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TED Talks

I've started watching these on the Science Channel and been pleasantly surprised. Most are good, a few are awesome.

Anyone else seen this series?

edit: here is their website - http://www.ted.com/
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I've started watching these on the Science Channel and been pleasantly surprised. Most are good, a few are awesome.

Anyone else seen this series?

edit: here is their website - http://www.ted.com/
I've seen a half dozen TED lectures that members have posted here at ACG. All were excellent.

If you come across one worth sharing, hopefully you'll post it here.


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I've started watching these on the Science Channel and been pleasantly surprised. Most are good, a few are awesome.

Anyone else seen this series?

edit: here is their website - http://www.ted.com/
I watch them every chance I get and record them to make sure I don't miss any. Fascinating stuff.
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Seen a few of them over the years.

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The powered exoskeleton for paralytics was excellent.
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Also the guy who cured phantom-limb pain patients with a three dollar drug store mirror. That just blew me away.
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Also the guy who cured phantom-limb pain patients with a three dollar drug store mirror. That just blew me away.
That one was exceptional, and it made perfect sense when he explained it.
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