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Robert Wright How cooperation (eventually) trumps conflict Steven Johnson A guided tour of the Ghost Map Charles Leadbeater The rise of the amateur professional Pilobolus A performance merging dance and biology Anna Deavere Smith Four American characters Saul Griffith Hardware solutions to everyday problems Neil Gershenfeld The beckoning promise of personal fabrication Carl Honore Slowing down in a world built for speed E.O. Wilson TED Prize wish: Help build the Encyclopedia of Life Bill Clinton TED Prize wish: Let's build a health care system in Rwanda James Nachtwey TED Prize wish: Share a vital story with the world Nora York What I Want Janine Benyus 12 sustainable design ideas from nature Frans Lanting A lyrical view of life on Earth Craig Venter A voyage of DNA, genes and the sea Susan Savage-Rumbaugh that write, start fires and play Pac-Man Apes Thom Mayne Architecture is a new way to connect to the world Vik Muniz Art with wire, thread, sugar, chocolate Juan Enriquez Decoding the future with genomics Paul Bennett Design is in the details Chris Bangle Great cars are Art Nick Bostrom Humanity's biggest problems aren't what you think they are Alex Steffen Inspired ideas for a sustainable future Sheila Patek Measuring the fastest animal on earth Dean Kamen Rolling along, helping students and the third world Seth Godin Sliced bread and other marketing delights James Watson The double helix and today's DNA mysteries Golan Levin The truly soft side of software Jane Goodall What separates us from the apes? Stefan Sagmeister Yes, design can make you happy Al Seckel Your brain is badly wired -- enjoy it! Caroline Lavelle A cello performance that casts a spell Jill Sobule A happy song about global warming Dan Dennett Can we know our own minds? Evelyn Glennie How to listen to music with your whole body William McDonough The wisdom of designing Cradle to Cradle Rives A mockingbird remix of TED2006 Jeff Bezos After the gold rush, there's innovation ahead Eddi Reader Kiteflyer's Hill Eddi Reader, Thomas Dolby You Do With What You've Got What Thomas Dolby, Rachelle Garniez Rose La Vie en Tom Rielly A comic send-up of TED2006 Richard Dawkins An atheist's call to arms Rev. Tom Honey How could God have allowed the tsunami? Chris Anderson (Wired) echnology's Long Tail T Natalie MacMaster, Thomas Dolby Fiddling in reel time Sergey Brin and Larry Inside the Google machine Page Stew Black Men Ski James Howard Kunstler he tragedy of suburbia T David Kelley The future of design is human-centered Stewart Brand Why squatter cities are a good thing Jeff Hawkins Brain science is about to fundamentally change computing Tierney Thys Swim with giant sunfish in the open ocean Blaise Aguera y Arcas Jaw-dropping Photosynth demo John Doerr Seeking salvation and profit in greentech

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala How to help Africa? Do business there Anand Agarawala BumpTop desktop is a beautiful mess Bob Thurman Becoming Buddha -- on the Web David Rockwell Building the Ground Zero viewing platform Thomas Barnett The Pentagon's new map for war and peace Ethel Blue Room Stephen Lawler Look! Up in the sky! It's Virtual Earth! Hans Rosling New insights on poverty and life around the world Bill Stone Journey to the center of the Earth ... and beyond! Dan Dennett Ants, terrorism, and the awesome power of memes Alan Russell Why can't we grow new body parts? Jonathan Harris The Web's secret stories Emily Oster What do we really know about the spread of AIDS? Rives Is 4 a.m. the new midnight? Will Wright Toys that make worlds David Bolinsky Fantastic voyage inside a cell Allison Hunt How I got my new hip George Ayittey Cheetahs vs. Hippos for Africa's future Euvin Naidoo Africa as an investment William Kamkwamba How I built my family a windmill Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Let's have a deeper discussion on aid Patrick Awuah Educating a new generation of African leaders Chris Abani Learning the stories of Africa Jacqueline Novogratz Tackling poverty with "patient capital" Vusi Mahlasela Thula Mama Vusi Mahlasela Woza Jeff Skoll Making movies that make change Dean Kamen New prosthetic arm for veterans Erin McKean Redefining the dictionary Andrew Mwenda Let's take a new look at African aid Theo Jansen The art of creating creatures Steven Pinker The stuff of thought Steven Pinker A brief history of violence Deborah Scranton