TED


Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
Math can help uncover cancer's secrets | Irina Kareva 2018-04-25 04:41
How we can teach computers to make sense of our emotions | Raphael Arar 2018-04-24 22:04
Our fight for disability rights -- and why we're not done yet | Judith Heumann 2018-04-24 16:29
Why I choose humanism over faith | Leo Igwe 2018-04-24 02:57
The role of faith and belief in modern Africa | Ndidi Nwuneli 2018-04-23 14:32
My descent into America’s neo-Nazi movement -- and how I got out | Christian Picciolini 2018-04-20 15:31
Academic research is publicly funded -- why isn't it publicly available? | Erica Stone 2018-04-19 22:02
How fungi recognize (and infect) plants | Mennat El Ghalid 2018-04-19 17:04
How quantum physics can make encryption stronger | Vikram Sharma 2018-04-19 01:59
What if we paid doctors to keep people healthy? | Matthias Müllenbeck 2018-04-18 21:31
How to tame your wandering mind | Amishi Jha 2018-04-18 16:59
The rhythm of Afrobeat | Sauti Sol 2018-04-17 14:11
The human stories behind mass incarceration | Eve Abrams 2018-04-17 04:48
Need a new idea? Start at the edge of what is known | Vittorio Loreto 2018-04-16 15:56
For survivors of Ebola, the crisis isn't over | Soka Moses 2018-04-14 19:46
A rite of passage for late life | Bob Stein 2018-04-13 18:52
What if gentrification was about healing communities instead of displacing them? | Liz Ogbu 2018-04-13 03:30
How I use art to bridge misunderstanding | Adong Judith 2018-04-12 18:42
Can I have your brain? The quest for truth on concussions and CTE | Chris Nowinski 2018-04-11 18:08
What we can do about the culture of hate | Sally Kohn 2018-04-11 04:34
"my mama" / "BLACK BANANA" | Rei 2018-04-10 20:06
Why must artists be poor? | Hadi Eldebek 2018-04-09 17:31
The Great Migration and the power of a single decision | Isabel Wilkerson 2018-04-06 16:52
3 myths about the future of work (and why they're not true) | Daniel Susskind 2018-04-05 18:53
How to inspire every child to be a lifelong reader | Alvin Irby 2018-04-04 17:04
What a world without prisons could look like | Deanna Van Buren 2018-04-03 22:24
The radical beauty of Africa, in portraits | Iké Udé 2018-04-03 17:19
The best way to help is often just to listen | Sophie Andrews 2018-04-02 17:23
To solve the world's biggest problems, invest in women and girls | Musimbi Kanyoro 2018-03-30 14:35
The wonderful world of life in a drop of water | Tom Zimmerman and Simone Bianco 2018-03-29 22:26
How shocking events can spark positive change | Naomi Klein 2018-03-29 17:00
How fashion helps us express who we are -- and what we stand for | Kaustav Dey 2018-03-28 16:37
Do you really know why you do what you do? | Petter Johansson 2018-03-27 23:05
What soccer can teach us about freedom | Marc Bamuthi Joseph 2018-03-27 17:15
What I learned when I conquered the world's toughest triathlon | Minda Dentler 2018-03-26 17:05
How to connect with depressed friends | Bill Bernat 2018-03-23 17:47
How we became sisters | Felice Belle and Jennifer Murphy 2018-03-23 13:27
To learn is to be free | Shameem Akhtar 2018-03-22 21:03
How we look kilometers below the Antarctic ice sheet | Dustin Schroeder 2018-03-22 13:44
The brain-changing benefits of exercise | Wendy Suzuki 2018-03-21 15:53
Be humble -- and other lessons from the philosophy of water | Raymond Tang 2018-03-20 13:36
The role of human emotions in science and research | Ilona Stengel 2018-03-19 16:16
You don't have to be an expert to solve big problems | Tapiwa Chiwewe 2018-03-16 16:19
Refugees want empowerment, not handouts | Robert Hakiza 2018-03-16 03:43
The genius of the London Tube Map | Michael Bierut on "Small Thing Big Idea" 2018-03-15 18:31
How to have a healthier, positive relationship with sex | Tiffany Kagure Mugo and Siphumeze Khundayi 2018-03-15 16:09
A life-saving invention that prevents human stampedes | Nilay Kulkarni 2018-03-14 23:11
How to resolve racially stressful situations | Howard C. Stevenson 2018-03-14 15:02
Looking for a job? Highlight your ability, not your experience | Jason Shen 2018-03-13 16:11
How we can build AI to help humans, not hurt us | Margaret Mitchell 2018-03-12 14:55
