Category: Video

BEST OF TED: The Workforce Crisis of 2030 and How to Start Solving it Now

It sounds counterintuitive, but by 2030, many of the world’s largest economies will have more jobs than adult citizens to do those jobs. In this data-filled — and quite charming — talk, human resources expert Rainer Strack suggests that countries ought to look across borders for mobile and willing job seekers. Continue reading

Posted in Video | Leave a comment
THE BEST OF TED: The Future of Early Cancer Detection?

Along with a crew of technologists and scientists, Jorge Soto is developing a simple, noninvasive, open-source test that looks for early signs of multiple forms of cancer. Onstage at TEDGlobal 2014, he demonstrates a working prototype of the mobile platform for the first time. Continue reading

Posted in Video | 1 Comment
BEST OF TED: What’s Next in 3D Printing

Just like his beloved grandfather, Avi Reichental is a maker of things. The difference is, now he can use 3D printers to make almost anything, out of almost any material. Reichental tours us through the possibilities of 3D printing, for everything from printed candy to highly custom sneakers. Continue reading

Posted in Video | 2 Comments
700x485x1_3rd_Grass_cropped.jpg.pagespeed.ic.493XlwJlCs

The Malloy Hoverbike is a sci-fi worthy innovation. It is probably the most important, ground breaking innovation in transportation in the 21st Century. Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Entertainment, Games, Inspiration, Technology, Video, culture | 3 Comments
BEST OF TED: As Work Gets More Complex, 6 Rules to Simplify

Why do people feel so miserable and disengaged at work? Because today’s businesses are increasingly and dizzyingly complex — and traditional pillars of management are obsolete, says Yves Morieux. So, he says, it falls to individual employees to navigate the rabbit’s warren of interdependencies. In this energetic talk, Morieux offers six rules for “smart simplicity.” Continue reading

Posted in Video | 1 Comment

Soon Skype will be able to translate your conversation instantly between people speaking different languages. This will have a huge impact on business. Continue reading

Posted in Build Capability, Business Models, Case Study, Culture & Values Video, Innovation, News, Processes & Tools, Product Innovation, R&D, Technology, Video | 2 Comments
BEST OF TED: Why Truly Innovative Science Demands a Leap into the Unknown

While studying for his PhD in physics, Uri Alon thought he was a failure because all his research paths led to dead ends. But, with the help of improv theater, he came to realize that there could be joy in getting lost. A call for scientists to stop thinking of research as a direct line from question to answer, but as something more creative. It’s a message that will resonate, no matter what your field. Continue reading

Posted in Video | Leave a comment