The astounding athletic power of quadcopters

In a robot lab at TEDGlobal, Raffaello D’Andrea demos his flying quadcopters: robots that think like athletes, solving physical problems with algorithms that help them learn.

A South African Embarrassment [Hans Rosling on HIV – TED talk]

As a South African I get dismayed and embarrassed when I watch this incredible TED talk detailing the status of HIV/AIDS around the world in today’s age. Hans Rosling explains using beautiful visuals how, amongst other things, South Africa has become, well, a rather large blotch on the map of HIV infections, and has completely […]

TED Talks – Elizabeth Gilbert on Coping with Genius

In this video, Elizabeth Gilbert delivers one of the best TED talks I’ve seen. With unexpected style, humour and confidence she discusses the creative barriers she is experiencing in her life as a writer, and pitches an excellent suggestion on how to cope with your creative genius. Nice. And while we’re on the subject, here’s […]

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