3 creative ways to fix fashion's waste problem | Amit Kalra 2018-03-09 13:05
The secret to great opportunities? The person you haven't met yet | Tanya Menon 2018-03-08 21:29
Fashion that celebrates African strength and spirit | Walé Oyéjidé 2018-03-08 16:42
Why I train grandmothers to treat depression | Dixon Chibanda 2018-03-08 00:35
The virginity fraud | Nina Dølvik Brochmann and Ellen Støkken Dahl 2018-03-07 16:37
Capitalism isn't an ideology -- it's an operating system | Bhu Srinivasan 2018-03-06 22:11
The surprising ingredient that makes businesses work better | Marco Alverà 2018-03-06 17:11
3 lessons of revolutionary love in a time of rage | Valarie Kaur 2018-03-05 16:33
"My Fine Reward" | Tito Deler 2018-03-05 16:27
How protest is redefining democracy around the world | Zachariah Mampilly 2018-03-04 01:31
This company pays kids to do their math homework | Mohamad Jebara 2018-03-02 23:58
How architecture can create dignity for all | John Cary 2018-03-02 16:59
How we can help hungry kids, one text at a time | Su Kahumbu 2018-03-01 17:20
This deep-sea mystery is changing our understanding of life | Karen Lloyd 2018-02-28 16:24
A funny look at the unintended consequences of technology | Chuck Nice 2018-02-27 22:12
How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch 2018-02-27 16:54
How I use Minecraft to help kids with autism | Stuart Duncan 2018-02-26 23:55
From death row to law graduate | Peter Ouko 2018-02-26 17:34
6 space technologies we can use to improve life on Earth | Danielle Wood 2018-02-24 15:20
Black life at the intersection of birth and death | Mwende "FreeQuency" Katwiwa 2018-02-23 17:08
My failed mission to find God -- and what I found instead | Anjali Kumar 2018-02-22 16:54
Could fish social networks help us save coral reefs? | Mike Gil 2018-02-21 21:14
The gift and power of emotional courage | Susan David 2018-02-20 16:33
Why I study the most dangerous animal on earth -- mosquitoes | Fredros Okumu 2018-02-20 03:33
The thrilling potential for off-grid solar energy | Amar Inamdar 2018-02-19 21:13
What's it like to be a robot? | Leila Takayama 2018-02-16 23:26
The surprising solution to ocean plastic | David Katz 2018-02-16 17:11
The dangerous evolution of HIV | Edsel Salvaña 2018-02-15 21:05
The business benefits of doing good | Wendy Woods 2018-02-15 17:22
An economic case for protecting the planet | Naoko Ishii 2018-02-14 16:36
What comes after tragedy? Forgiveness | Azim Khamisa and Ples Felix 2018-02-13 17:16
Want to change the world? Start by being brave enough to care | Cleo Wade 2018-02-12 14:57
The hidden role informal caregivers play in health care | Scott Williams 2018-02-11 17:53
American bipartisan politics can be saved -- here's how | Bob Inglis 2018-02-09 17:42
Talk about your death while you're still healthy | Michelle Knox 2018-02-08 20:58
The search for "aha!" moments | Matt Goldman 2018-02-08 16:51
How to put the power of law in people's hands | Vivek Maru 2018-02-07 17:18
A one-man musical phenomenon | Jacob Collier 2018-02-07 17:08
How we can stop Africa's scientific brain drain | Kevin Njabo 2018-02-06 22:52
Want to be more creative? Go for a walk | Marily Oppezzo 2018-02-06 16:54
How record collectors find lost music and preserve our cultural heritage | Alexis Charpentier 2018-02-05 14:15
Medical tech designed to meet Africa's needs | Soyapi Mumba 2018-02-04 16:04
How adaptive clothing empowers people with disabilities | Mindy Scheier 2018-02-02 16:44
The power of citizen video to create undeniable truths | Yvette Alberdingk Thijm 2018-02-01 22:00
A vehicle built in Africa, for Africa | Joel Jackson 2018-02-01 17:07
The history of human emotions | Tiffany Watt Smith 2018-01-31 15:54
Want to get great at something? Get a coach | Atul Gawande 2018-01-30 22:18
How China is changing the future of shopping | Angela Wang 2018-01-30 16:41
Inside Africa's thriving art scene | Touria El Glaoui 2018-01-29 17:15
Mammoths resurrected and other thoughts from a futurist | Stewart Brand and Chris Anderson 2018-01-26 17:11
What we don't teach kids about sex | Sue Jaye Johnson 2018-01-25 22:08
