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The best teams have this secret weapon | Adam Grant
The best teams have this secret weapon | Adam Grant
Big stars might get all the attention, but they're not the reason a team succeeds. Organizational psychologist (and host of TED's podcast WorkLife) Adam Grant explains how the real stars -- on the court or at the office -- have one surprising trait in common. Subscribe to WorkLife with Adam Grant: https://ApplePodcasts.com/WorkLife. In this series...
"You Found Me" | Helen Gillet
Cellist and singer Helen Gillet mixes her classical training, New Orleans-based jazz roots and free improvisational skills to perform her own eclectic music. In a powerful, melodious performance, she plays her song "You Found Me." Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the ...
Why fascism is so tempting -- and how your data could power it | Yuval Noah Harari
Why fascism is so tempting -- and how your data could power it | Yuval Noah Harari
In a profound talk about technology and power, author and historian Yuval Noah Harari explains the important difference between fascism and nationalism -- and what the consolidation of our data means for the future of democracy. Appearing as a hologram live from Tel Aviv, Harari warns that the greatest danger that now faces liberal democracy is tha...
How Pakistani women are taking the internet back | Nighat Dad
How Pakistani women are taking the internet back | Nighat Dad
TED Fellow Nighat Dad studies online harassment, especially as it relates to patriarchal cultures like the one in her small village in Pakistan. She tells the story of how she set up Pakistan's first cyber harassment helpline, offering support to women who face serious threats online. "Safe access to the internet is access to knowledge, and knowled...
The age-old sharing economies of Africa -- and why we should scale them | Robert Neuwirth
The age-old sharing economies of Africa -- and why we should scale them | Robert Neuwirth
From rides to homes and beyond, we're sharing everything these days, with the help of digital tools. But as modern and high-tech as the sharing economy seems, it's been alive in Africa for centuries, according to author Robert Neuwirth. He shares fascinating examples -- like apprenticeships that work like locally generated venture capital and syste...
Scientists must be free to learn, to speak and to challenge | Kirsty Duncan
Scientists must be free to learn, to speak and to challenge | Kirsty Duncan
"You do not mess with something so fundamental, so precious, as science," says Kirsty Duncan, Canada's first Minister of Science. In a heartfelt, inspiring talk about pushing boundaries, she makes the case that researchers must be free to present uncomfortable truths and challenge the thinking of the day -- and that we all have a duty to speak up w...
The doctors, nurses and aid workers rebuilding Syria | Rola Hallam
The doctors, nurses and aid workers rebuilding Syria | Rola Hallam
Local humanitarians are beacons of light in the darkness of war, says humanitarian aid entrepreneur and TED Fellow Rola Hallam. She's working to help responders on the ground in devastated communities like Syria, where the destruction of health care is being used as a weapon of war. One of her campaigns achieved a global first: a crowdfunded hospit...
A healthy economy should be designed to thrive, not grow | Kate Raworth
A healthy economy should be designed to thrive, not grow | Kate Raworth
What would a sustainable, universally beneficial economy look like? "Like a doughnut," says Oxford economist Kate Raworth. In a stellar, eye-opening talk, she explains how we can move countries out of the hole -- where people are falling short on life's essentials -- and create regenerative, distributive economies that work within the planet's ecol...
The truth about unwanted arousal | Emily Nagoski
The truth about unwanted arousal | Emily Nagoski
Sex educator Emily Nagoski breaks down one of the most dangerous myths about sex and introduces us to the science behind arousal nonconcordance: when there's a disconnect between physical response and the experience of pleasure and desire. Talking about such intimate, private moments can feel awkward or difficult, yet in this straightforward talk N...
"Iyeza" / "Zabalaza" | Thandiswa Mazwai
Self-styled wild woman and rebel singer Thandiswa Mazwai rocks the TED stage with an electrifying performance of two songs: "Iyeza" and "Zabalaza." Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their...