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Is an Elite Education Bad for You?
A former Yale professor on why the Ivy League is turning kids into zombies
The Internet of Things
On the everyday objects that will soon talk to each other, anticipate our needs, and make life simpler
Building a Better Teacher
We can train teachers—all teachers—to do their jobs better. Here's how.
The OKCupid co-founder on who we are (when we think no one's looking)
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See AllThe Lavin Agency presents a selection of TED Fellows, an extraordinary group of innovators from around the world.
- Cesar Harada Environment Cleaning Our Oceans Cesar Harada is using technology to save our planet, starting with our oceans. He is the brains behind Protei—a groundbreaking, low-cost invention that cleans up oil spills and much more.
- Nina Tandon Science Your Body 3.0 Nina Tandon is on the cutting edge of science: where sci-fi meets reality. She works on growing artificial hearts and bones, and studies the new frontier of biotech: homes, textiles, and videogames made of cells.
- Arkadi Kuhlmann Founding CEO of ING Direct
- Arkadi Kuhlmann Founder of The Khan Academy
- Arkadi Kuhlmann World Renowned Cognitive Scientist
- Salman Khan Director of Creation for Cirque du Soleil
- Steven Pinker Co-founder of Kiva
- Lyn Heward Distinguished Biologist
- Jessica Jackley Bestselling Author
- Edward O. Wilson Bestselling Author
- Isabel Allende Leading Public Intellectual
- David Eagleman Former Google CIO
- Kwame Anthony Appiah Pulitzer Prize-winning Author