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TED Talks Daily

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Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between -- given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.

  1. 1.
    How hip-hop helps us understand science | Danielle N. Lee04/19/2019
    9:06
  2. 2.
    How Twitter needs to change | Jack Dorsey04/17/2019
    25:33
  3. 3.
    Facebook's role in Brexit -- and the threat to democracy | Carole Cadwalladr04/16/2019
    15:01
  4. 4.
    Empower a girl, transform a community | Kakenya Ntaiya04/15/2019
    13:26
  5. 5.
    3 lessons on starting a movement from a self-defense trailblazer | Rana Abdelhamid04/12/2019
    12:03
  6. 6.
    How risk-taking changes a teenager's brain | Kashfia Rahman04/11/2019
    12:20
  7. 7.
    Wearable tech that helps you navigate by touch | Keith Kirkland04/10/2019
    7:00
  8. 8.
    We don't "move on" from grief. We move forward with it | Nora McInerny04/09/2019
    15:57
  1. 9.
    How to lead a conversation between people who disagree | Eve Pearlman04/08/2019
    9:46
  2. 10.
    An AI smartwatch that detects seizures | Rosalind Picard04/05/2019
    17:11
  3. 11.
    What refugees need to start new lives | Muhammed Idris04/04/2019
    6:19
  4. 12.
    A Parkland teacher's homework for us all | Diane Wolk-Rogers04/03/2019
    16:20
  5. 13.
    How does income affect childhood brain development? | Kimberly Noble04/02/2019
    12:26
  6. 14.
    How centuries of sci-fi sparked spaceflight | Alexander MacDonald04/01/2019
    13:28
  7. 15.
    Can we regenerate heart muscle with stem cells? | Chuck Murry03/29/2019
    15:28
  8. 16.
    A short history of trans people's long fight for equality | Samy Nour Younes03/28/2019
    6:56
  9. 17.
    To detect diseases earlier, let's speak bacteria's secret language | Fatima AlZahra'a Alatraktchi03/27/2019
    12:25
  10. 18.
    A new class of drug that could prevent depression and PTSD | Rebecca Brachman03/26/2019
    5:50
  11. 19.
    The surprising habits of original thinkers | Adam Grant03/25/2019
    15:33
  12. 20.
    12 truths I learned from life and writing | Anne Lamott03/22/2019
    16:01
  13. 21.
    Creative ways to get kids to thrive in school | Olympia Della Flora03/21/2019
    14:05
  14. 22.
    How you can help save the bees, one hive at a time | Noah Wilson-Rich03/20/2019
    13:33
  15. 23.
    3 lessons on success from an Arab businesswoman | Leila Hoteit03/19/2019
    14:26
  16. 24.
    The secret to scientific discoveries? Making mistakes | Phil Plait03/18/2019
    11:49
  17. 25.
    How to keep human bias out of AI | Kriti Sharma03/15/2019
    12:51
  18. 26.
    Our dangerous obsession with perfectionism is getting worse | Thomas Curran03/14/2019
    15:39
  19. 27.
    Where did the Moon come from? A new theory | Sarah T. Stewart03/13/2019
    12:49
  20. 28.
    The creative power of misfits | WorkLife with Adam Grant03/12/2019
    40:49
  21. 29.
    The "dementia village" that's redefining elder care | Yvonne van Amerongen03/11/2019
    11:13
  22. 30.
    We should all be feminists | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie03/08/2019
    30:23
  23. 31.
    The most powerful woman you've never heard of | T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison03/07/2019
    13:40
  24. 32.
    How we can store digital data in DNA | Dina Zielinski03/06/2019
    13:37
  25. 33.
    A bold idea to replace politicians | César Hidalgo03/05/2019
    13:50
  26. 34.
    How I'm making bricks out of ashes and rubble in Gaza | Majd Mashharawi03/04/2019
    11:52
  27. 35.
    How a new species of ancestors is changing our theory of human evolution | Juliet Brophy03/01/2019
    12:15
  28. 36.
    Is your country at risk of becoming a dictatorship? Here's how to know | Farida Nabourema02/28/2019
    11:54
  29. 37.
    The self-assembling computer chips of the future | Karl Skjonnemand02/27/2019
    12:39
  30. 38.
    A juror's reflections on the death penalty | Lindy Lou Isonhood02/26/2019
    16:08
  31. 39.
    An architect's subversive reimagining of the US-Mexico border wall | Ronald Rael02/25/2019
    11:39
  32. 40.
