TED

AI Economics of AI Future

How will AI change the world?

This video is from TED-Ed. In the coming years, artificial intelligence is probably going to change your life— and likely the entire world. But people have a hard time agreeing on exactly how AI will affect our society. Can we build AI systems that help us fix the world? Or are we doomed to a […]

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AI

The Exciting, Perilous Journey Toward AGI | Ilya Sutskever. Yes, that Ilya.

Just weeks before the management shakeup at OpenAI rocked Silicon Valley and made international news, the company’s cofounder and chief scientist Ilya Sutskever explored the transformative potential of artificial general intelligence (AGI), highlighting how it could surpass human intelligence and profoundly transform every aspect of life. Hear his take on the promises and perils of […]

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AI Ethics

AI Is Dangerous, but Not for the Reasons You Think | Sasha Luccioni

This video is from TED. AI won’t kill us all — but that doesn’t make it trustworthy. Instead of getting distracted by future existential risks, AI ethics researcher Sasha Luccioni thinks we need to focus on the technology’s current negative impacts, like emitting carbon, infringing copyrights and spreading biased information. She offers practical solutions to […]

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AI Economics of AI

How AI Could Save (Not Destroy) Education | Sal Khan | TED

This video is from TED. Sal Khan, the founder and CEO of Khan Academy, thinks artificial intelligence could spark the greatest positive transformation education has ever seen. He shares the opportunities he sees for students and educators to collaborate with AI tools — including the potential of a personal AI tutor for every student and […]

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Future Science

A Powerful New Neurotech Tool for Augmenting Your Mind | Conor Russomanno | TED

In an astonishing TED talk and tech demo, neurotechnologist Conor Russomanno shares his work building brain-computer interfaces that could enable us to control the external world with our minds. He discusses the quickly advancing possibilities of this field — including the promise of a “closed-loop system” that could both record and stimulate brain activity — […]

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Interesting

The Disappearing Computer: An Exclusive Preview of Humane’s Screenless Tech | Imran Chaudhri | TED

In this TED talk, get an exclusive preview of groundbreaking, unreleased technology, former Apple designer and Humane cofounder Imran Chaudhri envisions a future where AI enables our devices to “disappear.”

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AI Generative AI

Greg Brockman Reveals the Astonishing Potential of ChatGPT | TED

This video is from TED. In a talk from the cutting edge of technology, OpenAI cofounder Greg Brockman explores the underlying design principles of ChatGPT and demos some mind-blowing, unreleased plug-ins for the chatbot that sent shockwaves across the world. After the talk, head of TED Chris Anderson joins Brockman to dig into the timeline […]

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Virtual Reality

Everyone can participate in building the metaverse

Now that there are TED talks on it, the Metaverse is now officially hip. 😉 The promise of the metaverse extends far beyond digital spaces — it can transform and enrich how we experience the material world, too. From video games that bring communities together to digital art that collides with physical spaces, augmented reality […]

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Mathematics

Why Can’t We Divide by Zero?

I’ve often wondered why this rule of mathematics has withstood the test of time: don’t divide by zero. In the world of math, many strange results are possible when we change the rules. But there’s one rule that most of us have been warned not to break: don’t divide by zero. How can the simple […]

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Space

Are Scientists Actually Building an Elevator to Space?

Explore the physics behind space elevators, which would theoretically use a cable anchored to Earth and extending into space. Sending rockets into space requires sacrificing expensive equipment, burning massive amounts of fuel, and risking potential catastrophe. So in the space race of the 21st century, some engineers are abandoning rockets for something more exciting: elevators. […]

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