List of TED speakers

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This a list of people who have spoken or otherwise presented at official TED conferences such as TED, TED@, TEDActive, TEDCity, TED-Ed, TEDGlobal, TEDIndia, TEDSalon, TEDWomen, TEDYouth, TED Fellows Retreat, and TED Talks Education. It also includes speakers at the independent TEDMED conferences. Links to a video of each talk are included where available.[1][2][3][4] Talks from the independent TEDx conferences are not included since there are thousands such events (over 11,000 held and over 1,100 upcoming as of January 2015), making them less notable.[5] The TED.com website also hosts videos from conferences not affiliated with TED, but those talks and speakers are not included on this list.

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Speaker Talk(s)
Chris Abani Telling stories from Africa (TEDGlobal 2007)
On humanity (TED2008)
Hawa Abdi Mother and daughter doctor-heroes (TEDWomen 2010)
Marc Abrahams A science award that makes you laugh, then think (TEDMED 2014)
J.J. Abrams The mystery box (TED2007)
José Antonio Abreu The El Sistema music revolution (TED2009) TED Prize
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The danger of a single story (TEDGlobal 2009)
Newton Aduaka The story of Ezra (TEDGlobal 2007)
Anant Agarwal Why massive open online courses (still) matter (TED2013)
Shai Agassi A new ecosystem for electric cars (TED2009)
Blaise Agüera y Arcas How PhotoSynth can connect the world's images (TED2007)
Augmented-reality maps (TED2010)
David Agus A new strategy in the war on cancer (TEDMED 2009)
Omar Ahmad Political change with pen and paper (TED2010)
Sheikha Al Mayassa Globalizing the local, localizing the global (TEDWomen 2010)
Manal al-Sharif A Saudi woman who dared to drive (TEDGlobal 2013)
Madeleine Albright On being a woman and a diplomat (TEDWomen 2010)
Zeresenay Alemseged The search for humanity's roots (TEDGlobal 2007)
Isabel Allende Tales of passion (TED2007)
How to live passionately—no matter your age (TED2014)
Uri Alon Why truly innovative science demands a leap into the unknown (TEDGlobal 2013)
Anas Aremeyaw Anas How I named, shamed and jailed (TED2013)
Lemon Andersen Please don't take my Air Jordans (TEDYouth 2011)
Chris Anderson TED's nonprofit transition (TED2002)
How web video powers global innovation (TEDGlobal 2010)
Questions no one knows the answers to (TED-Ed 2012)
Chris Anderson Technology's long tail (TED2004)
Ray Anderson The business logic of sustainability (TED2009)
Jack Andraka A promising test for pancreatic cancer ... from a teenager (TED2013)
Simon Anholt Which country does the most good for the world? (TEDSalon Berlin 2014)
Michael Anti Behind the Great Firewall of China (TEDGlobal 2012)
Paola Antonelli Treat design as art (TED2007)
Why I brought Pac-Man to MoMA (TEDSalon NY2013)
Kwame Anthony Appiah Is religion good or bad? (This is a trick question) (TEDSalon NY2014)
Alejandro Aravena My architectural philosophy? Bring the community into the process (TEDGlobal 2014)
Dan Ariely Our buggy moral code (TED2009)
Beware conflicts of interest (TED2011)
Karen Armstrong My wish: The Charter for Compassion (TED2008) TED Prize
Let's revive the Golden Rule (TEDGlobal 2009)
Yann Arthus-Bertrand A wide-angle view of fragile Earth (TED2009)
Kristen Ashburn The face of AIDS in Africa (TED2003)
Julian Assange Why the world needs WikiLeaks (TEDGlobal 2010)
Anthony Atala Growing new organs (TEDMED 2009)
Printing a human kidney (TED2011)
George Ayittey Africa's cheetahs versus hippos (TEDGlobal 2007)

