Bandi Mbubi has conflicting feelings about his cell phone.
On the one hand, Mbubi -- who fled his native country, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as a student activist fearing for his safety -- has seen firsthand the ability of cell phones to connect people in the formerly cut-off part of the world. In this moving talk from TEDxExeter...
Death is a topic that is relevant to us all, and yet it simply isn’t pleasant to talk about. These speakers offer subtle reframes to help us face this fact of life more thoughtfully and with greater compassion.
As machines grow ever more intelligent, they're emerging not just as powerful tools but also close companions. These talks offer some whizzy demos and examine how robots are becoming an intimate part of our lives.
The TED Fellows are an extraordinary group of 350+ artists, scientists, entrepreneurs and more — each at the beginning of a landmark career. Below, watch the most-viewed talks from these unusual trailblazers, each with a unique idea to share.