From an unexpected reason why malaria has not been eradicated to a bold argument for why businesses can be a powerful force in solving the world’s problems, TEDGlobal 2013 brought so many opportunities for us to “Think Again,” as citizens of a global world. Here, some incredible images taken on site during days 4 and 5 of the conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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In today’s talk, economist Charles Robertson turns up the heat on an idea that’s been simmering for several years: that Africa is seeing rapid economic growth. Looking at statistics and at the precedents set by China and India, Robertson brings this idea to a full boil, saying that economists haven’t been nearly optimistic enough in […]
“It’s easy to think that corruption happens somewhere over there, carried out by a bunch of greedy despots,” says anti-corruption activist Charmian Gooch in her blistering talk from TEDGlobal 2013. “The reality is that the engine of corruption exists far beyond the shores of countries like Equatorial Guinea or Nigeria or Turkmenistan. This engine is driven […]