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Speaker Talk(s)
Iwan Baan Ingenious homes in unexpected places (TEDCity2.0 2013)
Julia Bacha Pay attention to nonviolence (TEDGlobal 2011)
Uldus Bakhtiozina Wry photos that turn stereotypes upside down (TED2014)
Kevin Bales How to combat modern slavery (TED2010)
Robert Ballard The astonishing hidden world of the deep ocean (TED2008)
James Balog Time-lapse proof of extreme ice loss (TEDGlobal 2009)
Chris Bangle Great cars are great art (TED2002)
Marian Bantjes Intricate beauty by design (TED2010)
Massimo Banzi How Arduino is open-sourcing imagination (TEDGlobal 2012)
Richard Baraniuk The birth of the open-source learning revolution (TED2006)
Benjamin Barber Why mayors should rule the world (TEDGlobal 2013)
Dan Barber How I fell in love with a fish (TED2010)
Thomas Barnett Let's rethink America's military strategy (TED2005)
Keith Barry Brain magic (TED2004)
Brain Washed (2005)[citation needed]
Jake Barton The museum of you (TEDSalon NY2013)
Bonnie Bassler How bacteria "talk" (TED2009)
Ayah Bdeir Building blocks that blink, beep and teach (TED2012)
Beardyman The polyphonic me (TED2013)
Kiran Bedi A police chief with a difference (TEDWomen 2010)
Eli Beer The fastest ambulance? A motorcycle (TEDMED 2013)
Yves Behar Designing objects that tell stories (TED2008)
A supercharged motorcycle design (TED2009)
Isabel Behncke Izquierdo Evolution's gift of play, from bonobo apes to humans] (TED2011)
Maya Beiser A cello with many voices (TED2011)
Joe Belfiore (as "Joole Ferbie") The Game (TED2004)
Arthur Benjamin A performance of "Mathemagic" (TED2005)
Teach statistics before calculus!] (TED2009)
The magic of Fibonacci numbers (TEDGlobal 2013)
Yochai Benkler The new open-source economics (TEDGlobal 2005)
Amanda Bennett We need a heroic narrative for death (TEDMED 2013)
Janine Benyus Biomimicry's surprising lessons from nature's engineers (TED2005)
Biomimicry in action (TEDGlobal 2009)
Seth Berkley HIV and flu — the vaccine strategy (TED2010)
Tim Berners-Lee The next web (TED2009)
The year open data went worldwide] (TED2010)
A Magna Carta for the web (TED2014)
Jeff Bezos The electricity metaphor for the web's future (TED2003)
Harsha Bhogle The rise of cricket, the rise of India (TEDIndia 2009)
David Binder The arts festival revolution (TEDGlobal 2012)
Andrew Bird A one-man orchestra of the imagination (TED2010)
Tim Birkhead The early birdwatchers (TED2010)
Mina Bissell Experiments that point to a new understanding of cancer (TEDGlobal 2012)
Susan Blackmore Memes and "temes" (TED2008)
David Blaine How I held my breath for 17 minutes] (TEDMED 2009)
Sarah-Jayne Blakemore The mysterious workings of the adolescent brain (TEDGlobal 2012)
Paul Bloom The origins of pleasure (TEDGlobal 2011)
Can prejudice ever be a good thing? (TEDSalon NY2014)
Kwabena Boahen A computer that works like the brain (TEDGlobal 2007)
Liu Bolin The invisible man (TED2013)
David Bolinsky Visualizing the wonder of a living cell (TED2007)
Bono My wish: Three actions for Africa (TED2005) TED Prize
The good news on poverty (Yes, there's good news) (TED2013)
Phil Borges Photos of endangered cultures (TED2006)
Shukla Bose Teaching one child at a time (TEDIndia 2009)
Penelope Boston There might just be life on Mars (TED2006)
Nick Bostrom A philosophical quest for our biggest problems (TEDGlobal 2005)
Catherine Bracy Why good hackers make good citizens (TEDCity2.0 2013)
Laurel Braitman Depressed dogs, cats with OCD — what animal madness means for us humans (TEDSalon NY2014)
Stewart Brand The Long Now (TED2004)
What squatter cities can teach us (TED2006)
4 environmental 'heresies' (TED@State 2009)
Debate: Does the world need nuclear energy? (TED2010)
The dawn of de-extinction. Are you ready? (TED2013)
Richard Branson Life at 30,000 feet (TED2007)
Cynthia Breazeal The rise of personal robots (TEDWomen 2010)
Rory Bremner A one-man world summit (TEDGlobal 2009)
Kevin Briggs The bridge between suicide and life (TED2014)
Larry Brilliant My wish: Help me stop pandemics (TED2006) TED Prize
Sergey Brin The genesis of Google (TED2004)
Why Google Glass? (TED2013)
Heather Brooke My battle to expose government corruption (TEDGlobal 2012)
David Brooks The social animal (TED2011)
Should you live for your résumé ... or your eulogy? (TED2014)
Rodney Brooks Robots will invade our lives (TED2003)
Why we will rely on robots (TED2013)
Brené Brown Listening to shame (TED2012)
Gordon Brown Wiring a web for global good (TEDGlobal 2009)
Global ethic vs. national interest (TEDGlobal 2009)
Sunni Brown Doodlers, unite! (TED2011)
Erik Brynjolfsson The key to growth? Race with the machines (TED2013)
Leah Buechley How to "sketch" with electronics (TEDYouth 2011)
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita A prediction for the future of Iran (TED2009)
Amanda Burden How public spaces make cities work (TED2014)
Larry Burns The future of cars (TED2005)
Stephen Burt Why people need poetry (TEDGlobal 2013)
Edward Burtynsky [My wish: Manufactured landscapes and green education (TED2005) TED Prize
Photographing the landscape of oil (TEDGlobal 2009)
David Byrne (TED2010)
"(Nothing But) Flowers" with string quartet (TED2010)

