TED Talk

Quantum Computing

The Promise of Quantum Computers

Matt Langione talks about the promise and magic of quantum computers. Speaking next to an actual IBM quantum computer, he explains how these machines solve complex challenges like developing vaccines and calculating financial risk in an entirely new way that’s exponentially faster than the best supercomputers — and shares why industries should prepare now for […]

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Career

Tis the Season of Winning!

If you follow me on Instagram, then you know that I am a firm believer of taking time to develop yourself to your full potential. Data Driven listeners may also know about when and why I celebrate the new year. I’m also a huge fan of EdMylett and his podcast. I encourage you to watch […]

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Interesting Science

How to Learn Anything–the First 20 Hours

Here’s a great TEDx talk about the nature of learning and acquiring new skills. Josh Kaufman is the author of the #1 international bestseller, ‘The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business’, as well as the upcoming book ‘The First 20 Hours: Mastering the Toughest Part of Learning Anything.’ Josh specializes in teaching people from […]

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Space

Your Kids Might Live on Mars – Here’s How They’ll Survive

Stephen Petranek explains why colonizing Mars may be sooner than you’d think in this TED Talk. It sounds like science fiction, but journalist Stephen Petranek considers it fact: within 20 years, humans will live on Mars. In this provocative talk, Petranek makes the case that humans will become a spacefaring species and describes in fascinating […]

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Linux

Linus Torvalds’s TED Talk

Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice — first with the Linux kernel and again with Git. In a rare interview with TED Curator Chris Anderson, Torvalds discusses with remarkable openness the personality traits that prompted his unique philosophy of work, engineering and life. He also has the same kind of treadmill desk that I have. “I […]

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