Musk vs Gary

Musk vs Gary

Elon Musk [ The TED Interview ] Chris Anderson: Elon, hey, welcome back to TED. It’s great to have you here. Elon Musk: Thanks for having me. CA: So, in the next half hour or so, we’re going to spend some time exploring your vision for what an exciting future might look like, which I guess makes the first question a little ironic:

The Great Unbundling

The Great Unbundling

Rachel Botsman [ TED Banff  17:08 ] Let’s talk about trust. We all know trust is fundamental, but when it comes to trusting people, something profound is happening. Please raise your hand if you have ever been a host or a guest on Airbnb. Wow. That’s a lot of you. Who owns Bitcoin? Still a lot of you. OK. And please raise your

Picking Up Speed

Picking Up Speed

Aerial Reconnaissance [ OceanCleanup ]  The Ocean Cleanup is a foundation that develops technologies to extract plastic pollution from the oceans and prevent more plastic debris from entering ocean waters. Between September 26 and October 7, 2016 The Ocean Cleanup conducted a series of reconnaissance flights across the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: the Aerial Expedition. The organization was founded in 2013 by Boyan

Getting Paid

Getting Paid

David Burkus [ TEDxUniversityOfNevada ] How much do you get paid? Don’t answer that out loud. But put a number in your head. Now: How much do you think the person sitting next to you gets paid? Again, don’t answer out loud. At work, how much do you think the person sitting in the cubicle or the desk next to you gets paid?

Connecting with Grass

Connecting with Grass

Joel Salatin [ TEDxCharlottesville ] Sunbeams are the essence of poetry. Dreams, fantasy, fairy tales; sunbeams. And yet, as esoteric and mystical as sunbeams are, they are the energy driver of the planet in a very visceral, physical, scientific, empirical sense. But if I asked you to go out and grab me some sunbeams, we know they’re valuable, right? Well, grab me some;

Waking Up White

Waking Up White

Debbi Irving [ TEDxFenway ] Seven years ago, I had a series of wake-up calls that were so profound — that was in this course Racial and Cultural Identities that Mina just told us about. These awakenings were so profound that, when the course was over, I ended up leaving my job, withdrawing from my graduate school program, and embarking on what was