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Speaker Talk(s)
Susan Cain The power of introverts (TED2012)
David Cameron The next age of government (TED2010)
James Cameron Before Avatar ... a curious boy (TED2010)
Thomas P. Campbell Weaving narratives in museum galleries (TED2012)
Geoffrey Canada Our failing schools. Enough is enough! (TED Talks Education 2013)
Homaro Cantu Cooking as alchemy (TED2011)
Rufus Cappadocia Blindfold origami and cello (TED2008)
David Carson Design and discovery (TED2003)
Majora Carter Greening the ghetto (TED2006)
Matthew Carter My life in typefaces (TED2014)
Jamais Cascio Tools for a better world (TED2006)
Vint Cerf The interspecies internet? An idea in progress (TED2013)
David Chalmers How do you explain consciousness? (TED2014)
Leslie T. Chang The voices of China's workers (TEDGlobal 2012)
Ruth Chang How to make hard choices (TEDSalon NY2014)
Patrick Chappatte The power of cartoons (TEDGlobal 2010)
Robin Chase The idea behind Zipcar (and what comes next) (TED2007)
Excuse me, may I rent your car? (TEDGlobal 2012)
Tom Chatfield 7 ways games reward the brain (TEDGlobal 2010)
Jane Chen A warm embrace that saves lives (TEDIndia 2009)
Tracy Chevalier Finding the story inside the painting (TEDSalon London Spring 2012)
Jan Chipchase The anthropology of mobile phones (TED2007)
Nicholas Christakis The hidden influence of social networks (TED2010)
How social networks predict epidemics (TED@Cannes 2010)
David Christian The history of our world in 18 minutes (TED2011)
Jok Church A circle of caring (TED2007)
Bill Clinton My wish: Rebuilding Rwanda (TED2007) TED Prize
Paul Collier The "bottom billion" (TED2008)
New rules for rebuilding a broken nation (TED@State 2009)
Billy Collins Everyday moments, caught in time (TED2012)
Two poems about what dogs think (probably) (TED2014)
Francis Collins We need better drugs — now (TEDMED 2012)
Chip Conley Measuring what makes life worthwhile (TED2010)
Mick Cornett How an obese town lost a million pounds (TEDMED 2013)
Fabien Cousteau What I learned from spending 31 days underwater (TEDGlobal 2014)
Steven Cowley Fusion is energy's future (TEDGlobal 2009)
Brian Cox CERN's supercollider (TED2008)
What went wrong at the LHC (TED2009)
Why we need the explorers (TEDSalon London 2010)
Lee Cronin Making matter come alive (TEDGlobal 2011)
Print your own medicine (TEDGlobal 2012)
Teddy Cruz How architectural innovations migrate across borders (TEDGlobal 2013)
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Flow, the secret to happiness (TED2004)
Amy Cuddy Your body language shapes who you are (TEDGlobal 2012)
Drew Curtis How I beat a patent troll (TED2012)
Matt Cutts Try something new for 30 days (TED2011)

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Speaker Talk(s)
Raffaello D'Andrea The astounding athletic power of quadcopters (TEDGlobal 2013)
Antonio Damasio The quest to understand consciousness (TED2011)
Adam Davidson What we learned from teetering on the fiscal cliff (TEDSalon NY2012)
Joshua Davis Organic (TED2005)[6]
Wade Davis Dreams from endangered cultures (TED2003)
The World Wide Web of belief and ritual (TED2008)
Gorgeous photos of a backyard wilderness worth saving (TED2012)
Abha Dawesar Life in the "digital now"] (TEDGlobal 2013)
Richard Dawkins Militant atheism (TED2002)
Why the universe seems so strange (TEDGlobal 2005)
Alain de Botton A kinder, gentler philosophy of success (TEDGlobal 2009)
Atheism 2.0 (TEDGlobal 2011)
Aubrey de Grey A roadmap to end aging (TEDGlobal 2005)
Danielle de Niese A flirtatious aria (TEDGlobal 2011)
Joachim de Posada Don't eat the marshmallow! (TED2009)
Anna Deavere Smith Four American characters (TED2005)
Christopher deCharms A look inside the brain in real time (TED2008)
Carmen Agra Deedy Once upon a time, my mother ... (TED2005)
Dan Dennett Dangerous memes (TED2002)
The illusion of consciousness (TED2003)
Let's teach religion — all religion — in schools (TED2006)
Cute, sexy, sweet, funny (TED2009)
Felix Dennis Odes to vice and consequences (TED2004)
David Deutsch Chemical scum that dream of distant quasars (TEDGlobal 2005)
A new way to explain explanation (TEDGlobal 2009)
Peter Diamandis Our next giant leap (TEDGlobal 2005)
Stephen Hawking's zero g flight (TED2008)
Abundance is our future (TED2012)
Jared Diamond Why do societies collapse? (TED2003)
How societies can grow old better (TED2013)
Niels Diffrient Rethinking the way we sit down (TED2002)
John Doerr Salvation (and profit) in greentech (TED2007)
Thomas Dolby Cape Breton fiddling in reel time (TED2002)
"What You've Got" (TED2003)
"La Vie en Rose" (TED2004)
"Love Is a Loaded Pistol" (TED2010)
"(Nothing But) Flowers" with string quartet (TED2010)
Liza Donnelly Drawing on humor for change (TEDWomen 2010)
Peter Donnelly How juries are fooled by statistics (TEDGlobal 2005)
Dale Dougherty We are makers (TED@MotorCity 2011)
Marcus du Sautoy Symmetry, reality's riddle (TEDGlobal 2009)
Angela Duckworth The key to success? Grit (TED Talks Education 2013)
Gustavo Dudamel El Sistema's top youth orchestra (TED2009)
Esther Duflo Social experiments to fight poverty (TED2010)
Regina Dugan From mach-20 glider to hummingbird drone (TED2012)
Ben Dunlap The lifelong learner (TED2007)
Denis Dutton A Darwinian theory of beauty (TED2010)
Freeman Dyson Let's look for life in the outer solar system (TED2003)
George Dyson The story of Project Orion (TED2002)
The birth of the computer (TED2003)