Our treatment of HIV has advanced. Why hasn't the stigma changed? | Arik Hartmann 2018-01-25 16:54
3 thoughtful ways to conserve water | Lana Mazahreh 2018-01-24 21:54
Photos of Africa, taken from a flying lawn chair | George Steinmetz 2018-01-24 17:08
You aren't at the mercy of your emotions -- your brain creates them | Lisa Feldman Barrett 2018-01-23 14:04
How adoption worked for me | Christopher Ategeka 2018-01-22 17:34
"Good" and "bad" are incomplete stories we tell ourselves | Heather Lanier 2018-01-19 22:29
The next generation of African architects and designers | Christian Benimana 2018-01-19 16:49
See how the rest of the world lives, organized by income | Anna Rosling Rönnlund 2018-01-18 22:35
A new weapon in the fight against superbugs | David Brenner 2018-01-18 17:22
Success stories from Kenya's first makerspace | Kamau Gachigi 2018-01-17 16:53
Lessons from a solar storm chaser | Miho Janvier 2018-01-16 17:50
A mother and son united by love and art | Deborah Willis and Hank Willis Thomas 2018-01-15 17:43
Free yourself from your filter bubbles | Joan Blades and John Gable 2018-01-12 19:19
Adventures of an interplanetary architect | Xavier De Kestelier 2018-01-11 17:23
How augmented reality could change the future of surgery | Nadine Hachach-Haram 2018-01-10 17:23
How urban agriculture is transforming Detroit | Devita Davison 2018-01-09 17:14
What makes something go viral? | Dao Nguyen 2018-01-08 16:59
The secret language of letter design (with English subtitles) | Martina Flor 2018-01-05 17:04
The brain benefits of deep sleep -- and how to get more of it | Dan Gartenberg 2018-01-04 19:01
Why I'm done trying to be "man enough" | Justin Baldoni 2018-01-03 17:02
How fake handbags fund terrorism and organized crime | Alastair Gray 2018-01-02 22:40
Get comfortable with being uncomfortable | Luvvie Ajayi 2018-01-02 13:46
A Republican mayor's plan to replace partisanship with policy | G.T. Bynum 2018-01-01 16:42
What AI is -- and isn't | Sebastian Thrun and Chris Anderson 2017-12-21 16:52
Fashion has a pollution problem -- can biology fix it? | Natsai Audrey Chieza 2017-12-20 16:30
The future of good food in China | Matilda Ho 2017-12-19 18:37
How we're using drones to deliver blood and save lives | Keller Rinaudo 2017-12-18 16:14
The science of cells that never get old | Elizabeth Blackburn 2017-12-15 17:09
An interview with the Queen of Creole Cuisine | Leah Chase and Pat Mitchell 2017-12-14 16:52
How can groups make good decisions? | Mariano Sigman and Dan Ariely 2017-12-13 17:06
Activism needs introverts | Sarah Corbett 2017-12-12 22:15
How Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google manipulate our emotions | Scott Galloway 2017-12-12 16:24
The hidden opportunities of the informal economy | Niti Bhan 2017-12-11 19:33
How to transform apocalypse fatigue into action on global warming | Per Espen Stoknes 2017-12-08 21:36
Why do I make art? To build time capsules for my heritage | Kayla Briët 2017-12-08 17:15
I don't want children -- stop telling me I'll change my mind | Christen Reighter 2017-12-08 00:38
How my dad's dementia changed my idea of death (and life) | Beth Malone 2017-12-07 18:12
How the military fights climate change | David Titley 2017-12-06 18:16
The Housing First approach to homelessness | Lloyd Pendleton 2017-12-05 22:35
How to talk (and listen) to transgender people | Jackson Bird 2017-12-05 19:49
What I learned serving time for a crime I didn't commit | Teresa Njoroge 2017-12-04 16:34
How judges can show respect | Victoria Pratt 2017-12-01 18:30
The biggest risks facing cities -- and some solutions | Robert Muggah 2017-11-30 22:09
We should aim for perfection -- and stop fearing failure | Jon Bowers 2017-11-30 17:17
An interview with Mauritius's first female president | Ameenah Gurib-Fakim 2017-11-30 00:07
Why wildfires have gotten worse -- and what we can do about it | Paul Hessburg 2017-11-29 17:09
Why women stay silent after sexual assault (with English subtitles) | Inés Hercovich 2017-11-28 22:37
For the love of birds | Washington Wachira 2017-11-28 19:57
The global learning crisis -- and what to do about it | Amel Karboul 2017-11-27 16:49
