make to support lifelong brain health.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/iX2Ltgn1f5w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 10, 2020
What happens when a Silicon Valley technologist works for the government | Matt Cutts
00:06:04
What if the government ran more like Silicon Valley? Engineer Matt Cutts shares why he decided to leave Google (where he worked for nearly 17 years) for a career in the US government -- and makes the case that if you really want to make an impact, go where your help is needed most.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/27SVIhFskUY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 09, 2020
The gender-fluid history of the Philippines | France Villarta
00:10:51
In much of the world, gender is viewed as binary: man or woman, each assigned characteristics and traits designated by biological sex. But that's not the case everywhere, says France Villarta. In a talk that's part cultural love letter, part history lesson, he details the legacy of gender fluidity and inclusivity in his native Philippines -- and emphasizes the universal beauty of all people, regardless of society's labels.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/FRUTfHI2-wU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 09, 2020
How women are revolutionizing Rwanda | Agnes Binagwaho
00:12:03
In 1996, Agnes Binagwaho returned home to Rwanda in the aftermath of its genocide. She considered leaving amid the overwhelming devastation, but women in her community motivated her to stay and help rebuild -- and she's glad she did. In an inspiring talk, Binagwaho reflects on her work as Rwanda's former Minister of Health and discusses her new women's education initiative for the country, which strives to create one of the greatest levels of gender equality worldwide.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/dRmRnhZcxaQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 06, 2020
What investigating neural pathways can reveal about mental health | Kay M. Tye
00:12:59
Neuroscientist Kay M. Tye investigates how your brain gives rise to complex emotional states like depression, anxiety or loneliness. From the cutting edge of science, she shares her latest findings -- including the development of a tool that uses light to activate specific neurons and create dramatic behavioral changes in mice. Learn how these discoveries could change the way you think about your mind -- and possibly uncover effective treatments for mental disorders.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/ZamGYNQm-vE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 05, 2020
How a miniaturized atomic clock could revolutionize space exploration | Jill Seubert
00:11:20
Ask any deep space navigator like Jill Seubert what makes steering a spacecraft difficult, and they'll tell you it's all about the timing; a split-second can decide a mission's success or failure. So what do you do when a spacecraft is bad at telling time? You get it a clock -- an atomic clock, to be precise. Let Seubert whisk you away with the revolutionary potential of a future where you could receive stellar, GPS-like directions -- no matter where you are in the universe.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/9-4iwkraX5c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 05, 2020
Art that reveals how technology frames reality | Jiabao Li
00:08:21
In a talk that could change how you see things, designer and artist Jiabao Li introduces her conceptual projects that expose the inherent bias of digital media. From a helmet that makes you "allergic" to the color red to a browser plug-in that filters the internet in an unexpected way, Li's creations uncover how technology mediates the way we perceive reality.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/rq7z64jmBp0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 04, 2020
What we do (and don't) know about the coronavirus | David Heymann
00:08:06
What happens if you get infected with the coronavirus? Who's most at risk? How can you protect yourself? Public health expert David Heymann, who led the global response to the SARS outbreak in 2003, shares the latest findings about COVID-19 and what the future may hold. (Recorded February 27, 2020)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/kwXytXvOtoA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 03, 2020
When local news dies, so does democracy | Chuck Plunkett
00:11:11
Nearly 1,800 newsrooms have shuttered across the US since 2004, leaving many communities unseen, unheard and in the dark. In this passionate talk and rallying cry, journalist Chuck Plunkett explains why he rebelled against his employer to raise awareness for an industry under threat of extinction -- and makes the case for local news as an essential part of any healthy democracy.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/JHdRJ6mMtT4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 03, 2020
How to turn climate anxiety into action | Renée Lertzman
00:13:57
It's normal to feel anxious or overwhelmed by climate change, says psychologist Renée Lertzman. Can we turn those feelings into something productive? In an affirming talk, Lertzman discusses the emotional effects of climate change and offers insights on how psychology can help us discover both the creativity and resilience needed to act on environmental issues.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/JAT-Ll2E8Ik" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 02, 2020
What you need to know about stalkerware | Eva Galperin
