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Inside the Library of Human Imagination


In 2008, a few of the astonishing objects from Jay Walker‘s Library of Human Imagination provided the backdrop to the TED main stage — and Jay Walker conducted a fun, three-part show-and-tell. Now, for the first time, he has allowed video cameras inside. We’re pleased to give you this sneak peek: Last week, TED Blog []

Watch TEDTalks from speakers at the upcoming TEDGlobal 2009


From TEDGlobal’s speaker list of more than 90 — including 18-minute talks, demos and TED U courses — 13 of our scheduled speakers already have TEDTalks online from previous TEDs and partners. To find them, check out our new theme, Speaking at TEDGlobal 2009, and watch archive gems from these returning speakers. All of these []

The world’s English mania: Jay Walker on TED.com


Jay Walker explains why two billion people around the world are trying to learn English. He shares photos and spine-tingling audio of Chinese students rehearsing English — “the world’s second language” — by the thousands. (Recorded at TED2009, February 2009, in Long Beach, California. Duration: 4:35.) Watch Jay Walker’s talk from TED2009 on TED.com, where []

Exploring the frontiers of happiness: Dan Gilbert on TED.com


Dan Gilbert presents research and data from his exploration of happiness — sharing some surprising tests and experiments that you can also try on yourself. Watch through to the end for a sparkling Q&A with some familiar TED faces. (Recorded July 2005 in Oxford, UK. Duration: 33:38.) Watch Dan Gilbert’s talk from TEDGlobal 2005 at []

A library of human imagination: Jay Walker on TED.com


Jay Walker, curator of the Library of Human Imagination, conducts a surprising show-and-tell session highlighting a few of the intriguing artifacts that backdropped the 2008 TED stage. (Recorded February 2008 in Monterey, California. Duration: 7:09.) Watch Jay Walker’s talk on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on it and find other []