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TED Talks

August 2016

17 August 2016


Machine learning isn't just for simple tasks like assessing credit risk and sorting mail anymore — today, it's capable of far more complex applications, like grading essays and diagnosing diseases.

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July 2016

20 July 2016


Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done.

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June 2016

21 June 2016


How often does technology interrupt us from what we really mean to be doing? At work and at play, we spend a startling amount of time distracted by pings and pop-ups — instead of helping us spend our time well,...

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May 2016

18 May 2016


Neuroscientist Uri Hasson researches the basis of human communication, and experiments from his lab reveal that even across different languages, our brains show similar activity, or become "aligned," when we hear the same idea or story.

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April 2016

19 April 2016


How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organisational psychologist Adam Grant studies “originals”: thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world.In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals — including...

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March 2016

16 March 2016


Uber didn’t start out with grand ambitions to cut congestion and pollution. But as the company took off, co-founder Travis Kalanick wondered if there was a way to get people using Uber along the same routes to share rides, reducing...

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August 2015

18 August 2015


Dame Stephanie Shirley is the most successful tech entrepreneur you never heard of. In the 1960s, she founded a pioneering all-woman software company in the UK, which was ultimately valued at $3 billion, making millionaires of 70 of her team members.

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July 2015

21 July 2015


Organisations are often run according to “the superchicken model”, where the value is placed on star employees who outperform others. And yet, this isn’t what drives the most high-achieving teams. Business leader Margaret Heffernan observes that it is social cohesion...

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April 2015

17 April 2015


When neighbours connect, good things happen. Theaster Gates wanted to do something about the sorry state of his neighborhood so he did – transforming abandoned buildings to create community hubs that connect and inspire those who still live there (and...

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March 2015

17 March 2015


Small coincidences. They happen all the time and yet, they pass us by because we are not looking for them. In a delightfully subtle trick, magician Helder Guimarães demonstrates. 

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