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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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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Why is our universe fine-tuned for life? | Brian Greene

Why is our universe fine-tuned for life? | Brian Greene

Translator: Jenny ZurawellA few months agothe Nobel Prize in physicswas awarded to two teams of astronomersfor a discovery that has been hailedas one of the most importantastronomical observations ever.And today, after briefly describing what they found,I’m going to tell you about a highly controversial frameworkfor explaining their discovery,namely the possibilitythat way beyond the Earth,the Milky […]

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