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  • Marks, Nic (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    Much of modern life is based on the assumption that happiness comes from economic prosperity. Many -- politicians, media and citizens alike -- seem to assume the goal of government is to keep the economy moving. Here, Nic ...
  • Hornthal, Jim (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    Scouring the Internet for an answer to a complex question is not only frustrating but often futile. Asking a search engine where to take your next vacation or what film you might enjoy often results in a deluge of useless, ...
  • Enriquez, Juan; Gullans, Steve (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    There have been at least 25 prototype humans. We are but one more model, and there is no evidence evolution has stopped. Juan Enriquez and Steve Gullans, two of the world's most eminent science authors, researchers, and ...
  • Rothbart, Davy (TED Conferences, 2013)
    What do the questions we ask others, even complete strangers, reveal about ourselves? And can the answers we seek shape our own lives and dreams? Davy Rothbart wants to know. Rothbart — a writer, reporter, and documentary ...
  • Khanna, Ayesha; Khanna, Parag (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    Political scientists Ayesha and Parag Khanna (whom Esquire magazine calls one of the 75 people who will influence the 21st century) declare that we are rapidly moving from a point of co-existence with technology to a phase ...
  • Mufson, Steven (2013-04-24)
    The proposed Keystone XL pipeline has enflamed the bitter fight over America's energy future. Opponents of the 1,700-mile pipeline, which is designed to bring oil extracted from Canadian tar sands down to the US, say it ...
  • Tabarrok, Alex (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    Unemployment, fear, and fitful growth tell us the economy is stagnating. The recession, however, is just the tip of iceberg. We have deeper problems. Most importantly, the rate of innovation is down. Patents, which were ...
  • Association of Research Libraries (2013-04-01)
    LibQUAL+™ is a research and development project undertaken by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in collaboration with Texas A&M University. The project is defining and measuring library service quality across ...
  • Association of Research Libraries (2013-04-01)
    LibQUAL+™ is a research and development project undertaken by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in collaboration with Texas A&M University. The project is defining and measuring library service quality across ...
  • Association of Research Libraries (2013-04-01)
    LibQUAL+™ is a research and development project undertaken by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in collaboration with Texas A&M University. The project is defining and measuring library service quality across ...
  • Association of Research Libraries (2011-06)
    LibQUAL+™ is a research and development project undertaken by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in collaboration with Texas A&M University. The project is defining and measuring library service quality across ...
  • Armstrong, Rachel S. (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    What will the city of the future look like? More like an ever-changing and vibrant garden than a static set of buildings and blocks. In Living Architecture: How Synthetic Biology Can Remake Our Cities and Reshape Our Lives, ...
  • Gallop, Cindy (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    In Make Love Not Porn: Technology's Hardcore Impact on Human Behavior, Cindy Gallop talks about the personal experiences and research that inspired her to give her legendary TEDTalk "Make Love Not Porn" -- and the explosive ...
  • Miller, Alisa (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    Media Makeover: Improving the News One Click at a Time is a bird’s-eye view on how “news” is made -- and how readers and viewers can re-make it. Alisa Miller, CEO of Public Radio International, lays out what's missing from ...
  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. (1741)
  • Rheingold, Howard (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    Instead of asking whether the Web is making us stupid, Howard Rheingold turns that question around and asks how designing and using digital media mindfully could make us smarter. What if humans could build tools that ...
  • Williams, Anthony (2013-04-24)
    All over the world, the way people connect and collaborate is undergoing an astonishing transformation. Smart organizations are shunning their old, secretive practices and embracing transparency. Companies are widely sharing ...
  • Ramirez, Ainissa (2013-04-24)
    In Save Our Science: How to Inspire a New Generation of Scientists, long time Yale professor Ainissa Ramirez makes an impassioned call for a recommitment to improve science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education ...
  • Sharot, Tali (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    We all like to think of ourselves as rational creatures who smartly prepare for the worst. We watch our backs, weigh the odds, and pack an umbrella when the skies look threatening. But although we take such sensible ...
  • Gutman, Ron (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    How can something as simple as a smile be so deceptively complex? That's the mystery and magic explored in Smile: The Astonishing Powers of a Simple Act, which explores the sensation and science of the smile. From the broad ...