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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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TED Talks
by TED.com
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In a world of too many options and too little time, our obvious choice is to just ignore the ordinary stuff. Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why, when it comes to getting our attention, bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2003, TED, Talks, business, choice, culture, marketing, shopping, storytelling, 2003
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
TED Talks
by TED.com
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'I am a mathematician, and I would like to stand on your roof.' That is how Ron Eglash greeted many African families he met while researching the fractal patterns he’d noticed in villages across the continent.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDGlobal 2007, TED, Talks, Africa, architecture, culture, design, education, math,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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As E.O. Wilson accepts his 2007 TED Prize, he makes a plea on behalf of all creatures that we learn more about our biosphere -- and build a networked encyclopedia of all the world's knowledge about life.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, TED Prize, ants, biodiversity, biology, biosphere, global issues,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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In an exclusive preview of his book The Stuff of Thought, Steven Pinker looks at language and how it expresses what goes on in our minds -- and how the words we choose communicate much more than we realize.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDGlobal 2005, TED, Talks, culture, language, psychology, science, 2005
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Steven Pinker charts the decline of violence from Biblical times to the present, and argues that, though it may seem illogical and even obscene, given Iraq and Darfur, we are living in the most peaceful time in our species' existence.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, business, culture, global issues, media, violence, war, 2007
TED Talks
by TED.com
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With stunning photos and stories, National Geographic Explorer Wade Davis celebrates the extraordinary diversity of the world's indigenous cultures, which are disappearing from the planet at an alarming rate.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2003, TED, Talks, anthropology, culture, environment, film, global issues, language,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Richard Dawkins urges all atheists to openly state their position -- and to fight the incursion of the church into politics and science. A fiery, funny, powerful talk.
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Topics: TEDTalks, TED2002, TED, Talks, God, atheism, culture, politics, religion, science, 2002
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Kenichi Ebina moves his body in a manner that appears to defy the limits imposed by the human skeleton. He combines breakdancing and hip-hop with mime using movements that are simultaneously precise and fluid.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, arts, culture, dance, entertainment, short talk, 2007
TED Talks
by TED.com
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When he was just 14 years old, Malawian inventor William Kamkwamba built his family an electricity-generating windmill from spare parts, working from rough plans he found in a library book.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDGlobal 2007, TED, Talks, Africa, alternative energy, design, energy, global issues,...
TED Talks
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Savage-Rumbaugh's work with bonobo apes, which can understand spoken language and learn tasks by watching, forces the audience to rethink how much of what a species can do is determined by biology -- and how much by cultural exposure.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2004, TED, Talks, Featured, animals, apes, biology, culture, education, evolution,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Vilayanur Ramachandran tells us what brain damage can reveal about the connection between celebral tissue and the mind, using three startling delusions as examples.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, brain, consciousness, culture, illness, illusion, science,...
A Year At The Wheel
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richard speck death house, jean shepherd hometown tour including his house, the rec. center named after shep as well as the welcome center that use to house a john dillinger exhibit, a lot of sheep on this date… also includes some south side chicago 'b-roll" of urban bridges and buildings, hegewisch and hammond, indiana included, also some man on the street interviews regarding jean shepherd, what is the best and worst thing about america, what is freedom, do you vote. a lot of south...
Topic: A Year at the Wheel
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence, asks why we aren't more compassionate more of the time.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, brain, community, consumerism, psychology, 2007
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Accepting his 2007 TED Prize, war photographer James Nachtwey shows his life’s work and asks TED to help him continue telling the story with innovative, exciting uses of news photography in the digital era.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, TED Prize, activism, arts, culture, death, global issues, media,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Accepting the 2007 TED Prize, Bill Clinton asks for help in bringing health care to Rwanda -- and the rest of the world.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, Africa, TED Prize, business, culture, economics, global issues,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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What is happiness, and how can we all get some? Biochemist turned Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard says we can train our minds in habits of well-being, to generate a true sense of serenity and fulfillment.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2004, TED, Talks, Buddhism, God, brain, culture, faith, global issues, happiness,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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In this soaring demonstration, deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie illustrates how listening to music involves much more than simply letting sound waves hit your eardrums.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2003, TED, Talks, Featured, arts, creativity, entertainment, live music, music,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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A happy song about global warming, from Jill Sobule.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2006, TED, Talks, Featured, climate change, environment, guitar, music, performance,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Caroline Lavelle plays the cello like a sorceress casting a spell, occasionally hiding behind her wild mane of blond hair as she sings of pastoral themes. She performs "Farther than the Sun," backed by Thomas Dolby on keyboards.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2005, TED, Talks, Featured, arts, cello, entertainment, music, performance, short...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Starting with the simple tale of an ant, philosopher Dan Dennett unleashes a devastating salvo of ideas, making a powerful case for the existence of memes -- concepts that are literally alive.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2002, TED, Talks, consumerism, culture, faith, meme, philosophy, religion, 2002
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Inventor Dean Kamen lays out his argument for the Segway and offers a peek into his next big ideas (portable energy and water purification for developing countries).
