How we need to remake the internet | Jaron Lanier

How we need to remake the internet | Jaron Lanier

Back in the 1980s, actually, I gave my first talk at TED, and I brought some of the very, very first public demonstrations of virtual reality ever to the TED stage. And at that time, we knew that we were facing a knife-edge future where…

Google Maps is Different in Other Countries

Google Maps is Different in Other Countries

In 2010 Nicaragua invaded Costa Rica. When asked why they’d seized territory, they claimed it belonged to them…. On Google Maps. Who did Costa Rica turn to first? Nicaragua? The United Nations? No They went straight to Google, because in the eyes of the world…

How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch

How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch

At some point in our lives, almost every one of us will have our heart broken. My patient Kathy planned her wedding when she was in middle school. She would meet her future husband by age 27, get engaged a year later and get married…

How WHITE is Dan?! – DNA TEST RESULTS

How WHITE is Dan?! – DNA TEST RESULTS

Hello, internet. In these times, where, apparently, some people find it difficult to tell the difference between protesting against racism and…racism I thought it would be relevant and mildly interesting to make a video about the shared genetic history of all humans, by finding out…

The future we’re building — and boring | Elon Musk