Scenes from "The War Tapes" Zeresenay Alemseged Finding the origins of humanity John Maeda Simplicity patterns Stephen Petranek 10 ways the world could end Paul MacCready Flying on solar wings Carolyn Porco Fly me to the moons of Saturn Kenichi Ebina Hip-hop dance and a little magic Richard Branson Life at 30,000 feet Hod Lipson Robots that are "self-aware" Maira Kalman The illustrated woman Jan Chipchase Our cell phones, ourselves Vilayanur Ramachandran A journey to the center of your mind Eleni Gabre-Madhin Building a commodities market in Ethiopia Sherwin Nuland My history of electroshock therapy Matthieu Ricard Habits of happiness Larry Lessig How creativity is being strangled by the law Paul Rothemund Casting spells with DNA David Keith A surprising idea for "solving" climate change Juan Enriquez Why can't we grow new energy? Larry Brilliant The case for informed optimism Robert Full Secrets of movement, from geckos and roaches Ron Eglash African fractals, in buildings and braids

Philippe Starck Why design? Murray Gell-Mann Beauty and truth in physics Amory Lovins We must win the oil endgame Arthur Benjamin Lightning calculation and other "Mathemagic" Daniel Goleman Why aren't we all Good Samaritans? Lakshmi Pratury The lost art of letter-writing Gever Tulley 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do Isabel Allende Tales of passion Yossi Vardi Help fight local warming Deborah Gordon How do ants know what to do? J.J. Abrams The mystery box David Gallo Underwater astonishments Paola Antonelli Treating design as art Frank Gehry Nice building. Then what? Raul Midon All the Answers and "Tembererana" Bill Strickland Rebuilding America, one slide show at a time Ben Dunlap The story of a passionate life David Pogue A 4-minute medley on the music wars Alison Jackson A surprising look at celebrity Chris Anderson (TED) A vision for TED Robin Chase Getting cars off the road and data into the skies Jaime Lerner Sing a song of sustainable cities David Macaulay All roads lead to Rome Antics Michael Pollan The omnivore's next dilemma Howard Rheingold Way-new collaboration Pamelia Kurstin Theremin, the untouchable music George Dyson Let's take a nuclear-powered rocket to Saturn Moshe Safdie What makes a building unique? Jill Sobule, Julia Sweeney Jill and Julia Show The Raspyni Brothers Welcome to Vaudeville 2.0 Joseph Lekuton A parable for Kenya Steve Jurvetson The joy of rockets Roy Gould, Curtis Wong orldWide Telescope W Alan Kay A powerful idea about teaching ideas Craig Venter On the verge of creating synthetic life Nicholas Negroponte From 1984, 4 predictions about the future (3 of them correct) Jill Bolte Taylor My stroke of insight Frank Gehry From 1990, defending a vision for architecture Dave Eggers 2008 TED Prize wish: Once Upon a School Karen Armstrong 2008 TED Prize wish: Charter for Compassion Neil Turok 2008 TED Prize wish: An African Einstein Norman Foster Building on the green agenda Christopher deCharms Looking inside the brain in real time Clifford Stoll 18 minutes with an agile mind Rokia Traore M'Bifo Siegfried Woldhek The true face of Leonardo Da Vinci? David Hoffman Catch Sputnik mania! Jakob Trollback Rethinking the music video Stephen Hawking Asking big questions about the universe Al Gore New thinking on the climate crisis Paul Koontz Tourist snapshots from North Korea Johnny Lee Creating tech marvels out of a $40 Wii Remote Tod Machover, Dan Ellsey Releasing the music in your head Yochai Benkler Open-source economics Ernest Madu Bringing world-class health care to the poorest

passion Breath.Brian Greene The universe on a string Amy Tan Where does creativity hide? Brian Cox An inside tour of the world's biggest supercollider They Might Be Giants Wake up! It's They Might Be Giants Hector Ruiz The power to connect the world Paul Stamets 6 ways mushrooms can save the world Paul Ewald Can we domesticate germs? Michael Moschen Juggling rhythm and motion Joshua Klein The amazing intelligence of crows Alisa Miller Why we know less than ever about the world Mark Bittman What's wrong with what we eat Robert Ballard Exploring the ocean's hidden worlds Yves Behar Creating objects that tell stories Seyi Oyesola Rich hospital. collaboration Nellie McKay Mother of Pearl and "If I Had You" Freeman Dyson Let's look for life in the outer solar system Helen Fisher The brain in love Billy Graham Technology. Peter Diamandis Stephen Hawking hits zero g Rick Smolan A