Looking for some great TED Talks about the technology shaping the future?

From robots, to space archaeology, to big data, these are the thought leaders reshaping our world. These are some of the best Technology TED Talks we’ve run across as we’ve curated the best of what the internet has to offer.

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Grab Your Hat! You’re About to Become a Space Archaeologist.

24 minutes

[ Happiness & Hope ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Ever wished that you could be the one to discover an amazing ancient site? Well, what if we told you that you can be, by connecting to a satellite, yourself!?
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Embracing a Language that Brings Us Closer 🙂

12 minutes

[ Culture ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

You've probably shared a few of these in your messages if you've communicated through technology in the past decade, but could emotion depicting icons have an even longer history than we assume? And where could these emojis bring the human race in the future? Jenna Schilstra discusses this on the TED stage.
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Omniprocessor: Tap Water from Our Toilets?

15 minutes

[ Conservation & Sustainability ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Have you heard about a brilliant innovation - the Omniprocessor - that may change the lives of billions of people, in fact all of us eventually? This is "the challenge of progress" at it's messy best!
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ISAAW: Unbelievable Robots!

18 minutes

[ Education Enrichment ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Do you have any robots in your life yet? Maybe at your workplace? How about in your home? If not now, you soon will! While pop culture makes that future seem dark, there is actually so much wonder in what's going on right now! Take a look...
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Big Data Might Help Us All Come Together!

18 minutes

[ Technology ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

What if our starting point in problem-solving could be without conflict? Here's what the future holds for addressing everything from litter to child mortality, from crime to math literacy! We have two wonderful TED Talks today to brighten up your day. Enjoy!
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Richard Turere Makes Peace with Lions

9 minutes

[ Animals ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

As we struggle to solve problems, large and small, there is usually one thing is missing in the circles I know of: listening to the wisdom of our youth. See how one boy made peace with neighboring lions in today's featured TED talk!
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Flying Machines of the Future

12 minutes

[ Design ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

How will drones shape, or reshape, possibility in the future? In this beautiful and fascinating TED Talk, innovator Raffaello D'Andrea, along with some of his drones, lays out what the future may have in store for us!
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Human Voice Remixed for Wonder

16 minutes

[ Creativity ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

What happens when your limitations force you to recreate reality? For the cutting-edge musician Beardyman, the desire to push the boundaries of what is possible with the human voice have opened up a new musical and creative world.
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Augmented Reality Illusions

9 minutes

[ Creativity ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Marco Tempest doesn't do magic... he combines it with "augmented reality" technology. Find out more in today's mind-bending article.
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