All the TED Talks – Full List A-Z (last update: October 11, 2014)

Aaron Huey: America’s native prisoners of war

Aaron Koblin: Visualizing ourselves … with crowd-sourced data

Aaron O’Connell: Making sense of a visible quantum object

Abha Dawesar: Life in the “digital now”

Abigail Washburn: Building US-China relations … by banjo

Abraham Verghese: A doctor’s touch

Adam Davidson: What we learned from teetering on the fiscal cliff

Adam Garone: Healthier men, one moustache at a time

Adam Grosser: A mobile fridge for vaccines

Adam Ostrow: After your final status update

Adam Sadowsky: How to engineer a viral music video

Adam Savage: My obsession with objects and the stories they tell

Adam Spencer: Why I fell in love with monster prime numbers

Aditi Shankardass: A second opinion on developmental disorders

Adora Svitak: What adults can learn from kids

Afra Raymond: Three myths about corruption

Ahn Trio: A modern take on piano, violin, cello

Aicha el-Wafi + Phyllis Rodriguez: The mothers who found forgiveness, friendship

Aimee Mullins: Changing my legs – and my mindset

Aimee Mullins: My 12 pairs of legs

Aimee Mullins: The opportunity of adversity

AJ Jacobs: How healthy living nearly killed me

AJ Jacobs: My year of living biblically

AJ Jacobs: The world’s largest family reunion … we’re all invited!

Ajit Narayanan: A word game to communicate in any language

Al Gore: Averting the climate crisis

Al Gore: New thinking on the climate crisis

Al Gore: What comes after An Inconvenient Truth?

Al Vernacchio: Sex needs a new metaphor. Here’s one …

Alain de Botton: A kinder, gentler philosophy of success

Alain de Botton: Atheism 2.0

Alan Kay: A powerful idea about ideas

Alan Siegel: Let’s simplify legal jargon!

Alanna Shaikh: How I’m preparing to get Alzheimer’s

Alastair Parvin: Architecture for the people by the people

Alberto Cairo: There are no scraps of men

Alessandro Acquisti: What will a future without secrets look like?

Alex Laskey: How behavioral science can lower your energy bill

Alex Steffen: The shareable future of cities

Alex Tabarrok: How ideas trump crises

Alex Wissner-Gross: A new equation for intelligence

Alexa Meade: Your body is my canvas

Alexander Tsiaras: Conception to birth — visualized

Alexis Ohanian: How to make a splash in social media

Ali Carr-Chellman: Gaming to re-engage boys in learning

Alice Dreger: Is anatomy destiny?

Alisa Miller: The news about the news

Alison Gopnik: What do babies think?

Alison Jackson: An unusual glimpse at celebrity

Allan Adams: The discovery that could rewrite physics

Allan Jones: A map of the brain

Allan Savory: How to fight desertification and reverse climate change

Alwar Balasubramaniam: Art of substance and absence

Amanda Bennett: We need a heroic narrative for death

Amanda Burden: How public spaces make cities work

Amanda Palmer: The art of asking

Amber Case: We are all cyborgs now

Ami Klin: A new way to diagnose autism

Amit Sood: Building a museum of museums on the web

Amory Lovins: A 40-year plan for energy

Amory Lovins: Winning the oil endgame

Amos Winter: The cheap all-terrain wheelchair

Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

Amy Lockwood: Selling condoms in the Congo

Amy Purdy: Living beyond limits

Amy Smith: Simple designs to save a life

Amy Tan: Where does creativity hide?

Amy Webb: How I hacked online dating

Ananda Shankar Jayant: Fighting cancer with dance

Anant Agarwal: Why massive open online courses (still) matter

Anas Aremeyaw Anas: How I named, shamed and jailed

Anders Ynnerman: Visualizing the medical data explosion

Andras Forgacs: Leather and meat without killing animals

Andrea Ghez: The hunt for a supermassive black hole

Andreas Raptopoulos: No roads? There’s a drone for that

Andreas Schleicher: Use data to build better schools

Andres Lozano: Parkinson’s, depression and the switch that might turn them off

Andrew Bastawrous: Get your next eye exam on a smartphone

Andrew Bird: A one-man orchestra of the imagination

Andrew Blum: Discover the physical side of the internet

Andrew Connolly: What’s the next window into our universe?

Andrew Fitzgerald: Adventures in Twitter fiction

Andrew McAfee: Are droids taking our jobs?

Andrew McAfee: What will future jobs look like?

Andrew Solomon: Depression, the secret we share

Andrew Solomon: How the worst moments in our lives make us who we are

Andrew Solomon: Love, no matter what

Andrew Stanton: The clues to a great story

Andy Hobsbawm: Do the green thing

Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes

Angela Belcher: Using nature to grow batteries

Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit

Angela Patton: A father-daughter dance … in prison

Anil Ananthaswamy: What it takes to do extreme astrophysics

Anil Gupta: India’s hidden hotbeds of invention

Ann Cooper: What’s wrong with school lunches

Anna Deavere Smith: Four American characters

Anna Mracek Dietrich: A plane you can drive

Anne Curzan: What makes a word “real”?

Anne Milgram: Why smart statistics are the key to fighting crime

Anne-Marie Slaughter: Can we all “have it all”?

Annette Heuser: The 3 agencies with the power to make or break economies

Annie Lennox: Why I am an HIV/AIDS activist

Annie Murphy Paul: What we learn before we’re born

AnnMarie Thomas: Hands-on science with squishy circuits

Anthony Atala: Growing new organs

Anthony Atala: Printing a human kidney

Antonio Damasio: The quest to understand consciousness

Antonio Donato Nobre: The magic of the Amazon: A river that flows invisibly all around us

Antony Gormley: Sculpted space, within and without

Anupam Mishra: The ancient ingenuity of water harvesting

Aparna Rao: Art that craves your attention

Aparna Rao: High-tech art (with a sense of humor)

Apollo Robbins: The art of misdirection

Arianna Huffington: How to succeed? Get more sleep

Ariel Garten: Know thyself, with a brain scanner

Aris Venetikidis: Making sense of maps

Arthur Benjamin: A performance of “Mathemagic”

Arthur Benjamin: Teach statistics before calculus!

Arthur Benjamin: The magic of Fibonacci numbers

Arthur Ganson: Moving sculpture

Arthur Potts Dawson: A vision for sustainable restaurants

Arunachalam Muruganantham: How I started a sanitary napkin revolution!

Arvind Gupta: Turning trash into toys for learning

Ash Beckham: We’re all hiding something. Let’s find the courage to open up

Asher Hasan: My message of peace from Pakistan

Ashraf Ghani: How to rebuild a broken state

Atul Gawande: How do we heal medicine?

Aubrey de Grey: A roadmap to end aging

Auret van Heerden: Making global labor fair

Avi Reichental: What’s next in 3D printing

Avi Rubin: All your devices can be hacked

Ayah Bdeir: Building blocks that blink, beep and teach

Aziza Chaouni: How I brought a river, and my city, back to life

Baba Shiv: Sometimes it’s good to give up the driver’s seat

Bahia Shehab: A thousand times no

Bandi Mbubi: Demand a fair trade cell phone

Barbara Block: Tagging tuna in the deep ocean

Barry Schuler: Genomics 101

Barry Schwartz: Our loss of wisdom

Barry Schwartz: The paradox of choice

Barry Schwartz: Using our practical wisdom

Bart Knols: Cheese, dogs and a pill to kill mosquitoes and end malaria

Bart Weetjens: How I taught rats to sniff out land mines

Barton Seaver: Sustainable seafood? Let’s get smart

Bastian Schaefer: A 3D-printed jumbo jet?

Beardyman: The polyphonic me

Béatrice Coron: Stories cut from paper

Beau Lotto + Amy O’Toole: Science is for everyone, kids included

Beau Lotto: Optical illusions show how we see

Becci Manson: (Re)touching lives through photos

Becky Blanton: The year I was homeless

Beeban Kidron: The shared wonder of film

Ben Cameron: The true power of the performing arts

Ben Dunlap: The life-long learner

Ben Goldacre: Battling bad science

Ben Goldacre: What doctors don’t know about the drugs they prescribe

Ben Kacyra: Ancient wonders captured in 3D

Ben Katchor: Comics of bygone New York

Ben Saunders: Why bother leaving the house?

Ben Saunders: Why did I ski to the North Pole?

Benjamin Barber: Why mayors should rule the world

Benjamin Wallace: The price of happiness

Benjamin Zander: The transformative power of classical music

Benoit Mandelbrot: Fractals and the art of roughness

Bernie Krause: The voice of the natural world

Bertrand Piccard: My solar-powered adventure

Beth Noveck: Demand a more open-source government

Beverly + Dereck Joubert: Life lessons from big cats

Bilal Bomani: Plant fuels that could power a jet

Bill and Melinda Gates: Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we’ve done

Bill Clinton: My wish: Rebuilding Rwanda

Bill Davenhall: Your health depends on where you live

Bill Doyle: Treating cancer with electric fields

Bill Ford: A future beyond traffic gridlock

Bill Gates: How state budgets are breaking US schools

Bill Gates: Innovating to zero!

Bill Gates: Mosquitos, malaria and education

Bill Gates: Teachers need real feedback

Bill Gross: A solar energy system that tracks the sun

Bill Joy: What I’m worried about, what I’m excited about

Bill Strickland: Rebuilding a neighborhood with beauty, dignity, hope

Billy Collins: Everyday moments, caught in time

Billy Collins: Two poems about what dogs think (probably)

Billy Graham: On technology and faith

Birke Baehr: What’s wrong with our food system

Bjarke Ingels: 3 warp-speed architecture tales

Bjorn Lomborg: Global priorities bigger than climate change

BLACK: My journey to yo-yo mastery

Blaise Agüera y Arcas: Augmented-reality maps

Boaz Almog: The levitating superconductor

Bob Mankoff: Anatomy of a New Yorker cartoon

Bobby Ghosh: Why global jihad is losing

Boghuma Kabisen Titanji: Ethical riddles in HIV research

Bonnie Bassler: How bacteria “talk”

Bono: My wish: Three actions for Africa

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

Boyd Varty: What I learned from Nelson Mandela

Bran Ferren: To create for the ages, let’s combine art and engineering

Brenda Laurel: Games for girls

Brenda Romero: Gaming for understanding

Brené Brown: Listening to shame

Brené Brown: The power of vulnerability

Brewster Kahle: A free digital library

Brian Cox: CERN’s supercollider

Brian Cox: What went wrong at the LHC

Brian Cox: Why we need the explorers

Brian Goldman: Doctors make mistakes. Can we talk about that?

