Category: TED Talks

TED – The true face of Leonardo

  Ted.com   Siegfried Woldhek shows how he found the true face of Leonardo You are going to view a presentation from Ted.com. Technology Entertainment Design. Mona Lisa is one of the best-known faces on the planet. But would you recognize an image of Leonardo da Vinci? Illustrator Siegfried Woldhek uses some thoughtful image-analysis techniques […]

TED – Erik Johansson: Impossible Photography

Ted.com Erik Johansson: Impossible photography Erik Johansson creates realistic photos of impossible scenes — capturing ideas, not moments. In this witty how-to, the Photoshop wizard describes the principles he uses to make these fantastical scenarios come to life, while keeping them visually plausible.   1. Questions: What do you think of Erik’s photography? Do you […]

TED – Looking inside your brain.

Christopher deCharms looks inside the brain You are going to view a presentation from Ted.com.   Neuroscientist and inventor Christopher deCharms demonstrates a new way to use to show brain activity — thoughts, emotions, pain — while it is happening. In other words, you can actually see how you feel.     1. Questions: Just […]

TED (for doctors) Daniel Kraft / The Marrow Miner

Ted.com English medical vocab and conversational class designed for doctors.   Daniel Kraft invents a better way to harvest bone marrow You are going to view a presentation from Ted.com.  Technology, Entertainment , Design.   Daniel Kraft demos his Marrow Miner — a new device that quickly harvests life-saving bone marrow with minimal pain to […]

TED – Rezero the dancing ballbot

Péter Fankhauser: Meet Rezero, the dancing ballbot You are going to view a presentation from Ted.com. Technology Entertainment Design. Onstage at TEDGlobal, Péter Fankhauser demonstrates Rezero, a robot  that balances on a ball. Designed and built by a group of engineering students, Rezero is the first ballbot  made to move quickly and gracefully — and […]

TED.com Open-sourced blueprints for civilization

Marcin Jakubowski: Open-sourced blueprints for civilization You are going to view a presentation from Ted.com. Technology Entertainment Design. Using wikis and digital fabrication tools, TED Fellow Marcin Jakubowski is open-sourcing the blueprints for 50 farm machines, allowing anyone to build their own tractor or harvester from scratch. And that’s only the first step in a […]

Anand Agarawala demos BumpTop

Anand Agarawala demos BumpTop You are going to view a presentation from Ted.com. Technology Entertainment Design. Anand Agarawala presents BumpTop, a user interface that takes the usual desktop metaphor to a glorious, 3-D extreme, transforming file navigation into a freewheeling playground of crumpled documents and clipping-covered “walls.” 1. Questions: How many icons do you have […]

The magic of truth and lies (and iPods) TED

Marco Tempest: The magic of truth and lies (and iPods)   You are going to view a presentation from Ted.com. Technology Entertainment Design. Introduction Using three iPods like magical props, Marco Tempest spins a clever, surprisingly heartfelt meditation on truth and lies, art and emotion.   1. Warm Up Questions: Do you like magic? What […]