girl. blindfolded and to music Patricia Burchat The search for dark energy and dark matter .J. Rufus Cappadocia Origami. a photograph. faith and human shortcomings A. modern and romantic Kevin Kelly Predicting the next 5. two years on Nellie McKay Clonie Sxip Shirey. Jacobs My year of living biblically Keith Barry Brain magic Marisa Fick-Jordan The wonders of Zulu wire art Martin Seligman What positive psychology can help you become Chris Abani Telling stories of our shared humanity Louise Leakey Digging for humanity's origins Jonathan Harris The art of collecting stories Reed Kroloff Architecture. poor hospital Arthur Ganson Sculpture that's truly moving Paul Collier 4 ways to improve the lives of the "bottom billion" Susan Blackmore Memes and "temes" Nathan Myhrvold A life of fascinations Rokia Traore Kounandi Wade Davis The worldwide web of belief and ritual Murray Gell-Mann Do all languages have a common ancestor? Chris Jordan Picturing excess George Dyson The birth of the computer Dr. Dean Ornish Your genes are not your fate Robert Full How engineers learn from evolution Adam Grosser A new vision for refrigeration Steven Levitt Are children's carseats necessary? Benjamin Zander Classical music with shining eyes Nicholas Negroponte One Laptop per Child. Rachelle Garniez music. a homecoming Raul Midon Everybody and "Peace on Earth" Corneille Ewango A hero of the Congo Basin forest Torsten Reil Using biology to make better animation David Hoffman How would you feel if you lost everything? Clay Shirky Institutions vs.000 days of the web Robert Lang Idea + square = origami Kwabena Boahen Making a computer that works like the brain Bruno Bowden.

humans. a child soldier Graham Hawkes Fly the seas on a submarine with wings James Surowiecki The moment when social media became the news John Francis I walk the Earth Tim Brown The powerful link between creativity and play Luca Turin The science of scent .Spencer Wells Building a family tree for all humanity David Griffin Photography connects us with the world Lennart Green Close-up card magic Ian Dunbar Dog-friendly dog training Nellie McKay The Dog Song John Q. and what we can do about it Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Creativity. Dean Ornish Healing and other natural wonders John Hodgman A brief digression on matters of lost time Paul MacCready Nature vs. or heroes Laura Trice The power of saying thank you Caleb Chung Come play with Pleo the dinosaur Steven Pinker Chalking it up to the blank slate Rodney Brooks How robots will invade our lives Stefan Sagmeister Things I have learned in my life so far Noah Feldman Politics and religion are technologies Liz Diller Architecture is a special effects machine James Nachtwey Use my photographs to stop the worldwide XDR-TB epidemic David Perry Will videogames become better than life? Doris Kearns Goodwin Learning from past presidents in moments of crisis Steven Johnson The Web and the city John Markoff Why newspapers still matter (and why tech news belongs on the front page) James Burchfield Sound stylings by a human beatbox Garrett Lisi A beautiful new theory of everything Paola Antonelli Design and the elastic mind Virginia Postrel The power of glamour Dr. Rose 10 things to know before you pitch a VC for money Marvin Minsky Health. Zach Kaplan Products (and toys) from the future Newton Aduaka The story of Ezra. free to the world David Gallo The deep oceans: a ribbon of life Carmen Agra Deedy Spinning a story of Mama Keith Bellows Celebrating the camel Ann Cooper Reinventing the school lunch Jonathan Haidt The real difference between liberals and conservatives Eve Ensler Security and insecurity David S.. population and the human mind Philip Zimbardo How ordinary people become monsters . fulfillment and flow Kristen Ashburn Heartrending pictures of AIDS Jared Diamond Why societies collapse Rives A 3-minute story of mixed emoticons Keith Schacht. a sibling rivalry Jonathan Drori Why we don't understand as much as we think we do Jane Goodall Helping humans and animals live together in Africa Irwin Redlener How to survive a nuclear attack Brewster Kahle A digital library. Walker Re-creating great performances Sugata Mitra Can kids teach themselves? Ory Okolloh The making of an African activist Einstein the Parrot Talking and squawking TED2006 Paul Rothemund The astonishing promise of DNA folding Peter Diamandis Taking the next giant leap in space Peter Hirshberg The Web and TV..