The surprisingly charming science of your gut | Giulia Enders 2017-11-25 00:15
Sci-fi stories that imagine a future Africa | Nnedi Okorafor 2017-11-22 17:01
How to win at evolution and survive a mass extinction | Lauren Sallan 2017-11-21 20:47
Can we stop climate change by removing CO2 from the air? | Tim Kruger 2017-11-21 16:38
The future of storytelling | Shonda Rhimes and Cyndi Stivers 2017-11-20 17:29
We're building a dystopia just to make people click on ads | Zeynep Tufekci 2017-11-17 17:11
The awful logic of land mines -- and an app that helps people avoid them | Carlos Bautista 2017-11-17 04:31
How we'll earn money in a future without jobs | Martin Ford 2017-11-16 17:22
How diversity makes teams more innovative | Rocío Lorenzo 2017-11-15 18:33
Why I risked my life to expose a government massacre | Anjan Sundaram 2017-11-14 22:13
What it's like to be a woman in Hollywood | Naomi McDougall Jones 2017-11-14 17:36
A pro wrestler's guide to confidence | Mike Kinney 2017-11-13 20:06
A human-robot dance duet | Huang Yi & KUKA 2017-11-13 15:20
The powerful stories that shaped Africa | Gus Casely-Hayford 2017-11-10 16:45
A precise, three-word address for every place on earth | Chris Sheldrick 2017-11-09 22:07
Portraits that transform people into whatever they want to be | Uldus Bakhtiozina 2017-11-09 17:14
The new age of corporate monopolies | Margrethe Vestager 2017-11-08 17:43
We can hack our immune cells to fight cancer | Elizabeth Wayne 2017-11-07 14:34
How we can end sexual harassment at work | Gretchen Carlson 2017-11-06 21:37
What's hidden under the Greenland ice sheet? | Kristin Poinar 2017-11-06 16:37
The forgotten art of the zoetrope | Eric Dyer 2017-11-05 23:48
Why jobs of the future won't feel like work | David Lee 2017-11-03 16:27
How I became an entrepreneur at 66 | Paul Tasner 2017-11-02 16:23
Electrical experiments with plants that count and communicate | Greg Gage 2017-11-01 17:21
How Africa can use its traditional knowledge to make progress | Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu 2017-10-31 13:24
How to seek truth in the era of fake news | Christiane Amanpour 2017-10-30 16:19
The revolutionary power of diverse thought | Elif Shafak 2017-10-27 17:29
A global food crisis may be less than a decade away | Sara Menker 2017-10-26 22:32
Don't suffer from your depression in silence | Nikki Webber Allen 2017-10-26 17:30
Mind-blowing, magnified portraits of insects | Levon Biss 2017-10-25 18:33
The magic of Khmer classical dance | Prumsodun Ok 2017-10-24 22:43
How LIGO discovered gravitational waves (with English subtitles) | Gabriela González 2017-10-24 17:19
Lessons from the longest study on human development | Helen Pearson 2017-10-23 17:17
What I learned as a prisoner in North Korea | Euna Lee 2017-10-20 17:25
3 fears about screen time for kids -- and why they're not true | Sara DeWitt 2017-10-19 16:32
What teen pregnancy looks like in Latin America | Christian Rodríguez 2017-10-18 16:55
The warmth and wisdom of mud buildings | Anna Heringer 2017-10-17 17:01
Future tech will give you the benefits of city life anywhere | Julio Gil 2017-10-16 17:24
Why people of different faiths are painting their houses of worship yellow | Nabila Alibhai 2017-10-13 16:10
The fascinating secret lives of giant clams | Mei Lin Neo 2017-10-12 15:19
The boost students need to overcome obstacles | Anindya Kundu 2017-10-11 15:39
How a video game might help us build better cities | Karoliina Korppoo 2017-10-10 14:36
A black man goes undercover in the alt-right | Theo E.J. Wilson 2017-10-09 16:44
What intelligent machines can learn from a school of fish | Radhika Nagpal 2017-10-06 16:46
The most Martian place on Earth | Armando Azua-Bustos 2017-10-05 16:42
What we're missing in the debate about immigration | Duarte Geraldino 2017-10-04 18:52
Why Africa must become a center of knowledge again | Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò 2017-10-03 16:57
How digital DNA could help you make better health choices | Jun Wang 2017-10-02 17:39
Living sculptures that stand for history's truths | Sethembile Msezane 2017-09-29 17:13