Brian Greene: Is our universe the only universe?

Brian Greene: Making sense of string theory

Brian Skerry: The ocean’s glory — and horror

Britta Riley: A garden in my apartment

Bruce Aylward: How we’ll stop polio for good

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita: A prediction for the future of Iran

Bruce Feiler: Agile programming — for your family

Bruce Feiler: The council of dads

Bruce McCall: What is retro-futurism?

Bruce Schneier: The security mirage

Bruno Bowden + Rufus Cappadocia: Blindfold origami and cello

Bruno Maisonnier: Dance, tiny robots!

Bryan Stevenson: We need to talk about an injustice

Bunker Roy: Learning from a barefoot movement

Burt Rutan: The real future of space exploration

C.K. Williams: Poetry of youth and age

Caitria + Morgan O’Neill: How to step up in the face of disaster

Caleb Chung: Playtime with Pleo, your robotic dinosaur friend

Cameron Herold: Let’s raise kids to be entrepreneurs

Cameron Russell: Looks aren’t everything. Believe me, I’m a model.

Cameron Sinclair: My wish: A call for open-source architecture

Cameron Sinclair: The refugees of boom-and-bust

Camille Seaman: Haunting photos of polar ice

Camille Seaman: Photos from a storm chaser

Candy Chang: Before I die I want to…

Carin Bondar: The birds and the bees are just the beginning

Carl Honoré: In praise of slowness

Carl Safina: The oil spill’s unseen culprits, victims

Carl Schoonover: How to look inside the brain

Carlo Ratti: Architecture that senses and responds

Carmen Agra Deedy: Once upon a time, my mother …

Carne Ross: An independent diplomat

Caroline Casey: Looking past limits

Caroline Phillips: Hurdy-gurdy for beginners

Carolyn Porco: Could a Saturn moon harbor life?

Carolyn Steel: How food shapes our cities

Carter Emmart: A 3D atlas of the universe

Cary Fowler: One seed at a time, protecting the future of food

Catarina Mota: Play with smart materials

Catherine Bracy: Why good hackers make good citizens

Catherine Mohr: Surgery’s past, present and robotic future

Catherine Mohr: The tradeoffs of building green

Cesar Harada: A novel idea for cleaning up oil spills

Cesar Kuriyama: One second every day

Chade-Meng Tan: Everyday compassion at Google

Charity Tillemann-Dick: Singing after a double lung transplant

Charles Anderson: Dragonflies that fly across oceans

Charles Elachi: The story behind the Mars Rovers

Charles Fleischer: All things are Moleeds

Charles Hazlewood: Trusting the ensemble

Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums

Charles Leadbeater: The era of open innovation

Charles Limb: Building the musical muscle

Charles Limb: Your brain on improv

Charles Moore: Seas of plastic

Charles Robertson: Africa’s next boom

Charlie Todd: The shared experience of absurdity

Charmian Gooch: Meet global corruption’s hidden players

Charmian Gooch: My wish: To launch a new era of openness in business

Cheryl Hayashi: The magnificence of spider silk

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The danger of a single story

Chip Conley: Measuring what makes life worthwhile

Chip Kidd: Designing books is no laughing matter. OK, it is.

Chris Abani: On humanity

Chris Anderson: How web video powers global innovation

Chris Anderson: TED’s nonprofit transition

Chris Bliss: Comedy is translation

Chris Domas: The 1s and 0s behind cyber warfare

Chris Downey: Design with the blind in mind

Chris Gerdes: The future race car — 150mph, and no driver

Chris Hadfield: What I learned from going blind in space

Chris Jordan: Turning powerful stats into art

Chris Kluwe: How augmented reality will change sports … and build empathy

Chris McKnett: The investment logic for sustainability

Christien Meindertsma: How pig parts make the world turn

Christina Warinner: Tracking ancient diseases using … plaque

Christoph Adami: Finding life we can’t imagine

Christopher “moot” Poole”: The case for anonymity online

Christopher C. Deam: The Airstream, restyled

Christopher deCharms: A look inside the brain in real time

Christopher Emdin: Teach teachers how to create magic

Christopher McDougall: Are we born to run?

Christopher Ryan: Are we designed to be sexual omnivores?

Christopher Soghoian: Government surveillance — this is just the beginning

Chrystia Freeland: The rise of the new global super-rich

Claron McFadden: Singing the primal mystery

Clay Shirky: How cognitive surplus will change the world

Clay Shirky: How social media can make history

Clay Shirky: How the Internet will (one day) transform government

Clay Shirky: Institutions vs. collaboration

Clay Shirky: Why SOPA is a bad idea

Clayton Cameron: A-rhythm-etic. The math behind the beats

Clifford Stoll: The call to learn

Clint Smith: The danger of silence

Colin Camerer: Neuroscience, game theory, monkeys

Colin Grant: How our stories cross over

Colin Powell: Kids need structure

Colin Stokes: How movies teach manhood

Conrad Wolfram: Teaching kids real math with computers

Corneille Ewango: A hero of the Congo forest

Courtney Martin: This isn’t her mother’s feminism

Craig Venter: On the verge of creating synthetic life

Craig Venter: Watch me unveil “synthetic life”

Cynthia Breazeal: The rise of personal robots

Cynthia Kenyon: Experiments that hint of longer lives

Cynthia Schneider: The surprising spread of Idol TV

Dale Dougherty: We are makers

Dalia Mogahed: The attitudes that sparked Arab Spring

Dambisa Moyo: Is China the new idol for emerging economies?

Damian Palin: Mining minerals from seawater

Damon Horowitz: Philosophy in prison

Damon Horowitz: We need a “moral operating system”

Dan Ariely: Are we in control of our own decisions?

Dan Ariely: Beware conflicts of interest

Dan Ariely: Our buggy moral code

Dan Ariely: What makes us feel good about our work?

Dan Barasch: A park underneath the hustle and bustle of New York City

Dan Barber: A foie gras parable

Dan Barber: How I fell in love with a fish

Dan Berkenstock: The world is one big dataset. Now, how to photograph it …

Dan Buettner: How to live to be 100+

Dan Cobley: What physics taught me about marketing

Dan Dennett: Cute, sexy, sweet, funny

Dan Dennett: Let’s teach religion — all religion — in schools

Dan Gilbert: The psychology of your future self

Dan Gilbert: The surprising science of happiness

Dan Gilbert: Why we make bad decisions

Dan Meyer: Math class needs a makeover

Dan Pacholke: How prisons can help inmates live meaningful lives

Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong

Dan Phillips: Creative houses from reclaimed stuff

Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation

Daniel Goldstein: The battle between your present and future self

Daniel Goleman: Why aren’t we more compassionate?

Daniel H. Cohen: For argument’s sake

Daniel Kahneman: The riddle of experience vs. memory

Daniel Kraft: A better way to harvest bone marrow

Daniel Kraft: Medicine’s future? There’s an app for that

Daniel Libeskind: 17 words of architectural inspiration

Daniel Pauly: The ocean’s shifting baseline

Daniel Reisel: The neuroscience of restorative justice

Daniel Suarez: The kill decision shouldn’t belong to a robot

Daniel Tammet: Different ways of knowing

Daniel Wolpert: The real reason for brains

Danielle de Niese: A flirtatious aria

Danny Hillis: Back to the future (of 1994)

Danny Hillis: The Internet could crash. We need a Plan B

Danny Hillis: Understanding cancer through proteomics

Daphne Bavelier: Your brain on video games

Daphne Koller: What we’re learning from online education

Daria van den Bercken: Why I take the piano on the road … and in the air

Dave deBronkart: Meet e-Patient Dave

Dave Eggers: My wish: Once Upon a School

Dave Meslin: The antidote to apathy

David Agus: A new strategy in the war on cancer

David Anderson: Your brain is more than a bag of chemicals

David Binder: The arts festival revolution

David Birch: A new way to stop identity theft

David Bismark: E-voting without fraud

David Blaine: How I held my breath for 17 minutes

David Brooks: Should you live for your résumé … or your eulogy?

David Brooks: The social animal

David Byrne, Ethel + Thomas Dolby: “(Nothing But) Flowers” with string quartet

David Byrne: How architecture helped music evolve

David Cameron: The next age of government

David Carson: Design and discovery

David Chalmers: How do you explain consciousness?

David Christian: The history of our world in 18 minutes

David Deutsch: A new way to explain explanation

David Deutsch: Chemical scum that dream of distant quasars

David Epstein: Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger?

David Gallo: Life in the deep oceans

David Gallo: Underwater astonishments

David Griffin: How photography connects us

David Hanson: Robots that “show emotion”

David Hoffman: Sputnik mania

David Hoffman: What happens when you lose everything

David Holt: The joyful tradition of mountain music

David Kelley: How to build your creative confidence

David Kwong: Two nerdy obsessions meet — and it’s magic

David Lang: My underwater robot

David Logan: Tribal leadership

David Macaulay: An illustrated journey through Rome

David MacKay: A reality check on renewables

David McCandless: The beauty of data visualization

David Merrill: Toy tiles that talk to each other

David Perry: Are games better than life?

David Pizarro: The strange politics of disgust

David Pogue: 10 top time-saving tech tips

David Pogue: Cool tricks your phone can do

David Pogue: Simplicity sells

David Pogue: The music wars

David Puttnam: Does the media have a “duty of care”?

David R. Dow: Lessons from death row inmates

David S. Rose: How to pitch to a VC

David Sengeh: The sore problem of prosthetic limbs

David Steindl-Rast: Want to be happy? Be grateful

Dayananda Saraswati: The profound journey of compassion

Dean Kamen: The emotion behind invention

Dean Ornish: Healing through diet

Dean Ornish: The killer American diet that’s sweeping the planet

Dean Ornish: Your genes are not your fate

Deb Roy: The birth of a word

Deborah Gordon: The emergent genius of ant colonies

Deborah Gordon: What ants teach us about the brain, cancer and the Internet

Deborah Rhodes: A test that finds 3x more breast tumors, and why it’s not available to you

Dee Boersma: Pay attention to penguins

Del Harvey: The strangeness of scale at Twitter

Denis Dutton: A Darwinian theory of beauty

Denise Herzing: Could we speak the language of dolphins?

Dennis Hong: Making a car for blind drivers

Dennis Hong: My seven species of robot

Dennis vanEngelsdorp: A plea for bees

Derek Paravicini and Adam Ockelford: In the key of genius

Derek Sivers: How to start a movement

Derek Sivers: Keep your goals to yourself

Derek Sivers: Weird, or just different?

