TED on Robotics

The incredible application of soft robot | Tiefeng Li | TEDxQingboSt

3 months ago

Li Tiefeng said: “Life lives in this universe by its own methods.” So does the study of software robots. From the creation of its physical

Laurie Garrett: What can we learn from the 1918 flu?

4 months ago

http://www.ted.com In 2007, as the world worried about a possible avian flu epidemic, Laurie Garrett, author of “The Coming Plague,” gave this powerful talk to

Bassam Tariq: The beauty and diversity of Muslim life

4 months ago

Bassam Tariq is a blogger, a filmmaker, and a halal butcher — but one thread unites his work: His joy in the diversity, the humanness

Lee Hotz: Inside an Antarctic time machine

4 months ago

http://www.ted.com Science columnist Lee Hotz describes a remarkable project at WAIS Divide, Antarctica, where a hardy team are drilling into ten-thousand-year-old ice to extract vital

James Burchfield: Sound stylings by a human beatbox

4 months ago

http://www.ted.com Human beatbox James “AudioPoet” Burchfield performs an intricate three-minute breakdown — sexy, propulsive hip-hop rhythms and turntable textures — all using only his voice.

Carolyn Porco: This is Saturn

4 months ago

http://www.ted.com Planetary scientist Carolyn Porco shows images from the Cassini voyage to Saturn, focusing on its largest moon, Titan, and on frozen Enceladus, which seems

Why we have virus outbreaks & how we can prevent them | Nathan Wolfe

4 months ago

http://www.ted.com SARS, avian flu, swine flu … each virus outbreak raises the question: What can be done? A compelling answer from virus hunter Nathan Wolfe,

Paul Debevec animates a photo-real digital face

4 months ago

http://www.ted.com At TEDxUSC, computer graphics trailblazer Paul Debevec explains the scene-stealing technology behind Digital Emily, a digitally constructed human face so realistic it stands up

John Bohannon: Dance vs. powerpoint, a modest proposal

4 months ago

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the

Matt Mills: Image recognition that triggers augmented reality

4 months ago

http://www.ted.com Matt Mills and Tamara Roukaerts demonstrate Aurasma, a new augmented reality tool that can seamlessly animate the world as seen through a smartphone. Going

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