TED: Technology expectations and our online persona

We're connected, but alone. As we expect more from technology, do we expect less from each other? Sherry Turkle studies how our devices and online personas are redefining human connection and communication -- and asks us to think deeply about the new ... Continue reading

TED: Massive-scale online collaboration

After re-purposing CAPTCHA so each human-typed response helps digitize books, Luis von Ahn wondered how else to use small contributions by many on the Internet for greater good. At TEDxCMU, he shares how his ambitious new project, Duolingo, will help millions ... Continue reading

TED: The era of open innovation

In this deceptively casual talk, Charles Leadbeater weaves a tight argument that innovation isn't just for professionals anymore. Passionate amateurs, using new tools, are creating products and paradigms that companies can't. A researcher at the London ... Continue reading

TED: A next generation digital book

This video may inspire you on how tablets can be used as real educational tools. Software developer Mike Matas demos the first full-length interactive book for the iPad -- with clever, swipeable video and graphics and some very cool data visualizations to ... Continue reading

TED: If I had a daughter

This talk is truly inspirational, and we hope will make you think about the power of the spoken word! "If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ... " began spoken word poet Sarah Kay, in a talk that inspired two standing ... Continue reading

TED: The power of time off

Stefan Sagmeister shows us how to find the balance between learning, working and ... living! Every seven years, designer Stefan Sagmeister closes his New York studio for a yearlong sabbatical to rejuvenate and refresh their creative outlook. He explains ... Continue reading