Conception to birth visualized! Alexander Tsiaras on

Image-maker Alexander Tsiaras shares a powerful medical visualization, showing human development from conception to birth and beyond. (Some graphic images.) (Recorded at the INK Conference, December 2010, in Lavasa, India. Duration: 9:37) [ted id=1270] Watch Alexander Tsiaras’ talk on, where you can download it, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and … Read more

The technology of storytelling Joe Sabia on

iPad storyteller Joe Sabia introduces us to Lothar Meggendorfer, who created a bold technology for storytelling: the pop-up book. Sabia shows how new technology has always helped us tell our own stories, from the walls of caves to his own onstage iPad. (Recorded at the TED Full Spectrum Auditions, May 2011, in New York, New York. … Read more

Dont regret regret Kathryn Schulz on

We’re taught to try to live life without regret. But why? Using her own tattoo as an example, Kathryn Schulz makes a powerful and moving case for embracing our regrets. (Recorded at TEDSalon NY 2011, November 2011, in New York, New York. Duration: 16:51) [ted id=1287] Watch Kathryn Schulz’s talk on, where you can download it, … Read more

Remembering Mike deGruy

Mike deGruy, smiling while in line at Baltra Airport in the Galápagos Islands, April 2010. Courtesy James Duncan Davidson. We are saddened by the news that ocean photographer, filmmaker and storyteller Mike deGruy died yesterday in a helicopter crash in Australia. Mike was truly one of the great teachers and advocates for the oceans, as … Read more

The multiverse in three parts Brian Greene at TED2012

Photo: James Duncan Davidson Superstring theorist and physicist and the co-founder of the World Science Festival, Brian Greene splits his visually rich, action-packed talk into three distinct sections, all in the name of convincing us of the existence of the multiverse, the possibility that way beyond the earth, the milky way, we’ll find that our universe is part of … Read more

Solving for x Terry Moore at TED2012

Photo: James Duncan Davidson The last time we heard from Terry Moore, executive director at the Radius Foundation, he challenged us to reexamine a process that most of us have known how to do nearly as long as we could read: tie our shoes. He returns to the TED stage today to share another valuable … Read more

The virtual dissection table Jack Choi at TED2012

Photo: James Duncan Davidson As it happens, the majority of anatomy classes don’t actually have access to dead bodies. This stark, somewhat gruesome topic is the focus of the next talk in The Lab, where Jack Choi is demonstrating a virtual dissection table developed to help students learn about anatomy and dissection without the need … Read more