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2002, TED, Talks, business, cars, education, industrial design, innovation, invention,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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South African singer-songwriter Vusi Mahlasela dedicates his song, "Thula Mama," to all women -- and especially his grandmother.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDGlobal 2007, TED, Talks, Africa, activism, entertainment, live music, music, short...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Planetary scientist Carolyn Porco shows images from the Cassini voyage to Saturn, focusing on its largest moon, Titan, and on frozen Enceladus, which seems to shoot jets of ice.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, NASA, design, exploration, science, space, technology, universe,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Richard Branson talks to TED's Chris Anderson about the ups and the downs of his career, from his multibillionaire success to his multiple near-death experiences -- and reveals some of his (very surprising) motivations.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, aircraft, business, entertainment, entrepreneur, global issues,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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In a lively show, mathemagician Arthur Benjamin races a team of calculators to figure out 3-digit squares, solves another massive mental equation and guesses a few birthdays. How does he do it? He’ll tell you.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2005, TED, Talks, education, entertainment, magic, math, performance, 2005
TED Talks
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Bill Stone, a maverick cave explorer who has plumbed Earth’s deepest abysses, discusses his efforts to mine lunar ice for space fuel and to build an autonomous robot for studying Jupiter’s moon Europa.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, Moon, NASA, adventure, energy, exploration, mining, space,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Showing a series of inspiring, unusual and playful products, British branding and design guru Paul Bennett explains that design doesn't have to be about grand gestures, but can solve small, universal and overlooked problems.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDGlobal 2005, TED, Talks, arts, business, design, industrial design, product design,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Singer/songwriter Eddi Reader performs "Kiteflyer's Hill," a tender look back at a lost love. With Thomas Dolby on piano.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2003, TED, Talks, Featured, arts, composing, entertainment, guitar, memory, music,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Chris Anderson, the editor of WIRED, explores the four key stages of any viable technology: setting the right price, gaining market share, displacing an established technology and, finally, becoming ubiquitous.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2004, TED, Talks, business, culture, economics, entertainment, marketing, shopping,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Oxford philosopher and transhumanist Nick Bostrom examines the future of humankind and asks whether we might alter the fundamental nature of humanity to solve our most intrinsic problems.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDGlobal 2005, TED, Talks, antidepressants, biotech, culture, death, future, global...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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South African investment banker Euvin Naidoo explains why investing in Africa can make great business sense.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDGlobal 2007, TED, Talks, Africa, business, entrepreneur, global issues, investment,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Biologist Sheila Patek talks about her work measuring the feeding strike of the mantis shrimp, one of the fastest movements in the animal world, using video cameras recording at 20,000 frames per second.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2004, TED, Talks, Featured, biology, biomechanics, oceans, science, technology, video,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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In this stunning slideshow, celebrated nature photographer Frans Lanting presents The LIFE Project, a poetic collection of photographs that tell the story of our planet, from its eruptive beginnings to its present diversity. Soundtrack by Philip Glass.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2005, TED, Talks, animals, art, arts, design, evolution, fish, nature, photography,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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American designer Chris Bangle explains his philosophy that car design is an art form in its own right, with an entertaining -- and ultimately moving -- account of the BMW Group's Deep Blue project, intended to create the SUV of the future.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2002, TED, Talks, arts, business, cars, design, industrial design, invention,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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The avant-garde string quartet Ethel performs the third movement from Phil Kline's four-part suite "The Blue Room and Other Stories." Searching melodic lines show off the deep, emotional musicality of these passionate players.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2006, TED, Talks, arts, cello, collaboration, culture, entertainment, live music,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Given $50 billion to spend, which would you solve first, AIDS or global warming? Danish political scientist Bjorn Lomborg comes up with surprising answers.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2005, TED, Talks, AIDS, Africa, business, choice, climate change, culture, disaster...
TED Talks
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Writer and actor Anna Deavere Smith gives life to author Studs Terkel, convict Paulette Jenkins, a Korean shopkeeper and a bull rider, excerpts from her solo show "On the Road: A Search for American Character."
