In Case You Missed It: Lessons learned during the third day of TED2016

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In Case You Missed It: Lessons learned during the third day of TED2016

During day three of TED2016, we felt both wonder and terror. Below, some of the strongest messages cutting through a day of incredible talks. A swarm of autonomous robots, as magical as fireflies. When you hear the word ‘drone,’ you probably think of something either useful or scary. But could they have aesthetic value? Raffaello D’Andrea []

When the audience takes the stage: The personal talks of TED University at TED2016

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When the audience takes the stage: The personal talks of TED University at TED2016

At the annual TED conference, the audience is as packed with big ideas as our speaker program. TED University is a chance for audience members to give short talks about both big ideas and personal experiences. Recaps of the talks at TED University, in chronological order. Travel points are currency. Brian Kelly is known for his site The Points []

Impossible isn’t a fact; it’s an attitude: Christiana Figueres at TED2016

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Impossible isn’t a fact; it’s an attitude: Christiana Figueres at TED2016

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In 2009, six months after a spectacularly failed climate change summit in Copenhagen, Costa Rican diplomat Christiana Figueres was appointed executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Her job: Leading the next round of international climate change negotiations. At that time, no one believed that we could ever get a global climate change agreement. “In fact,” Figueres says, []