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How urban spaces can preserve history and build community | Walter Hood

How urban spaces can preserve history and build community | Walter Hood

Can public spaces both reclaim the past and embrace the future? Landscape architect Walter Hood has explored this question over the course of an ic...

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How cancer cells communicate — and how we can slow them down | Hasini Jayatilaka

How cancer cells communicate — and how we can slow them down | Hasini Jayatilaka

When cancer cells are closely packed together in a tumor, they're able to communicate with each other and coordinate their movement throughout the ...

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What a scrapyard in Ghana can teach us about innovation | DK Osseo-Asare

What a scrapyard in Ghana can teach us about innovation | DK Osseo-Asare

In Agbogbloshie, a community in Accra, Ghana, people descend on a scrapyard to mine electronic waste for recyclable materials. Without formal train...

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Why I fight for the education of refugee girls (like me) | Mary Maker

Why I fight for the education of refugee girls (like me) | Mary Maker

After fleeing war-torn South Sudan as a child, Mary Maker found security and hope in the school at Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Camp. Now a teacher of yo...

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The little risks you can take to increase your luck | Tina Seelig

The little risks you can take to increase your luck | Tina Seelig

Luck is rarely a lightning strike, isolated and dramatic -- it's much more like the wind, blowing constantly. Catching more of it is easy but not o...

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How teachers can help kids find their political voices | Sydney Chaffee

How teachers can help kids find their political voices | Sydney Chaffee

Social justice belongs in our schools, says educator Sydney Chaffee. In a bold talk, she shows how teaching students to engage in activism helps th...

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Why art thrives at Burning Man | Nora Atkinson

Why art thrives at Burning Man | Nora Atkinson

Craft curator Nora Atkinson takes us on a trip to Nevada's Black Rock Desert to see the beautifully designed and participatory art of Burning Man, ...

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How AI can save our humanity | Kai-Fu Lee

How AI can save our humanity | Kai-Fu Lee

AI is massively transforming our world, but there's one thing it cannot do: love. In a visionary talk, computer scientist Kai-Fu Lee details how th...

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How we can use light to see deep inside our bodies and brains | Mary Lou Jepsen

How we can use light to see deep inside our bodies and brains | Mary Lou Jepsen

In a series of mind-bending demos, inventor Mary Lou Jepsen shows how we can use red light to see and stimulate what's inside our bodies and brains...

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You are fluent in this language (and don't even know it) | Christoph Niemann

You are fluent in this language (and don't even know it) | Christoph Niemann

Without realizing it, we're fluent in the language of pictures, says illustrator Christoph Niemann. In a charming talk packed with witty, whimsical...

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You may be accidentally investing in cigarette companies | Bronwyn King

You may be accidentally investing in cigarette companies | Bronwyn King

Tobacco causes more than seven million deaths every year -- and many of us are far more complicit in the problem than we realize. In a bold talk, o...

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How to stop swiping and find your person on dating apps | Christina Wallace

How to stop swiping and find your person on dating apps | Christina Wallace

Let's face it, online dating can suck. So many potential people, so much time wasted -- is it even worth it? Podcaster and entrepreneur Christina W...

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How AI is making it easier to diagnose disease | Pratik Shah

How AI is making it easier to diagnose disease | Pratik Shah

Today's AI algorithms require tens of thousands of expensive medical images to detect a patient's disease. What if we could drastically reduce the ...

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Why doctors are offering free tax prep in their waiting rooms | Lucy Marcil

Why doctors are offering free tax prep in their waiting rooms | Lucy Marcil

More than 90 percent of children in the US see a doctor at least once a year, which means countless hours spent in waiting rooms for parents. What ...

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How to train employees to have difficult conversations | Tamekia MizLadi Smith

How to train employees to have difficult conversations | Tamekia MizLadi Smith

It's time to invest in face-to-face training that empowers employees to have difficult conversations, says Tamekia MizLadi Smith. In a witty, provo...

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"Dead Romance" | Boy Girl Banjo

"Dead Romance" | Boy Girl Banjo

Acoustic duo Anielle Reid and Matthew Brookshire (playing together as Boy Girl Banjo) take the TED stage to perform their original song "Dead Roman...

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Where are all the aliens? | Stephen Webb

Where are all the aliens? | Stephen Webb

The universe is incredibly old, astoundingly vast and populated by trillions of planets -- so where are all the aliens? Astronomer Stephen Webb has...

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What the Russian Revolution would have looked like on social media | Mikhail Zygar

What the Russian Revolution would have looked like on social media | Mikhail Zygar

History is written by the victors, as the saying goes -- but what would it look like if it was written by everyone? Journalist and TED Fellow Mikha...

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What your smart devices know (and share) about you | Kashmir Hill and Surya Mattu

What your smart devices know (and share) about you | Kashmir Hill and Surya Mattu

Once your smart devices can talk to you, who else are they talking to? Kashmir Hill and Surya Mattu wanted to find out -- so they outfitted Hill's ...

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The power of diversity within yourself | Rebeca Hwang

The power of diversity within yourself | Rebeca Hwang

Rebeca Hwang has spent a lifetime juggling identities -- Korean heritage, Argentinian upbringing, education in the United States -- and for a long ...