All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘TED Talks’

Monica Lewinsky Shares ‘Devastating Consequences’ of Affair With Bill Clinton to Fight Cyberbullying in TED Talk

Monica Lewinsky appeared in Vancouver Thursday for a TED Talk and went straight to the point. “At the age of 22, I fell in love with my boss. And at the age of 24, I learned the devastating consequences,” began Monica Lewinsky. Monica Lewinsky’s TED Talk appearance and sharing details of her famed affair with former president Bill Clinton seems …

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Jill Hansen: Surfer Charged in Attempted Murder

Hawaiian surfer-model Jill Hansen was arrested and charged with attempted murder Wednesday, May 14, after allegedly attempting to intentionally hit a 73-year-old woman with her car. Hansen, 30, was arrested after fleeing the scene of the altercation. In what police are calling a road-rage incident, Hansen apparently followed Elizabeth Conklin to her condo where witnesses say Hansen hit Conklin with …

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Here’s Larry Page’s TED Talk

Google CEO and co-founder Larry Page participated in a TED talk by way of interview by Charlie Rose last week at TED2014. He discusses his vision for the company, which includes things like Internet balloons (which it already has) and aerial bikeways. He talks about the company’s acquisition of artificial intelligence company DeepMind, and why he’d consider giving his money …

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Here’s A TEDx Talk On 3D Bioprinting

You could say that 2013 was the year of bioprinting. Researchers and private companies alike made huge strides in printing live human tissue, from ears to livers. From 2014 onward, we’re going to see some amazing advancements made in the field of bioprinting. Ben Harrison, a proponent of 3D printers, recently gave a TEDx talk in which he proclaims 3D …

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Sam Berns: Inspirational Teen Battling Progeria Dies

The Progeria Research Program tells us that Sam Berns, the well-loved boy who helped the world become more aware of Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome, has died this Friday at the age of 17. Sam Berns became an inspiration for many due to his positive perspective about his condition and life in general. In various interviews, his theme was often one of …

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Bing Updates Satori With New Info, Including TED Talks

Did you ever want to know if a prominent person has ever given a TED talk just at a glance? Well, thanks to Bing’s new Satori upgrades, you can. Bing announced today that its Satori technology (think Google’s Knowledge Graph) has been updated to provide new info for a wide variety of searches. Some of this stuff has already been …

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This 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm Can Be Made For $500

3D printing is quickly proving that it will revolutionize the world of prosthetic limbs. Now we have one more inspiring story of a teen that has used the technology to make prosthetics cheaper and more accessible. Easton LaChappelle, a 17-year-old from Colorado, has made a prosthetic arm with a 3D printer and some simple electronics for only $500. The benefits …

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Remember Roger Ebert with This Amazing TED Talk

Today, legendary film critic and icon Roger Ebert died at the age of 70 after a long battle with cancer. On a personal level, this is deeply depressing. I may have read more total words written by Roger Ebert than any other writer in history. The man’s writings on movies, film theory, politics, religion, and more are some fo the …

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TED iOS App Gets Big Translation Upgrade

TED has launched a big update to its iOS app, adding faster speed and streaming subtitles. While users will no doubt appreciate the speed improvements, TED is really excited about the latter feature, which the organization calls “the real star of the show”. According to TED, the app is the largest content provider to use iOS6’s new subtitles feature on …

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Here’s A Recent TED Talk About Prototyping Google Glass

Tom Chi, one of the guys behind Google Glass spoke about prototyping the device at TEDYouth. He discusses how the company was able to speed up the creation process via “rapid prototyping”. He says it only took them one day to come up with the prototype (this was done with clay, paper and modeling wire). They were able to prototype …

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TED Talks Discuss Patent Problems

These days, you can hardly go a day without seeing news about patent trolls or some kind of patent litigation plaguing businesses, especially in the technology industry. TED, which has been introducing some very interesting playlists from its numerous talks lately, compiled a list of six videos about problems with patents in a recent blog post. We’ve looked at the …

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6 TED Talks That Björk Thinks You Should Watch

TED recently launched its Playlists feature, which consists of lists of TED Talks curated by people whose names you might recognize. We recently shared the list curated by AOL co-founder Steve Case. TED has now released a playlist curated by singer/songwriter Björk, called “6 talks that are music to my ears”. The topics range from burial suits to prisoners of …

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