Devdutt Pattanaik: East vs. West — the myths that mystify

Diana Laufenberg: How to learn? From mistakes

Diana Nyad: Extreme swimming with the world’s most dangerous jellyfish

Diana Nyad: Never, ever give up

Diane Benscoter: How cults rewire the brain

Diane Kelly: What we didn’t know about penis anatomy

Dianna Cohen: Tough truths about plastic pollution

Didier Sornette: How we can predict the next financial crisis

Diébédo Francis Kéré: How to build with clay… and community

Dilip Ratha: The hidden force in global economics: sending money home

Dimitar Sasselov: How we found hundreds of potential Earth-like planets

Don Levy: A cinematic journey through visual effects

Don Norman: 3 ways good design makes you happy

Don Tapscott: Four principles for the open world

Donald Sadoway: The missing link to renewable energy

Dong Woo Jang: The art of bow-making

Doris Kearns Goodwin: Lessons from past presidents

Doris Kim Sung: Metal that breathes

Drew Berry: Animations of unseeable biology

Drew Curtis: How I beat a patent troll

Drew Dudley: Everyday leadership

Dyan deNapoli: The great penguin rescue

E.O. Wilson: Advice to young scientists

E.O. Wilson: My wish: Build the Encyclopedia of Life

Eames Demetrios: The design genius of Charles + Ray Eames

Eben Bayer: Are mushrooms the new plastic?

Ed Boyden: A light switch for neurons

Ed Gavagan: A story about knots and surgeons

Ed Ulbrich: How Benjamin Button got his face

Ed Yong: Zombie roaches and other parasite tales

Eddie Obeng: Smart failure for a fast-changing world

Eddy Cartaya: My glacier cave discoveries

Edi Rama: Take back your city with paint

Edith Widder: Glowing life in an underwater world

Edith Widder: How we found the giant squid

Edith Widder: The weird, wonderful world of bioluminescence

Eduardo Paes: The 4 commandments of cities

Edward Burtynsky: My wish: Manufactured landscapes and green education

Edward Burtynsky: Photographing the landscape of oil

Edward Snowden: Here’s how we take back the Internet

Edward Tenner: Unintended consequences

Einstein the Parrot: A talking, squawking parrot

Elaine Morgan: I believe we evolved from aquatic apes

Eleanor Longden: The voices in my head

Eli Beer: The fastest ambulance? A motorcycle

Eli Pariser: Beware online “filter bubbles”

Elif Shafak: The politics of fiction

Elizabeth Gilbert: Success, failure and the drive to keep creating

Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius

Elizabeth Lesser: Take “the Other” to lunch

Elizabeth Lindsey: Curating humanity’s heritage

Elizabeth Loftus: The fiction of memory

Elizabeth Murchison: Fighting a contagious cancer

Elizabeth Pisani: Sex, drugs and HIV — let’s get rational

Ellen ‘t Hoen: Pool medical patents, save lives

Ellen Dunham-Jones: Retrofitting suburbia

Ellen Gustafson: Obesity + hunger = 1 global food issue

Ellen Jorgensen: Biohacking — you can do it, too

Elliot Krane: The mystery of chronic pain

Elon Musk: The mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity …

Elyn Saks: A tale of mental illness — from the inside

Eman Mohammed: The courage to tell a hidden story

Emiliano Salinas: A civil response to violence

Emily Levine: A theory of everything

Emily Pilloton: Teaching design for change

Emma Teeling: The secret of the bat genome

Emmanuel Jal: The music of a war child

Enric Sala: Glimpses of a pristine ocean

Enrique Peñalosa: Why buses represent democracy in action

Eric Berlow and Sean Gourley: Mapping ideas worth spreading

Eric Berlow: Simplifying complexity

Eric Dishman: Health care should be a team sport

Eric Dishman: Take health care off the mainframe

Eric Giler: A demo of wireless electricity

Eric Lewis: Chaos and harmony on piano

Eric Lewis: Piano jazz that rocks

Eric Liu: Why ordinary people need to understand power

Eric Mead: The magic of the placebo

Eric Sanderson: New York — before the City

Eric Topol: The wireless future of medicine

Eric Whitacre: A virtual choir 2,000 voices strong

Eric Whitacre: Virtual Choir Live

Eric X. Li: A tale of two political systems

Erica Frenkel: The universal anesthesia machine

Erik Brynjolfsson: The key to growth? Race with the machines

Erik Hersman: Reporting crisis via texting

Erik Johansson: Impossible photography

Erik Schlangen: A “self-healing” asphalt

Ernest Madu: World-class health care

Ernesto Sirolli: Want to help someone? Shut up and listen!

Esta Soler: How we turned the tide on domestic violence (Hint: the Polaroid helped)

Esther Duflo: Social experiments to fight poverty

Esther Perel: The secret to desire in a long-term relationship

Ethan Zuckerman: Listening to global voices

Eva Vertes: Meet the future of cancer research

Eva Zeisel: The playful search for beauty

Evan Grant: Making sound visible through cymatics

Evan Williams: The voices of Twitter users

Eve Ensler: Embrace your inner girl

Eve Ensler: Happiness in body and soul

Eve Ensler: Suddenly, my body

Eve Ensler: What security means to me

Evgeny Morozov: How the Net aids dictatorships

Eythor Bender: Human exoskeletons — for war and healing

Fabian Hemmert: The shape-shifting future of the mobile phone

Fabian Oefner: Psychedelic science

Fahad Al-Attiya: A country with no water

Faith Jegede: What I’ve learned from my autistic brothers

Feisal Abdul Rauf: Lose your ego, find your compassion

Felix Dennis: Odes to vice and consequences

Fields Wicker-Miurin: Learning from leadership’s missing manual

Fiorenzo Omenetto: Silk, the ancient material of the future

Francis Collins: We need better drugs — now

Francis de los Reyes: Sanitation is a basic human right

Franco Sacchi: A tour of Nollywood, Nigeria’s booming film industry

Frank Gehry: A master architect asks, Now what?

Frank Gehry: My days as a young rebel

Frank Warren: Half a million secrets

Frans de Waal: Moral behavior in animals

Frederic Kaplan: How to build an information time machine

Frederick Balagadde: Bio-lab on a microchip

Freeman Dyson: Let’s look for life in the outer solar system

Freeman Hrabowski: 4 pillars of college success in science

Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly: Be passionate. Be courageous. Be your best.

Gabe Barcia-Colombo: My DNA vending machine

Gabriel Barcia-Colombo: Capturing memories in video art

Gail Reed: Where to train the world’s doctors? Cuba.

Garik Israelian: How spectroscopy could reveal alien life

Garrett Lisi: An 8-dimensional model of the universe

Garth Lenz: The true cost of oil

Gary Flake: Is Pivot a turning point for web exploration?

Gary Greenberg: The beautiful nano details of our world

Gary Kovacs: Tracking our online trackers

Gary Lauder’s new traffic sign: Take Turns

Gary Slutkin: Let’s treat violence like a contagious disease

Gary Wolf: The quantified self

Gavin Pretor-Pinney: Cloudy with a chance of joy

Gavin Schmidt: The emergent patterns of climate change

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon: Women entrepreneurs, example not exception

Ge Wang: The DIY orchestra of the future

Geena Rocero: Why I must come out

Geert Chatrou: A whistleblower you haven’t heard

Geoff Mulgan: A short intro to the Studio School

Geoff Mulgan: Post-crash, investing in a better world

Geoffrey Canada: Our failing schools. Enough is enough!

Geoffrey West: The surprising math of cities and corporations

George Dyson: The birth of the computer

George Dyson: The story of Project Orion

George Monbiot: For more wonder, rewild the world

George Papandreou: Imagine a European democracy without borders

George Smoot: The design of the universe

George Takei: Why I love a country that once betrayed me

George Whitesides: A lab the size of a postage stamp

George Whitesides: Toward a science of simplicity

Georgette Mulheir: The tragedy of orphanages

Geraldine Hamilton: Body parts on a chip

Gero Miesenboeck: Re-engineering the brain

Gever Tulley: 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do

Gever Tulley: Life lessons through tinkering

Gian Giudice: Why our universe might exist on a knife-edge

Glenn Greenwald: Why privacy matters

Golan Levin: Art that looks back at you

Gordon Brown: Global ethic vs. national interest

Gordon Brown: Wiring a web for global good

Graham Hawkes: A flight through the ocean

Graham Hill: Less stuff, more happiness

Graham Hill: Why I’m a weekday vegetarian

Greg Asner: Ecology from the air

Greg Lynn: Organic algorithms in architecture

Greg Stone: Saving the ocean one island at a time

Grégoire Courtine: The paralyzed rat that walked

Gregory Petsko: The coming neurological epidemic

Gregory Stock: To upgrade is human

Gustavo Dudamel and the Teresa Carre√±o Youth Orchestra: El Sistema’s top youth orchestra

Guy Hoffman: Robots with “soul”

Guy-Philippe Goldstein: How cyberattacks threaten real-world peace

Hadyn Parry: Re-engineering mosquitos to fight disease

Halla Tomasdottir: A feminine response to Iceland’s financial crash

Hamish Jolly: A shark-deterrent wetsuit (and it’s not what you think)

Handspring Puppet Co.: The genius puppetry behind War Horse

Hanna Rosin: New data on the rise of women

Hannah Brencher: Love letters to strangers

Hans and Ola Rosling: How not to be ignorant about the world

Hans Rosling: Asia’s rise — how and when

Hans Rosling: Global population growth, box by box

Hans Rosling: Insights on HIV, in stunning data visuals

Hans Rosling: Let my dataset change your mindset

Hans Rosling: Religions and babies

Hans Rosling: The best stats you’ve ever seen

Hans Rosling: The good news of the decade?

Hans Rosling: The magic washing machine

Harald Haas: Wireless data from every light bulb

Harish Manwani: Profit’s not always the point

Harsha Bhogle: The rise of cricket, the rise of India

Harvey Fineberg: Are we ready for neo-evolution?

Hasan Elahi: FBI, here I am!

Hawa Abdi + Deqo Mohamed: Mother and daughter doctor-heroes

Heather Barnett: What humans can learn from semi-intelligent slime

Heather Brooke: My battle to expose government corruption

Heather Knight: Silicon-based comedy

Hector Ruiz: The thinking behind 50×15

Helen Fisher: The brain in love

Helen Fisher: Why we love, why we cheat

Hendrik Poinar: Bring back the woolly mammoth!