00:12:56
"Full access to a person's phone is the next best thing to full access to a person's mind," says cybersecurity expert Eva Galperin. In an urgent talk, she describes the emerging danger of stalkerware -- software designed to spy on someone by gaining access to their devices without their knowledge -- and calls on antivirus companies to recognize these programs as malicious in order to discourage abusers and protect victims.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/ixz5yNUZ9TM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 28, 2020
How bumble bees inspired a network of tiny museums | Amanda Schochet
00:11:07
Sometimes, small things make a huge impact. After studying how bees in urban environments can survive by navigating small land patches, ecologist Amanda Schochet was inspired to build MICRO, a network of portable science museums the size of vending machines. Learn how these tiny museums are being deployed in libraries, community centers, transit hubs and elsewhere to increase public access to science.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/az2zYD-eeeA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 27, 2020
3 ways to uproot a culture of corruption | Wanjira Mathai
00:10:47
Corruption is a constant threat in Kenya, says social entrepreneur Wanjira Mathai -- and to stop it there (or anywhere else), we need to intervene early. Following the legacy of her mother, political activist and Nobel Prize recipient Wangari Maathai, Mathai shares three strategies to uproot a culture of corruption by teaching children and young people about leadership, purpose and integrity.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/9jGfXvGQs_M" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 26, 2020
How technology has changed what it's like to be deaf | Rebecca Knill
00:13:58
"Complete silence is very addictive," says Rebecca Knill, a writer who has cochlear implants that enable her to hear. In this funny, insightful talk, she explores the evolution of assistive listening technology, the outdated way people still respond to deafness and how we can shift our cultural understanding of ability to build a more inclusive world. "Technology has come so far," Knill says. "Our mindset just needs to catch up."<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/1sZTFXS9CrY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 26, 2020
How to design gender bias out of your workplace | Sara Sanford
00:13:26
Equity expert Sara Sanford offers a certified playbook that helps companies go beyond good intentions, using a data-driven standard to actively counter unconscious bias and foster gender equity -- by changing how workplaces operate, not just how people think.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/IjO94WhZRx0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 25, 2020
Management lessons from Chinese business and philosophy | Fang Ruan
00:10:50
Business management in China is changing, says consultant Fang Ruan. Learn how Chinese entrepreneurs -- long guided by Confucianism's emphasis on authority and regulation -- are now looking to Taoist philosophy for a new, dynamic leadership style that believes things spontaneously transform and naturally achieve perfection when they're supported, not controlled.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/YzeeI-wwjyo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 25, 2020
What if a single human right could change the world? | Kristen Wenz
00:08:14
More than a billion people worldwide, mostly children, do not have a legal identity. In many countries, this means they can't get access to vital services like health care and education, says legal identity expert Kristen Wenz. She discusses why this problem is one of the greatest human rights violations of our time -- and shares five strategies to ensure everyone can get registered and protected.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/FOszPLAv3oE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 24, 2020
How volumetric video brings a new dimension to filmmaking | Diego Prilusky
00:11:43
In this talk and tech demo, filmmaker Diego Prilusky introduces the next chapter in moviemaking: volumetric video, a 360-degree experience powered by hundreds of cameras that capture light and motion from every angle. Check out how this technology creates a new type of immersive storytelling -- and catch Prilusky's reshoot of an iconic dance number from "Grease" captured with volumetric video.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/_oZakkFDgl4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 21, 2020
Why you should get paid for your data | Jennifer Zhu Scott
00:14:27
The world's most valuable tech companies profit from the personal data you generate. So why aren't you getting paid for it? In this eye-opening talk, entrepreneur and technologist Jennifer Zhu Scott makes the case for private data ownership -- which would empower you to donate, destroy or sell your data as you see fit -- and shows how this growing movement could put power (and cash) back into the hands of people.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/O-_6rHLtnNk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 20, 2020
This is your brain on air pollution | María Neira
00:12:52
Air pollution knows no borders -- even in your own body, says public health expert María Neira. In this startling talk, she describes how the microscopic particles and chemicals you breathe affect all your major organs (including your brain) and calls on both the public and those in power to take action to stop the sources of pollution.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/LxfoxeWB_wg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 19, 2020
