TED Radio Hour A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.
From data collection to gene editing to AI, what we once considered science fiction is now becoming reality. This hour, TED speakers explore the future consequences of our present actions.
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Anab Jain: Can A Glimpse Of Tomorrow, Change Our Decisions Today?
Juan Enriquez: What Can Happen If Humans Control The Future Of Evolution?
Paul Knoepfler: What Are The Unintended Consequences Of Human Gene Editing?
Sam Harris: What Happens When Humans Develop Super Intelligent AI?
There's no greater threat to humanity than climate change. What can we do to stop the worst consequences? This hour, TED speakers explore how we can save our planet and whether we can do it in time.
Greta Thunberg: Are We Running Out Of Time To Save Our Planet?
Jennifer Wilcox: How Can We Remove CO2 From The Atmosphere? Will We Do It In Time?
Sean Davis: What Can We Learn From The Global Effort To Save The Ozone Layer?
Bruce Friedrich: How Is Eating Meat Affecting Our Planet?
Per Espen Stoknes: What Holds Us Back From Facing The Threats Of Climate Change?
We often know how to plan for the future, but find it hard to take the necessary steps. This hour, TED speakers challenge the inevitable and explore what to do today to prepare ourselves for tomorrow.
The TED Radio Hour: Prevention
Daniel Levitin: Would Stress Be Less Stressful If We Planned For It In Advance?
Seth Berkley: How Can We Prevent The Next Epidemic?
Lisa Genova: Can Alzheimer's Disease Be Prevented?
Rebecca Brachman: Can We Stop Depression Before It Happens?
Daniel Goldstein: How Can We Prevent Regret?
Failure can feel lonely and final. But can we learn from failure, even reframe it, to feel more like a temporary setback? This hour, TED speakers on changing a crushing defeat into a stepping stone.
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Leticia Gasca: What Can We Discover When We Talk Openly About Our Failures?
Alison Ledgerwood: How Can We Reframe Setbacks In A Positive Light?
Phil Plait: How Can Mistakes Lead To Scientific Advancement?
Charly Haversat: How Can We Let Go Of The Need To Be Perfect?
Jon Bowers: Can Striving For Perfection Help Us Learn From Our Failures?
Are deception and secrecy categorically wrong? Or can they be a necessary means to an end? This hour, TED speakers share stories of going undercover to explore unknown territory, and find the truth.
The TED Radio Hour: Going Undercover
Theo E.J. Wilson: What Happens When A Black Man Goes Undercover In The Alt-Right?
Jamie Bartlett: What Goes On In The Secrecy Of The Dark Web?
Mubin Shaikh: Why Did a Former Extremist Go Undercover To Fight Terrorism?
Shabana Basij-Rasikh: Under The Taliban, How Can A Girl Attend School Undercover?