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TED Radio Hour asks: “Why do we collaborate?”

TED Radio Hour asks: “Why do we collaborate?”

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This week’s TED Radio Hour examines “Why We Collaborate,” exploring why, and how, millions of people come together to work on online projects, sometimes for free. The episode begins with Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, who spoke at TEDGlobal 2005, back when the site was still very new. The incredible growth of Wikipedia since []

Got social problems? Business can help: Michael Porter at TEDGlobal 2013

Got social problems? Business can help: Michael Porter at TEDGlobal 2013

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Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter is here to make the case that business can help tackle social problems. Issues such as healthcare, access to water and climate change are bread-and-butter concerns for TEDsters in the room, who clearly agree with his early statement that we’re all very aware that these problems exist. Many of them also []

A brand new TED Book: Radical Openness

A brand new TED Book: Radical Openness

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At TEDGlobal 2012, Don Tapscott gave us an beautiful metaphor for how society could function: like a starling murmuration. By flying as a group — dipping and diving as a single unit — starlings successfully ward off predators through cooperation. While there is leadership, there is no discernable leader. Tapscott shares much more of his []

New TED Book: Mind Amplifier

New TED Book: Mind Amplifier

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It’s a complaint we’ve all heard about the internet: all the cat videos and incessant celebrity gossip sites are making us, as a culture, stupider. However, digital community expert Howard Rheingold, doesn’t think that’s the case. In fact, he believes that both designing and using digital media can actually improve our intelligence. As Rheingold sees []