TED & Talks

Here’s a talk that could literally change your life. Which career should I pursue? Should I break up — or get married?! Where should I live? Big decisions like these can be agonizingly difficult. But that’s because we think about them the wrong way, says philosopher Ruth Chang. She offers a powerful new framework for
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The Neuroscience of Lies, Honesty, and Self-Control New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Ever hear the expression “it’s all in your mind”? Well, according to Robert Sapolsky all the negativity in the world might all be coming from one part of the
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What is the Strongest Material Known to Man? New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ——————————————————— OVERVIEW Dr. Michio Kaku discusses the strongest material known to man–graphene. Graphene is an incredibly strong, one-molecule thick layer of carbon atoms that could someday be used to create life-sustaining nanorobots. ——————————————————— DR. MICHIO
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New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- ———————————————————————————- ABOUT BIG THINK: Smarter Faster™ Big Think is the leading source of expert-driven, actionable, educational content — with thousands of videos, featuring experts ranging from Bill Clinton to Bill Nye, we help you get smarter, faster. S​ubscribe to learn from top
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Will solar power replace fossil fuels as the main energy source? New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Michio Kaku: Dr. Michio Kaku is the co-founder of string field theory, and is one of the most widely recognized scientists in the world today. He has written 4 New York
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Is there a definitive line that divides crazy from sane? With a hair-raising delivery, Jon Ronson, author of The Psychopath Test, illuminates the gray areas between the two. (With live-mixed sound by Julian Treasure and animation by Evan
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John Eliot Gardiner: Bach’s Habit of Imperfection Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Gardiner, author of the new book, Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven, has a unique perspective on Bach. He is both a historian and a world-renowned conductor who has throughout
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Elaine Hsiao is a postdoctoral fellow in chemistry and biology at Caltech. She received her undergraduate degree in microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics from UCLA and her doctoral degree in neurobiology from Caltech with Professor Paul Patterson. She studied neuroimmune mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of neurodevelopmental disorders and uncovered a role for the commensal microbiota
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Michio Kaku: Could We Transport Our Consciousness Into Robots? New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Today, Dr. Kaku addresses a question posed by Robin de Roover: Is consciousness imprinted in the brain, and will it be possible to transfer that via teleportation? ———————————————————————————- Michio Kaku: Dr. Michio Kaku
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http://www.ted.com Why is ‘x’ the symbol for an unknown? In this short and funny talk, Terry Moore gives the surprising answer. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers
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http://www.ted.com David Gallo shows jaw-dropping footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square’s worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where
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Penn Jillette: Penn and Teller Are Not Lovers New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Penn and long-time partner Teller are best friends, but their relationship is based on respect rather than love. ———————————————————————————- PENN JILLETTE: Penn Jillette is a cultural phenomenon as a solo personality and as half
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Il suo credo: vivere emozioni, storie e passioni e raccontarle attraverso i social media. Con la tecnologia di oggi chiunque può realizzare i propri sogni. Dopo aver concluso gli studi di Ingegneria informatica, nonostante una carriera piena di certezze, Alberto “Naska” Fontana molla tutto e decide di inseguire il suo sogno: diventare un pilota di
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What Psychological Traits Does the Con Artist Look for in Victims? Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- The history of the term “con artist” illuminates some essential traits of this lamentable profession. Maria Konnikova explains that the first con artist was a Manhattan watch
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person
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How to Win at Negotiations: Get a “No” and a “That’s Right,” with New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- We assume that getting a “yes” from the other side is the goal of any negotiation, but former lead FBI negotiator Chris Voss
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¿Cuánto pueden ayudar las historias a aprender ciencia? Eduardo Sáenz de Cabezón demuestra el poder de las historias para hacer interesante hasta lo más difícil y complicado. Eduardo es uno de los fundadores del grupo de monologuistas científicos “The Big Van Theory” y creador del monólogo científico ganador de FameLab España 2013. Docente universitario y
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Watch the full talk: https://tedtalks.social/conversation A clip from Celeste Headlee’s TED Talk “10 ways to have a better conversation” from TEDxCreativeCoast 2015 When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations — and that most of us don’t converse very well. Celeste Headlee has
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Michio Kaku: The von Neumann Probe (A Nano Ship to the Stars) Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- One of the inventions that may be realized by advances in nanotechnology is the creation of a Von Neumann probe, which is essentially a virus, a
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A mind-blowing explanation of the speed of light New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- The only things that travel at the speed of light are photons. Nothing with any mass at all can travel at the speed of light because as it
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New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- ———————————————————————————- ABOUT BIG THINK: Smarter Faster™ Big Think is the leading source of expert-driven, actionable, educational content — with thousands of videos, featuring experts ranging from Bill Clinton to Bill Nye, we help you get smarter, faster. S​ubscribe to learn from top
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3 Tips on Negotiations, with FBI Negotiator Chris Voss New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Negotiating is hard, and it’s even harder when there is something you really want. The stakes are higher, and you may not know how to get the
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Young poet, educator and activist Malcom London performs his stirring poem about life on the front lines of high school. He tells of the “oceans of adolescence” who come to school “but never learn to swim,” of “masculinity mimicked by men who grew up with no fathers.” Beautiful, lyrical, chilling. TEDTalks is a daily video
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Rainn Wilson: Why the Awkward Humor on “The Office” Is Funny New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————— Ricky Gervais was able to capitalize on a generational shift with an understanding that so much of the comedy is not set up, set up, punch line. It really is about
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http://www.ted.com Is your school or workplace divided into “creatives” versus practical people? Yet surely, David Kelley suggests, creativity is not the domain of only a chosen few. Telling stories from his legendary design career and his own life, he offers ways to build the confidence to create… (From The Design Studio session at TED2012, guest-curated
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In her New Orleans neighborhood, artist and TED Fellow Candy Chang turned an abandoned house into a giant chalkboard asking a fill-in-the-blank question: “Before I die I want to ___.” Her neighbors’ answers — surprising, poignant, funny — became an unexpected mirror for the community. (What’s your answer?) TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of
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Richard Branson provides advice for aspiring entrepreneurs. New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Richard Branson: Richard Branson is a British entrepreneur known for his philanthropic projects and his taste for adventure. He is the founder and chairman of Virgin Group Ltd., a
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