Henry Evans and Chad Jenkins: Meet the robots for humanity

Henry Lin: What we can learn from galaxies far, far away

Henry Markram: A brain in a supercomputer

Herbie Hancock: An all-star set

Heribert Watzke: The brain in your gut

Hetain Patel: Who am I? Think again

Hillel Cooperman: Legos for grownups

His Holiness the Karmapa: The technology of the heart

Holly Morris: Why stay in Chernobyl? Because it’s home.

Homaro Cantu + Ben Roche: Cooking as alchemy

Honor Harger: A history of the universe in sound

Howard Rheingold: The new power of collaboration

Hubertus Knabe: The dark secrets of a surveillance state

Hugh Herr: The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance

Hyeonseo Lee: My escape from North Korea

Iain Hutchison: Saving faces: A facial surgeon’s craft

Ian Dunbar: Dog-friendly dog training

Ian Goldin: Navigating our global future

Ian Ritchie: The day I turned down Tim Berners-Lee

Imogen Heap: “Wait It Out”

Improv Everywhere: A TED speaker’s worst nightmare

Inara George: “Family Tree”

Inge Missmahl: Bringing peace to the minds of Afghanistan

iO Tillett Wright: Fifty shades of gay

Iqbal Quadir: How mobile phones can fight poverty

Irwin Redlener: How to survive a nuclear attack

Isaac Mizrahi: Fashion and creativity

Isabel Allende: How to live passionately—no matter your age

Isabel Allende: Tales of passion

Isabel Behncke: Evolution’s gift of play, from bonobo apes to humans

Itay Talgam: Lead like the great conductors

Ivan Krastev: Can democracy exist without trust?

Ivan Oransky: Are we over-medicalized?

Iwan Baan: Ingenious homes in unexpected places

J.J. Abrams: The mystery box

Jacek Utko: Can design save newspapers?

Jack Andraka: A promising test for pancreatic cancer … from a teenager

Jack Choi: On the virtual dissection table

Jack Horner: Building a dinosaur from a chicken

Jack Horner: Where are the baby dinosaurs?

Jackie Savitz: Save the oceans, feed the world!

Jackie Tabick: The balancing act of compassion

Jackson Browne: A song inspired by the ocean

Jackson Katz: Violence against women—it’s a men’s issue

Jacqueline Novogratz: A third way to think about aid

Jacqueline Novogratz: An escape from poverty

Jacqueline Novogratz: Inspiring a life of immersion

Jacqueline Novogratz: Invest in Africa’s own solutions

Jae Rhim Lee: My mushroom burial suit

Jaime Lerner: A song of the city

Jake Barton: The museum of you

Jake Wood: A new mission for veterans — disaster relief

Jakob Trollback: A new kind of music video

Jamais Cascio: Tools for a better world

James B. Glattfelder: Who controls the world?

James Balog: Time-lapse proof of extreme ice loss

James Burchfield: Playing invisible turntables

James Cameron: Before Avatar … a curious boy

James Flynn: Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparents’

James Forbes: Compassion at the dinner table

James Geary: Metaphorically speaking

James Hansen: Why I must speak out about climate change

James Lyne: Everyday cybercrime — and what you can do about it

James Nachtwey: Moving photos of extreme drug-resistant TB

James Nachtwey: My wish: Let my photographs bear witness

James Patten: The best computer interface? Maybe … your hands

James Randi: Homeopathy, quackery and fraud

James Stavridis: A Navy Admiral’s thoughts on global security

James Surowiecki: The power and the danger of online crowds

Jamie Drummond: Let’s crowdsource the world’s goals

Jamie Heywood: The big idea my brother inspired

Jamie Oliver: Teach every child about food

Jamil Abu-Wardeh: The Axis of Evil Middle East Comedy Tour

Jamila Lyiscott: 3 ways to speak English

Jane Chen: A warm embrace that saves lives

Jane Fonda: Life’s third act

Jane Goodall: How humans and animals can live together

Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world

Jane McGonigal: Massively multi-player… thumb-wrestling?

Jane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years of life

Jane Poynter: Life in Biosphere 2

Janet Echelman: Taking imagination seriously

Janet Iwasa: How animations can help scientists test a hypothesis

Janette Sadik-Khan: New York’s streets? Not so mean any more

Janine Benyus: Biomimicry in action

Janine di Giovanni: What I saw in the war

Janine Shepherd: A broken body isn’t a broken person

Janna Levin: The sound the universe makes

Jared Diamond: How societies can grow old better

Jared Diamond: Why do societies collapse?

Jared Ficklin: New ways to see music (with color! and fire!)

Jarreth Merz: Filming democracy in Ghana

Jarrett J. Krosoczka: How a boy became an artist

Jarrett J. Krosoczka: Why lunch ladies are heroes

Jason Clay: How big brands can help save biodiversity

Jason Fried: Why work doesn’t happen at work

Jason McCue: Terrorism is a failed brand

Jason Pontin: Can technology solve our big problems?

Jay Bradner: Open-source cancer research

Jay Silver: Hack a banana, make a keyboard!

Jay Walker: My library of human imagination

Jay Walker: The world’s English mania

JD Schramm: Break the silence for suicide attempt survivors

Jean-Baptiste Michel + Erez Lieberman Aiden: What we learned from 5 million books

Jean-Baptiste Michel: The mathematics of history

Jeff Han: The radical promise of the multi-touch interface

Jeff Hancock: The future of lying

Jeff Smith: Lessons in business … from prison

Jeff Speck: The walkable city

Jehane Noujaim: My wish: A global day of film

Jenna McCarthy: What you don’t know about marriage

Jennifer 8. Lee: The hunt for General Tso

Jennifer Golbeck: The curly fry conundrum: Why social media “likes” say more than you might think

Jennifer Granholm: A clean energy proposal — race to the top!

Jennifer Healey: If cars could talk, accidents might be avoidable

Jennifer Lin: Improvising on piano, aged 14

Jennifer Pahlka: Coding a better government

Jennifer Senior: For parents, happiness is a very high bar

Jeremy Gilley: One day of peace

Jeremy Jackson: How we wrecked the ocean

Jeremy Kasdin: The flower-shaped starshade that might help us detect Earth-like planets

Jessa Gamble: Our natural sleep cycle

Jessi Arrington: Wearing nothing new

Jessica Green: Are we filtering the wrong microbes?

Jessica Green: We’re covered in germs. Let’s design for that.

Jessica Jackley: Poverty, money — and love

Ji-Hae Park: The violin, and my dark night of the soul

Jill Bolte Taylor: My stroke of insight

Jill Shargaa: Please, please, people. Let’s put the ‘awe’ back in ‘awesome’

Jill Sobule + Julia Sweeney: The Jill and Julia Show

Jill Tarter: Join the SETI search

Jim Fallon: Exploring the mind of a killer

Jim Holt: Why does the universe exist?

Jim Toomey: Learning from Sherman the shark

Jimmy Wales: The birth of Wikipedia

Jinha Lee: Reach into the computer and grab a pixel

Jinsop Lee: Design for all 5 senses

Joachim de Posada: Don’t eat the marshmallow!

Joan Halifax: Compassion and the true meaning of empathy

JoAnn Kuchera-Morin: Stunning data visualization in the AlloSphere

Jody Williams: A realistic vision for world peace

Joe DeRisi: Solving medical mysteries

Joe Kowan: How I beat stage fright

Joe Sabia: The technology of storytelling

Joe Smith: How to use a paper towel

Joel Levine: Why we need to go back to Mars

Joel Selanikio: The surprising seeds of a big-data revolution in healthcare

Johan Rockstrom: Let the environment guide our development

Johanna Blakley: Lessons from fashion’s free culture

Johanna Blakley: Social media and the end of gender

John Bohannon: Dance vs. powerpoint, a modest proposal

John Delaney: Wiring an interactive ocean

John Francis: Walk the earth … my 17-year vow of silence

John Gerzema: The post-crisis consumer

John Graham-Cumming: The greatest machine that never was

John Hardy: My green school dream

John Hockenberry: We are all designers

John Hodgman: Aliens, love — where are they?

John Hodgman: Design, explained.

John Hunter: Teaching with the World Peace Game

John Kasaona: How poachers became caretakers

John La Grou: A plug for smart power outlets

John Legend: “True Colors”

John Lloyd: An inventory of the invisible

John Maeda: How art, technology and design inform creative leaders

John Maeda: My journey in design

John McWhorter: Txtng is killing language. JK!!!

John Q. Walker: Great piano performances, recreated

John Searle: Our shared condition — consciousness

John Underkoffler: Pointing to the future of UI

John Wilbanks: Let’s pool our medical data

John Wooden: The difference between winning and succeeding

Johnny Lee: Free or cheap Wii Remote hacks

Joi Ito: Want to innovate? Become a “now-ist”

Jok Church: A circle of caring

Jon Mooallem: How the teddy bear taught us compassion

Jon Nguyen: Tour the solar system from home

Jon Ronson: Strange answers to the psychopath test

Jonas Eliasson: How to solve traffic jams

Jonas Gahr Støre: In defense of dialogue

Jonathan Drori: Every pollen grain has a story

Jonathan Drori: The beautiful tricks of flowers

Jonathan Drori: What we think we know

Jonathan Drori: Why we’re storing billions of seeds

Jonathan Eisen: Meet your microbes

Jonathan Foley: The other inconvenient truth

Jonathan Haidt: How common threats can make common (political) ground

Jonathan Haidt: Religion, evolution, and the ecstasy of self-transcendence

Jonathan Haidt: The moral roots of liberals and conservatives

Jonathan Harris: The web as art

Jonathan Klein: Photos that changed the world

Jonathan Trent: Energy from floating algae pods

Jonathan Zittrain: The Web as random acts of kindness

Jose Antonio Abreu: The El Sistema music revolution

Joseph Kim: The family I lost in North Korea. And the family I gained.

Joseph Lekuton: A parable for Kenya

Joseph Nye: Global power shifts

Joseph Pine: What consumers want

Josette Sheeran: Ending hunger now

Joshua Foer: Feats of memory anyone can do

Joshua Klein: A thought experiment on the intelligence of crows

Joshua Prager: In search of the man who broke my neck

Joshua Prince-Ramus: Behind the design of Seattle’s library

Joshua Prince-Ramus: Building a theater that remakes itself

Joshua Silver: Adjustable liquid-filled eyeglasses

Joshua Walters: On being just crazy enough

JP Rangaswami: Information is food

JR: My wish: Use art to turn the world inside out

JR: One year of turning the world inside out

Juan Enriquez: The next species of human

Juan Enriquez: Will our kids be a different species?