mindboggling science and the arrival of Homo evolutis Jose Antonio Abreu Help me bring music to kids worldwide (TED Prize winner!) Gustavo Dudamel and A musical sensation from Venezuela the Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra . what I'm excited about Andy Hobsbawm Do the green thing Gregory Petsko The coming neurological epidemic Richard Preston Climbing the world's biggest trees Philip Rosedale Second Life. the toy blocks that think Barry Schwartz The real crisis? We stopped being wise Juan Enriquez Beyond the crisis. discovery and humor Jamais Cascio Tools for building a better world Barry Schuler An introduction to genomics Sherwin Nuland A meditation on hope Woody Norris Inventing the next amazing thing Peter Ward Earth's mass extinctions Aimee Mullins Running on high-tech legs Joe DeRisi Hunting the next killer virus Natalie MacMaster Playing the Cape Breton fiddle Bill Gross Great ideas for finding new energy Bill Gates How I'm trying to change the world now Elizabeth Gilbert A different way to think about creative genius Milton Glaser How great design makes ideas new David Merrill Siftables. Lee Who was General Tso? and other mysteries of American Chinese food Kary Mullis Celebrating the scientific experiment John Maeda My journey in design. from tofu to RISD Paul Sereno What can fossils teach us? Paul Moller Take a ride in the Skycar Greg Lynn How calculus is changing architecture Rob Forbes Ways of seeing Scott McCloud Understanding comics Peter Reinhart The art of baking bread Joseph Pine What do consumers really want? Paula Scher Great design is serious (not solemn) David Carson Design. and about a million other things Franco Sacchi Welcome to Nollywood George Smoot The design of the universe Dan Barber A surprising parable of foie gras Bill Joy What I'm worried about. passion. where anything is possible Larry Burns Reinventing the car Nick Sears Presenting the Orb David Holt The stories and song of Appalachia Eva Zeisel The playful search for beauty Michael Milken Leveraging big ideas to make change Dennis vanEngelsdorp Where have the bees gone? Jay Walker A library of human imagination Dan Gilbert Exploring the frontiers of happiness Benjamin Wallace Does happiness have a price tag? Penelope Boston Life on Mars? Let's look in the caves Nicholas Negroponte Bringing One Laptop per Child to Colombia: TED in the Field Steven Strogatz How things in nature tend to sync up Jennifer 8.Lee Smolin How science is like democracy Samantha Power Shaking hands with the devil Charles Elachi The story of the Mars Rovers Ursus Wehrli Tidying up art Stewart Brand Building a home for the Clock of the Long Now Isaac Mizrahi Fashion.

Williams Poetry for all seasons of life Jacek Utko Can design save the newspaper? Ueli Gegenschatz Fulfilling the dream of flight in a high-tech wingsuit Christopher C. fragile world of rainforest treetop ecosystems Mike Rowe Celebrating work -. and other obsessions Bruce McCall Nostalgia for a future that never happened Kamal Meattle How to grow your own fresh air Saul Griffith Inventing a super-kite to tap the energy of high-altitude wind Jacqueline Novogratz From a Nairobi slum. linked data Dan Dennett Cute.W. not points Nathan Wolfe Hunting the next killer virus C. my architect Bruce Bueno de Mesquita Three predictions on the future of Iran.K. a tale of hope David Pogue Cool new things you can do with your mobile phone John Wooden Coaching for people." game-changing wearable tech Aimee Mullins How my legs give me super-powers Stuart Brown Why play is vital -. a stunning new way to see scientific data Tim Ferriss How to feel like the Incredible Hulk Matthew Childs Matthew Childs' 9 life lessons from rock climbing Margaret Wertheim Margaret Wertheim on the beautiful math of coral Niels Diffrient Niels Diffrient rethinks the way we sit down Erik Hersman Erik Hersman on reporting crisis via texting Ben Katchor Ben Katchor's comics of bygone New York Nate Silver Nate Silver: Does race affect votes? Alex Tabarrok Alex Tabarrok on how ideas trump crises Michael Merzenich Michael Merzenich on re-wiring the brain Sarah Jones Sarah Jones as a one-woman global village Laurie Garrett Laurie Garrett on lessons from the 1918 flu Brian Cox Brian Cox: What went wrong at the LHC Sean Gourley Sean Gourley on the mathematics of war Mae Jemison Mae Jemison on teaching arts and sciences together Tom Shannon Tom Shannon's anti-gravity sculpture .Sylvia Earle Here's how to protect the blue heart of the planet (TED Prize winner!) Jill Tarter Why the search for alien intelligence matters (TED Prize winner!) Ed Ulbrich How Benjamin Button got his face Charles Moore Sailing the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Richard Pyle Exploring the reef's Twilight Zone Miru Kim Making art of New York's urban ruins Evan Williams How Twitter's spectacular growth is being driven by unexpected uses Brenda Laurel Why didn't girls play videogames? Willie Smits A 20-year tale of hope: How we re-grew a rainforest Nalini Nadkarni Unveiling the beautiful. and the math to back it up Bonnie Bassler Discovering bacteria's amazing communication system Emily Levine A trickster's theory of everything Renny Gleeson Busted! The sneaky moves of anti-social smartphone users Shai Agassi A bold plan for mass adoption of electric cars Gregory Stock How biotech will drive our evolution JoAnn Kuchera-Morin Tour the AlloSphere. Deam Restyling the classic Airstream trailer P. evolutionary riddle Dan Ariely Why we think it's OK to cheat and steal (sometimes) Adam Savage My quest for the dodo bird. Singer Military robots and the future of war Nathaniel Kahn My father. Pranav Mistry Unveiling the "Sixth Sense.all kinds of work Eric Lewis Striking chords to rock the jazz world Don Norman The three ways that good design makes you happy Pattie Maes. sweet and funny matter your age Tim Berners-Lee The next Web of open.

