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How computers learn to recognize objects instantly | Joseph Redmon 07:38

How computers learn to recogni...

Ten years ago, researchers thought that getting a computer to tell the difference between a cat and a dog would be almost impossible. Today, computer ...


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The stories behind The New Yorker 08:30

The stories behind The New Yor...

Meet Françoise Mouly, The New Yorker's art director. For the past 24 years, she's helped decide what appears on the magazine's famous cover, from the...


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What six years in captivity taught me about fear and faith (English subtitles) | Ingrid Betancourt 19:41

What six years in captivity ta...

Full English subtitles are available for this talk -- click the CC button in the bottom right of your screen to turn subtitles on.) In 2002, the Colom...


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Can art amend history? | Titus Kaphar 12:53

Can art amend history? | Titus...

Artist Titus Kaphar makes paintings and sculptures that wrestle with the struggles of the past while speaking to the diversity and advances of the pre...


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Meet Spot, the robot dog that can run, hop and open doors | Marc Raibert 14:34

Meet Spot, the robot dog that ...

That science fiction future where robots can do what people and animals do may be closer than you think. Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics, ...


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Why I still have hope for coral reefs | Kristen Marhaver 07:15

Why I still have hope for cora...

Corals in the Pacific Ocean have been dying at an alarming rate, particularly from bleaching brought on by increased water temperatures. But it's not ...


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You owe it to yourself to experience a total solar eclipse | David Baron 12:18

You owe it to yourself to expe...

On August 21, 2017, the moon's shadow will race from Oregon to South Carolina in what some consider to be the most awe-inspiring spectacle in all of n...


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A simple new blood test that can catch cancer early | Jimmy Lin 12:11

A simple new blood test that c...

Jimmy Lin is developing technologies to catch cancer months to years before current methods. He shares a breakthrough technique that looks for small s...


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How cohousing can make us happier (and live longer) | Grace Kim 10:16

How cohousing can make us happ...

Loneliness doesn't always stem from being alone. For architect Grace Kim, loneliness is a function of how socially connected we feel to the people aro...


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Hamilton vs. Madison and the birth of American partisanship | Noah Feldman 14:18

Hamilton vs. Madison and the b...

The divisiveness plaguing American politics today is nothing new, says constitutional law scholar Noah Feldman. In fact, it dates back to the early da...


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How I fail at being disabled | Susan Robinson 07:48

How I fail at being disabled |...

Born with a genetic visual impairment that has no correction or cure, Susan Robinson is legally blind (or partially sighted, as she prefers it) and en...


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The human insights missing from big data | Tricia Wang 16:13

The human insights missing fro...

Why do so many companies make bad decisions, even with access to unprecedented amounts of data? With stories from Nokia to Netflix to the oracles of ....


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Why our screens make us less happy | Adam Alter 09:30

Why our screens make us less h...

What are our screens and devices doing to us? Psychologist Adam Alter has spent the last five years studying how much time screens steal from us and h...


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Can clouds buy us more time to solve climate change? | Kate Marvel 13:08

Can clouds buy us more time to...

Climate change is real, case closed. But there's still a lot we don't understand about it, and the more we know the better chance we have to slow it d...


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How a handful of tech companies control billions of minds every day | Tristan Harris 17:01

How a handful of tech companie...

A handful of people working at a handful of tech companies steer the thoughts of billions of people every day, says design thinker Tristan Harris. Fro...


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What rivers can tell us about the earth 11:09

What rivers can tell us about ...

Rivers are one of nature's most powerful forces -- they bulldoze mountains and carve up the earth, and their courses are constantly moving. Understand...


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Why journalists have an obligation to challenge power (with English subtitles) | Jorge Ramos 14:31

Why journalists have an obliga...

Full English subtitles are available for this talk -- click the CC button in the bottom right of your screen to turn subtitles on.) You can kick Jorge...


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How we can face the future without fear, together | Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks 12:37

How we can face the future wit...

It's a fateful moment in history. We've seen divisive elections, divided societies and the growth of extremism -- all fueled by anxiety and uncertaint...


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Don 14:14

Don't feel sorry for refugees ...

"We have seen advances in every aspect of our lives -- except our humanity," says Luma Mufleh, a Jordanian immigrant and Muslim of Syrian descent who ...


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Lifesaving scientific tools made of paper | Manu Prakash 13:59

Lifesaving scientific tools ma...

Inventor Manu Prakash turns everyday materials into powerful scientific devices, from paper microscopes to a clever new mosquito tracker. From the TED...


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