A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of language.

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Why humans run the world

History professor Yuval Noah Harari — author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind — explains why humans have dominated Earth. The reason is not what you might expect. 70,000 y...
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Talks for people who love words

12 talks • 2h 28m
As Wittgenstein wrote, "The limits of my language mean the limits of my world." Watch talks by linguists, data analysts and word nerds.

How language changes over time

6 talks • 1h 18m
Language isn’t fixed—it evolves. Enjoy these talks on the shifts happening before our eyes, for better or worse.

Talks about Language

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