John Jane Poynter Clay Shirky Diane Benscoter Catherine Mohr Qi Zhang Philip Zimbardo Paul Collier Katherine Fulton Ray Zahab Arthur Benjamin Gever Tulley Daniel Libeskind Eames Demetrios Tom Wujec Sophal Ear Kary Mullis Stewart Brand Olafur Eliasson Daniel Kraft Jim Fallon Nina Jablonski Gordon Brown Alain de Botton Golan Levin Elaine Morgan Willard Wigan Michael Pritchard Paul Romer Al Gore warns on latest climate trends Louise Fresco on feeding the whole world Seth Godin on the tribes we lead Eric Lewis plays chaos and harmony Hans Rosling on HIV: New facts and stunning data visuals Nandan Nilekani's ideas for India's future Naturally 7 beatboxes a whole band Ray Anderson on the business logic of sustainability Dan Ariely asks. present and robotic future Qi Zhang's electrifying organ performance Philip Zimbardo prescribes a healthy take on time Paul Collier's new rules for rebuilding a broken nation Katherine Fulton: You are the future of philanthropy Ray Zahab treks to the South Pole Arthur Benjamin's formula for changing math education Gever Tulley teaches life lessons through tinkering Daniel Libeskind's 17 words of architectural inspiration The design genius of Charles + Ray Eames Tom Wujec on 3 ways the brain creates meaning Sophal Ear: Escaping the Khmer Rouge Kary Mullis' next-gen cure for killer infections Stewart Brand proclaims 4 environmental 'heresies' Olafur Eliasson: Playing with space and light Daniel Kraft invents a better way to harvest bone marrow Jim Fallon: Exploring the mind of a killer Nina Jablonski breaks the illusion of skin color Gordon Brown: Wiring a web for global good Alain de Botton: A kinder. gentler philosophy of success Golan Levin makes art that looks back at you Elaine Morgan says we evolved from aquatic apes Willard Wigan: Hold your breath for micro-sculpture Michael Pritchard's water filter turns filthy water drinkable Paul Romer's radical idea: Charter cities .Al Gore Louise Fresco Seth Godin Eric Lewis Hans Rosling Nandan Nilekani Naturally 7 Ray Anderson Dan Ariely Mary Roach Carolyn Porco Yves Behar Joachim de Posada Jay Walker Michelle Obama Jonathan Drori Kaki King Liz Coleman Ray Kurzweil Yann Arthus-Bertrand Felix Dennis Pete Alcorn Kevin Surace John La Grou Nancy Etcoff Robert Full Richard St. Don't eat the marshmallow yet Jay Walker on the world's English mania Michelle Obama's plea for education Jonathan Drori: Why we're storing billions of seeds Kaki King rocks out to "Pink Noise" Liz Coleman's call to reinvent liberal arts education Ray Kurzweil: A university for the coming singularity Yann Arthus-Bertrand captures fragile Earth in wide-angle Publisher Felix Dennis' odes to vice and consequences Pete Alcorn on the world in 2200 Kevin Surace invents eco-friendly drywall John La Grou plugs smart power outlets Nancy Etcoff on the surprising science of happiness Robert Full: Learning from the gecko's tail Richard St. John: "Success is a continuous journey" Jane Poynter: Life in Biosphere 2 Clay Shirky: How social media can make history Diane Benscoter on how cults rewire the brain Catherine Mohr: Surgery's past. Are we in control of our own decisions? Mary Roach: 10 things you didn't know about orgasm Carolyn Porco: Could a Saturn moon harbor life? Yves Behar's supercharged motorcycle design Joachim de Posada says.

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