Category Archives: TED

TED Talks Binging…. again…

How to take a picture of a black hole – Katie  Bouman

3 ways to plan for the (very) long term – Ari Wallach

An intergalactic guide to using a defibrillator – Todd Scott – I want him for my next class!

How radio telescopes show us unseen galaxies – Natasha Hurley Walker

A doctor’s case for medical marijuana – David Casarett

How I learned to read — and trade stocks — in prison – Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll

Science in service to the public good – Siddhartha Roy

What you can do to prevent Alzheimer’s – Lisa Genova

This is what democracy looks like – Anthony D. Romero

A secret weapon against Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases – Nina Fedoroff

How pollution is changing the ocean’s chemistry – Triona McGrath

TED Talks 4/24/2017

Will automation take away all our jobs – David Autor

Are you a giver or taker? – Adam Grant

Meet the inventor of the electronic spreadsheet – Dan Bricklin

To solve old problems, study new species – Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado

How online abuse of women has spiraled out of control – Ashley Judd

Buildings that blend nature and city – Jeanne Gang

Where is cybercrime really coming from? – Caleb Barlow

What we don’t know about Europe’s Muslim kids – Deeyah Khan

A young scientist’s quest for clean water – Deepika Kurup

Help discover ancient ruins – before it’s too late – Sarah Parcak

Why you should love statistics – Alan Smith

How to get better at the things you care about – Eduardo Brinceno

My son was a Columbine shooter. This is my story – Sue Klebold

What time is it on Mars – Nagin Cox

The incredible inventions of intuitive Al – Maurice Conti

4 ways to make a city more walkable – Jeff Speck

Don’t fear superintelligent AI – Grady Booch

What I learned from 2,000 obituaries – Lux Narayan

To raise brave girls, encourage adventure – Caroline Paul

Why women should tell the stories of humanity – Jude Kelly

How I’m fighting bias in algorithms – Joy Buolamwini

A burial practice that nourishes the planet – Caitlin Doughty

A young inventor’s plan to recycle Styrofoam – Ashton Cofer


TED weekend – great talks to share!

Laura Vanderkam – How to gain control of your free time –

Todd Coleman – Temporary tattoo that brings hospital care to the home –

Danny Dorling – Maps that show us who we are (not just where we are) –

Manwar Ali – Inside the mind of a former radical jihadist –

Wanis Kabbaj – What a driverless world could look like –

Jonathan Haidt – Can a divided America heal? –

Steven Johnson – The playful wonderland behind great innovations –

Hector Garcia – We train soldiers for war. Let’s train them to come home, too –

Roger Antonsen – Math is the hidden secret to understating the world –

Sandi Toksvig – A political party for women’s equality –

Juan Enriquez – What will humans look like in 100 years? –

Natalie Panek – Let’s clean up the space junk orbiting Earth –

TED Favorites over the past few weeks….

Business & Computing:




What I am listenting to this week…..

Great weekend and week catching up with podcasts and picking out those that stand out. I hope you enjoy these as well:

Commonwealth Club – Innovating Women – Kim Polese, Alison van Diggelen, Vivek Wadhwa – great discussion on women in technology and business –

Commonwealth Club – Nick Carr: An Automated World – how technology influences us and what we are doing about it. Does Google make you dumb?

TED – Uldus Bakhtiozina – Wry photo that turn stereotypes upside down – a Russian female perspective.

TED Mac Barnett – exploring and living in creativity and wonder. Watch out! You will be howling in laughter!

TED Avi Reichental – 3D Printing and inventing – making it!

TED Kenneth Cukier – Big data is better data – what is next for machine learning, self driving cars and human knowledge

TED Francis de los Reyes – microbiological techniques in biotech – poop, yup, poop – some fascinating insights!

TED Daria van den Bercken – Handel on the piano – wow – I want to play like this!!!

Science Times podcast – Bill Nye ‘Undeniable’ A fight for the young creationist mind. Go Bill!