TED Talks

TED on Wrongful Convictions: Part I

I recently came across a series of good talks about the phenomenon of wrongful convictions. There are numerous reasons for the problem, some of which will be discussed in the videos. I’ll spread them out over six days, so that my readers can give each talk the thought that it might deserve. The speakers come […]

TED Talk Tuesday: Part 2

An interesting look at how an engineer designed a better way to repair his own heart!

TED Talk Tuesday

An interesting take on what it will take to fix American health care. He suggests that we need less of the independent spirit of the proverbial “cowboy” and more of the teamwork of a pit crew. Take a look/listen.

TED Talk Tuesday: Sharing Secrets

After the Easter break, let’s get today’s TED Talks started with an interesting look at secrets that people have chosen to share anonymously.

TED Talk Tuesday: Part 2

How statistics impacts jury trials and can lead to incorrect convictions.

TED Talk Tuesday

Now this is just cool …

TED Talk Tuesday: Part 3

This TED Talk is a little mindblowing. Embrace your inner nerd (even if you don’t think you have one) and marvel at where technology could be headed. Then consider that this technology is being developed by the government, and wonder what we don’t know about the real cutting edge, and worry about the unintended consequences […]