These TED Talks, covering every topic under the sun, have one thing in common: They're laugh-out-loud funny.


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Can you teach a computer to be funny?

Here’s one example of a machine-generated joke: “Why did the chicken cross the road? To see the punchline.” Learn about the work that scientists are doing to make AI more LOL.
Posted Nov 2017

How scientists make people laugh to study humor

British cognitive neuroscientist Sophie Scott studies vocal communication. She explains why looking into giggles and mirth is important ... and shares ways she makes subjects laugh in the lab.
Posted Mar 2015

Marina Abramović on humor, vulnerability and failure

The grande dame of performance art explains why being vulnerable isn't an option, it's a way of life ... and why humor is an important part of her work. Really.
Posted Mar 2015
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