Data

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

Video playlists about Data

Making sense of too much data

13 talks • 3h 4m
It's the age of Big Data. But what, exactly, do we do with all this information? These talks explore practical, ethical -- and spectacularly visual -- ways to understand near-infinite data.

The dark side of data

14 talks • 3h 19m
Data can be used for good, harnessed for the betterment of society, but it can also be abused. Find out about some hidden not-so-sunny uses of Big Data.

Art made of data

5 talks • 1h 6m
Seeing patterns and creating beauty -- data visualization has become an art form. Meet pioneering artists who use spreadsheets, archives and digital data as their paints and canvas.

Super nerdy talks about sports

3 talks • 36:12
You love sports stats and rewatch classic games for the nuance. These talks on the math, science and evolution of sports are for you.
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Exclusive articles about Data

Justice in the age of big data

Justice should be blind, right? Unfortunately, the predictive policing software used in much of the US has bias and misunderstanding programmed right into it, says data scientis...

Your digital life after death

Forget memorial plaques, tombstones and traditional funerals. High-tech ways to celebrate life and death are emerging, and they’re using your digital data. “What happens to you...
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