TED Talks

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How To Make A Human Arabesque. TEDxSUMMIT.
Added 1,867 Views / 0 LikesThis film and photographic experiment set out to prove The Power of X by attempting an Ideas Worth Doing for TEDxSUMMIT. The project fused architecture, dance, math and magic into a bespoke18meter high triangular mirrored structure to create the world&rs

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TEDxSUMMIT  The Power of X
Added 1,540 Views / 0 Likes/// CHALLENGE Prove 'The Power of X' by attempting an Idea Worth Doing to open TEDxSUMMIT in Doha, Qatar. WE ARE Pi collaborated with the Koener Union and Paris’ BIG Productions. Together, they fused architecture, dance, math and magic into a bespok

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Pythagorean Theorem  Animated Simplest Geometric Proof In 1 MINUTE
Added 1,060 Views / 0 LikesSimplification extended ... Just in 1 minute watch the Pythagoras theorem Demonstrated & Proved. No Words. Just watch it happen like a miracle. :)

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Stephen Wolfram: Computing A Theory Of Everything
Added 917 Views / 0 LikesStephen Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, talks about his quest to make all knowledge computational  able to be searched, processed and manipulated. His new search engine, Wolfram Alpha, has no lesser goal than to model and explain the physics underlying

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Steven Strogatz: How Things In Nature Tend To Sync Up
Added 961 Views / 0 LikesMathematician Steven Strogatz shows how flocks of creatures (like birds, fireflies and fish) manage to synchronize and act as a unit  when no one's giving orders. The powerful tendency extends into the realm of objects, too.

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Sean Gourley On The Mathematics Of War
Added 1,070 Views / 0 LikesBy pulling raw data from the news and plotting it onto a graph, Sean Gourley and his team have come up with a stunning conclusion about the nature of modern war  and perhaps a model for resolving conflicts.

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Stephen Hawking: Questioning The Universe
Added 930 Views / 0 LikesProfessor Stephen Hawking asks some big questions about our universe  How did the universe begin? How did life begin? Are we alone?  and discusses how we might go about answering them.

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Terry Moore: Why Is 'x' The Unknown?
Added 986 Views / 0 LikesWhy is 'x' the symbol for an unknown? In this short and funny talk, Terry Moore gives the surprising answer.

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Benoit Mandelbrot: Fractals And The Art Of Roughness
Added 1,129 Views / 0 LikesAt TED2010, mathematics legend Benoit Mandelbrot develops a theme he first discussed at TED in 1984  the extreme complexity of roughness, and the way that fractal math can find order within patterns that seem unknowably complicated.

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Ron Eglash: The Fractals At The Heart Of African Designs
Added 1,115 Views / 0 Likeshttp://www.ted.com "I am a mathematician, and I would like to stand on your roof." That is how Ron Eglash greeted many African families he met while research...

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Demo: Stunning Data Visualization In The AlloSphere
Added 782 Views / 0 LikesJoAnn KucheraMorin demos the AlloSphere, a new way to see, hear and interpret scientific data. Dive into the brain, feel electron spin, hear the music of the elements ... and detect previously unseen patterns that could lead to new discoveries.

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TEDxWarwick  David MacKay  How The Laws Of Physics Constrain Our Sustainable Energy Options
Added 871 Views / 0 LikesHow much land mass would renewables need to power a nation like the UK? An entire country's worth. In this pragmatic talk from TEDxWarwick, David MacKay tours the basic mathematics that show worrying limitations on our sustainable energy options and expla

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Bruce Bueno De Mesquita Predicts Iran's Future
Added 873 Views / 0 LikesBruce Bueno de Mesquita uses mathematical analysis to predict (very often correctly) such messy human events as war, political power shifts, Intifada ... After a crisp explanation of how he does it, he offers three predictions on the future of Iran.

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Dan Cobley: What Physics Taught Me About Marketing
Added 843 Views / 0 LikesPhysics and marketing don't seem to have much in common, but Dan Cobley is passionate about both. He brings these unlikely bedfellows together using Newton's second law, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, the scientific method and the second law of therm

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Margaret Wertheim: The Beautiful Math Of Coral (and Crochet)
Added 891 Views / 0 LikesScience writer Margaret Wertheim recreates the creatures of the coral reefs using a technique invented by a mathematician  simultaneously celebrating the amazements of the reef, and deepdiving into the hyperbolic underpinnings of coral creation.

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Geoffrey West: The Surprising Math Of Cities And Corporations
Added 1,115 Views / 0 LikesPhysicist Geoffrey West has found that simple, mathematical laws govern the properties of cities  that wealth, crime rate, walking speed and many other aspects of a city can be deduced from a single number: the city's population. In this mindbending ta