Monthly Archives: April 2014
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Leonard Nimoy speaks about the origin of Spock's greeting.
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If You're So Free, Why Do You Follow Others? The Sociological Science Behind Social Networks and Social Influence. Nicholas Christakis, Professor of Medical Sociology, Medicine, and Sociology at Harvard University ...
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Scientific discovery isn't as simple as one good experiment. The weird and wonderful history of cell theory illuminates the twists and turns that came together to build the foundations of biology.
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Modern satellites pick up radiation from the aftermath of the Big Bang. But until we understand the Bang itself, Michio Kaku won't be satisfied.
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Conan O'Brien may have been "legally prohibited from being funny on television," but thanks to TBS he'll be back on the air very soon. Conan and Andy Richter stop by Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters for a morni...
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Psychologist Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central tenet of western societies: freedom of choice. In Schwartz's estimation, choice has made us not freer but more paralyzed, not happier but more dissatisfied.
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Mark Little discusses the future of news.
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K. David Harrison discusses how language death leads to intellectual impoverishment in all fields of science and culture. Watch as he details efforts to sustain, value and revitalize linguistic diversity worldwide.
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Johnny Lee demos his amazing Wii Remote hacks, which transform the $40 game piece into a digital whiteboard, a touchscreen and a head-mounted 3-D viewer. A multi-ovation demo from TED2008.
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Daniel Pink provides concrete examples of how intrinsic motivation functions both at home and in the workplace.