This year, TED turns 30. It’s a big, round anniversary — the kind that brings with it a welcome moment of reflection. In this session, we look backward and see how far the world has come in the past three decades. These speakers turn back the clocks and offer bold new ways to think about recent history.
Here are the speakers who appeared in this session. Click below to read a recap of each speaker’s talk:
And this session concluded with a special surprise speaker: none other than Edward Snowden, beamed in from Russia on a telepresence robot, imploring us to defend the privacy essential to democracy. Read more.