Reading TED Books just became even easier. All current titles are now available on Barnes and Noble’s e-reader, the Nook. Future titles will be, too. TED Books are readable on Amazon’s Kindle as well as any device that uses the Kindle app (Mac, Windows, Android and Blackberry, among them).
The world may be a tough and tenuous place, but we humans tend to think that the future will be better than the past. Why? In the new TED ebook, The Science of Optimism: Why We’re Hard-Wired for Hope, author Tali Sharot expands on her earlier research into the optimism bias, and explores the many reasons why we are […]
When it comes to US politics, many are frustrated that gridlock and grandstanding so often substitute for the hard job of getting things done. Just 14% of Americans say they approve of the work that Congress is doing, according to a recent Gallup poll. (Which, as a recent TED speaker notes, is lower than the […]