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The TED Prize is awarded annually to a leader with a creative, bold wish to spark global change. By investing $1 million in a powerful idea every year, the TED Prize accelerates progress toward solving some of the world's most pressing problems.

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What learning at the edge of chaos looks like

Normally, “Skype Granny” Lesley Keast  lives in Spain and appears as a giant face on a screen in the School in the Cloud learning lab in Gocharan, India. But in the days before...
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TED Prize winner Sarah Parcak explains how digital satellites help track looting: https://t.co/V56Z7IgVgC #DayofArchaeology
TED Prize 29 Jul
The corruption capital of the world isn't an island paradise, it's a bustling European city: https://t.co/Hv5dzJH35W @Global_Witness
TED Prize 28 Jul
Dive into an ocean photographer's world in an immersive talk from the @MissionBlue II voyage https://t.co/RNPSssFzXv
TED Prize 28 Jul
The Congo should be one of the richest countries in the world. But, corruption stands in its way: https://t.co/uobdkFiLhL @Global_Witness
TED Prize 27 Jul
Self-organized learning environments reach Athens, Greece in an effort to educate refugee children: https://t.co/mGv1u9TjIq @schoolincloud
TED Prize 27 Jul