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Paul Conneally: Digital humanitarianism

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http://www.ted.com The disastrous earthquake in Haiti taught humanitarian groups an unexpected lesson: the power of mobile devices to coord…

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What a planet needs to sustain life | Dave Brain

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"Venus is too hot, Mars is too cold, and Earth is just right," says planetary scientist Dave Brain. But why? In this pleasantly humorous ta…

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Sally Kohn: Don’t like clickbait? Don’t click

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Doesn’t it seem like a lot of online news sites have moved beyond reporting the news to openly inciting your outrage (and your page views)?…

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Inside America's dead shopping malls | Dan Bell

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What happens when a mall falls into ruin? Filmmaker Dan Bell guides us through abandoned monoliths of merchandise, providing a surprisingly…

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Nellie McKay: "Mother of Pearl" and "If I Had You"

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http://www.ted.com The wonderful Nellie McKay sings "Mother of Pearl" (with the immortal first line "Feminists don't have a sense of humor"…

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Frederic Kaplan: How I built an information time machine

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Imagine if you could surf Facebook ... from the Middle Ages. Well, it may not be as far off as it sounds. In a fun and interesting talk, re…

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Bill Strickland: Rebuilding a neighborhood with beauty, dignity, hope

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Bill Strickland tells a quiet and astonishing tale of redemption through arts, music, and unlikely partnerships. TEDTalks is a daily video …

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Johanna Blakley: Social media and the end of gender

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http://www.ted.com Media and advertising companies still use the same old demographics to understand audiences, but they're becoming increa…

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Ken Goldberg: 4 lessons from robots about being human

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The more that robots ingrain themselves into our everyday lives, the more we're forced to examine ourselves as people. At TEDxBerkeley, Ken…

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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Flow, the secret to happiness

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http://www.ted.com Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi asks, "What makes a life worth living?" Noting that money cannot make us happy, he looks to thos…

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Jennifer Golbeck: The curly fry conundrum: Why social media "likes" say more than you might think

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But did you know that computer wonks once determined that liking a Facebook page about curly fries means you're also intelligent? Really. Computer scientist Jennifer Golbeck explains how this came about, how some applications of t…

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A garden in my apartment | Britta Riley

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http://www.ted.com Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her tiny apartment). So she and her friends developed a system for growing …

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Bahia Shehab: A thousand times no

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TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers …

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The next manufacturing revolution is here | Olivier Scalabre

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Economic growth has been slowing for the past 50 years, but relief might come from an unexpected place — a new form of manufacturing that i…

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What you can do to prevent Alzheimer's | Lisa Genova

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Alzheimer's doesn't have to be your brain's destiny, says neuroscientist and author of "Still Alice," Lisa Genova. She shares the latest sc…