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Head of TED Chris Anderson speaks with some of the world’s most interesting people to dig into the provocative and powerful ideas of our time.

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Head of TED Chris Anderson speaks with some of the world’s most interesting people to dig into the provocative and powerful ideas of our time.

    What we get wrong about global growth with Dambisa Moyo

    What we get wrong about global growth with Dambisa Moyo

    Global economist Dambisa Moyo was raised in Zambia and educated in England and the United States. Tune into her unique worldview and how it’s shaped her thinking on issues like overseas aid, climate, democracy and the rise of the coronavirus pandemic. This episode was recorded on March 5, 2020.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Design your life for happiness with Elizabeth Dunn

    Design your life for happiness with Elizabeth Dunn

    Psychologist Elizabeth Dunn argues that happiness is made not found and explains how our everyday choices—in matters from time to money to technology—help create it. This episode was recorded on February 5, 2020.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    The world after the coronavirus pandemic with Fareed Zakaria

    The world after the coronavirus pandemic with Fareed Zakaria

    The coronavirus pandemic is more global, dramatic and unusual than any crisis we've seen in a long time, says journalist Fareed Zakaria. Listen as he shares his perspective on how we can recover from the economic fallout, why certain countries were able to avoid major outbreaks and what this might mean for the balance of global power. This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers. It was recorded April 9, 2020. To learn more, visit go.ted.com/tedconnects

    • 35 min
    What coronavirus means for the global economy with Ray Dalio

    What coronavirus means for the global economy with Ray Dalio

    "I'm a capitalist. I believe in the system. I believe you can increase the size of the pie and you could divide it well," says Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates. He offers wide-ranging insight and advice on how we might recover from the global economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis -- and use it as an opportunity to reform the systems that help grow our economy. This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and business curator Corey Hajim. It was recorded on April 8, 2020. To learn more, visit go.ted.com/tedconnects

    • 52 min
    The tech we need to end the pandemic and restart the economy with Danielle Allen

    The tech we need to end the pandemic and restart the economy with Danielle Allen

    As COVID-19 continues to spread, the world is facing two existential threats at once: a public health emergency and an economic crisis. Political theorist Danielle Allen describes how we can ethically and democratically address both problems by scaling up "smart testing," which would track positive cases with peer-to-peer software on people's cell phones -- so we can end the pandemic and get back to work. This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and business curator Corey Hajim. It was recorded April 6, 2020. To learn more, visit go.ted.com/tedconnects

    • 45 min
    How to create meaningful connections while apart with Priya Parker

    How to create meaningful connections while apart with Priya Parker

    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 Chris and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers. It was recorded on March 27, 2020. To learn more, visit go.ted.com/tedconnects

    • 46 min

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Fantastic guests and but I would encourage you to challenge them a little more and offer up a contrasting view. Not just for the sake of being a contrarian, I think it would lead to better conversations.

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