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Eric Berlow and Sean Gourley:
Mapping ideas worth spreading

TED2013 · 7:55 · Filmed Feb 2013
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Eric Berlow and Sean Gourley: Mapping ideas worth spreading
7:55 · Filmed February 2013 at TED2013 · Subtitles available in 31 languages

What do 24,000 ideas look like? Ecologist Eric Berlow and physicist Sean Gourley apply algorithms to the entire archive of TEDx Talks, taking us on a stimulating visual tour to show how ideas connect globally.

Physicist and military theorist
Sean Gourley, trained as a physicist, has turned his scientific mind to analyzing data about a messier topic: modern war and conflict. He is a TED Fellow. Full bio
Ecologist
TED Senior Fellow Eric Berlow studies ecology and networks, exposing the interconnectedness of our ecosystems with climate change, government, corporations and more. Full bio
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