How the blockchain will radically transform the economy | Bettina Warburg

How the blockchain will radically transform the economy | Bettina Warburg

Economists have been exploring people’s behavior for hundreds of years:how we make decisions,how we act individually and in groups,how we exchange value.They’ve studied the institutions that facilitate our trade,like legal systems,corporations,marketplaces.But there is a new, technological institutionthat will fundamentally change how we exchange value,and it’s called the blockchain.Now, that’s a pretty bold statement,but if you […]

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Bono: The good news on poverty (Yes, there’s good news)

Bono: The good news on poverty (Yes, there’s good news)

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton BastChris Anderson asked me if I could put the last 25 yearsof anti-poverty campaigning into 10 minutes for TED.That’s an Englishman asking an Irishman to be succinct.(Laughter)I said, “Chris, that would take a miracle.”He said, “Bono, wouldn’t that be a good use of your messianic complex?”So, yeah.Then I thought, let’s […]

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The incredible inventions of intuitive AI | Maurice Conti

The incredible inventions of intuitive AI | Maurice Conti

Translator: Leslie Gauthier Reviewer: Camille MartínezHow many of you are creatives,designers, engineers, entrepreneurs, artists,or maybe you just have a really big imagination?Show of hands? (Cheers)That’s most of you.I have some news for us creatives.Over the course of the next 20 years,more will change around the way we do our workthan has happened in the last […]

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Breaking the language barrier | Tim Doner | TEDxTeen 2014

Breaking the language barrier | Tim Doner | TEDxTeen 2014

Translator: Mohand Habchi Reviewer: Son HuynhSo about two years ago,I was featured in a New York Times article called,“Adventures of a teenage polyglot,”which featured my passion for learning foreign languages,this peculiar hobby that I had.And at first I thought it was great.I loved the fact that language learning was getting more attentionand that it wouldn’t […]

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New bionics let us run, climb and dance | Hugh Herr

New bionics let us run, climb and dance | Hugh Herr

Looking deeply inside nature,through the magnifying glass of science,designers extract principles, processes and materialsthat are forming the very basis of design methodology.From synthetic constructs that resemble biological materials,to computational methods that emulate neural processes,nature is driving design.Design is also driving nature.In realms of genetics, regenerative medicine and synthetic biology,designers are growing novel technologies,not foreseen or […]

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