    How to overcome apathy and find your power | Dolores Huerta02/22/2019
    14:19
  33. 41.
    How education helped me rewrite my life | Ashweetha Shetty02/21/2019
    10:49
  34. 42.
    How to teach kids to talk about taboo topics | Liz Kleinrock02/20/2019
    12:12
  35. 43.
    What if all US health care costs were transparent? | Jeanne Pinder02/20/2019
    7:17
  36. 44.
    What is the meaning of work? | Roy Bahat and Bryn Freedman02/19/2019
    11:15
  37. 45.
    Lessons from past presidents | Doris Kearns Goodwin02/18/2019
    19:21
  38. 46.
    The age of genetic wonder | Juan Enriquez02/15/2019
    18:56
  39. 47.
    A love story about the power of art as organizing | Aja Monet and phillip agnew02/14/2019
    12:09
  40. 48.
    3 ways to practice civility | Steven Petrow02/13/2019
    14:37
  41. 49.
    How doctors can help low-income patients (and still make a profit) | P.J. Parmar02/12/2019
    11:01
  42. 50.
    Why noise is bad for your health -- and what you can do about it | Mathias Basner02/12/2019
    10:41
  43. 51.
    How women in Pakistan are creating political change | Shad Begum02/11/2019
    14:30
  44. 52.
    America's forgotten working class | J.D. Vance02/08/2019
    15:34
  45. 53.
    What your breath could reveal about your health | Julian Burschka02/07/2019
    13:42
  46. 54.
    How we can help the "forgotten middle" reach their full potential | Danielle R. Moss02/06/2019
    13:06
  47. 55.
    The uncomplicated truth about women's sexuality | Sarah Barmak02/05/2019
    11:35
  48. 56.
    How do we learn to work with intelligent machines? | Matt Beane02/04/2019
    10:03
  49. 57.
    How we can start to heal the pain of racial division | Ruby Sales02/01/2019
    21:20
  50. 58.
    An astronaut's story of curiosity, perspective and change | Leland Melvin01/31/2019
    13:22
  51. 59.
    The way we think about biological sex is wrong | Emily Quinn01/31/2019
    18:53
  52. 60.
    The disarming case to act right now on climate change | Greta Thunberg01/30/2019
    11:54
  53. 61.
    Reflections from a lifetime fighting to end child poverty | Marian Wright Edelman01/30/2019
    16:12
  54. 62.
    Can we solve global warming? Lessons from how we protected the ozone layer | Sean Davis01/29/2019
    10:31
  55. 63.
    The power of women's anger | Soraya Chemaly01/28/2019
    11:51
  56. 64.
    A powerful way to unleash your natural creativity | Tim Harford01/25/2019
    18:46
  57. 65.
    Ray Kurzweil on what the future holds next | The TED Interview01/24/2019
    38:47
  58. 66.
    What's needed to bring the US voting system into the 21st century | Tiana Epps-Johnson01/23/2019
    12:48
  59. 67.
    How to transform sinking cities into landscapes that fight floods | Kotchakorn Voraakhom01/22/2019
    12:40
  60. 68.
    How to resolve racially stressful situations | Howard C. Stevenson01/21/2019
    18:15
  61. 69.
    The political progress women have made -- and what's next | Cecile Richards01/18/2019
    18:31
  62. 70.
    A life-saving device that detects silent heart attacks | Akash Manoj01/17/2019
    8:21
  63. 71.
    Embrace your raw, strange magic | Casey Gerald01/17/2019
    17:13
  64. 72.
    How empowering women and girls can help stop global warming | Katharine Wilkinson01/16/2019
    13:56
  65. 73.
    Why black girls are targeted for punishment at school -- and how to change that | Monique W. Morris01/15/2019
    12:56
  66. 74.
    3 ways to build a happy marriage and avoid divorce | George Blair-West01/14/2019
    14:40
  67. 75.
    Quantum computing explained in 10 minutes | Shohini Ghose01/11/2019
    10:54
  68. 76.
    The biology of gender, from DNA to the brain | Karissa Sanbonmatsu01/10/2019
    13:00
  69. 77.
    What should electric cars sound like? | Renzo Vitale01/09/2019
    12:03
  70. 78.
    How India's smartphone revolution is creating a new generation of readers and writers | Chiki Sarkar01/08/2019
    10:58
  71. 79.
    What are you willing to give up to change the way we work? | Martin Danoesastro01/08/2019
    14:01
  72. 80.
    The story of a parent's transition and a son's redemption | Paula Stone Williams and Jonathan Williams01/07/2019
    13:18
  73. 81.
    The secrets of learning a new language | Lýdia Machová01/04/2019
    11:31
  74. 82.
    How to break bad management habits before they reach the next generation of leaders | Elizabeth Lyle01/03/2019
    12:13
  75. 83.
    In the opioid crisis, here's what it takes to save a life | Jan Rader01/02/2019
    14:40
  76. 84.
    Why the secret to success is setting the right goals | John Doerr01/01/2019
    12:03
  77. 85.
    How language shapes the way we think | Lera Boroditsky12/31/2018
    14:44
  78. 86.
    You aren't at the mercy of your emotions -- your brain creates them | Lisa Feldman Barrett12/28/2018
    19:26
  79. 87.
    How we need to remake the internet | Jaron Lanier12/27/2018
    15:44
  80. 88.
    The story of 'Oumuamua, the first visitor from another star system | Karen J. Meech12/26/2018
    13:41
  81. 89.
    How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch12/25/2018
    13:13
  82. 90.
    How to build (and rebuild) trust | Frances Frei12/24/2018
    16:35
  83. 91.
    Museums should honor the everyday, not just the extraordinary | Ariana Curtis12/21/2018
    13:09
  84. 92.
    The real reason female entrepreneurs get less funding | Dana Kanze12/20/2018
    15:29
  85. 93.
    Do schools kill creativity? | Sir Ken Robinson12/19/2018
    19:47
  86. 94.
    How "baby bonds" could help close the wealth gap | Darrick Hamilton12/18/2018
    13:30
  87. 95.
    How I unlearned dangerous lessons about masculinity | Eldra Jackson12/18/2018
    11:58
  88. 96.
    The riddle of experience vs. memory | Daniel Kahneman12/17/2018
    20:34
  89. 97.
    The most important thing you can do to fight climate change: talk about it | Katharine Hayhoe12/14/2018
    17:59
  90. 98.
    How to be "Team Human" in the digital future | Douglas Rushkoff12/13/2018
    12:35
  91. 99.
    How to find the person who can help you get ahead at work | Carla Harris12/13/2018
    13:31
  92. 100.
    Why you should treat the tech you use at work like a colleague | Nadjia Yousif12/12/2018
    12:22
  93. 101.
    3 kinds of bias that shape your worldview | J. Marshall Shepherd12/11/2018
    12:33
  94. 102.
    How storytelling helps parents in prison stay connected to their kids | Alan Crickmore12/10/2018
    15:39
  95. 103.
    The work that makes all other work possible | Ai-jen Poo12/07/2018
    16:50
  96. 104.
    Get ready for hybrid thinking | Ray Kurzweil12/06/2018
    10:26
  97. 105.
    How to motivate people to do good for others | Erez Yoeli12/05/2018
    13:09
  98. 106.
    3 questions to ask yourself about everything you do | Stacey Abrams12/04/2018
    13:22
  99. 107.
    Confessions of a recovering micromanager | Chieh Huang12/03/2018
    12:52
  100. 108.
    Color blind or color brave? | Mellody Hobson12/01/2018
    14:43
  101. 109.
    Me Too is a movement, not a moment | Tarana Burke11/30/2018
    16:48
  102. 110.
    The story of Marvel's first queer Latina superhero | Gabby Rivera11/29/2018
    12:04
  103. 111.
    100 solutions to reverse global warming | Chad Frischmann11/28/2018
    17:48
  104. 112.
    When technology can read minds, how will we protect our privacy? | Nita Farahany11/27/2018
    13:47
  105. 113.
    The radical possibilities of man-made DNA | Floyd E. Romesberg11/26/2018
    15:16
  106. 114.
    What if we ended the injustice of bail? | Robin Steinberg11/23/2018
    14:53
  107. 115.
    Elizabeth Gilbert shows up for ... everything | The TED Interview11/22/2018
    59:38
  108. 116.
    Where do your online returns go? | Aparna Mehta11/21/2018
    8:25
  109. 117.
    How a fleet of wind-powered drones is changing our understanding of the ocean | Sebastien de Halleux11/20/2018
    12:53
  110. 118.
    How to disagree productively and find common ground | Julia Dhar11/19/2018
    16:10
  111. 119.
    How a long-forgotten virus could help us solve the antibiotics crisis | Alexander Belcredi11/16/2018
    12:02
  112. 120.