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Speaker Talk(s)
Sylvia Earle My wish: Protect our oceans (TED2009) TED Prize
Mick Ebeling The invention that unlocked a locked-in artist (TEDActive 2011)
Roger Ebert Remaking my voice (TED2011)
Kenichi Ebina My magic moves (TED2007)
Janet Echelman Taking imagination seriously (TED2011)
Dave Eggers My wish: Once Upon a School (TED2008) TED Prize
Ron Eglash The fractals at the heart of African designs (TEDGlobal 2007)
Einstein the Parrot A talking, squawking parrot (TED2006)
Jonathan Eisen Meet your microbes (TEDMED 2012)
Shereen El Feki Pop culture in the Arab world (TEDGlobal 2009)
A little-told tale of sex and sensuality (TEDGlobal 2013)
May El-Khalil Making peace is a marathon (TEDGlobal 2013)
Hasan Elahi FBI, here I am! (TEDGlobal 2011)
Ric Elias 3 things I learned while my plane crashed (TED2011)
Olafur Eliasson Playing with space and light (TED2009)
Christopher Emdin Teach teachers how to create magic (TED@NYC 2013)
Juan Enriquez The life code that will reshape the future (TED2003)
Using biology to rethink the energy challenge (TEDSalon 2007 Hot Science)
The next species of human (TED2009)
Your online life, permanent as a tattoo (TED2013)
Eve Ensler Happiness in body and soul (TED2004)
What security means to me (TEDGlobal 2005)
Embrace your inner girl (TEDIndia 2009)
Suddenly, my body (TEDWomen 2010)
David Epstein Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger? (TED2014)
Nancy Etcoff Happiness and its surprises (TED2004)
Ethel A string quartet plays "Blue Room" (TED2006)
"(Nothing But) Flowers" with string quartet (TED2010)
Paul Ewald Can we domesticate germs? (TED2007)
Corneille Ewango A hero of the Congo forest (TEDGlobal 2007)

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Speaker Talk(s)
Jim Fallon Exploring the mind of a killer (TED2009)
Brian Farrell Building a facebook of biodiversity for the island of Hispaniola (TED2005)[7]
Bruce Feiler The council of dads (TEDMED 2010)
Agile programming — for your family (TEDSalon NY2013)
Noah Feldman Politics and religion are technologies (TED2003)
Niall Ferguson The 6 killer apps of prosperity (TEDGlobal 2011)
Bran Ferren To create for the ages, let's combine art and engineering (TED2014)
Harvey Fineberg Are we ready for neo-evolution? (TED2011)
Ron Finley A guerilla gardener in South Central LA (TED2013)
Stuart Firestein The pursuit of ignorance (TED2013)
Robert Fischell My wish: Three unusual medical inventions (TED2005) TED Prize
Helen Fisher Why we love, why we cheat (TED2006)
The brain in love (TED2008)
Gary Flake Is Pivot a turning point for web exploration (TED2010)
Charles Fleischer All things are Moleeds (TED2005)
James Flynn Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparents' (TED2013)
Joshua Foer Feats of memory anyone can do (TED2012)
Bill Ford A future beyond traffic gridlock (TED2011)
Russell Foster Why do we sleep? (TEDGlobal 2013)
Cary Fowler One seed at a time, protecting the future of food (TEDGlobal 2009)
John Francis Walk the earth ... my 17-year vow of silence (TED2008)
Ze Frank Nerdcore comedy (TED2004)
My web playroom (TEDGlobal 2010)
Are you human? (TED2014)
Chrystia Freeland The rise of the new global super-rich (TEDGlobal 2013)
Louise Fresco We need to feed the whole world (TED2009)
Stephen Friend The hunt for "unexpected genetic heroes" (TED2014)

