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How computers learn to recognize objects instantly | Joseph Redmon
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3 hours ago ∗ Views: 8,765
Ten years ago, researchers thought that getting a computer to tell the difference between a cat and a dog would be almost impossible. Today, computer ...
08:30
The stories behind The New Yorker's iconic covers | Françoise Mouly
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1 day ago ∗ Views: 21,814
Meet Françoise Mouly, The New Yorker's art director. For the past 24 years, she's helped decide what appears on the magazine's famous cover, from the...
19:41
What six years in captivity taught me about fear and faith (English subtitles) | Ingrid Betancourt
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2 days ago ∗ Views: 57,003
Full English subtitles are available for this talk -- click the CC button in the bottom right of your screen to turn subtitles on.) In 2002, the Colom...
12:53
Can art amend history? | Titus Kaphar
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3 days ago ∗ Views: 33,349
Artist Titus Kaphar makes paintings and sculptures that wrestle with the struggles of the past while speaking to the diversity and advances of the pre...
14:34
Meet Spot, the robot dog that can run, hop and open doors | Marc Raibert
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4 days ago ∗ Views: 251,269
That science fiction future where robots can do what people and animals do may be closer than you think. Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics, ...
07:15
Why I still have hope for coral reefs | Kristen Marhaver
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 52,800
Corals in the Pacific Ocean have been dying at an alarming rate, particularly from bleaching brought on by increased water temperatures. But it's not ...
12:18
You owe it to yourself to experience a total solar eclipse | David Baron
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 323,683
On August 21, 2017, the moon's shadow will race from Oregon to South Carolina in what some consider to be the most awe-inspiring spectacle in all of n...
12:11
A simple new blood test that can catch cancer early | Jimmy Lin
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 55,285
Jimmy Lin is developing technologies to catch cancer months to years before current methods. He shares a breakthrough technique that looks for small s...
10:16
How cohousing can make us happier (and live longer) | Grace Kim
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 175,513
Loneliness doesn't always stem from being alone. For architect Grace Kim, loneliness is a function of how socially connected we feel to the people aro...
14:18
Hamilton vs. Madison and the birth of American partisanship | Noah Feldman
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 55,493
The divisiveness plaguing American politics today is nothing new, says constitutional law scholar Noah Feldman. In fact, it dates back to the early da...
07:48
How I fail at being disabled | Susan Robinson
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 50,118
Born with a genetic visual impairment that has no correction or cure, Susan Robinson is legally blind (or partially sighted, as she prefers it) and en...
16:13
The human insights missing from big data | Tricia Wang
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 54,728
Why do so many companies make bad decisions, even with access to unprecedented amounts of data? With stories from Nokia to Netflix to the oracles of ....
09:30
Why our screens make us less happy | Adam Alter
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 179,685
What are our screens and devices doing to us? Psychologist Adam Alter has spent the last five years studying how much time screens steal from us and h...
13:08
Can clouds buy us more time to solve climate change? | Kate Marvel
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3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 44,224
Climate change is real, case closed. But there's still a lot we don't understand about it, and the more we know the better chance we have to slow it d...
17:01
How a handful of tech companies control billions of minds every day | Tristan Harris
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3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 176,827
A handful of people working at a handful of tech companies steer the thoughts of billions of people every day, says design thinker Tristan Harris. Fro...