TED Radio Hour
Apr 4, 2014 — Psychologist Laurie Santos studies human irrationality by observing how primates make decisions — including some not-so-savvy money choices their human relatives often make.
Mar 14, 2014 — Attorney Philip K. Howard argues the U.S. has become a legal minefield and we need to simplify our laws.
Mar 7, 2014 — Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely color blind. But thanks to a device attached to his head, he can now "hear" color, which allows him to experience an element that was once invisible.
Feb 14, 2014 — There may be no fool-proof secret to happiness, but Pharrell's song "Happy" definitely delivers some instant joy. Pharrell shares what inspires him to keep smiling.
Jan 31, 2014 — When Hasan Elahi's name was mistakenly added to the U.S. government's watch list, he fought the assault on his privacy by turning his life inside-out for the world to see.
Jan 17, 2014 — Four-star general Stanley McChrystal recounts some tough lessons about leadership he gained from the front lines.
Dec 20, 2013 — Temple Grandin struggled with autism until she realized her ability to "think in pictures" allowed her to solve problems that others can't.
Dec 13, 2013 — Does texting mean the death of good writing skills? Linguist John McWhorter says that there's much more to texting — linguistically, culturally — than it seems, and it's all good news.
Nov 22, 2013 — Speaking at TED in 1998, Rev. Billy Graham marvels at technology's power to improve lives and change the world. But he says technology and science can't do everything: "There's something inside of us that is beyond our understanding." Graham's daughter, Anne Graham Lotz, reflects on her father's idea of the nature of faith.
Nov 15, 2013 — The story of David and Goliath has transcended biblical origins to become common shorthand for unlikely victory. But, asks author Malcolm Gladwell, is that really what the story is about?