Why we have an emotional connection to robots | Kate Darling

We're far from developing robots that feel emotions, but we already have feelings towards them, says robot ethicist Kate Darling, and an instinct like that can have consequences. Learn more about how we're biologically hardwired to project intent and life onto machines -- and how it might help us better understand ourselves.

Why we have an emotional connection to robots | Kate Darling 2018/10/16 16:49

Let's protect the oceans like national parks | David Lang

You don't have to be a scientist to help protect the world's oceans, says underwater drone expert and TED Fellow David Lang -- in fact, ordinary citizens have pulled together to save the planet's natural treasures many times in history. Lang asks us to take a lesson from the story of the US National Parks Service, offering a three-point plan for conserving underwater wonders.

Let's protect the oceans like national parks | David Lang 2018/10/15 16:55

How whistle-blowers shape history | Kelly Richmond Pope

Fraud researcher and documentary filmmaker Kelly Richmond Pope shares lessons from some of the most high-profile whistle-blowers of the past, explaining how they've shared information that has shaped society -- and why they need our trust and protection.

How whistle-blowers shape history | Kelly Richmond Pope 2018/10/12 16:41

What baby boomers can learn from millennials at work -- and vice versa | Chip Conley

For the first time ever, we have five generations in the workplace at the same time, says entrepreneur Chip Conley. What would happen if we got intentional about how we all work together? In this accessible talk, Conley shows how age diversity makes companies stronger and calls for different generations to mentor each other at work, with wisdom flowing from old to young and young to old alike.

What baby boomers can learn from millennials at work -- and vice versa | Chip Conley 2018/10/11 17:11

What Americans agree on when it comes to health | Rebecca Onie

We may not be as deeply divided as we think -- at least when it comes to health, says Rebecca Onie. In a talk that cuts through the noise, Onie shares research that shows how, even across economic, political and racial divides, Americans agree on what they need to live good lives -- and asks both health care providers and patients to focus on what makes us healthy, not what makes us angry.

What Americans agree on when it comes to health | Rebecca Onie 2018/10/10 15:54

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