Over the past five days, the TED2017 conference has explored the theme “The Future You.” This has spanned an incredible number of ideas on a huge array of topics. Below, a tour through some of the key themes that emerged — through the week and in the double-stuffed session of day 5. All eyes on […]
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On the fourth day of TED, the talks got more personal and packed with takeaways for everyday life. Below, some highlights. Pond scum: a source of wonder. In her ode to the microorganisms we’ve spent a century trying to kill, Anne Madden shared how, in pond scum, scientists found an organism that appears to vaccinate […]
On day three of TED2017, we got an exploration of the mind, new ideas on climate change and thoughts on how our world is hyper global and at the same time hyper local. Below, some highlights. Perception is a hallucination. Surprise! In Session 4, Anil Seth made a convincing case that we’re hallucinating all the […]
On day two of TED2017, three sessions of talks — one on Our robotic overlords, the next on The human response and the final on Health, life and love. Below, some key moments from it all. A TED Talk from … the Pope. For weeks, we’ve teased a “surprise guest” on the program, a mysterious “world […]
The first day of TED2017 brought two sessions of talks from TED Fellows and an opening session broadcast live in movie theaters. Below, some of the themes heard today that we just can’t get out of our minds. A closer look at our relationship to technology. Huang Yi danced with a robot. Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov […]