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

Video playlists about Society

Freedom rising

11 talks • 2h 41m
From the Arab Spring to the emerging democracies of Eastern Europe, a new generation of freedom fighters -- entrepreneurs, journalists, activists -- shares powerful stories of resistance against dictatorships and oppression.

The pursuit of justice

10 talks • 2h 36m
Behold, courage. These speakers have the fortitude to stand up to some of the world's greatest injustices.

How to live with robots

10 talks • 2h 10m
As machines grow ever more intelligent, they're emerging not just as powerful tools, but close companions. These talks -- while offering some whizzy demos -- examine how robots are becoming an intimate part of our lives.

Architectural inspiration

9 talks • 2h 45m
Master architects share their vision for buildings that inflate, float, twist and glitter, while artfully addressing the challenges faced by their residents, their cities and the planet.
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Exclusive articles about Society

How archaeology has shaped me as a parent

TED Prize winner Sarah Parcak has learned some key lessons about parenthood from her work as an archaeologist. At the same time, becoming a parent has given her new insights int...
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