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Speaker Talk(s)
Eleni Gabre-Madhin A commodities exchange for Ethiopia (TEDGlobal 2007)
Peter Gabriel Fight injustice with raw video (TED2006)
The interspecies internet? An idea in progress (TED2013)
Cindy Gallop Make love, not porn (TED2009)[8]
Jessa Gamble Our natural sleep cycle (TEDGlobal 2010)
Lisa Gansky The future of business is the "mesh" (TED@MotorCity 2011)
Arthur Ganson Moving sculpture (TED2002)
Laurie Garrett Lessons from the 1918 flu (TED2007)
Bill Gates Mosquitos, malaria and education (TED2009)
Innovating to zero! (TED2010)
How state budgets are breaking US schools (TED2011)
Teachers need real feedback (TED Talks Education 2013)
Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we've done (TED2014)
Melinda Gates Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we've done (TED2014)
Atul Gawande How do we heal medicine? (TED2012)
Leymah Gbowee Unlock the intelligence, passion, greatness of girls (TED2012)
James Geary Metaphorically speaking (TEDGlobal 2009)
Ueli Gegenschatz Extreme wingsuit flying (TED2009)
Frank Gehry My days as a young rebel (TED1990)
A master architect asks, Now what? (TED2002)
Murray Gell-Mann Beauty, truth and ... physics? (TED2007)
The ancestor of language (TED2007)
Rose George Let's talk crap. Seriously. (TED2013)
Inside the secret shipping industry (TED@BCG Singapore 2013)
Neil Gershenfeld Unleash your creativity in a Fab Lab (TED2006)
The interspecies internet? An idea in progress (TED2013)
Ashraf Ghani How to rebuild a broken state (TEDGlobal 2005)
Pankaj Ghemawat Actually, the world isn't flat (TEDGlobal 2012)
Andrea Ghez The hunt for a supermassive black hole (TEDGlobal 2009)
Wael Ghonim Inside the Egyptian revolution (TED2011)
Gabby Giffords Be passionate. Be courageous. Be your best. (TED2014)
Dan Gilbert The surprising science of happiness (TED2004)
Why we make bad decisions (TEDGlobal 2005)
The psychology of your future self (TED2014)
Elizabeth Gilbert Your elusive creative genius (TED2009)
Success, failure and the drive to keep creating (TED2014)
Paul Gilding The Earth is full (TED2012)
Jeremy Gilley One day of peace (TEDGlobal 2011)
Malcolm Gladwell Choice, happiness and spaghetti sauce (TED2004)
The strange tale of the Norden bombsight (TEDGlobal 2011)
The unheard story of David and Goliath (TEDSalon NY2013)
Milton Glaser Using design to make ideas new (TED1998)
Evelyn Glennie How to truly listen (TED2003)
Misha Glenny How global crime networks work (TEDGlobal 2009)
Hire the hackers! (TEDGlobal 2011)
Seth Godin How to get your ideas to spread (TED2003)
The tribes we lead (TED2009)
Ben Goldacre Battling bad science (TEDGlobal 2011)
What doctors don't know about the drugs they prescribe (TEDMED 2012)
Thelma Golden How art gives shape to cultural change (TED2009)
Ian Goldin Navigating our global future (TEDGlobal 2009)
Daniel Goldstein The battle between your present and future self (TEDSalon NY2011)
Rebecca Newberger Goldstein The long reach of reason (TED2012)
Daniel Goleman Why aren't we more compassionate? (TED2007)
Charmian Gooch Meet global corruption's hidden players (TEDGlobal 2013)
My wish: To launch a new era of openness in business (TED2014) TED Prize
Jane Goodall What separates us from chimpanzees? (TED2002)
How humans and animals can live together (TEDGlobal 2007)
Doris Kearns Goodwin Lessons from past presidents (TED2008)
Alison Gopnik What do babies think? (TEDGlobal 2011)
Deborah Gordon The emergent genius of ant colonies (TED2003)
What ants teach us about the brain, cancer and the Internet (TED2014)
Robert J. Gordon The death of innovation, the end of growth (TED2013)
Al Gore Averting the climate crisis (TED2006)
New thinking on the climate crisis (TED2008)
What comes after An Inconvenient Truth? (TED2009)
Antony Gormley Sculpted space, within and without (TEDGlobal 2012)
Billy Graham On technology and faith (TED1998)
Temple Grandin The world needs all kinds of minds (TED2010)
Jennifer Granholm A clean energy proposal — race to the top! (TED2013)
Lennart Green Close-up card magic with a twist (TED2005)
Brian Greene Making sense of string theory (TED2005)
Is our universe the only universe? (TED2012)
Glenn Greenwald Why privacy matters (TEDGlobal 2014)
Saul Griffith Everyday inventions (TED2006)
High-altitude wind energy from kites! (TED2009)
Bill Gross A solar energy system that tracks the sun (TED2003)
Ron Gutman The hidden power of smiling (TED2011)

