TEDTalks

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How a male contraceptive pill could work | John Amory
How a male contraceptive pill could work | John Amory
Andrologist John Amory is developing innovative male contraception that gives men a new option for taking responsibility to prevent unintended pregnancy. He details the science in development -- and why the world needs a male pill. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the...
Why tech needs the humanities | Eric Berridge
Why tech needs the humanities | Eric Berridge
If you want to build a team of innovative problem-solvers, you should value the humanities just as much as the sciences, says entrepreneur Eric Berridge. He shares why tech companies should look beyond STEM graduates for new hires -- and how people with backgrounds in the arts and humanities can bring creativity and insight to technical workplaces....
Is the world getting better or worse? A look at the numbers | Steven Pinker
Is the world getting better or worse? A look at the numbers | Steven Pinker
Was 2017 really the "worst year ever," as some would have us believe? In his analysis of recent data on homicide, war, poverty, pollution and more, psychologist Steven Pinker finds that we're doing better now in every one of them when compared with 30 years ago. But progress isn't inevitable, and it doesn't mean everything gets better for everyone ...
How I turn negative online comments into positive offline conversations | Dylan Marron
How I turn negative online comments into positive offline conversations | Dylan Marron
Digital creator Dylan Marron has racked up millions of views for projects like "Every Single Word" and "Sitting in Bathrooms With Trans People" -- but he's found that the flip side of success online is internet hate. Over time, he's developed an unexpected coping mechanism: calling the people who leave him insensitive comments and asking a simple q...
"RainMakers" | Qudus Onikeku and The QTribe
Qudus Onikeku and The QTribe summon a downpour with a poetic, powerful dance performance. Set to a composition of singing, drums and strings, the dancers radiate energy -- moving in circles, in shapes and in unison as they consume the TED stage. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and perform...
What I've learned about parenting as a stay-at-home dad | Glen Henry
What I've learned about parenting as a stay-at-home dad | Glen Henry
Glen Henry got his superpowers through fatherhood. After leaving behind a job he hated and a manager he didn't get along with, he went to work for an equally demanding boss: his kids. He shares how he went from thinking he knew it all about being a stay-at-home parent to realizing he knew nothing at all -- and how he's now documenting what he's lea...
How work kept me going during my cancer treatment | Sarah Donnelly
How work kept me going during my cancer treatment | Sarah Donnelly
When lawyer Sarah Donnelly was diagnosed with breast cancer, she turned to her friends and family for support -- but she also found meaning, focus and stability in her work. In a personal talk about why and how she stayed on the job, she shares her insights on how workplaces can accommodate people going through major illnesses -- because the benefi...
A woman's fury holds lifetimes of wisdom | Tracee Ellis Ross
A woman's fury holds lifetimes of wisdom | Tracee Ellis Ross
The global collection of women's experiences can no longer be ignored, says actress and activist Tracee Ellis Ross. In a candid, fearless talk, she delivers invitations to a better future to both men and women. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, wher...
Visions of Africa's future, from African filmmakers
Visions of Africa's future, from African filmmakers
By expanding boundaries, exploring possibilities and conveying truth, films have helped change Africa's reality (even before "Black Panther"). Dayo Ogunyemi invites us to imagine Africa's future through the lens of inspiring filmmakers from across the continent, showing us how they can inspire Africa to make a hundred-year leap. Check out more TED...
War and what comes after | Clemantine Wamariya
War and what comes after | Clemantine Wamariya
Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when the Rwandan Civil War forced her and her sister to flee their home in Kigali, leaving their parents and everything they knew behind. In this deeply personal talk, she tells the story of how she became a refugee, living in camps in seven countries over the next six years -- and how she's tried to make sense...