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- -: What Drives Human Evolution and Innovation?

April 13, 2011 (about 3 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2011/03/22/Matt_Ridley_Deep_Optimism Matt Ridley, journalist and author of The Rational Optimist, examines the driving force behind human evolution and technological innovation, especially over the past 100,000 years. Ridley argues the answer lies in the develop...

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- -: Google's Self-Driving Cars: Coming Soon to a Road Near You

April 22, 2011 (almost 3 years ago)

Complete Premium video at: http://fora.tv/conference/ideas_economy_innovation Google software engineer Sebastian Thrun demonstrates the company's latest groundbreaking innovation: cars that drive themselves. Yes, really. ----- The Ideas Economy is an online forum that convenes experts from aro...

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- -: Your Genes: More Virus than Human

June 21, 2011 (almost 3 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2011/06/07/Carl_Zimmer_A_Planet_of_Viruses Science journalist Carl Zimmer explains how viral infections throughout history have affected the human genome. Viruses make up "about 8 or 9 percent" of our genome says Zimmer. Startlingly, human childbirth would not b...

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- -: Will Computers Ever Understand Emotion?

July 15, 2011 (almost 3 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2011/05/19/James_Gleick_Bits_and_Bytes As computers become more advanced, there are fewer and fewer things that people are able to do that computers are not. But, author James Gleick argues, while computers are currently both "surprisingly good" and "surprisingl...

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- -: Human Cyborgs: The Thin Line Between Man and Machine

October 18, 2011 (over 2 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2011/09/30/Robot_Revolution_From_the_Lab_to_the_World As technology advances, is the line between man and machine becoming blurred? Nicola Rohrseitz, founder and CEO of ViSSee, discusses two recently developed devices that augment human body systems. ----- Rob...

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Daniel Goleman: Compassion

March 1, 2007 (about 7 years ago)

Daniel Coleman shows how humans are innately compassionate but are just too busy or preoccupied to notice their instinct to show compassion.

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Source: TED

Mark Roth: Suspended Animation is Within our Grasp

February 1, 2010 (about 4 years ago)

Mark Roth talks about a way of saving people's lives through de-animating them using hydrogen sulfide.

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Source: TED

Julia Sweeney: Julia Sweeney has "The Talk"

February 1, 2010 (about 4 years ago)

Julia Sweeney tells the story of when her eight year old daughter started asking about reproduction.

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Source: TED

Dan Gilbert: Dan Gilbert Asks, Why are We Happy?

February 1, 2004 (about 10 years ago)

Dan Gilbert shows how synthetic happiness is just as good as natural happpiness.

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Source: TED

Jane Goodall: Jane Goodall Helps Humans and Animals Live Together

June 1, 2007 (almost 7 years ago)

Jane Goodall explains how humans could start helping the environment by helping the human community first through proper education.

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Source: TED

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