Juan Enriquez: Your online life, permanent as a tattoo

Judy MacDonald Johnston: Prepare for a good end of life

Julia Bacha: Pay attention to nonviolence

Julia Sweeney: It’s time for “The Talk”

Julia Sweeney: Letting go of God

Julian Assange: Why the world needs WikiLeaks

Julian Baggini: Is there a real you?

Julian Treasure: 5 ways to listen better

Julian Treasure: How to speak so that people want to listen

Julian Treasure: Shh! Sound health in 8 steps

Julian Treasure: The 4 ways sound affects us

Julian Treasure: Why architects need to use their ears

Juliana Machado Ferreira: The fight to end rare-animal trafficking in Brazil

Juliana Rotich: Meet BRCK, Internet access built for Africa

Julie Burstein: 4 lessons in creativity

Julie Taymor: Spider-Man, The Lion King and life on the creative edge

Justin Hall-Tipping: Freeing energy from the grid

Kakenya Ntaiya: A girl who demanded school

Kaki King: Playing “Pink Noise” on guitar

Kamal Meattle: How to grow fresh air

Karen Armstrong: Let’s revive the Golden Rule

Karen Armstrong: My wish: The Charter for Compassion

Karen Bass: Unseen footage, untamed nature

Karen Thompson Walker: What fear can teach us

Karen Tse: How to stop torture

Karima Bennoune: When people of Muslim heritage challenge fundamentalism

Kartick Satyanarayan: How we rescued the “dancing” bears”

Kary Mullis: A next-gen cure for killer infections

Kary Mullis: Play! Experiment! Discover!

Kate Hartman: The art of wearable communication

Kate Orff: Reviving New York’s rivers — with oysters!

Kate Stone: DJ decks made of… paper

Katherine Fulton: You are the future of philanthropy

Kathryn Schulz: Don’t regret regret

Kathryn Schulz: On being wrong

Kavita Ramdas: Radical women, embracing tradition

Kees Moeliker: How a dead duck changed my life

Keith Barry: Brain magic

Keith Bellows: The camel’s hump

Keith Chen: Could your language affect your ability to save money?

Keller Rinaudo: A mini robot — powered by your phone

Kelli Swazey: Life that doesn’t end with death

Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend

Ken Goldberg: 4 lessons from robots about being human

Ken Jennings: Watson, Jeopardy and me, the obsolete know-it-all

Ken Kamler: Medical miracle on Everest

Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!

Ken Robinson: How schools kill creativity

Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley

Kenneth Cukier: Big data is better data

Kent Larson: Brilliant designs to fit more people in every city

Keren Elazari: Hackers: the Internet’s immune system

Kevin Allocca: Why videos go viral

Kevin Bales: How to combat modern slavery

Kevin Breel: Confessions of a depressed comic

Kevin Briggs: The bridge between suicide and life

Kevin Kelly: How technology evolves

Kevin Kelly: Technology’s epic story

Kevin Kelly: The next 5,000 days of the web

Kevin Slavin: How algorithms shape our world

Kevin Stone: The bio-future of joint replacement

Kevin Surace: Eco-friendly drywall

Kim Gorgens: Protecting the brain against concussion

Kiran Bedi: A police chief with a difference

Kiran Sethi: Kids, take charge

Kirby Ferguson: Embrace the remix

Kirk Citron: And now, the real news

Kitra Cahana: A glimpse of life on the road

Krista Donaldson: The $80 prosthetic knee that’s changing lives

Krista Tippett: Reconnecting with compassion

Kristen Ashburn: The face of AIDS in Africa

Kristina Gjerde: Making law on the high seas

Kwabena Boahen: A computer that works like the brain

Kwame Anthony Appiah: Is religion good or bad? (This is a trick question)

Lakshmi Pratury: The lost art of letter-writing

Lalitesh Katragadda: Making maps to fight disaster, build economies

Larry Brilliant: My wish: Help me stop pandemics

Larry Burns: The future of cars

Larry Page: Where’s Google going next?

Larry Smith: Why you will fail to have a great career

Laura Carstensen: Older people are happier

Laura Snyder: The Philosophical Breakfast Club

Laura Trice: Remember to say thank you

Laurel Braitman: Depressed dogs, cats with OCD — what animal madness means for us humans

Lauren Hodge, Shree Bose + Naomi Shah: Award-winning teenage science in action

Lauren Zalaznick: The conscience of television

Laurie Garrett: Lessons from the 1918 flu

Laurie Santos: A monkey economy as irrational as ours

Lawrence Lessig: Re-examining the remix

Lawrence Lessig: The unstoppable walk to political reform

Lawrence Lessig: We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim

Leah Buechley: How to “sketch” with electronics

Lee Cronin: Making matter come alive

Lee Cronin: Print your own medicine

Lee Hotz: Inside an Antarctic time machine

Lee Smolin: Science and democracy

Lemn Sissay: A child of the state

Lemon Andersen: Please don’t take my Air Jordans

Lennart Green: Close-up card magic with a twist

Leonard Susskind: My friend Richard Feynman

Lesley Hazleton: On reading the Koran

Lesley Hazleton: The doubt essential to faith

Leslie Morgan Steiner: Why domestic violence victims don’t leave

Leslie T. Chang: The voices of China’s workers

Lewis Pugh: How I swam the North Pole

Lewis Pugh: My mind-shifting Everest swim

Leyla Acaroglu: Paper beats plastic? How to rethink environmental folklore

Leymah Gbowee: Unlock the intelligence, passion, greatness of girls

Lian Pin Koh: A drone’s-eye view of conservation

Lisa Bu: How books can open your mind

Lisa Gansky: The future of business is the “mesh”

Lisa Harouni: A primer on 3D printing

Lisa Kristine: Photos that bear witness to modern slavery

Lisa Margonelli: The political chemistry of oil

Liu Bolin: The invisible man

Liz Coleman: A call to reinvent liberal arts education

Liz Diller: A new museum wing … in a giant bubble

Liz Diller: The Blur Building and other tech-empowered architecture

Liza Donnelly: Drawing on humor for change

Lord Nicholas Stern: The state of the climate — and what we might do about it

Loretta Napoleoni: The intricate economics of terrorism

Lorrie Faith Cranor: What’s wrong with your pa$$w0rd?

Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden miracles of the natural world

Louie Schwartzberg: Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.

Louie Schwartzberg: The hidden beauty of pollination

Louise Fresco: We need to feed the whole world

Louise Leakey: A dig for humanity’s origins

Luca Turin: The science of scent

Lucianne Walkowicz: Finding planets around other stars

Lucien Engelen: Crowdsource your health

Lucy McRae: How can technology transform the human body?

Ludwick Marishane: A bath without water

Luis von Ahn: Massive-scale online collaboration

Luke Syson: How I learned to stop worrying and love “useless” art

LZ Granderson: The myth of the gay agenda

Maajid Nawaz: A global culture to fight extremism

Mac Barnett: Why a good book is a secret door

Madeleine Albright: On being a woman and a diplomat

Mae Jemison: Teach arts and sciences together

Magnus Larsson: Turning dunes into architecture

Majora Carter: 3 stories of local eco-entrepreneurship

Majora Carter: Greening the ghetto

Malcolm Gladwell: Choice, happiness and spaghetti sauce

Malcolm Gladwell: The strange tale of the Norden bombsight

Malcolm Gladwell: The unheard story of David and Goliath

Malcolm London: “High School Training Ground”

Mallika Sarabhai: Dance to change the world

Malte Spitz: Your phone company is watching

Manal al-Sharif: A Saudi woman who dared to drive

Manu Prakash: A 50-cent microscope that folds like origami

Marc Goodman: A vision of crimes in the future

Marc Koska: 1.3m reasons to re-invent the syringe

Marc Pachter: The art of the interview

Marcel Dicke: Why not eat insects?

Marcin Jakubowski: Open-sourced blueprints for civilization

Marco Annunziata: Welcome to the age of the industrial internet

Marco Tempest: A cyber-magic card trick like no other

Marco Tempest: A magical tale (with augmented reality)

Marco Tempest: And for my next trick, a robot

Marco Tempest: Augmented reality, techno-magic

Marco Tempest: The electric rise and fall of Nikola Tesla

Marco Tempest: The magic of truth and lies (and iPods)

Marcus Byrne: The dance of the dung beetle

Marcus du Sautoy: Symmetry, reality’s riddle

Margaret Gould Stewart: How giant websites design for you (and a billion others, too)

Margaret Gould Stewart: How YouTube thinks about copyright

Margaret Heffernan: Dare to disagree

Margaret Heffernan: The dangers of “willful blindness”

Margaret Wertheim: The beautiful math of coral

Maria Bezaitis: The surprising need for strangeness

Marian Bantjes: Intricate beauty by design

Mariana Mazzucato: Government — investor, risk-taker, innovator

Marisa Fick-Jordan: The wonder of Zulu wire art

Mark Applebaum: The mad scientist of music

Mark Bezos: A life lesson from a volunteer firefighter

Mark Bittman: What’s wrong with what we eat

Mark Forsyth: What’s a snollygoster? A short lesson in political speak

Mark Kendall: Demo: A needle-free vaccine patch that’s safer and way cheaper

Mark Pagel: How language transformed humanity

Mark Ronson: How sampling transformed music

Mark Roth: Suspended animation is within our grasp

Mark Shaw: One very dry demo

Markham Nolan: How to separate fact and fiction online

Markus Fischer: A robot that flies like a bird

Marla Spivak: Why bees are disappearing

Martin Hanczyc: The line between life and not-life

Martin Jacques: Understanding the rise of China

Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world?

Martin Rees: Is this our final century?

Martin Seligman: The new era of positive psychology

Martin Villeneuve: How I made an impossible film

Marvin Minsky: Health and the human mind

Mary Lou Jepsen: Could future devices read images from our brains?

Mary Roach: 10 things you didn’t know about orgasm

Massimo Banzi: How Arduino is open-sourcing imagination

Mathieu Lehanneur: Science-inspired design

Matt Cutts: Try something new for 30 days

Matt Killingsworth: Want to be happier? Stay in the moment

Matt Mills: Image recognition that triggers augmented reality

Matt Ridley: When ideas have sex

Matthew Carter: My life in typefaces

Matthew Childs: 9 life lessons from rock climbing

Matthew O’Reilly: “Am I dying?” The honest answer.

Matthew White: The modern euphonium

Maurizio Seracini: The secret lives of paintings

Max Little: A test for Parkinson’s with a phone call

May El-Khalil: Making peace is a marathon

Maya Beiser: A cello with many voices

Maya Penn: Meet a young entrepreneur, cartoonist, designer, activist …

Maysoon Zayid: I got 99 problems… palsy is just one

Maz Jobrani: A Saudi, an Indian and an Iranian walk into a Qatari bar …

Maz Jobrani: Did you hear the one about the Iranian-American?

