Mitch Resnick: Let’s teach kids to code

Coding isn’t just for computer whizzes, says Mitch Resnick of MIT Media Lab — it’s for everyone. In a fun,

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Why curiosity is the key to science and medicine | Kevin B. Jones

Science is a learning process that involves experimentation, failure and revision — and the science of medicine is no exception.

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We’ve stopped trusting institutions and started trusting strangers | Rachel Botsman

Something profound is changing our concept of trust, says Rachel Botsman. While we used to place our trust in institutions

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How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris

Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated

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John Searle: Our shared condition — consciousness

Philosopher John Searle lays out the case for studying human consciousness — and systematically shoots down some of the common

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How to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change | Allan Savory

“Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert,” begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk.

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TEDxKTH – Erik Kruse – On the brink of the Network Society

Erik Kruse holds the titles of Strategic Marketing Manager and Networked Society Evangelist at Ericsson Networked Society Lab. He is

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Why great architecture should tell a story | Ole Scheeren

For architect Ole Scheeren, the people who live and work inside a building are as much a part of that

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The single biggest reason why startups succeed | Bill Gross

Bill Gross has founded a lot of startups, and incubated many others — and he got curious about why some

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Don’t fear superintelligent AI | Grady Booch

New tech spawns new anxieties, says scientist and philosopher Grady Booch, but we don’t need to be afraid an all-powerful,

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