There are many stereotypes about Africa–that it’s a place of conflict, of disease, war, and famine. This week on The TED Radio Hour, we’ll engage with thinkers and do-ers who are constructing new realities for Africa.
The birth of a new idea could be the strongest force for change that we know. Understanding where ideas come from can help us harness the power of our thoughts. In this hour, we’ll hear about what happens when ideas interact.
Technology-enabled collaboration draws us closer, makes us smarter, and allows us to innovate through the wisdom of a crowd. A new wave of collaborative consumption is transforming consumerism and the rules of engagement. What is the true potential of 21st century collaboration? Is this a new phenomenon–or have we seen this movie before?
Our amazing brain performs harmonious functions and peculiar actions that might seem counter-intuitive. What tricks make us think it’s okay to cheat or steal? Are we in control of our own decisions? Why do our brains misjudge what will make us happy?