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Speaker Talk(s)
Chris Hadfield What I learned from going blind in space (TED2014)
Jonathan Haidt The moral roots of liberals and conservatives (TED2008)
Religion, evolution, and the ecstasy of self-transcendence (TED2012)
How common threats can make common (political) ground (TEDSalon NY2012)
Joan Halifax Compassion and the true meaning of empathy (TEDWomen 2010)
Suheir Hammad Poems of war, peace, women, power (TEDWomen 2010)
Robert Hammond Building a park in the sky (TED2011)
Jeff Han The radical promise of the multi-touch interface (TED2006)
Nick Hanauer Who are the job creators? (TED2012)[9][10]
Beware, fellow plutocrats, the pitchforks are coming (TEDSalon NY2014)
Herbie Hancock An all-star set (TED2009)
Handspring Puppet Company The genius puppetry behind War Horse (TED2011)
James Hansen Why I must speak out about climate change (TED2012)
Phil Hansen Embrace the shake (TED2013)
Michael Hansmeyer Building unimaginable shapes (TEDGlobal 2012)
David Hanson Robots that "show emotion" (TED2009)
Neil Harbisson I listen to color (TEDGlobal 2012)
John Hardy My green school dream (TEDGlobal 2010)
Tim Harford Trial, error and the God complex (TEDGlobal 2011)
Honor Harger A history of the universe in sound (TEDSalon London Spring 2011)
Jonathan Harris The Web's secret stories (TED2007)
The web as art (TED2007)
Sam Harris Science can answer moral questions (TED2010)
Stefon Harris There are no mistakes on the bandstand (TEDSalon NY2011)
Del Harvey Protecting Twitter users (sometimes from themselves) (TED2014)
Graham Hawkes A flight through the ocean (TED2005)
Stephen Hawking Questioning the universe (TED2008)
Jeff Hawkins How brain science will change computing (TED2003)
Cheryl Hayashi The magnificence of spider silk (TED2010)
Tyrone Hayes The toxic baby (TEDWomen 2010)
Lesley Hazleton The doubt essential to faith (TEDGlobal 2013)
Charles Hazlewood Trusting the ensemble (TEDGlobal 2011)
Imogen Heap "Wait It Out" (TEDGlobal 2009)
Thomas Heatherwick Building the Seed Cathedral (TED2011)
Margaret Heffernan Dare to disagree (TEDGlobal 2012)
Jeremy Heimans What new power looks like (TEDSalon Berlin 2014)
Shea Hembrey How I became 100 artists (TED2011)
Cameron Herold Let's raise kids to be entrepreneurs (TEDx 2010)
Hugh Herr The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance (TED2014)
Erik Hersman Reporting crisis via texting (TED2009)
Noreena Hertz How to use experts — and when not to (TEDSalon London 2010)
Denise Herzing Could we speak the language of dolphins? (TED2013)
Jamie Heywood The big idea my brother inspired (TEDMED 2009)
Danny Hillis Back to the future (of 1994) (TED1994)
Understanding cancer through proteomics (TEDMED 2010)
The Internet could crash. We need a Plan B (TED2013)
Andy Hobsbawm Do the green thing (TED2008)
Mellody Hobson Color blind or color brave? (TED2014)
John Hockenberry The painter and the pendulum (TED in the Field 2009)
We are all designers (TED2012)
John Hodgman Aliens, love — where are they? (TED2008)
Design, explained. (TED2012)
David Hoffman Sputnik mania (TED2007)
What happens when you lose everything (TED2008)
David Holt The joyful tradition of mountain music (TED2004)
Jim Holt Why does the universe exist? (TED2014)
Carl Honoré In praise of slowness (TEDGlobal 2005)
Rob Hopkins Transition to a world without oil (TEDGlobal 2009)
Jack Horner Building a dinosaur from a chicken (TED2011)
Philip K. Howard Four ways to fix a broken legal system (TED2010)
Freeman Hrabowski 4 pillars of college success in science (TED2013)
Shaolan Hsueh Learn to read Chinese ... with ease! (TED2013)
Sirena Huang An 11-year-old's magical violin (TED2006)
Yasheng Huang Does democracy stifle economic growth? (TEDGlobal 2011)
Arianna Huffington How to succeed? Get more sleep (TEDWomen 2010)
Sophie Hunger Songs of secrets and city lights (TEDGlobal 2009)
Mikko Hyppönen Fighting viruses, defending the net (TEDGlobal 2011)

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Speaker Talk(s)
Robin Ince Science versus wonder? (TEDGlobal 2011)
Bjarke Ingels 3 warp-speed architecture tales (TEDGlobal 2009)
Garik Israelian How spectroscopy could reveal alien life (TEDGlobal 2009)
Joi Ito Want to innovate? Become a "now-ist" (TED2014)
Sheena Iyengar The art of choosing (TEDGlobal 2010)
How to make choosing easier (TEDSalon NY2011)
Pico Iyer Where is home? (TEDGlobal 2013)
The art of stillness (TEDSalon NY2014)

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Speaker Talk(s)
Nina Jablonski Skin color is an illusion (TED2009)
Jessica Jackley Poverty, money — and love (TEDGlobal 2010)
Alison Jackson An unusual glimpse at celebrity (TEDGlobal 2005)
Tim Jackson An economic reality check (TEDGlobal 2010)
AJ Jacobs How healthy living nearly killed me (TEDMED 2011)
The world's largest family reunion … we're all invited! (TEDActive 2014)
Mark Z. Jacobson Debate: Does the world need nuclear energy? (TED2010)
Martin Jacques Understanding the rise of China (TEDSalon London 2010)
Emmanuel Jal The music of a war child (TEDGlobal 2009)
Jenna Jameson [1] (TED2013)
Theo Jansen My creations, a new form of life (TED2007)
Mae Jemison Teach arts and sciences together (TED2002)
Mary Lou Jepsen Could future devices read images from our brains? (TED2013)
Mitchell Joachim Don't build your home, grow it! (TED2010)
Maz Jobrani Did you hear the one about the Iranian-American? (TEDGlobal 2010)
Erik Johansson Impossible photography (TEDSalon London Fall 2011)
Steven Johnson The Web as a city (TED2003)
How the "ghost map" helped end a killer disease (TEDSalon 2006)
Where good ideas come from (TEDGlobal 2010)
Sarah Jones A one-woman global village (TED2009)
What does the future hold? 11 characters offer quirky answers (TED2014)
Chris Jordan Turning powerful stats into art (TED2008)
Bill Joy What I'm worried about, what I'm excited about (TED2006)
JR My wish: Use art to turn the world inside out (TED2011) TED Prize
One year of turning the world inside out (TED2012)
Olivia Judson Sex Advice to All Creation (TED2005)[11]
Sebastian Junger Why veterans miss war (TEDSalon NY2014)
Steve Jurvetson Model rocketry (TED2007)

K[edit]

