In looking for ways to reduce death penalty cases, David R. Dow realised that a surprising number of death row inmates had similar biographies and proposes a bold plan that prevents murders in the first place.
As Lisa Bu adjusted to a new life in the United States she turned to books to expand her mind and create a new path for herself. She shares her unique approach to reading in this lovely, personal talk about the magic of books.
In this Ted Talk Amishi Jha shows how we pay attention and the process by which our brain decides what’s important out of the constant stream of information it receives.
The earth is a big place to keep clean. With Litterati, an app for users to identify, collect and geotag the world’s litter. TED Resident Jeff Kirschner has created a community that’s crowdsource-cleaning the planet.
Sara Menker quit a career in commodities trading to figure out how the global value chain of agriculture works. Her discoveries have led to some startling predictions which you can hear about in this Ted Talk.
Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her tiny apartment). So she and her friends developed a system for growing plants in discarded plastic bottles. Click through to watch this inspiring Ted Talk.
“Why is my daughter so strong? Because I didn’t clip her wings.” Ziauddin Yousafzai reminds the world of a simple truth: Women and men deserve equal opportunities for education, autonomy, an independent identity.
A long time ago in New York City, Steve Addis stood on a corner holding his 1-year-old daughter in his arms; his wife snapped a photo. The image has inspired an annual father-daughter ritual.
As remote working continues to spread across cities, countries and even multiple time zones. Matt Mullenweg, cofounder of WordPress shares the changes seen in office dynamics.
Copyright law’s grip on film, music and software barely touches the fashion industry. In this Ted Talk Johanna Blakley discusses what all creative industries can learn from fashion’s free culture.