TED Talks Daily

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Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between -- given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.

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TED Talks Daily

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181 The symbols of systemic racism -- and how to take away their power | Paul Rucker2018-06-26 19:55:21
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182 What if we eliminated one of the world's oldest diseases? | Caroline Harper2018-06-26 14:44:36
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183 How we can design timeless cities for our collective future | Vishaan Chakrabarti2018-06-25 14:54:27
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184 The nightmare videos of children's YouTube -- and what's wrong with the internet today | James Bridle2018-06-22 14:50:41
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185 Why you should love gross science | Anna Rothschild2018-06-21 19:43:55
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186 How Netflix changed entertainment -- and where it's headed | Reed Hastings2018-06-21 14:56:11
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187 How we can bring mental health support to refugees | Essam Daod2018-06-20 14:56:36
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188 Technology that knows what you're feeling | Poppy Crum2018-06-19 14:58:20
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189 The surprising science of alpha males | Frans de Waal2018-06-18 19:50:18
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190 Four billion years of evolution in six minutes | Prosanta Chakrabarty2018-06-15 14:54:00
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191 How I'm bringing queer pride to my rural village | Katlego Kolanyane-Kesupile2018-06-14 19:50:21
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192 The incredible potential of flexible, soft robots | Giada Gerboni2018-06-14 14:54:26
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193 How to get empowered, not overpowered, by AI | Max Tegmark2018-06-13 14:55:19
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194 What we'll learn about the brain in the next century | Sam Rodriques2018-06-12 19:53:38
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195 The journey through loss and grief | Jason B. Rosenthal2018-06-12 14:53:00
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196 The discoveries awaiting us in the ocean's twilight zone | Heidi M. Sosik2018-06-08 14:45:59
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197 Inside the fight against Russia's fake news empire | Olga Yurkova2018-06-07 14:57:28
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198 Let's turn the high seas into the world's largest nature reserve | Enric Sala2018-06-06 18:28:20
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199 How technology can fight extremism and online harassment | Yasmin Green2018-06-06 15:05:19
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200 What if we replaced politicians with randomly selected people? | Brett Hennig2018-06-05 20:03:56
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What if we replaced politicians with randomly selected people? | Brett Hennig

If you think democracy is broken, here's an idea: let's replace politicians with randomly selected people. Author and activist Brett Hennig presents a compelling case for sortition democracy, or random selection of government officials -- a system with roots in ancient Athens that taps into the wisdom of the crowd and entrusts ordinary people with making balanced decisions for the greater good of everyone. Sound crazy? Learn more about how it could work to create a world free of partisan politics.…read more