TED

  • Tuesday TED Talk: Elon Musk talks about the future below, on and above earth.

    Recently Elon Musk sat down with Chris Anderson to discuss his newest ambitious project digging tunnels under Los Angeles, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX as he continues his endevour to transition the human race to a multiplanitary species, taking us to Mars. This is the talk where Musk...
  • BMW i partners with TED to find mobility visionaries to help shape the future

    Invites thinkers and doers to take part in “NextVisionaries” ideas competition. Winners to present at the Frankfurt Motor Show and TED’s New York theater. BMW like every auto maker worth their salt, is searching for the future before it happens. Being early in an industry as large as the automtive industry...
  • Tuesday TED Talk: Why I fell in love with monster prime numbers

    They’re millions of digits long, and it takes an army of mathematicians and machines to hunt them down — what’s not to love about monster primes? Adam Spencer, comedian and lifelong math geek, shares his passion for these odd numbers, and for the mysterious magic of math. Australia’s own,...
  • Tuesday TED Talk: How can Formula 1 racing help babies

    During a Formula 1 race, a car sends hundreds of millions of data points to its garage for real-time analysis and feedback. So why not use this detailed and rigorous data system elsewhere, like … at children’s hospitals? Peter Van Manen tells us more. In a Formula 1 car,...
  • Tuesday TED Talks: The surprising seeds of a big-data revolution in healthcare

    Collecting global health data was an imperfect science: Workers tramped through villages to knock on doors and ask questions, wrote the answers on paper forms, then input the data — and from this gappy information, countries would make huge decisions. Data geek Joel Selanikio talks through the sea change...
  • Tuesday TED Talk: Reach into the computer and grab a pixel

    Jinha Lee is a Microsoft Researcher who’s talk on reaching into the computer is pretty stunning. He talks of the the border between our physical world and the digital one getting thinner and thinner, in the case of touchscreens down to a millimeter. Designer and engineer Jinha Lee wants...
  • Watch the TEDxCanberra stream live now

    We all know about TED Talks, well there’s a few times in the year that TEDx visits Australia. This weekend it’s Canberra’s turn. These ‘ideas worth sharing’ come from incredibly smart Australians who are often not only experts in their fields, but the best of the best. There’s some...