The fascinating physics of everyday life | Helen Czerski 2017-09-28 22:43
The real reason manufacturing jobs are disappearing | Augie Picado 2017-09-28 16:42
A forgotten ancient grain that could help Africa prosper | Pierre Thiam 2017-09-27 17:13
What really motivates people to be honest in business | Alexander Wagner 2017-09-27 00:11
There's more to life than being happy | Emily Esfahani Smith 2017-09-26 17:07
How our friendship survives our opposing politics | Caitlin Quattromani and Lauran Arledge 2017-09-25 17:59
Who belongs in a city? | OluTimehin Adegbeye 2017-09-22 17:18
What it feels like to see Earth from space | Benjamin Grant 2017-09-21 16:38
Would you live in a floating city in the sky? (with English subtitles) | Tomás Saraceno 2017-09-20 17:26
A smog vacuum cleaner and other magical city designs | Daan Roosegaarde 2017-09-19 16:38
How young people join violent extremist groups -- and how to stop them | Erin Marie Saltman 2017-09-18 18:09
Dare to refuse the origin myths that claim who you are | Chetan Bhatt 2017-09-15 17:18
How your pictures can help reclaim lost history | Chance Coughenour 2017-09-14 22:27
How the US government spies on people who protest -- including you | Jennifer Granick 2017-09-14 17:16
Can a robot pass a university entrance exam? | Noriko Arai 2017-09-13 18:03
Why we need to end the era of orphanages | Tara Winkler 2017-09-12 22:37
Fun, fierce and fantastical African art | Wanuri Kahiu 2017-09-12 14:36
When workers own companies, the economy is more resilient | Niki Okuk 2017-09-11 22:07
"The Sacred Art of the Ori" | Laolu Senbanjo 2017-09-11 17:15
What the sugar coating on your cells is trying to tell you | Carolyn Bertozzi 2017-09-10 17:24
What would happen if we upload our brains to computers? | Robin Hanson 2017-09-09 19:09
A lyrical bridge between past, present and future | David Whyte 2017-09-08 22:23
What moral decisions should driverless cars make? | Iyad Rahwan 2017-09-08 22:04
The era of blind faith in big data must end | Cathy O'Neil 2017-09-07 17:45
How to build a company where the best ideas win | Ray Dalio 2017-09-06 16:59
How I found myself through music | Anika Paulson 2017-09-05 17:08
The secret to living longer may be your social life | Susan Pinker 2017-09-04 17:26
A practical way to help the homeless find work and safety | Richard J. Berry 2017-09-01 18:47
7 principles for building better cities | Peter Calthorpe 2017-08-31 17:23
How artists can (finally) get paid in the digital age | Jack Conte 2017-08-30 23:03
How I help free innocent people from prison | Ronald Sullivan 2017-08-30 17:58
How boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas | Manoush Zomorodi 2017-08-29 18:27
Courage is contagious | Damon Davis 2017-08-28 17:17
Meet the microscopic life in your home -- and on your face | Anne Madden 2017-08-24 17:22
A dance to honor Mother Earth | Jon Boogz and Lil Buck 2017-08-24 17:20
Let's end ageism | Ashton Applewhite 2017-08-23 17:15
How your brain decides what is beautiful | Anjan Chatterjee 2017-08-22 16:28
How AI can enhance our memory, work and social lives | Tom Gruber 2017-08-21 17:32
How computers learn to recognize objects instantly | Joseph Redmon 2017-08-18 17:12
The stories behind The New Yorker's iconic covers | Françoise Mouly 2017-08-17 18:17
What six years in captivity taught me about fear and faith (English subtitles) | Ingrid Betancourt 2017-08-16 17:41
Can art amend history? | Titus Kaphar 2017-08-15 17:33
Meet Spot, the robot dog that can run, hop and open doors | Marc Raibert 2017-08-14 17:17
Why I still have hope for coral reefs | Kristen Marhaver 2017-08-11 16:10
You owe it to yourself to experience a total solar eclipse | David Baron 2017-08-10 17:15
You smell with your body, not just your nose | Jennifer Pluznick 2017-08-09 17:07
A simple new blood test that can catch cancer early | Jimmy Lin 2017-08-08 16:49
How cohousing can make us happier (and live longer) | Grace Kim 2017-08-07 16:56
Hamilton vs. Madison and the birth of American partisanship | Noah Feldman 2017-08-04 18:04
How I fail at being disabled | Susan Robinson 2017-08-03 16:49