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Should you stop eating fish?

Written by TED Guest Author • Posted Aug 20, 2014
We asked legendary oceanographer Sylvia Earle for her menu advice. Below, check out Earle’s take on omega oils, tuna rolls, and her ideal meal.
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12 resources explain Tim Berners-Lee’s campaign for open data

Written by Thu-Huong Ha • Posted Aug 19, 2014
Think back: Before Yo, before the cloud, before ubiquitous mobile connectivity, you first interacted with the Internet in your desktop browser. Sir Tim Berners-Lee and others who built the first database of linked information that later became the web haven’t stopped thinking about those early days, and how we can defend the open culture the […]

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The Terrorist's Son: A Story of Choice
Available September 9 from TED Books

"Everyone has a choice. Even if you’re trained to hate, you can choose tolerance. You can choose empathy." An American boy raised on dogma and hate, who chose a different path — this is Zak Ebrahim's story, shared on the TED stage and coming soon as a TED Book. See the trailer now, with the book and the full talk to come September 9.

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TED Global 2014
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | October 6-10, 2014

TEDGlobal is heading to Brazil! In October 2014, in Rio de Janeiro, we will celebrate the outpouring of innovation, energy and creativity taking place all over South America and the global south. The world is changing fast. Fresh thinking can be found in every direction, in emerging geographies as well as in the western hemisphere. Join us in Rio to explore the realities of tomorrow.

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