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Keolu Fox is cofounder of the Native BioData Consortium, a nonprofit research institute led by Indigenous scientists and tribal members. He is also an assistant professor at the University of California San Diego, where he is cofounder and codirector of the UCSD Indigenous Futures Institute. The first Kānaka Maoli to receive a doctorate in genome sciences, his work focuses on the connection between data as a resource and the emerging value of genomic health data from Indigenous communities. He is a TED Fellow. At TED2024, he will be speaking alongside professional surfer and scientist Cliff Kapono.

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Explorers: Notes on Session 8 of TED2024

April 18, 2024

From redefining the boundaries of artificial intelligence to unraveling the mysteries of the human genome, Session 8 of TED2024 inspired us to reimagine our relationship with technology and its impact on society. This session’s explorers offered profound insights into the intersection of technology and human experience — and envisioned a future where innovation fosters greater […]

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A noninvasive method for deep brain stimulation, a new class of Emerging Explorers, and much more

June 16, 2017

As usual, the TED community has lots of news to share this week. Below, some highlights. Surface-level brain stimulation. The delivery of an electric current to the part of the brain involved in movement control, known as deep brain stimulation, is sometimes used to treat people with Parkinson’s disease, depression, epilepsy and obsessive compulsive disorder. […]

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