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Public television and TED share a deep commitment to addressing the high school dropout crisis. By joining forces and ideas, we will bring together a diverse group of experts, creative thinkers and entertainers to address this crucially important question on a nationally broadcast, innovative television show. TED Talks will present one hour of electric, emotional and thought-provoking television. The speaker program is curated by TED curator Chris Anderson, in the interest of teachers, educational administrators, parents, and students.
Why do people see the Virgin Mary on a cheese sandwich or hear demonic lyrics in "Stairway to Heaven"? Using video and music, skeptic Michael Shermer shows how we convince ourselves to believe — and overlook the facts.
Inventor, entrepreneur and visionary Ray Kurzweil explains in abundant, grounded detail why, by the 2020s, we will have reverse-engineered the human brain and nanobots will be operating your consciousness.
Tech enthusiast Kevin Kelly asks "What does technology want?" and discovers that its movement toward ubiquity and complexity is much like the evolution of life.
Speakers including Anna Deavere Smith and Sal Khan discuss the school-to-prison pipeline and turning struggling students into scholars.
John Legend(Host & Guest Speaker)
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