McKenna Pope: Want to be an activist? Start with your toys

Meaghan Ramsey: Why thinking you’re ugly is bad for you

Mechai Viravaidya: How Mr. Condom made Thailand a better place

Meera Vijayann: Find your voice against gender violence

Meg Jay: Why 30 is not the new 20

Megan Kamerick: Women should represent women in media

Megan Washington: Why I live in mortal dread of public speaking

Melinda French Gates: What nonprofits can learn from Coca-Cola

Melinda Gates: Let’s put birth control back on the agenda

Melissa Marshall: Talk nerdy to me

Mellody Hobson: Color blind or color brave?

Mena Trott: Meet the founder of the blog revolution

Michael Anti: Behind the Great Firewall of China

Michael Archer: How we’ll resurrect the gastric brooding frog, the Tasmanian tiger

Michael Dickinson: How a fly flies

Michael Green: Why we should build wooden skyscrapers

Michael Hansmeyer: Building unimaginable shapes

Michael McDaniel: Cheap, effective shelter for disaster relief

Michael Merzenich: Growing evidence of brain plasticity

Michael Metcalfe: We need money for aid. So let’s print it.

Michael Moschen: Juggling as art … and science

Michael Norton: How to buy happiness

Michael Pawlyn: Using nature’s genius in architecture

Michael Pollan: A plant’s-eye view

Michael Porter: Why business can be good at solving social problems

Michael Pritchard: How to make filthy water drinkable

Michael Sandel: The lost art of democratic debate

Michael Sandel: Why we shouldn’t trust markets with our civic life

Michael Shermer: The pattern behind self-deception

Michael Shermer: Why people believe weird things

Michael Specter: The danger of science denial

Michael Tilson Thomas: Music and emotion through time

Michel Laberge: How synchronized hammer strikes could generate nuclear fusion

Michelle Obama: A plea for education

Mick Cornett: How an obese town lost a million pounds

Mick Ebeling: The invention that unlocked a locked-in artist

Mick Mountz: What happens inside those massive warehouses?

Miguel Nicolelis: A monkey that controls a robot with its thoughts. No, really.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Flow, the secret to happiness

Mike Biddle: We can recycle plastic

Mike deGruy: Hooked by an octopus

Mike Matas: A next-generation digital book

Mike Rowe: Learning from dirty jobs

Mikko Hypponen: Fighting viruses, defending the net

Mikko Hypponen: How the NSA betrayed the world’s trust — time to act

Mikko Hypponen: Three types of online attack

Milton Glaser: Using design to make ideas new

Mina Bissell: Experiments that point to a new understanding of cancer

Miru Kim: My underground art explorations

Misha Glenny: Hire the hackers!

Misha Glenny: How global crime networks work

Mitch Resnick: Let’s teach kids to code

Mitchell Besser: Mothers helping mothers fight HIV

Mitchell Joachim: Don’t build your home, grow it!

Miwa Matreyek: Glorious visions in animation and performance

Mohamed Ali: The link between unemployment and terrorism

Mohamed Hijri: A simple solution to the coming phosphorus crisis

Molly Crockett: Beware neuro-bunk

Molly Stevens: A new way to grow bone

Monika Bulaj: The hidden light of Afghanistan

Morgan Spurlock: The greatest TED Talk ever sold

Morley: “Women of Hope”

Moshe Safdie: Building uniqueness

Moshe Safdie: How to reinvent the apartment building

Munir Virani: Why I love vultures

Murray Gell-Mann: The ancestor of language

Mustafa Akyol: Faith versus tradition in Islam

Nadia Al-Sakkaf: See Yemen through my eyes

Naif Al-Mutawa: Superheroes inspired by Islam

Nalini Nadkarni: Conserving the canopy

Nalini Nadkarni: Life science in prison

Nancy Etcoff: Happiness and its surprises

Nancy Kanwisher: A neural portrait of the human mind

Nancy Lublin: Texting that saves lives

Nandan Nilekani: Ideas for India’s future

Naomi Klein: Addicted to risk

Naomi Oreskes: Why we should trust scientists

Natalie Jeremijenko: The art of the eco-mindshift

Natalie MacMaster: Fiddling in reel time

Natalie Merchant: Singing old poems to life

Natasha Tsakos: A multimedia theatrical adventure

Nate Silver: Does racism affect how you vote?

Nathalie Miebach: Art made of storms

Nathan Myhrvold: Archeology, animal photography, BBQ …

Nathan Myhrvold: Cooking as never seen before

Nathan Myhrvold: Could this laser zap malaria?

Nathan Wolfe: The jungle search for viruses

Nathan Wolfe: What’s left to explore?

Nathaniel Kahn: Scenes from “My Architect”

Naturally 7: A full-band beatbox

Neil Burgess: How your brain tells you where you are

Neil Gershenfeld: Unleash your creativity in a Fab Lab

Neil Harbisson: I listen to color

Neil MacGregor: 2600 years of history in one object

Neil Pasricha: The 3 A’s of awesome

Neil Turok: My wish: Find the next Einstein in Africa

Nellie McKay: “Clonie”

Nellie McKay: “Mother of Pearl,” “If I Had You”

Nellie McKay: “The Dog Song”

Newton Aduaka: The story of Ezra

Niall Ferguson: The 6 killer apps of prosperity

Nic Marks: The Happy Planet Index

Nicholas Christakis: How social networks predict epidemics

Nicholas Christakis: The hidden influence of social networks

Nicholas Negroponte: 5 predictions, from 1984

Nicholas Negroponte: A 30-year history of the future

Nicholas Negroponte: One Laptop per Child

Nicholas Negroponte: One Laptop per Child, two years on

Nicholas Negroponte: Taking OLPC to Colombia

Nick Hanauer: Beware, fellow plutocrats, the pitchforks are coming

Nick Sears: Demo: The Orb

Nick Veasey: Exposing the invisible

Nicolas Perony: Puppies! Now that I’ve got your attention, complexity theory

Niels Diffrient: Rethinking the way we sit down

Nigel Marsh: How to make work-life balance work

Nikolai Begg: A tool to fix one of the most dangerous moments in surgery

Nilofer Merchant: Got a meeting? Take a walk

Nina Jablonski: Skin color is an illusion

Nina Tandon: Caring for engineered tissue

Nina Tandon: Could tissue engineering mean personalized medicine?

Nirmalya Kumar: India’s invisible innovation

Noah Feldman: Politics and religion are technologies

Noah Wilson-Rich: Every city needs healthy honey bees

Noel Bairey Merz: The single biggest health threat women face

Nora York: Singing “What I Want”

Noreena Hertz: How to use experts — and when not to

Norman Foster: My green agenda for architecture

Norman Spack: How I help transgender teens become who they want to be

Olafur Eliasson: Playing with space and light

Oliver Sacks: What hallucination reveals about our minds

Omar Ahmad: Political change with pen and paper

Onora O’Neill: What we don’t understand about trust

Onyx Ashanti: This is beatjazz

Ory Okolloh: How I became an activist

P.W. Singer: Military robots and the future of war

Paddy Ashdown: The global power shift

Pam Warhurst: How we can eat our landscapes

Pamela Meyer: How to spot a liar

Pamelia Kurstin: The untouchable music of the theremin

Pankaj Ghemawat: Actually, the world isn’t flat

Paola Antonelli: Design and the Elastic Mind

Paola Antonelli: Treat design as art

Paola Antonelli: Why I brought Pac-Man to MoMA

Paolo Cardini: Forget multitasking, try monotasking

Parag Khanna: Mapping the future of countries

Parul Sehgal: An ode to envy

Patricia Burchat: Shedding light on dark matter

Patricia Kuhl: The linguistic genius of babies

Patricia Ryan: Don’t insist on English!

Patrick Chappatte: The power of cartoons

Pattie Maes + Pranav Mistry: Meet the SixthSense interaction

Paul Bloom: Can prejudice ever be a good thing?

Paul Bloom: The origins of pleasure

Paul Collier: New rules for rebuilding a broken nation

Paul Collier: The “bottom billion”

Paul Conneally: Digital humanitarianism

Paul Debevec: Animating a photo-real digital face

Paul Ewald: Can we domesticate germs?

Paul Gilding: The Earth is full

Paul Kemp-Robertson: Bitcoin. Sweat. Tide. Meet the future of branded currency.

Paul MacCready: Nature vs. humans

Paul Moller: My dream of a flying car

Paul Nicklen: Tales of ice-bound wonderlands

Paul Pholeros: How to reduce poverty? Fix homes

Paul Piff: Does money make you mean?

Paul Romer: The world’s first charter city?

Paul Romer: Why the world needs charter cities

Paul Root Wolpe: It’s time to question bio-engineering

Paul Rothemund: DNA folding, in detail

Paul Sereno: Digging up dinosaurs

Paul Snelgrove: A census of the ocean

Paul Stamets: 6 ways mushrooms can save the world

Paul Zak: Trust, morality — and oxytocin?

Paula Johnson: His and hers … healthcare

Paula Scher: Great design is serious, not solemn

Pavan Sukhdev: Put a value on nature!

Pawan Sinha: How brains learn to see

Pearl Arredondo: My story, from gangland daughter to star teacher

Penelope Boston: There might just be life on Mars

Pete Alcorn: The world in 2200

Peter Attia: Is the obesity crisis hiding a bigger problem?

Peter Diamandis: Abundance is our future

Peter Diamandis: Our next giant leap

Peter Diamandis: Stephen Hawking’s zero g flight

Peter Donnelly: How juries are fooled by statistics

Peter Doolittle: How your “working memory” makes sense of the world

Peter Eigen: How to expose the corrupt

Péter Fankhauser: Meet Rezero, the dancing ballbot

Peter Gabriel: Fight injustice with raw video

Peter Haas: Haiti’s disaster of engineering

Peter Hirshberg: The web is more than “better TV”

Peter Molyneux: Meet Milo, the virtual boy

Peter Norvig: The 100,000-student classroom

Peter Reinhart: The art and craft of bread

Peter Saul: Let’s talk about dying

Peter Singer: The why and how of effective altruism

Peter Tyack: The intriguing sound of marine mammals

Peter van Manen: How can Formula 1 racing help … babies?

Peter van Uhm: Why I chose a gun

Peter Ward: A theory of Earth’s mass extinctions

Phil Borges: Photos of endangered cultures

Phil Hansen: Embrace the shake

Phil Plait: How to defend Earth from asteroids

Philip Evans: How data will transform business

Philip K. Howard: Four ways to fix a broken legal system

Philip Rosedale: Life in Second Life

Philip Zimbardo: The demise of guys?

