Tag: TEDTalk

Didier Sornette: How we can predict the next financial crisis

The 2007-2008 financial crisis, you might think, was an unpredictable one-time crash. But Didier Sornette and his Financial Crisis Observatory have plotted a set of early warning signs for unstable, growing systems, tracking the moment when any bubble is about to pop. (And he’s seeing it happen again, right now.) TEDTalks is a daily video […]

How we can face the future without fear, together | Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

It’s a fateful moment in history. We’ve seen divisive elections, divided societies and the growth of extremism — all fueled by anxiety and uncertainty. “Is there something we can do, each of us, to be able to face the future without fear?” asks Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. In this electrifying talk, the spiritual leader gives […]

How we can find ourselves in data | Giorgia Lupi

Giorgia Lupi uses data to tell human stories, adding nuance to numbers. In this charming talk, she shares how we can bring personality to data, visualizing even the mundane details of our daily lives and transforming the abstract and uncountable into something that can be seen, felt and directly reconnected to our lives. The TED […]

How can countries measure the well-being of their citizens?

What do gender equality in Morocco and anti-corruption watchdogs in Poland have in common? They are direct contributors to the Sustainable Economic Development Assessment, or SEDA. This index goes beyond measuring the monetary quantifiables of GDP and looks at how governments use their money. The outcomes, which measure success by values like public safety, clean […]