As machine learning surpasses human intelligence, where does that leave us? This hour, TED speakers explore ideas about the exciting — and terrifying — future of human-robot collaboration. 1. Erik Brynjolfsson: In A Race With Machines, Can We Keep
Humans have a capacity to laugh even in the hardest of times. This hour, TED speakers describe how they use humor as a weapon and a shield, to ward off doubt, discrimination, and even depression. 1. Sandi Toksvig: Can Social Change Start With Laughter?
Whether it's asking for a raise or asking for equality, speaking up can be risky — even dangerous. This hour, TED speakers share ideas and stories about taking the crucial step to say something. 1. Esra'a: Would You Speak Up ... Even If It's Dangerous?
Whether you're choosing spaghetti sauce or a life partner, making decisions can be paralyzing. This hour, TED speakers explore how we make the choices we make, and how we learn to live with them. 1. Malcolm Gladwell: Do More Choices Make Us Happier?
We expect a lot of our doctors, but they don't always have the best tools to treat us. This episode, TED speakers explore new ways to think about disease, diagnosis, and the delicate art of healing. 1. Jennifer Brea: What Happens When You Have A Disease
The force behind scientific progress is the simple act of asking questions. This episode, TED speakers explore how a deeper and more humble style of inquiry may help achieve the next big breakthrough. 1. Michael Stevens: How Do You Find Smart Answers
The five senses shape all our experience, but we still don't fully understand them. This episode, TED speakers explore how our brains make sense of sensation, and how our minds manufacture "reality." 1. Wanda Diaz Merced: How Can We Hear The Stars? 2.
Networks surround and sustain us, in nature, in our bodies, in relationships, in the digital world. This hour, TED speakers explore how we rely on networks and how we have the power to shape them. 1. Suzanne Simard: How Do Trees Collaborate? 2. Wanis
In a world that seems more divided than ever, how do we begin to find middle ground? This episode, TED speakers on how to look past anger, fear, and even violence to reconcile our differences. 1. William Ury: How Do We Transform Conflict Into Cooperation?
For thousands of years, we've searched to answer the question: Who are we? Today, science has brought us closer than ever to the answer. This hour, TED speakers share ideas on what makes us ... us. 1. Sam Sternberg: How Will 'Cut And Paste' Technology