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Daryl Chen

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The human response: The talks of Session 3 of TED2017

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The human response: The talks of Session 3 of TED2017

The world is changing faster than ever, bringing with it brand-new problems, while our most persistent troubles — like poverty and health — haven’t gone anywhere. One thing has become abundantly clear: our machines aren’t going to save us; people are. How do we respond to problems new and old with humanity and dignity? In the []

One move ahead: The talks of Session 1 of TED2017

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One move ahead: The talks of Session 1 of TED2017

TED2017 begins with a manifesto: “We will not sleepwalk into a future of dread. Instead we will pursue: courage, deep human connection, imagination, thrilling possibility, understanding. The Future You is yet to be written. Let’s write it together.” In a comprehensive opening session hosted by TED’s Head Curator, Chris Anderson, and streamed live to 800 []

“Machines have objectivity, humans have passion”: Garry Kasparov speaks at TED2017

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“Machines have objectivity, humans have passion”: Garry Kasparov speaks at TED2017

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As people worry about the growing power of computers, the first soldier in the human-machine battle is here with a reassuring message: “This is excellent, excellent news,” says Garry Kasparov, regarded by many as the greatest chess player in history. In 1997, Kasparov very memorably lost a match to IBM’s supercomputer Deep Blue. (“Nobody remembers that I won []