Philip Zimbardo: The psychology of evil

Philip Zimbardo: The psychology of time

Philippe Petit: The journey across the high wire

Pia Mancini: How to upgrade democracy for the Internet era

Pico Iyer: Where is home?

Pilobolus: A dance of “Symbiosis”

Pranav Mistry: The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology

Qi Zhang: An electrifying organ performance

Quixotic Fusion: Dancing with light

Quyen Nguyen: Color-coded surgery

R.A. Mashelkar: Breakthrough designs for ultra-low-cost products

Rachel Armstrong: Architecture that repairs itself?

Rachel Botsman: The case for collaborative consumption

Rachel Botsman: The currency of the new economy is trust

Rachel Pike: The science behind a climate headline

Rachel Sussman: The world’s oldest living things

Raffaello D’Andrea: The astounding athletic power of quadcopters

Raghava KK: My 5 lives as an artist

Raghava KK: Shake up your story

Raghava KK: What’s your 200-year plan?

Rajesh Rao: A Rosetta Stone for a lost language

Ralph Langner: Cracking Stuxnet, a 21st-century cyber weapon

Ramesh Raskar: Imaging at a trillion frames per second

Ramona Pierson: An unexpected place of healing

Ramsey Musallam: 3 rules to spark learning

Randall Munroe: Comics that ask “what if?”

Raspyni Brothers: Juggle and jest

Raul Midon: “Peace on Earth”

Raul Midon: “Tembererana”

Ravin Agrawal: 10 young Indian artists to watch

Ray Anderson: The business logic of sustainability

Ray Kurzweil: A university for the coming singularity

Ray Kurzweil: Get ready for hybrid thinking

Ray Kurzweil: The accelerating power of technology

Ray Zahab: My trek to the South Pole

Read Montague: What we’re learning from 5,000 brains

Rebecca MacKinnon: Let’s take back the Internet!

Rebecca Onie: What if our healthcare system kept us healthy?

Rebecca Saxe: How we read each other’s minds

Reed Kroloff: A tour of modern architecture

Reggie Watts: Beats that defy boxes

Regina Dugan: From mach-20 glider to hummingbird drone

Renata Salecl: Our unhealthy obsession with choice

Renny Gleeson: 404, the story of a page not found

Renny Gleeson: Our antisocial phone tricks

Reuben Margolin: Sculpting waves in wood and time

Ric Elias: 3 things I learned while my plane crashed

Richard Baraniuk: The birth of the open-source learning revolution

Richard Dawkins: Why the universe seems so strange

Richard Ledgett: The NSA responds to Edward Snowden’s TED Talk

Richard Preston: The mysterious lives of giant trees

Richard Pyle: A dive into the reef’s Twilight Zone

Richard Resnick: Welcome to the genomic revolution

Richard Sears: Planning for the end of oil

Richard Seymour: How beauty feels

Richard St. John: 8 secrets of success

Richard St. John: Success is a continuous journey

Richard Turere: My invention that made peace with lions

Richard Weller: Could the sun be good for your heart?

Richard Wilkinson: How economic inequality harms societies

Rick Guidotti: From stigma to supermodel

Rick Smolan: The story of a girl

Rick Warren: A life of purpose

Rishi Manchanda: What makes us get sick? Look upstream.

Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion

Rives: A story of mixed emoticons

Rives: If I controlled the Internet

Rives: Reinventing the encyclopedia game

Rives: The Museum of Four in the Morning

Rob Dunbar: Discovering ancient climates in oceans and ice

Rob Forbes: Ways of seeing

Rob Harmon: How the market can keep streams flowing

Rob Hopkins: Transition to a world without oil

Rob Legato: The art of creating awe

Rob Reid: The $8 billion iPod

Robert Ballard: The astonishing hidden world of the deep ocean

Robert Fischell: My wish: Three unusual medical inventions

Robert Full: Learning from the gecko’s tail

Robert Full: Robots inspired by cockroach ingenuity

Robert Full: The secrets of nature’s grossest creatures, channeled into robots

Robert Gordon: The death of innovation, the end of growth

Robert Gupta + Joshua Roman: On violon and cello, “Passacaglia”

Robert Gupta: Between music and medicine

Robert Gupta: Music is medicine, music is sanity

Robert Hammond: Building a park in the sky

Robert Lang: The math and magic of origami

Robert Neuwirth: The hidden world of shadow cities

Robert Neuwirth: The power of the informal economy

Robert Thurman: Expanding your circle of compassion

Robert Wright: Progress is not a zero-sum game

Robert Wright: The evolution of compassion

Roberto D’Angelo + Francesca Fedeli: In our baby’s illness, a life lesson

Robin Chase: Excuse me, may I rent your car?

Robin Chase: The idea behind Zipcar (and what comes next)

Robin Ince: Science versus wonder?

Robin Nagle: What I discovered in New York City trash

Rodney Brooks: Robots will invade our lives

Rodney Brooks: Why we will rely on robots

Rodney Mullen: Pop an ollie and innovate!

Rodrigo Canales: The deadly genius of drug cartels

Roger Ebert: Remaking my voice

Roger Stein: A bold new way to fund drug research

Rogier van der Heide: Why light needs darkness

Rokia Traore: “Kounandi”

Rokia Traore: “M’Bifo”

Romulus Whitaker: The real danger lurking in the water

Ron Finley: A guerilla gardener in South Central LA

Ron Gutman: The hidden power of smiling

Ron McCallum: How technology allowed me to read

Ronny Edry: Israel and Iran: A love story?

Rory Bremner: A one-man world summit

Rory Stewart: Time to end the war in Afghanistan

Rory Stewart: Why democracy matters

Rory Sutherland: Life lessons from an ad man

Rory Sutherland: Perspective is everything

Rory Sutherland: Sweat the small stuff

Rose George: Inside the secret shipping industry

Rose George: Let’s talk crap. Seriously.

Rose Goslinga: Crop insurance, an idea worth seeding

Roselinde Torres: What it takes to be a great leader

Ross Lovegrove: Organic design, inspired by nature

Roy Gould + Curtis Wong: A preview of the WorldWide Telescope

Roz Savage: Why I’m rowing across the Pacific

Ruby Wax: What’s so funny about mental illness?

Rufus Griscom + Alisa Volkman: Let’s talk parenting taboos

Rupal Patel: Synthetic voices, as unique as fingerprints

Russell Foster: Why do we sleep?

Ruth Chang: How to make hard choices

Ryan Holladay: To hear this music you have to be there. Literally

Ryan Lobo: Photographing the hidden story

Ryan Merkley: Online video — annotated, remixed and popped

Saki Mafundikwa: Ingenuity and elegance in ancient African alphabets

Sally Kohn: Don’t like clickbait? Don’t click

Sally Kohn: Let’s try emotional correctness

Salman Khan: Let’s use video to reinvent education

Sam Harris: Science can answer moral questions

Sam Martin: Claim your “manspace”

Sam Richards: A radical experiment in empathy

Samantha Power: A complicated hero in the war on dictatorship

Sandra Aamodt: Why dieting doesn’t usually work

Sanjay Dastoor: A skateboard, with a boost

Sanjay Pradhan: How open data is changing international aid

Sara Lewis: The loves and lies of fireflies

Sarah Jones: A one-woman global village

Sarah Jones: What does the future hold? 11 characters offer quirky answers

Sarah Kaminsky: My father the forger

Sarah Kay: If I should have a daughter …

Sarah Lewis: Embrace the near win

Sarah Parcak: Archeology from space

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore: The mysterious workings of the adolescent brain

Sasa Vucinic: Why we should invest in a free press

Saul Griffith: Everyday inventions

Saul Griffith: High-altitude wind energy from kites!

Scilla Elworthy: Fighting with nonviolence

Scott Fraser: Why eyewitnesses get it wrong

Scott Kim: The art of puzzles

Scott McCloud: The visual magic of comics

Sean Carroll: Distant time and the hint of a multiverse

Sean Gourley: The mathematics of war

Sebastian Deterding: What your designs say about you

Sebastian Junger: Why veterans miss war

Sebastian Seung: I am my connectome

Sebastian Thrun: Google’s driverless car

Sebastian Wernicke: 1000 TEDTalks, 6 words

Sebastian Wernicke: Lies, damned lies and statistics (about TEDTalks)

Sebastião Salgado: The silent drama of photography

Sendhil Mullainathan: Solving social problems with a nudge

Sergey Brin: Why Google Glass?

Seth Berkley: HIV and flu — the vaccine strategy

Seth Godin: The tribes we lead

Seth Priebatsch: The game layer on top of the world

Seth Shostak: ET is (probably) out there — get ready

Seyi Oyesola: A hospital tour in Nigeria

Shabana Basij-Rasikh: Dare to educate Afghan girls

Shaffi Mather: A new way to fight corruption

Shai Agassi: A new ecosystem for electric cars

Shai Reshef: An ultra-low-cost college degree

Shaka Senghor: Why your worst deeds don’t define you

Shane Koyczan: To This Day … for the bullied and beautiful

ShaoLan: Learn to read Chinese … with ease!

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy: Inside a school for suicide bombers

Shashi Tharoor: Why nations should pursue soft power

Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work

Shea Hembrey: How I became 100 artists

Sheena Iyengar: How to make choosing easier

Sheena Iyengar: The art of choosing

Sheikha Al Mayassa: Globalizing the local, localizing the global

Sheila Nirenberg: A prosthetic eye to treat blindness

Shekhar Kapur: We are the stories we tell ourselves

Shereen El Feki: A little-told tale of sex and sensuality

Shereen El Feki: Pop culture in the Arab world

Shereen El-Feki: HIV — how to fight an epidemic of bad laws

Sherry Turkle: Connected, but alone?

Sherwin Nuland: The extraordinary power of ordinary people

Sheryl Sandberg: So we leaned in … now what?

Sheryl Sandberg: Why we have too few women leaders

Sheryl WuDunn: Our century’s greatest injustice

Shigeru Ban: Emergency shelters made from paper

Shih Chieh Huang: Sculptures that’d be at home in the deep sea

Shilo Shiv Suleman: Using tech to enable dreaming

Shimon Schocken: The self-organizing computer course

Shimon Schocken: What a bike ride can teach you

Shimon Steinberg: Natural pest control … using bugs!

