An interdimensional performance of imagination |  Particle Ink

In a peek into their sprawling metaverse, Particle Ink dazzles with an interdimensional performance combining augmented reality, dance and video projected onto the TED stage. Kasutame küpsiseid, et pakkuda Teile parimat kogemust. Kui jätkate selle…

24/06/2022
SpaceX’s supersized Starship rocket — and the future of galactic exploration | Jennifer Heldmann

SpaceX’s Starship launch vehicle has the potential to explore the solar system in a bold, new — and super-sized — way. Planetary scientist Jennifer Heldmann talks about how reusable, large-scale spacecraft like Starship could help…

23/06/2022
Africa’s great carbon valley — and how to end energy poverty | James Irungu Mwangi

Our lives depend on curbing climate change, but so many priorities seem to be in competition. What’s the most urgent thing humanity can do right now? Social entrepreneur James Irungu Mwangi tells us why Africa…

22/06/2022
What happens to people’s donated eggs and sperm after they die? | Ellen Trachman

Today, there are many ways to conceive a child, thanks to assisted reproductive technologies like IVF and egg-freezing. But the law lags behind these advancements, says attorney Ellen Trachman, troubling parents-to-be with stranger-than-fiction mix-ups and…

22/06/2022
How to find joy in climate action | Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

We can all play a role in the climate movement by tapping into our skills, resources and networks in ways that bring us satisfaction, says climate leader Ayana Elizabeth Johnson. She suggests drawing a Venn…

21/06/2022
The mission to safeguard Black history in the US | Julieanna L. Richardson

Black history in the US is rich, profound — and at risk of being lost forever, if not for the monumental efforts of Julieanna L. Richardson. As the founder of The HistoryMakers — the largest…

17/06/2022
The actual cost of preventing climate breakdown | Yuval Noah Harari

Nobody really knows how much it would cost to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Yet historian Yuval Noah Harari’s analysis, based on the work of scientists and economists, indicates that humanity might avert…

17/06/2022
The love, forgiveness and healing fathers need | Charles C. Daniels, Jr.

Fathers have a profound impact on their children’s lives, yet an estimated ten million kids in the US see their dads less than once a month. Through his advocacy and mental health center, therapist Charles…

16/06/2022
The link between sex and imagination | Gina Gutierrez

Sex is as much mental as it is physical — and imagination is the most powerful tool we have to expand our personal agency and capacity for pleasure, says sexual wellness storyteller Gina Gutierrez. The…

15/06/2022
5 ethical principles for digitizing humanitarian aid | Aarathi Krishnan

Over the last decade, humanitarian organizations have digitized many of their systems, from registering refugees with biometric IDs to transporting cargo via drones. This has helped deliver aid around the world, but it’s also brought…

14/06/2022