Speaker Talk(s)
Nathaniel Kahn Scenes from "My Architect" (TED2002)
Daniel Kahneman The riddle of experience vs. memory (TED2010)
Maira Kalman The illustrated woman (TED2007)
Dean Kamen To invent is to give (TED2002)
Luke, a new prosthetic arm for soldiers (TED2007)
The emotion behind invention (TEDMED 2009)
William Kamkwamba How I built a windmill (TEDGlobal 2007)
How I harnessed the wind (TEDGlobal 2009)
Ken Kamler Medical miracle on Everest (TEDMED 2009)
Nancy Kanwisher A neural portrait of the human mind (TED2014)
Zach Kaplan Toys and materials from the future (TED2005)
Shekhar Kapur We are the stories we tell ourselves (TEDIndia 2009)
His Holiness the Karmapa The technology of the heart (TEDIndia 2009)
Ben Katchor Comics of bygone New York (TED2002)
Alan Kay A powerful idea about ideas (TED2007)
Sarah Kay If I should have a daughter ... (TED2011)
David Keith A critical look at geoengineering against climate change (TEDSalon 2007 Hot Science)
David Kelley Human-centered design (TED2002)
How to build your creative confidence (TED2012)
Kevin Kelly How technology evolves (TED2005)
Mark Kelly Be passionate. Be courageous. Be your best. (TED2014)
Cynthia Kenyon Experiments that hint of longer lives (TEDGlobal 2011)
Diébédo Francis Kéré How to build with clay... and community (TEDCity2.0 2013)
Salman Khan Let's use video to reinvent education (TED2011)
Wadah Khanfar A historic moment in the Arab world (TED2011)
Parag Khanna Mapping the future of countries (TEDGlobal 2009)
Chip Kidd Designing books is no laughing matter. OK, it is. (TED2012)
Beeban Kidron The shared wonder of film (TEDSalon London Spring 2012)
Kaki King Playing "Pink Noise" on guitar (TED2008)
Jonathan Klein Photos that changed the world (TED2010)
Joshua Klein A thought experiment on the intelligence of crows (TED2008)
Naomi Klein Addicted to risk (TEDWomen 2010)
Chris Kluwe How augmented reality will change sports ... and build empathy (TED2014)
Hubertus Knabe The dark secrets of a surveillance state (TEDSalon Berlin 2014)
Aaron Koblin Visualizing ourselves ... with crowd-sourced data (TED2011)
Sally Kohn Let’s try emotional correctness (TED@NYC 2013)
Don't like clickbait? Don't click (TED@NYC 2014)
Daphne Koller What we're learning from online education (TEDGlobal 2012)
Marc Koska 1.3m reasons to re-invent the syringe (TEDGlobal 2009)
Gary Kovacs Tracking our online trackers (TED2012)
Shane Koyczan To This Day ... for the bullied and beautiful (TED2013)
Ivan Krastev Can democracy exist without trust? (TEDGlobal 2012)
Bernie Krause The voice of the natural world (TEDGlobal 2013)
Sunitha Krishnan The fight against sex slavery (TEDIndia 2009)
Jarrett J. Krosoczka Why lunch ladies are heroes (TED@NYC 2014)
JoAnn Kuchera-Morin Stunning data visualization in the AlloSphere (TED2009)
Vijay Kumar Robots that fly ... and cooperate (TED2012)
James Howard Kunstler The ghastly tragedy of the suburbs (TED2004)
Pamelia Kurstin The untouchable music of the theremin (TED2002)
Ray Kurzweil The accelerating power of technology (TED2005)
A university for the coming singularity (TED2009)
Get ready for hybrid thinking (TED2014)
David Kwong Two nerdy obsessions meet — and it's magic (TED2014)

L[edit]

Speaker Talk(s)
Yang Lan The generation that's remaking China (TEDGlobal 2011)
Joe Landolina This gel can make you stop bleeding instantly (TEDGlobal 2014)
David Lang My underwater robot (TED2013)
Robert Lang The math and magic of origami (TED2008)
Frans Lanting The story of life in photographs (TED2005)
Photos that give voice to the animal kingdom (TED2014)
Brenda Laurel Games for girls (TED1998)
Caroline Lavelle Casting a spell on the cello (TED2005)
Tan Le A headset that reads your brainwaves (TEDGlobal 2010)
Charles Leadbeater The era of open innovation (TEDGlobal 2005)
Education innovation in the slums (TEDSalon London 2010)
Louise Leakey A dig for humanity's origins (TED2008)
Richard Ledgett The NSA responds to Edward Snowden’s TED Talk (TED2014)
Hyeonseo Lee My escape from North Korea (TED2013)
Jae Rhim Lee My mushroom burial suit (TEDGlobal 2011)
Johnny Lee Free or cheap Wii Remote hacks (TED2008)
Suzanne Lee Grow your own clothes (TED2011)
Rob Legato The art of creating awe (TEDGlobal 2012)
John Legend "True Colors" (TED Talks Education 2013)
Joseph Lekuton A parable for Kenya (TEDGlobal 2007)
Annie Lennox Why I am an HIV/AIDS activist (TEDGlobal 2010)
Jaime Lerner A song of the city (TED2007)
Elizabeth Lesser Take "the Other" to lunch (TEDWomen 2010)
Lawrence Lessig Laws that choke creativity (TED2007)
We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim (TED2013)
The unstoppable walk to political reform (TED2014)
Golan Levin Software (as) art (TED2004)
Art that looks back at you (TED2009)
Janna Levin The sound the universe makes (TED2011)
Emily Levine A theory of everything (TED2002)
Steven Levitt The freakonomics of crack dealing (TED2004)
Surprising stats about child carseats (TEDGlobal 2005)
Eric Lewis Piano jazz that rocks (TED2009)
Chaos and harmony on piano (TED2009)
Sarah Lewis Embrace the near win (TED2014)
Daniel Libeskind 17 words of architectural inspiration (TED2009)
Henry Lin What we can learn from galaxies far, far away (TEDYouth 2013)
Jennifer Lin Improvising on piano, aged 14 (TED2004)
Elizabeth Lindsey Curating humanity's heritage (TEDWomen 2010)
Hod Lipson Building "self-aware" robots (TED2007)
Garrett Lisi An 8-dimensional model of the universe (TED2008)
Eric Liu Why ordinary people need to understand power (TEDCity2.0 2013)
John Lloyd An inventory of the invisible (TEDGlobal 2009)
An animated tour of the invisible (TED-Ed 2012)
Elizabeth Loftus The fiction of memory (TEDGlobal 2013)
Bjørn Lomborg Global priorities bigger than climate change (TED2005)
Ross Lovegrove Organic design, inspired by nature (TED2005)
Amory Lovins Winning the oil endgame (TED2005)
A 40-year plan for energy (TEDSalon NY2012)
Nancy Lublin Texting that saves lives (TED2012)
The LXD In the Internet age, dance evolves ... (TED2010)
Greg Lynn Organic algorithms in architecture (TED2005)