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2005, TED, Talks, Featured, MacArthur grant, United States, arts, culture,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Al Seckel, a cognitive neuroscientist, explores the perceptual illusions that fool our brains. Loads of eye tricks help him prove that not only are we easily fooled, we kind of like it.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2004, TED, Talks, arts, brain, cognitive science, culture, design, illusion,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Nobel laureate James Watson opens TED2005 with the frank and funny story of how he and his research partner, Francis Crick, discovered the structure of DNA.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2005, TED, Talks, DNA, culture, genetics, history, invention, science, storytelling,...
TED Talks
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Emily Oster re-examines the stats on AIDS in Africa from an economic perspective and reaches a stunning conclusion: Everything we know about the spread of HIV on the continent is wrong.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, AIDS, Africa, Featured, economics, global issues, health, science,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Larry Lessig, the Net’s most celebrated lawyer, cites John Philip Sousa, celestial copyrights and the "ASCAP cartel" in his argument for reviving our creative culture.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, business, creativity, entertainment, law, technology, 2007
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Biologist Robert Full shares slo-mo video of some captivating critters. Take a closer look at the spiny legs that allow cockroaches to scuttle across mesh and the nanobristle-packed feet that let geckos to run straight up walls.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2005, TED, Talks, design, evolution, robots, science, technology, 2005
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Speaking at the most recent EG conference, author, philosopher, prankster and journalist A.J. Jacobs talks about the year he spent living biblically -- following the rules in the Bible as literally as possible.
Topics: TEDTalks, EG 2007, TED, Talks, culture, entertainment, humanity, humor, religion, writing, 2007
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Genomics pioneer Craig Venter takes a break from his epic round-the-world expedition to talk about the millions of genes his team has discovered so far in its quest to map the ocean’s biodiversity.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDGlobal 2005, TED, Talks, DNA, biosphere, biotech, entrepreneur, genetics, invention,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Featuring the vocals and mischievous bell-playing of accordionist and singer Rachelle Garniez, the TED House Band -- led by Thomas Dolby on keyboard -- delivers this delightful rendition of the Edith Piaf standard "La Vie en Rose."
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2004, TED, Talks, arts, entertainment, live music, music, performance, short talk, 2004
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Two Pilobolus dancers perform "Symbiosis." Does it trace the birth of a relationship? Or the co-evolution of symbiotic species? Music: "God Music," George Crumb; "Fratres," Arvo Part; "Morango…Almost a Tango," Thomas Oboe Lee.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2005, TED, Talks, arts, dance, entertainment, nature, performance, science, 2005
TED Talks
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Armed with a sense of humor and laypeople's terms, Nobel winner Murray Gell-Mann drops some knowledge on TEDsters about particle physics, asking questions like, Are elegant equations more likely to be right than inelegant ones?
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, physics, science, storytelling, technology, 2007
TED Talks
by TED.com
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We've known about global warming for 50 years and done little about it, says Google.org director Larry Brilliant. In spite of this and other depressing trends, he's optimistic and tells us why. From Skoll World Forum, Oxford, UK, www.skollfoundation.org
Topics: TEDTalks, Skoll World Forum 2007, TED, Talks, climate change, culture, global issues, health,...
TED Talks
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Microsoft's Stephen Lawler gives a whirlwind tour of Virtual Earth, moving up, down and through its hyper-real cityscapes with dazzlingly fluidity, a remarkable feat that requires staggering amounts of data to bring into focus.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, design, map, microsoft, short talk, technology, 2007
TED Talks
by TED.com
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In this emotionally charged conversation with journalist Kurt Andersen, designer David Rockwell discusses the process of building a viewing platform at Ground Zero shortly after 9/11.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2002, TED, Talks, New York, architecture, arts, cities, collaboration, culture, death,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the former finance minister of Nigeria, sums up four days of intense discussion on aid versus trade on the closing day of TEDGlobal 2007, and shares a personal story explaining her own commitment to this cause.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDGlobal 2007, TED, Talks, Africa, development, economics, entrepreneur, global issues,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Violinist Natalie MacMaster and TED Musical Director Thomas Dolby play Dolby’s original song “Blue Is a River” in this ethereal duet -- with a little dancing.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2002, TED, Talks, Featured, entertainment, history, music, performance, short talk,...
