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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
Embrace the Near Win
A new way to think about creativity, innovation, and mastery
The Internet of Things
Everyday objects will talk to each other, anticipate our needs, and make life simpler
Why is Consumer Behavior So Illogical?
A marketing professor on why we buy what we buy
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See AllThe Lavin Agency presents a selection of TED Fellows, an extraordinary group of innovators from around the world.
- 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.
- Christopher Soghoian Technology Our Surveillance State We have entered a new age of Internet and communications security: one where governments can request data from any company, at any time. Christopher Soghoian helps us navigate this 1984-style reality.
- Arkadi Kuhlmann Founding CEO of ING Direct
- Salman Khan Founder of The Khan Academy
- Steven Pinker World Renowned Cognitive Scientist
- Lyn Heward Director of Creation for Cirque du Soleil
- Jessica Jackley Co-founder of Kiva
- Edward O. Wilson Distinguished Biologist
- Isabel Allende Bestselling Author
- David Eagleman Bestselling Author
- Kwame Anthony Appiah Leading Public Intellectual
- Douglas Merrill Former Google CIO
- Jared Diamond Pulitzer Prize-winning Author