Innovation

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

Video playlists about Innovation

Where do ideas come from?

9 talks • 2h 18m
How does the metaphorical lightbulb go off? Is it a flash of genius? The power of crowds? These heady talks explore the nature of ideas themselves: Where they come from, how they evolve, and how each of us can nurture them.

The creative spark

7 talks • 2h 6m
What makes us create and innovate? Here, wildly creative thinkers share ideas and insights into what kindles genius.

Tech breakthrough

14 talks • 2h 32m
These onstage demos offer a mind-blowing peek at where technology is taking us. Flying robots, levitating superconductors, brainwave-reading headsets and more …

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.
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Exclusive articles about Innovation

The genius of frugal innovation

Human creativity is a natural, infinitely renewable resource — and it’s coming up with smart, cheap solutions to people’s biggest problems. Strategist Navi Radjou explains. If a...
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