Shirin Neshat: Art in exile

Shlomo Benartzi: Saving for tomorrow, tomorrow

Shubhendu Sharma: How to grow a tiny forest anywhere

Shukla Bose: Teaching one child at a time

Shyam Sankar: The rise of human-computer cooperation

Siddharthan Chandran: Can the damaged brain repair itself?

Siegfried Woldhek: The search for the true face of Leonardo

Simon Anholt: Which country does the most good for the world?

Simon Berrow: How do you save a shark you know nothing about?

Simon Lewis: Don’t take consciousness for granted

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek: Why good leaders make you feel safe

Sirena Huang: An 11-year-old’s magical violin

Sivamani: Rhythm is everything, everywhere

Skylar Tibbits: Can we make things that make themselves?

Skylar Tibbits: The emergence of “4D printing”

Sleepy Man Banjo Boys: Bluegrass virtuosity from … New Jersey?

Sleepy Man Banjo Boys: Teen wonders play bluegrass

Sonaar Luthra: Meet the Water Canary

Sonia Shah: 3 reasons we still haven’t gotten rid of malaria

Sophal Ear: Escaping the Khmer Rouge

Sophie Hunger: Songs of secrets and city lights

Spencer Wells: A family tree for humanity

Srdja Popovic: How to topple a dictator

Stacey Kramer: The best gift I ever survived

Stanley McChrystal: Listen, learn … then lead

Stanley McChrystal: The military case for sharing knowledge

Stefan Larsson: What doctors can learn from each other

Stefan Sagmeister: 7 rules for making more happiness

Stefan Sagmeister: Designing with slogans

Stefan Sagmeister: The power of time off

Stefan Wolff: The path to ending ethnic conflicts

Stefana Broadbent: How the Internet enables intimacy

Stefano Mancuso: The roots of plant intelligence

Stefon Harris: There are no mistakes on the bandstand

Stella Young: I’m not your inspiration, thank you very much

Stephen Burt: Why people need poetry

Stephen Cave: The 4 stories we tell ourselves about death

Stephen Coleman: The moral dangers of non-lethal weapons

Stephen Friend: The hunt for “unexpected genetic heroes”

Stephen Hawking: Questioning the universe

Stephen Palumbi: The hidden toxins in the fish we eat — and how to stop them

Stephen Ritz: A teacher growing green in the South Bronx

Stephen Wolfram: Computing a theory of all knowledge

Steve Howard: Let’s go all-in on selling sustainability

Steve Jurvetson: Model rocketry

Steve Keil: A manifesto for play, for Bulgaria and beyond

Steve Ramirez and Xu Liu: A mouse. A laser beam. A manipulated memory.

Steve Truglia: A leap from the edge of space

Steven Addis: A father-daughter bond, one photo at a time

Steven Cowley: Fusion is energy’s future

Steven Johnson: How the “ghost map” helped end a killer disease

Steven Johnson: The Web as a city

Steven Johnson: Where good ideas come from

Steven Levitt: Surprising stats about child carseats

Steven Levitt: The freakonomics of crack dealing

Steven Pinker and Rebecca Newberger Goldstein: The long reach of reason

Steven Pinker: Human nature and the blank slate

Steven Schwaitzberg: A universal translator for surgeons

Steven Strogatz: The science of sync

Stewart Brand + Mark Z. Jacobson: Debate: Does the world need nuclear energy?

Stewart Brand: 4 environmental ‘heresies’

Stewart Brand: The dawn of de-extinction. Are you ready?

Stewart Brand: The Long Now

Sting: How I started writing songs again

Stuart Brown: Play is more than just fun

Stuart Firestein: The pursuit of ignorance

Sue Austin: Deep sea diving … in a wheelchair

Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud

Sugata Mitra: Kids can teach themselves

Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education

Suheir Hammad: Poems of war, peace, women, power

Sunitha Krishnan: The fight against sex slavery

Sunni Brown: Doodlers, unite!

Susan Blackmore: Memes and “temes”

Susan Cain: The power of introverts

Susan Colantuono: The career advice you probably didn’t get

Susan Lim: Transplant cells, not organs

Susan Solomon: The promise of research with stem cells

Suzana Herculano-Houzel: What is so special about the human brain?

Suzanne Lee: Grow your own clothes

Suzanne Talhouk: Don’t kill your language

Svante Pääbo: DNA clues to our inner neanderthal

Sxip Shirey + Rachelle Garniez: A performance with breath, music, passion

Sylvia Earle: My wish: Protect our oceans

T. Boone Pickens: Let’s transform energy — with natural gas

Tal Golesworthy: How I repaired my own heart

Tali Sharot: The optimism bias

Talithia Williams: Own your body’s data

Tan Le: A headset that reads your brainwaves

Tan Le: My immigration story

Tania Luna: How a penny made me feel like a millionaire

Taryn Simon: Photographs of secret sites

Taryn Simon: The stories behind the bloodlines

Tavi Gevinson: A teen just trying to figure it out

Taylor Wilson: My radical plan for small nuclear fission reactors

Taylor Wilson: Yup, I built a nuclear fusion reactor

TED staff: It’s TED, the Musical

Teddy Cruz: How architectural innovations migrate across borders

Temple Grandin: The world needs all kinds of minds

Terry Moore: How to tie your shoes

Terry Moore: Why is ‘x’ the unknown?

Thandie Newton: Embracing otherness, embracing myself

The interspecies internet? An idea in progress

The LXD: In the Internet age, dance evolves …

Thelma Golden: How art gives shape to cultural change

They Might Be Giants: Wake up!

Thomas Dolby: “Love Is a Loaded Pistol”

Thomas Goetz: It’s time to redesign medical data

Thomas Heatherwick: Building the Seed Cathedral

Thomas Insel: Toward a new understanding of mental illness

Thomas P. Campbell: Weaving narratives in museum galleries

Thomas Piketty: New thoughts on capital in the twenty-first century

Thomas Suarez: A 12-year-old app developer

Thomas Thwaites: How I built a toaster — from scratch

Thulasiraj Ravilla: How low-cost eye care can be world-class

Tim Berners-Lee: A Magna Carta for the web

Tim Berners-Lee: The next web

Tim Berners-Lee: The year open data went worldwide

Tim Brown: Designers — think big!

Tim Brown: Tales of creativity and play

Tim Ferriss: Smash fear, learn anything

Tim Harford: Trial, error and the God complex

Tim Jackson: An economic reality check

Tim Leberecht: 3 ways to (usefully) lose control of your brand

Timothy Bartik: The economic case for preschool

Timothy Prestero: Design for people, not awards


Toby Eccles: Invest in social change

Toby Shapshak: You don’t need an app for that

Tod Machover + Dan Ellsey: Inventing instruments that unlock new music

Todd Humphreys: How to fool a GPS

Todd Kuiken: A prosthetic arm that “feels”

Tom Chatfield: 7 ways games reward the brain

Tom Shannon, John Hockenberry: The painter and the pendulum

Tom Shannon: Anti-gravity sculpture

Tom Thum: The orchestra in my mouth

Tom Wujec: 3 ways the brain creates meaning

Tom Wujec: Build a tower, build a team

Tom Wujec: Learn to use the 13th-century astrolabe

Toni Griffin: A new vision for rebuilding Detroit

Tony Porter: A call to men

Tony Robbins: Why we do what we do

Torsten Reil: Animate characters by evolving them

Tracy Chevalier: Finding the story inside the painting

Tristram Stuart: The global food waste scandal

Tristram Wyatt: The smelly mystery of the human pheromone

Trita Parsi: Iran and Israel: Peace is possible

Two young scientists break down plastics with bacteria

Tyler DeWitt: Hey science teachers — make it fun

Tyrone Hayes + Penelope Jagessar Chaffer: The toxic baby

Ueli Gegenschatz: Extreme wingsuit flying

Uldus Bakhtiozina: Wry photos that turn stereotypes upside down

Uri Alon: Why truly innovative science demands a leap into the unknown

Ursus Wehrli: Tidying up art

Usman Riaz + Preston Reed: A young guitarist meets his hero

Van Jones: The economic injustice of plastic

Vicki Arroyo: Let’s prepare for our new climate

Vijay Kumar: Robots that fly … and cooperate

Vikram Patel: Mental health for all by involving all

Vilayanur Ramachandran: The neurons that shaped civilization

Vinay Venkatraman: Technology crafts for the digitally underserved

Virginia Postrel: On glamour

Vishal Vaid: Hypnotic South Asian improv music

Wadah Khanfar: A historic moment in the Arab world

Wade Davis: Dreams from endangered cultures

Wade Davis: Gorgeous photos of a backyard wilderness worth saving

Wade Davis: The worldwide web of belief and ritual

Wael Ghonim: Inside the Egyptian revolution

Wayne McGregor: A choreographer’s creative process in real time

Wendy Chung: Autism — what we know (and what we don’t know yet)

Wes Moore: How to talk to veterans about the war

Will Potter: The shocking move to criminalize nonviolent protest

Willard Wigan: Hold your breath for micro-sculpture

William Black: How to rob a bank (from the inside, that is)

William Kamkwamba: How I harnessed the wind

William Li: Can we eat to starve cancer?

William Noel: Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes

William Ury: The walk from “no” to “yes”

Willie Smits: How to restore a rainforest

Wingham Rowan: A new kind of job market

Wolfgang Kessling: How to air-condition outdoor spaces

Woody Norris: Hypersonic sound and other inventions

Xavier Vilalta: Architecture at home in its community

Yang Lan: The generation that’s remaking China

Yann Arthus-Bertrand: A wide-angle view of fragile Earth

Yann Dall’Aglio: Love — you’re doing it wrong

Yasheng Huang: Does democracy stifle economic growth?

Yoav Medan: Ultrasound surgery — healing without cuts

Yochai Benkler: The new open-source economics

Yoruba Richen: What the gay rights movement learned from the civil rights movement

Yossi Vardi: We’re worried about local warming … in your lap

Young-ha Kim: Be an artist, right now!

Yves Behar: A supercharged motorcycle design

Yves Behar: Designing objects that tell stories

Yves Morieux: As work gets more complex, 6 rules to simplify

Yves Rossy: Fly with the Jetman

Zach Kaplan + Keith Schacht: Toys and materials from the future

Zahra’ Langhi: Why Libya’s revolution didn’t work — and what might

Zainab Salbi: Women, wartime and the dream of peace

Zak Ebrahim: I am the son of a terrorist. Here’s how I chose peace.

Ze Frank: Are you human?

Ze Frank: My web playroom

Ze Frank: Nerdcore comedy

Ziauddin Yousafzai: My daughter, Malala

Ziyah Gafić: Everyday objects, tragic histories




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