TED and TEDX Talks

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Today’s TED Talk – How “policing for profit” undermines your rights

Law researcher Dick M. Carpenter II exposes how this practice of civil forfeiture threatens your rights and creates a huge monetary incentive for law enforcement to pocket your possessions — and he lays out a path to end “policing for profit” once and for all.

Today’s TED Talk – How the world could change after the coronavirus pandemic

How we can recover from the economic fallout, why certain countries were able to avoid major outbreaks and what this might mean for the balance of global power.

Bill Gates On COVID-19: ‘Best-Case Scenario Is Six To Ten Weeks Of Total Isolation In U.S.’

“There really is no middle ground”

Today’s TED Talk – How repaying loans with social service transforms communities

What if you could repay loans through volunteering and mentorship instead of money?

Today’s TED Talk – How online marketplaces can help local economies, not hurt them

How some online marketplaces make deliberate trade-offs to include, rather than replace, existing players in local economies — benefiting everyone in the long run.

Today’s TED Talk – How virtual reality turns students into scientists

How a VR experience she developed invites students to explore underwater ecosystems as if they’re marine biologists — and envision themselves in other careers they might not have otherwise imagined.

TEDx talks in Hamilton, Montana emphasize forward thinking

“Welcome to something special, welcome to TEDx” said the start-up video. “People gather to hear the best ideas. More than 3,000 events are held every year in 170 countries.”

Today’s TED Talk – Why “biofabrication” is the next industrial revolution

What if we could “grow” clothes from microbes, furniture from living organisms and buildings with exteriors like tree bark?

Today’s TED Talk – Dangerous times call for dangerous women

Pat Mitchell has nothing left to prove and much less to lose — she’s become a “dangerous woman.”

Today’s TED Talk – How civilization could destroy itself — and 4 ways we could prevent it

In this incisive, surprisingly light-hearted conversation with Head of TED Chris Anderson, Bostrom outlines the vulnerabilities we could face if (or when) our inventions spiral beyond our control — and explores how we can prevent our future demise.