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Michael Shermer: The pattern behind self-deception
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http://www.ted.com Michael Shermer says the human tendency to believe strange things -- from alien abductions to dowsing rods -- boils down to two of the brain's most basic, hard-wired survival skills. He explains what they are, and how they get us into trouble. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED C... Read more

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- -: Michael Shermer: The pattern behind self-deception

June 14, 2010 (almost 10 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Michael Shermer says the human tendency to believe strange things -- from alien abductions to dowsing rods -- boils down to two of the brain's most basic, hard-wired survival skills. He explains what they are, and how they get us into trouble. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast...

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- -: Stuff Your Cups!

October 4, 2011 (over 8 years ago)

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Ellen decided to play "Stuff Your Cups," on the show. Watch it here. For more information on everything Ellen is doing for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, including how you can get involved, click here. http://ellen.warnerbros.com/breast_cancer_aw...

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- -: Speech Recognition Lightning Talk - Google and AAAI 2011

August 19, 2011 (almost 9 years ago)

Google Tech Talk (more info below) August 9, 2011 Presented by Vincent Vanhoucke. ABSTRACT: Google hosted 100 attendees of the 2011 conference for the Association of the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) at our San Francisco office. The program showcased a featured talk by Director o...

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- -: Our Coming Robotic Society - Paul Saffo

May 27, 2008 (about 12 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/04/22/Paul_Saffo_on_Embracing_Uncertainty_and_Forecasting Futurist author Paul Saffo predicts a gradual shift to a robot-based economy for the Japan and the United States, and discusses impacts for the remaining human workforce. ----- Paul Saffo discusses...

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- -: Seeing Is Believing: How the Brain Interprets Vision

November 6, 2009 (over 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/06/24/Seeing_Myself_See_The_Ecology_of_Mind R. Beau Lotto, head of Lottolab Studio in London, explains that the human eye is not capable of seeing actual objects, only light reflecting off of those objects. "The patterns of light that fall onto your eye are...

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- -: Bing, Google and Wolfram Alpha on the Future of Search

March 1, 2010 (about 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/01/25/Digital_Life_Design_2010_Search Drawing from location awareness and voice recognition technologies, representatives from Bing, Google and Wolfram Alpha weigh in on the future of Internet search. Bing's Blaise Aguera y Arcas promises a revised form of ...

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- -: Futuristic, Speech-Based Smartphones: Available This Year?

April 7, 2010 (about 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/01/19/A_Conversation_with_your_Phone Kurt Fuqua, Director of Speech Sciences at Vail Systems, introduces the next big development in smartphone technology: a speech-based interface. He says the feature will allow users to have relatively complex conversatio...

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- -: President Obama's Bilateral Meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel

September 21, 2011 (over 8 years ago)

Leaders discuss hopes for peace in the region during the UN General Assembly. September 21, 2011.

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Barack Obama: 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony

February 15, 2011 (over 9 years ago)

Thirteen outstanding people who excelled in their field and were generous in taking the extra mile are awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by US President Barack Obama.

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Source: The White House

Dan Gilbert: Our Mistaken Expectations

July 1, 2005 (almost 15 years ago)

Our mistaken expectations and bad decision making are given just explanation by Dan Gilbert with the use of different colorful examples on statistics and comparison.

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Source: TED

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