TED Talks
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Satirist Tom Rielly delivers a wicked parody of the 2006 TED conference, taking down the $100 laptop, the plight of the polar bear, and people who mention, one too many times, that they work at Harvard. Watch for a special moment between Tom and Al Gore.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2006, TED, Talks, arts, comedy, culture, performance, 2006
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Inventor and MacArthur fellow Saul Griffith shares some innovative ideas from his lab -- from "smart rope" to a house-sized kite for towing large loads.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2006, TED, Talks, MacArthur grant, arts, collaboration, design, innovation, invention,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Rives recaps the most memorable moments of TED2006 in the free-spirited rhyming verse of a fantastical mockingbird lullaby.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2006, TED, Talks, arts, entertainment, memory, performance, poetry, short talk, spoken...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Poet Rives does 8 minutes of lyrical origami, folding history into a series of coincidences surrounding that most surreal of hours, 4 o'clock in the morning.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, art, arts, entertainment, poetry, spoken word, 2007
TED Talks
by TED.com
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The dot-com boom and bust is often compared to the Gold Rush. But Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos says it’s more like the early days of the electric industry.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2003, TED, Talks, United States, business, entrepreneur, history, innovation,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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What happens when a black man visits Aspen? Singer/songwriter Stew and his band are about to let you know.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2006, TED, Talks, arts, culture, entertainment, live music, music, performance,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Paul MacCready -- aircraft designer, environmentalist, and lifelong lover of flight -- talks about his long career.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2003, TED, Talks, alternative energy, business, design, energy, flight, invention,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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The MIT Media Lab's John Maeda lives at the intersection of technology and art, a place that can get very complicated. Here he talks about paring down to basics.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, 2007
TED Talks
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Jane Goodall hasn't found the missing link, but she's come closer than nearly anyone else. The primatologist says the only real difference between humans and chimps is our sophisticated language. She urges us to start using it to change the world.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2002, TED, Talks, Africa, Featured, animals, culture, environment, global issues,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Author Steven Johnson takes us on a 10-minute tour of The Ghost Map, his book about a cholera outbreak in 1854 London and the impact it had on science, cities and modern society.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDSalon 2006, TED, Talks, cities, culture, design, epidemiology, health, history, map,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Designer Philippe Starck -- with no pretty slides to show -- spends 18 minutes reaching for the very roots of the question "Why design?" Listen carefully for one perfect mantra for all of us, genius or not.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, design, humanity, humor, philosophy, storytelling, 2007
TED Talks
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At TED U, Gever Tulley, founder of the Tinkering School, spells out 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do -- and why a little danger is good for both kids and grownups.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, children, design, entertainment, parenting, sports, technology,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Author Robert Wright explains "non-zero-sumness" -- the network of linked fortunes and cooperation that has guided our evolution to this point -- and how we can use it to help save humanity today.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2006, TED, Talks, cooperation, culture, global issues, war, 2006
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Alan Russell studies regenerative medicine -- a breakthrough way of thinking about disease and injury, using a process that can signal the body to rebuild itself.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2006, TED, Talks, cancer, design, health, health care, medicine, technology, 2006
TED Talks
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Journalist Carl Honore believes the Western world's emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life. But there's a backlash brewing, as everyday people start putting the brakes on their all-too-modern lives.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDGlobal 2005, TED, Talks, choice, culture, happiness, health, parenting, personal...
TED Talks
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Speaking as both an astronomer and "a concerned member of the human race," Sir Martin Rees examines our planet and its future from a cosmic perspective. He urges action to prevent dark consequences from our scientific and technological development.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDGlobal 2005, TED, Talks, astronomy, climate change, complexity, cosmos, future,...
john g. peeler, the c.i.a. assassin who appeared at the wm3 rally talks about assassination plots, murder and how he got away with it, meeting mcveigh and framing folks for crimes they didn't commit… including tony alma, convicted cult leader. john mark byres, father of west memphis victim Christopher Byers and major character in the west memphis three case talks open and honest to the bugbees, so much so that the bugbees were the first to post up the news regarding Terry Hobbs being the main...
Topic: A Year at the Wheel
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin offer a peek inside the Google machine, sharing tidbits about international search patterns, the philanthropic Google Foundation, and the company's dedication to innovation and employee happiness.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2004, TED, Talks, Google, business, collaboration, culture, design, technology, web,...
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Blaise Aguera y Arcas leads a dazzling demo of Photosynth, software that could transform the way we look at digital images. Using still photos culled from the Web, Photosynth builds breathtaking dreamscapes and lets us navigate them.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2007, TED, Talks, collaboration, demo, microsoft, photography, short talk, software,...
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Patrick Awuah makes the case that a liberal arts education is critical to forming true leaders.
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Medical animator David Bolinsky presents 3 minutes of stunning animation that show the bustling life inside a cell.
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