Stefan Sagmeister prefers to watch with company: “I find watching TEDTalks the most brilliant alternative to watching TV, especially with someone else while stopping and going and stopping and discussing it all.”
Curated by Stefan Sagmeister
5 talks (Curated by Stefan Sagmeister)
Dan Gilbert, author of "Stumbling on Happiness," challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Our "psychological immune system" lets us feel truly happy even when things don’t go as planned.
TED2004, Filmed Feb 2004, Posted Sep 2006
On the web, a new "Friend" may be just a click away, but true connection is harder to find and express. Ze Frank presents a medley of zany Internet toys that require deep participation -- and reward it with something more nourishing. You're invited, if you promise you'll share.
TEDGlobal 2010, Filmed Jul 2010, Posted Oct 2010
Artist Theo Jansen demonstrates the amazingly lifelike kinetic sculptures he builds from plastic tubes and lemonade bottles. His creatures are designed to move -- and even survive -- on their own.
TED2007, Filmed Mar 2007, Posted Sep 2007
Benjamin Zander has two infectious passions: classical music, and helping us all realize our untapped love for it -- and by extension, our untapped love for all new possibilities, new experiences, new connections.
TED2008, Filmed Feb 2008, Posted Jun 2008
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