The beautiful, hard work of co-parenting | Joel Leon
00:09:25
"Co-parenting" isn't a buzzword -- it's a way of showing up for your family openly, consistently and lovingly, says storyteller and father Joel Leon. In this moving talk, he challenges all parents to play an equal, active role in their children's daily lives, even in a world that often places the weight of sacrifice on mothers alone. Leon encourages nuanced conversations about parenting and reminds us that being a parent isn't a responsibility -- it's an opportunity.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/l0cjyl6rAd4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 19, 2020
A brief tour of the last 4 billion years (dinosaurs not included) | Lauren Sallan
00:08:48
In this hilarious, whirlwind tour of the last four billion years of evolution, paleontologist and TED Fellow Lauren Sallan introduces us to some of the wildly diverse animals that roamed the prehistoric planet (from sharks with wings to galloping crocodiles and long-necked rhinos) and shows why paleontology is about way more than dinosaurs.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/_tZAGuW-rYg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 18, 2020
For the love of fangirls | Yve Blake
00:12:03
When you think of fangirls, what comes to mind: large swaths of fandom (usually for a boyband) whose feelings culminate in tears and joyful screams? Perhaps you grimace or roll your eyes at the thought. In this fun, lively talk, playwright Yve Blake asks us to reevaluate our reaction to the misunderstood passion and power of fangirls, emphasizing why we should all embrace our own unbridled enthusiasm.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/LlzXoGTTGMY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 18, 2020
How surfboards connect us to nature | Yves Béhar
00:03:23
Here's how the surfboard changed our relationship to water, according to fuseproject founder Yves Béhar.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/1xsyWTyI2pM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 18, 2020
The power of the Afro pick | Jon Gray
00:03:33
The Afro pick is much more than a styling tool. It's a major player in Black history, explains artist Jon Gray.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/mu0T4xxW4_A" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 18, 2020
Why books are here to stay | Chip Kidd
00:03:17
Despite the rise of e-books, physical books aren't going anywhere. Graphic designer Chip Kidd shares why their design is so lasting.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/i6GXIkYr3-8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 18, 2020
Why 1.5 billion people eat with chopsticks | Jennifer 8. Lee
00:03:13
Author Jennifer 8. Lee explains how the chopstick spread from the East to the West -- and was designed to give you the perfect bite.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/rM3OrT6weno" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 18, 2020
The function and fashion of eyeglasses | Debbie Millman
00:03:15
Glasses were originally created to overcome physical obstacles, but design evangelist Debbie Millman shares how they turned into a fashion statement.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/2VPP5DKEjFg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 18, 2020
How symbols and brands shape our humanity | Debbie Millman
00:14:12
"Branding is the profound manifestation of the human spirit," says designer and podcaster Debbie Millman. In a historical odyssey that she illustrated herself, Millman traces the evolution of branding, from cave paintings to flags to beer labels and beyond. She explores the power of symbols to unite people, beginning with prehistoric communities who used them to represent beliefs and identify affiliations to modern companies that adopt logos and trademarks to market their products -- and explains how branding reflects the state of humanity.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/PcaKUzEE4fo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 14, 2020
Online predators spread fake porn of me. Here's how I fought back | Noelle Martin
00:11:46
A casual reverse-image search unleashed a nightmarish reality on Noelle Martin when she discovered her face edited into pornographic materials across the internet. Join Martin as she recounts years battling shadowy online figures to reclaim her identity, narrative and peace of mind -- and learn how she helped change Australian law. (This talk contains mature content.)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/3cUTGlLOrJg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 13, 2020
What a nun can teach a scientist about ecology | Victoria Gill
00:13:59
To save the achoque -- an exotic (and adorable) salamander found in a lake in northern Mexico -- scientists teamed up with an unexpected research partner: a group of nuns called the Sisters of the Immaculate Health. In this delightful talk, science journalist Victoria Gill shares the story of how this unusual collaboration saved the achoque from extinction -- and demonstrates how local and indigenous people could hold the secret to saving our planet's weird, wonderful and most threatened species.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~4/o42S2MA5YSw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 12, 2020