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

Video playlists about Collaboration

Open-source, open world

10 talks • 2h 37m
Embrace our wide-open shareable future -- where everything's hackable and the power of the crowd propels innovation.

Our future in cities

16 talks • 4h 5m
Humanity's future is the future of cities. Explore the crowded favelas, greened-up blocks and futuristic districts that could shape the future of cities -- and take a profane, hilarious side trip to the suburbs.

The economy of trust

6 talks • 1h 30m
An insightful look at the sharing economy (Uber, Airbnb and TaskRabbit, amongst others) and why trust has become an undeniable force in today’s market.

Exclusive articles about Collaboration

The wisdom of Linus Torvalds

Linus Torvalds might not be a household name, but pretty much everyone should buy him a drink to thank him for his work on software products such as Linux and Git, the foundatio...

TED Books

Radical Openness

by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams
Transparency, not secrecy, is the new way to succeed, as smart organizations share and collaborate on an astronomical scale. This comes with risks and responsibilities.
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TRH: Collaboration

Episode: Why We Collaborate

“The world has over a trillion hours a year of free time to commit to shared projects,” says professor Clay Shirky. But what motivates dozens, thousands, even millions of people to come together on the Internet and commit their time to a project for free? What is the key to making a successful collaboration work? In this hour, TED speakers unravel ideas behind the mystery of mass collaborations that build a better world. Listen now