With most inherited diseases, only some family members will develop the disease, while others who carry the same genetic risks dodge it. These talks will shake you awake to the world around you. The attacking infantry advances, their elephants already having broken the defensive line. Stephen Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, talks about his quest to make all knowledge computational -- able to be searched, processed and manipulated. -- and discusses how we might go about answering them. Leonard Susskind works on string theory, quantum field theory, quantum statistical mechanics and quantum cosmology at Stanford. In a hilarious talk capping off a day of new ideas at TEDxNewYork, professional funny person Will Stephen shows foolproof presentation skills to make you sound brilliant -- even if you are literally saying nothing. Go deeper into fascinating topics with original video series from TED. Despite their name, non-lethal weapons have been known to cause deaths ... and as Stephen Coleman suggests, there are other, more ... A whirlwind of energy and ideas, Stephen Ritz is a teacher in New York's tough South Bronx, where he and his kids grow lush gardens for food, greenery -- and jobs. In a hilarious talk capping off a day of new ideas at TEDxNewYork, professional funny person Will Stephen shows foolproof presentation skills to make you sound brilliant -- even if you are literally saying nothing. In a mind-expanding talk, he spells out the remarkable barriers a planet would need to clear in order to host an extraterrestrial civilization -- and make... "We're all going to die -- and poems can help us live with that." How did life begin? A. ← Claire Wardle: Can you outsmart a troll (by thinking like one)? Stephen Coleman studies applied ethics, particularly the ethics of military and police force, and their application to human rights. (Full disclosure: This talk is brought to you by two TED staffers, who have watched a LOT of TED Talks.). Bono picks 8 talks that express powerful ideas -- and shares exactly why each needs to be spread far and wide. Here is the full transcript of lecturer and professional investment manager, Stephen Duneier’s TEDx talk: How to Achieve Your Most Ambitious Goals at TEDxTucson conference. 'cause it shows similarly irrelevant data. This isn’t a real war— nor is it just a game. Now, if you take a look at this pie chart. Astronomer Stephen Webb has an explanation: we're alone in the universe. "Humans will survive no matter what happens on Earth,"... How might the human race end? Playlist: Curator's Picks: Top 10 TED Talks of 2018 (10 talks), http://www.ted.com/playlists/curator_s_picks_top_10_ted_talks_of_2018, Playlist: Bono: 8 talks that give me hope (8 talks), http://www.ted.com/playlists/bono_8_talks_that_give_me_hop, http://www.ted.com/playlists/get_into_your_genes, Stephen Petranek: Your kids might live on Mars. https://www.ted.com/talks/stephen_coleman_non_lethal_weapons_a_moral_hazard, Stephen Ritz: A teacher growing green in the South Bronx, https://www.ted.com/talks/stephen_ritz_a_teacher_growing_green_in_the_south_bronx. Green, leafy, often delicious: Plants are all around us and make the ecosystem work. Paste this in your document somewhere (closest to the closing body tag is preferable): Paste this inside your HTML body, where you want to include the widget: Showing Revision 12 created 01/22/2015 by Sebastian Betti.