    A librarian's case against overdue book fines | Dawn Wacek11/15/2018
    14:39
  113. 121.
    Is civility a sham? | Teresa Bejan11/14/2018
    15:48
  114. 122.
    My journey to thank all the people responsible for my morning coffee | AJ Jacobs11/13/2018
    15:44
  115. 123.
    What to trust in a "post-truth" world | Alex Edmans11/12/2018
    19:10
  116. 124.
    What it's like to be Muslim in America | Dalia Mogahed11/10/2018
    16:49
  117. 125.
    The case for a decentralized internet | Tamas Kocsis11/09/2018
    10:39
  118. 126.
    The global goals we've made progress on -- and the ones we haven't | Michael Green11/08/2018
    15:02
  119. 127.
    How kids can help design cities | Mara Mintzer11/07/2018
    15:03
  120. 128.
    How I accidentally changed the way movies get made | Franklin Leonard11/07/2018
    16:31
  121. 129.
    Why I have coffee with people who send me hate mail | Özlem Cekic11/06/2018
    17:09
  122. 130.
    The case for curiosity-driven research | Suzie Sheehy11/05/2018
    11:17
  123. 131.
    Science can answer moral questions | Sam Harris11/03/2018
    23:31
  124. 132.
    A memory scientist's advice on reporting harassment and discrimination | Julia Shaw11/02/2018
    10:20
  125. 133.
    How to let go of being a "good" person -- and become a better person | Dolly Chugh11/01/2018
    12:34
  126. 134.
    How tech companies deceive you into giving up your data and privacy | Finn Lützow-Holm Myrstad10/31/2018
    13:45
  127. 135.
    Is war between China and the US inevitable? | Graham Allison10/30/2018
    18:58
  128. 136.
    What everyday citizens can do to claim power on the internet | Fadi Chehadé and Bryn Freedman10/30/2018
    8:46
  129. 137.
    How isolation fuels opioid addiction | Rachel Wurzman10/29/2018
    17:33
  130. 138.
    Chemical scum that dream of distant quasars | David Deutsch10/27/2018
    19:36
  131. 139.
    How will we survive when the population hits 10 billion? | Charles C. Mann10/26/2018
    14:16
  132. 140.
    My quest to defy gravity and fly | Elizabeth Streb10/25/2018
    10:45
  133. 141.
    How revenge porn turns lives upside down | Darieth Chisolm10/24/2018
    11:17
  134. 142.
    How we can help young people build a better future | Henrietta Fore10/24/2018
    14:41
  135. 143.
    How nationalism and globalism can coexist | Wanis Kabbaj10/23/2018
    14:44
  136. 144.
    How conscious investors can turn up the heat and make companies change | Vinay Shandal10/22/2018
    15:32
  137. 145.
    Your elusive creative genius | Elizabeth Gilbert10/20/2018
    20:00
  138. 146.
    What does the universe sound like? A musical tour | Matt Russo10/19/2018
    18:42
  139. 147.
    The pharmacy of the future? Personalized pills, 3D printed at home | Daniel Kraft10/18/2018
    13:53
  140. 148.
    5 transformational policies for a prosperous and sustainable world | Johan Rockström10/17/2018
    13:35
  141. 149.
    The key to a better malaria vaccine | Faith Osier10/16/2018
    8:20
  142. 150.
    Why we have an emotional connection to robots | Kate Darling10/16/2018
    13:37
  143. 151.
    Let's protect the oceans like national parks | David Lang10/15/2018
    13:20
  144. 152.
    How whistle-blowers shape history | Kelly Richmond Pope10/12/2018
    13:54
  145. 153.
    What baby boomers can learn from millennials at work -- and vice versa | Chip Conley10/11/2018
    13:40
  146. 154.
    What Americans agree on when it comes to health | Rebecca Onie10/10/2018
    13:05
  147. 155.
    3 ways to create a space that moves you, from a Broadway set designer | David Korins10/09/2018
    11:47
  148. 156.
    How cryptocurrency can help start-ups get investment capital | Ashwini Anburajan10/09/2018
    7:54
  149. 157.
    How I climbed a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without ropes | Alex Honnold10/08/2018
    12:26
  150. 158.
    The secrets of spider venom | Michel Dugon10/05/2018
    14:45
  151. 159.
    3 ways to be a better ally in the workplace | Melinda Epler10/04/2018
    9:47
  152. 160.
