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- TED: Mundano: Pimp my ... trash cart? - Mundano (2014)In Brazil, "catadores" collect junk and recyclables. But while they provide a vital service that benefits all, they are nearly invisible as they roam the streets. Enter graffiti artist Mundano, a TED Fellow. In a spirited talk, he describes his project "Pimp My Carroça," which has transformed these heroic workers' carts into things o […]TEDTalks
- TED: Bruno Torturra: Got a smartphone? Start broadcasting - Bruno Torturra (2014)In 2011, journalist Bruno Torturra covered a protest in São Paulo which turned ugly. His experience of being teargassed had a profound effect on the way he thought about his work, and he quit his job to focus on broadcasting raw, unedited experiences online. In this fascinating talk, he shares some of the ways in which he's experimented with livestreami […]TEDTalks
- TED: Carol Dweck: The power of believing that you can improve - Carol Dweck (2014)Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain's capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. Are you not smart enough to solve it … or have you just not solved it yet? A great introduction to this influential field. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Jeremy Howard: The wonderful and terrifying implications of computers that can learn - Jeremy Howard (2014)What happens when we teach a computer how to learn? Technologist Jeremy Howard shares some surprising new developments in the fast-moving field of deep learning, a technique that can give computers the ability to learn Chinese, or to recognize objects in photos, or to help think through a medical diagnosis. (One deep learning tool, after watching hours of Yo […]TEDTalks
- TED: Vernā Myers: How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them - Vernā Myers (2014)Our biases can be dangerous, even deadly — as we've seen in the cases of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner, in Staten Island, New York. Diversity advocate Vernā Myers looks closely at some of the subconscious attitudes we hold toward out-groups. She makes a plea to all people: Acknowledge your biases. Then move toward, not away from, […]TEDTalks
- TED: Dave Troy: Social maps that reveal a city's intersections — and separations - Dave Troy (2014)Every city has its neighborhoods, cliques and clubs, the hidden lines that join and divide people in the same town. What can we learn about cities by looking at what people share online? Starting with his own home town of Baltimore, Dave Troy has been visualizing what the tweets of city dwellers reveal about who lives there, who they talk to — and who they d […]TEDTalks
- TED: Catherine Crump: The small and surprisingly dangerous detail the police track about you - Catherine Crump (2014)A very unsexy-sounding piece of technology could mean that the police know where you go, with whom, and when: the automatic license plate reader. These cameras are innocuously placed all across small-town America to catch known criminals, but as lawyer and TED Fellow Catherine Crump shows, the data they collect in aggregate could have disastrous consequences […]TEDTalks
- TED: Thomas Hellum: The world's most boring television ... and why it's hilariously addictive - Thomas Hellum (2014)You've heard about slow food. Now here's slow ... TV? In this very funny talk, Norwegian television producer Thomas Hellum shares how he and his team began to broadcast long, boring events, often live -- and found a rapt audience. Shows include a 7-hour train journey, an 18-hour fishing expedition and a 5.5-day ferry voyage along the coast of Norwa […]TEDTalks
- TED: Anastasia Taylor-Lind: Fighters and mourners of the Ukrainian revolution - Anastasia Taylor-Lind (2014)“Men fight wars, and women mourn them,” says documentary photographer Anastasia Taylor-Lind. With stark, arresting images from the Maidan protests in Ukraine, the TED Fellow shows us intimate faces from the revolution. A grim and beautiful talk. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Jose Miguel Sokoloff: How Christmas lights helped guerrillas put down their guns - Jose Miguel Sokoloff (2014)“In my lifetime, I have never lived one day of peace in my country,” says Jose Miguel Sokoloff. This ad executive from Colombia saw a chance to help guerrilla fighters choose to come home -- with smart marketing. He shares how some creative, welcoming messages have helped thousands of guerrillas decide to put down their weapons -- and the key insights behind […]TEDTalks
- North Korea Threatens To Attack U.S. If Obama Retaliates Over Sony Hacking December 21, 2014A top North Korean defense committee threatened attacks on "the White House, the Pentagon and the whole U.S. mainland" if President Barack Obama retaliates over last month's cyberattack on Sony Pictures, according to a statement posted Sunday to the country's official Korean Central News Agency. "The army and people of the DPRK [Demo […]
- 16 Christmas Someecards That Will Have You Ho-Ho-Ho-ing With Laughter December 21, 2014Is it just us, or have their been an abundance of hilarious Christmas cards floating around the Internet this year? From clever cards to awesome card outtakes to cards for couples that are more naughty than nice. You can find a funny card for literally anyone on your list... if you're organized, bought the cards, found the addresses, and sent them out i […]
- McCain Calls Sony Hack An 'Act Of War' December 21, 2014WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) are at odds over whether the cyberattack on Sony Pictures, which the FBI has blamed on North Korea, should be considered an "act of war." "I don't think it was an act of war," Obama told CNN Sunday. "I think it was an act of cybervandalism that was very costly, […]
- 'SNL' Investigates The Story Of Christmas With A 'Serial' Parody December 21, 2014This weekend, "Saturday Night Live" investigated the story of Christmas, "Serial" style. In a sketch parodying the mega-popular "This American Life" spin-off podcast, the show tried to figure out whether Kris Kringle's story about delivering presents to all the world's homes in one night could really be true. "Ser […]
- Obama: U.S. Reviewing Whether To Put North Korea Back On Terrorism Sponsor List December 21, 2014HONOLULU (AP) -- The United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism, President Barack Obama said as the U.S. decides how to respond to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that law enforcement has blamed on the communist nation. Obama described the hacking case as a "very costly, very ex […]
- Want Your Cookies To Look Really Fancy? Try This 3D Printer December 21, 2014Behind on your holiday baking? Maybe a 3D printer would help. Natural Machines, a Barcelona-based startup, has created a 3D printer for food, called the "Foodini." It won't do all the work necessary to make a batch of cookies, but it at least helps with assembly, giving non-experts a way to make intricate food creations. Here's how it wor […]
- U.S. Consulting UK, Australia, New Zealand On North Korea Hack Response December 21, 2014By Julia Edwards Honolulu (Reuters) - The Obama administration is consulting the UK, Australia and New Zealand, among other countries in hopes of organizing an international response to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures that it has pinned on North Korea, an administration official told Reuters on Saturday. The U.S. is also consulting South Korea, Japan, China […]
- BitTorrent Urges Sony To Release 'The Interview' On Its Paid Service December 20, 2014Filing-sharing giant BitTorrent is urging Sony Pictures to release "The Interview" on its new, paid service. The software company, synonymous with illegal music and movie pirating, had several talks this week with the embattled movie studio about debuting the canceled Seth Rogen action-comedy as a "bundle" of links to files that can be co […]
- Google Doesn't Want To Go It Alone With Driverless Cars December 20, 2014Google doesn't want to be the next Ford. The Internet behemoth, bent on building the first fully-automated cars, said Friday that it plans to partner with traditional automakers when development of its self-driving technology is complete. "We don't particularly want to become a car maker," Chris Urmson, the director of Google's self- […]
- 'The Interview' Porn Parody Is Really Going To Upset Kim Jong-Un: Hustler Boss December 20, 2014Nothing screams freedom of speech like a good ol' American parody porn film. Hustler boss Larry Flynt announced that he's producing a parody version of 'The Interview' as a response to the film being pulled from theaters amid threats by hackers linked to North Korea. Sony's move was criticized by President Barack Obama, as well as Ho […]