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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 SD video and audio-only formats.

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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 SD video and audio-only formats.

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    How to build a resilient future using ancient wisdom | Julia Watson

    How to build a resilient future using ancient wisdom | Julia Watson

    In her global exploration of Indigenous design systems, architect Julia Watson researches enduring innovations that could help us counter the challenges of climate change. From floating villages to living root bridges that strengthen over time, Watson introduces us to some of these resilient solutions -- and shows how they can teach us to design with nature, instead of against it.

    • 8 min
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    Let's scan the whole planet with LiDAR | Chris Fisher

    Let's scan the whole planet with LiDAR | Chris Fisher

    We have archives of films, newspapers, even seeds -- what if we could make one for the entire surface of the earth? Drawing on his experience mapping an ancient city in the Honduran jungle, archaeologist Chris Fisher makes the case for scanning the whole planet with LiDAR -- a technology that uses lasers shot from an airplane to map the ground -- in order to preserve our cultural and ecological heritage.

    • 13 min
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    Can light stop the coronavirus? | David Brenner

    Can light stop the coronavirus? | David Brenner

    Far-UVC light is a type of ultraviolet light that kills microbes and viruses and, crucially, seems to be safe to use around humans. Radiation scientist David Brenner describes how we could use this light to stop the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, in hospitals, nursing homes, trains and other public indoor spaces -- paving the way for a potentially game-changing tool in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. (This virtual conversation, hosted by TED science curator David Biello, was recorded July 7, 2020.)

    • 30 min
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    Give yourself permission to be creative | Ethan Hawke

    Give yourself permission to be creative | Ethan Hawke

    Reflecting on moments that shaped his life, actor Ethan Hawke examines how courageous expression promotes healing and connection with one another -- and invites you to discover your own unabashed creativity. "There is no path till you walk it," he says.

    • 9 min
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    Deep learning, neural networks and the future of AI | Yann LeCun

    Deep learning, neural networks and the future of AI | Yann LeCun

    Yann LeCun, the chief AI scientist at Facebook, helped develop the deep learning algorithms that power many artificial intelligence systems today. In conversation with head of TED Chris Anderson, LeCun discusses his current research into self-supervised machine learning, how he's trying to build machines that learn with common sense (like humans) and his hopes for the next conceptual breakthrough in AI.

    • 55 min
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    How to connect while apart | Eric Yuan

    How to connect while apart | Eric Yuan

    People everywhere are using Zoom to work, take classes, do yoga -- and even get married. The company's CEO and founder Eric Yuan reflects on how they developed the world's most popular video chat software and envisions a digital future that will include things like virtual handshakes and real-time language translations to rival face-to-face gatherings. (This virtual conversation, hosted by TED technology curator Simone Ross, was recorded July 6, 2020.)

    • 25 min

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Excellent description of my sister
She developed her on following on the Internet
I am not sure of all the different terms used for the various platforms used
But it about killed her to get put into face book jail for spewing hate messages
This Ted Talk definitely afforded me an understanding of social media
But not range on all those find a friend. Make a friend. Fake a friend sites

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Stay out of Politics

TED talks is slowly turning into VICE news.

Keep on the scientific and interesting topics, I don’t listen to TED for politics. Hundreds of other political podcasts I can go to for that.

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Awesome

A lot of people stereotype Tedtalks to being something to listen or watch, but learn nothing at all. And that’s what I thought. Until about 3 months ago. Now I realize that these people’s life passions and success are being told through this “outreach.” It’s amazing and definitely worth a listen.

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