    Why being respectful to your coworkers is good for business | Christine Porath10/03/2018
    16:36
  153. 161.
    What doctors should know about gender identity | Kristie Overstreet10/02/2018
    15:45
  154. 162.
    How we can make energy more affordable for low-income families | DeAndrea Salvador10/02/2018
    6:49
  155. 163.
    3 lessons on decision-making from a poker champion | Liv Boeree10/01/2018
    6:15
  156. 164.
    How to speak up for yourself | Adam Galinsky09/28/2018
    17:02
  157. 165.
    How to build a thriving music scene in your city | Elizabeth Cawein09/27/2018
    11:07
  158. 166.
    What happened when we tested thousands of abandoned rape kits in Detroit | Kym Worthy09/26/2018
    20:09
  159. 167.
    How police and the public can create safer neighborhoods together | Tracie Keesee09/25/2018
    11:05
  160. 168.
    I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here's why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper09/24/2018
    16:32
  161. 169.
    How I became part sea urchin | Catherine Mohr09/21/2018
    8:04
  162. 170.
    Why museums are returning cultural treasures | Chip Colwell09/20/2018
    14:07
  163. 171.
    How we could teach our bodies to heal faster | Kaitlyn Sadtler09/20/2018
    6:08
  164. 172.
    Why the hospital of the future will be your own home | Niels van Namen09/19/2018
    12:46
  165. 173.
    The press trampled on my privacy. Here's how I took back my story | Kate Stone09/18/2018
    7:33
  166. 174.
    Why we choke under pressure -- and how to avoid it | Sian Leah Beilock09/18/2018
    16:29
  167. 175.
    Your fingerprints reveal more than you think | Simona Francese09/17/2018
    11:13
  168. 176.
    3 ways to make better decisions -- by thinking like a computer | Tom Griffiths09/14/2018
    13:38
  169. 177.
    How to create a world where no one dies waiting for a transplant | Luhan Yang09/13/2018
    14:59
  170. 178.
    How I'm using LEGO to teach Arabic | Ghada Wali09/13/2018
    9:23
  171. 179.
    What are the most important moral problems of our time? | Will MacAskill09/12/2018
    13:02
  172. 180.
    Did the global response to 9/11 make us safer? | Benedetta Berti09/11/2018
    8:58
  173. 181.
    A new way to fund health care for the most vulnerable | Andrew Bastawrous09/10/2018
    12:23
  174. 182.
    How AI could compose a personalized soundtrack to your life | Pierre Barreau09/10/2018
    9:37
  175. 183.
    A love letter to realism in a time of grief | Mark Pollock and Simone George09/07/2018
    20:59
  176. 184.
    Let's launch a satellite to track a threatening greenhouse gas | Fred Krupp09/06/2018
    9:37
  177. 185.
    3 ways businesses can fight sex trafficking | Nikki Clifton09/06/2018
    13:40
  178. 186.
    What commercialization is doing to cannabis | Ben Cort09/05/2018
    17:12
  179. 187.
    How data is helping us unravel the mysteries of the brain | Steve McCarroll09/04/2018
    17:31
  180. 188.
    The new American Dream | Courtney E. Martin09/03/2018
    15:41
  181. 189.
    Let's get honest about our money problems | Tammy Lally08/31/2018
    13:20
  182. 190.
    A new way to think about the transition to motherhood | Alexandra Sacks08/30/2018
    6:28
  183. 191.
    How I went from child refugee to international model | Halima Aden08/30/2018
    8:08
  184. 192.
    How China is (and isn't) fighting pollution and climate change | Angel Hsu08/29/2018
    13:25
  185. 193.
    A rare galaxy that's challenging our understanding of the universe | Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil08/28/2018
    4:52
  186. 194.
    How art can shape America's conversation about freedom | Dread Scott08/27/2018
    4:42
  187. 195.
    Don't fear superintelligent AI | Grady Booch08/24/2018
    11:17
  188. 196.
    Don't fail fast -- fail mindfully | Leticia Gasca08/23/2018
    12:43
  189. 197.
    How to get serious about diversity and inclusion in the workplace | Janet Stovall08/22/2018
    11:16
  190. 198.
    To transform child welfare, take race out of the equation | Jessica Pryce08/21/2018
    8:53
  191. 199.
    Why the "wrong side of the tracks" is usually the east side of cities | Stephen DeBerry08/21/2018
    6:59
  192. 200.
    How women in rural India turned courage into capital | Chetna Gala Sinha08/20/2018
    14:35

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