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.

Exclusive articles about Data

Divided city: How data-driven maps see Ferguson

Dave Troy (TED Talk: Social maps that reveal a city’s intersections — and separations) makes “people maps,” graphics that visualize cities and communities by people’s interests ...
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