Will An Artificial Intelligence Ever Deliver A TED Talk?

Move over Turing Test, it's time to make room for the A.I. XPRIZE. The recently announced competition will award a team who can create a machine intelligence that can deliver a TED Talk so outstanding that it would receive a standing ovation. » 3/21/14 6:00pm 3/21/14 6:00pm

Spend the weekend watching the impossible (and beautiful) Mars & Avril

This movie took seven years to make and inspired a TED talk about how to make an "impossible" film. It's also one of the most beautiful, and immersive, science fiction worlds on film. Check out the bizarre futuristic love story Mars & Avril. » 12/06/13 12:48pm 12/06/13 12:48pm

Watch how a paralyzed man can use a quadrotor drone to fly

It's all drones all week at TED, with experts asking if these things will save us or destroy us. But as shown in this remarkable talk delivered teleremotely by quadriplegic Henry Evens, they have the potential to expand the worlds of bedridden people by giving them the sense of flight. » 11/20/13 12:59pm 11/20/13 12:59pm

Awesome new TED-ED videos explain the physics of superhero powers

Educator Joy Lin has teamed up with TedEducation to produce a series of fantastic animated shorts that explain the physics behind such superpowers as flight, speed, strength, invisibility, body mass manipulation, and immortality. » 7/03/13 12:30pm 7/03/13 12:30pm