3 ways to create a space that moves you, from a Broadway set designer | David Korins

You don't have to work on Broadway to design a set, says creative director David Korins -- you can be the set designer of any space in your life. Sharing insights from his work on hits like "Hamilton" and "Dear Evan Hansen," Korins offers a three-step process to start creating the world you want to live in.

3 ways to create a space that moves you, from a Broadway set designer | David Korins 2018/10/09 21:53

How cryptocurrency can help startups get investment capital | Ashwini Anburajan

We're living in a golden era of innovation, says entrepreneur Ashwini Anburajan -- but venture capital hasn't evolved to keep up, and startups aren't getting the funding they need to grow. In this quick talk, she shares the story of how her company became part of an entirely new way to raise capital, using the powers of cooperation and cryptocurrency.

How cryptocurrency can help startups get investment capital | Ashwini Anburajan 2018/10/09 16:30

The secrets of spider venom | Michel Dugon

Spider venom can stop your heart within minutes, cause unimaginable pain -- and potentially save your life, says zoologist Michel Dugon. As a tarantula crawls up and down his arm, Dugon explains the medical properties of this potent toxin and how it might be used to produce the next generation of antibiotics.

The secrets of spider venom | Michel Dugon 2018/10/05 16:47

"New Second Line" | Camille A. Brown

Inspired by the events of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, TED Fellow Camille A. Brown choreographed "New Second Line," a celebration of the culture of New Orleans and the perseverance of Black people in the midst of devastation. The performance borrows its name from the energetic, spirited people who follow the traditional brass band parades for weddings, social events and, most notably, funerals in New Orleans. "It honors our ability to rise and keep rising," Brown says. (Music includes "New Second Line" by Los Hombres Calientes featuring Kermit Ruffins)

"New Second Line" | Camille A. Brown 2018/10/05 14:43

Why it's too hard to start a business in Africa -- and how to change it | Magatte Wade

Many African countries are poor for a simple reason, says entrepreneur Magatte Wade: governments have created far too many obstacles to starting and running a business. In this passionate talk, Wade breaks down the challenges of doing business on the continent and offers some solutions of her own -- while calling on leaders to do their part, too.

Why it's too hard to start a business in Africa -- and how to change it | Magatte Wade 2018/10/04 22:11

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