Best of TED

It’s Time for TED
Electronic musician John Boswell, creator of the Symphony of Science videos, remixed music with some classic TED moments to create this video.


A life lesson from a volunteer firefighter
Volunteer firefighter Mark Bezos tells a story of an act of heroism that didn’t go quite as expected — but that taught him a big lesson: Don’t wait to be a hero.


The First 20 Hours – How to Learn Anything
Author Josh Kaufman explains how to learn anything in only 20 hours and gives a great performance.


Why You Will Fail To Have A Great Career
A great TEDx talk by Economics professor, Larry Smith on the reasons most of us will not have a great career.


Could this laser zap malaria?
Nathan Myhrvold, an brilliant inventor (and unfortunately, a patent troll) shows off his latest social-good invention.


Eight secrets of success
The eight traits successful people have in common, based on Richard St. John‘s interviews conducted over years.


How great leaders inspire action
Simon Sinek talks about inspirational leadership and the golden circle from his book, Start With Why. A must watch.


Let’s use video to reinvent education
Salman Khan, the creator of thousands of Khan Academy videos, is trying to revolutionize education.


3 things I learned while my plane crashed
Rick Elias, the CEO of Red Ventures, was on the filght 1549 when it crashed in the Hudson river in January 2009.
He realized that the only thing that matters in life is being a great dad.
Must watch.


Connected, but alone?
Sherry Turkle wants us to rethink our relationships with other humans and our digital devices.

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