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How To Make Learning As Addictive as Social Media | Luis von Ahn @TED #tedtalks #shorts

Crowdsourcing pioneer and Duolingo CEO Luis von Ahn built the world's most downloaded education app on a mission to make quality education available to everyone. Watch his full TED Talk: https://youtu.be/P6FORpg0KVo?si=U6fukse8W0CbAQ5d

Fri Feb 23, 2024 19:21
How to Design for Dignity During Times of War | Slava Balbek | TED

What happens when architecture meets empathy? Through the challenges of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, architect and humanitarian Slava Balbek, who volunteers part-time on the front lines, highlights the importance of designing for dignity when building temporary housing for the people of Ukraine who have lost their homes. A stirring reminder of the...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 14:22
Why Ocean Currents Are Slowing — and What It Means for You | Susan Lozier | TED

Ocean waters are constantly on the move, traveling far distances in complex currents that regulate Earth's climate and weather patterns. How might climate change impact this critical system? Oceanographer Susan Lozier dives into the data, which suggests that ocean overturning is slowing down as waters gradually warm — and takes us on board the international...

Thu Feb 22, 2024 14:07
The Herds, a Vast Act of Theater to Spark Climate Action | Amir Nizar Zuabi | TED

Theater has the power to transform the most pressing issues of our time from news stories into human stories, says director and playwright Amir Nizar Zuabi. Recounting his work on the journey of Little Amal — a 13-foot puppet symbolizing the refugee experience — Zuabi unveils his newest project: "The Herds," a vast theatrical production of animal puppets...

Wed Feb 21, 2024 19:11
The Beauty of Wildlife | Isabella Kirkland @TED #ted #tedtalks #shorts

With an abiding interest in science, Isabella Kirkland's work bears witness to the immense ecological challenges and losses humanity is facing. Watch her full TED Talk: https://youtu.be/2tOWLPm4ov4?si=uDp7b5EH9wGj4288

Wed Feb 21, 2024 19:11
What the World Can Learn From Ukraine’s Fight for Democracy | Olesya Khromeychuk | TED

“A flourishing democracy next door is a scary thing for an autocrat,” says Ukrainian historian Olesya Khromeychuk. Detailing the history of Ukraine’s long struggle for sovereignty and freedom — against Russian tsars, communist dictators and now the Kremlin’s army — she shares three lessons anybody can use to join the global fight for democracy. ...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 16:22

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