M[edit]

Speaker Talk(s)
David Macaulay An illustrated journey through Rome (TED2002)
Paul MacCready Nature vs. humans (TED1998)
A flight on solar wings (TED2003)
Neil MacGregor 2600 years of history in one object (TEDGlobal 2011)
Tod Machover Inventing instruments that unlock new music (TED2008)
Rebecca MacKinnon Let's take back the Internet! (TEDGlobal 2011)
Natalie MacMaster Cape Breton fiddling in reel time (TED2002)
Fiddling in reel time (TED2003)
John Maeda Designing for simplicity (TED2007)
How art, technology and design inform creative leaders (TEDGlobal 2012)
Pattie Maes Meet the SixthSense interaction (TED2009)
Vusi Mahlasela "Thula Mama" (TEDGlobal 2007)
"Woza" (TEDGlobal 2007)
Pia Mancini How to upgrade democracy for the Internet era (TEDGlobal 2014)
Benoit Mandelbrot Fractals and the art of roughness (TED2010)
Bob Mankoff Anatomy of a New Yorker cartoon (TEDSalon NY2013)
Harish Manwani Profit’s not always the point (TED@BCG Singapore 2013)
Henry Markram A brain in a supercomputer (TEDGlobal 2009)
Will Marshall Tiny satellites show us the Earth as it changes in near-real-time (TED2014)
Courtney E. Martin This isn't her mother's feminism (TEDWomen 2010)
R.A. Mashelkar Breakthrough designs for ultra-low-cost products (TEDIndia 2009)
Mike Matas A next-generation digital book (TED2011)
Shaffi Mather A new way to fight corruption (TEDIndia 2009)
Thom Mayne How architecture can connect us (TED2005)
Mariana Mazzucato Government — investor, risk-taker, innovator (TEDGlobal 2013)
Andrew McAfee What will future jobs look like? (TED2013)
David McCandless The beauty of data visualization (TEDGlobal 2010)
Stanley McChrystal Listen, learn ... then lead (TED2011)
The military case for sharing knowledge (TED2014)
Scott McCloud The visual magic of comics (TED2005)
William McDonough Cradle to cradle design (TED2005)
Jane McGonigal Gaming can make a better world (TED2010)
The game that can give you 10 extra years of life (TEDGlobal 2012)
Massively multi-player… thumb-wrestling? (TEDGlobal 2013)
Kelly McGonigal How to make stress your friend (TEDGlobal 2013)
Wayne McGregor A choreographer's creative process in real time (TEDGlobal 2012)
Nellie McKay "Clonie" (TED2008)
"Mother of Pearl," "If I Had You" (TED2008)
"The Dog Song" (TED2008)
Erin McKean The joy of lexicography (TED2007)
John McWhorter Txtng is killing language. JK!!! (TED2013)
Alexa Meade Your body is my canvas (TEDGlobal 2013)
Kamal Meattle How to grow fresh air (TED2009)
Christien Meindertsma How pig parts make the world turn (TEDGlobal 2010)
Natalie Merchant Singing old poems to life (TED2010)
Michael Merzenich Growing evidence of brain plasticity (TED2004)
Raul Midón "Tembererana" (TED2007)
"Peace on Earth" (TED2007)
Gero Miesenboeck Re-engineering the brain (TEDGlobal 2010)
Anne Milgram Why smart statistics are the key to fighting crime (TED@BCG San Francisco 2013)
Marvin Minsky Health and the human mind (TED2003)
Anupam Mishra The ancient ingenuity of water harvesting (TEDIndia 2009)
Pranav Mistry Meet the SixthSense interaction (TED2009)
The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology (TEDIndia 2009)
Pat Mitchell So we leaned in ... now what? (TEDWomen 2013)
Sugata Mitra The child-driven education (TEDGlobal 2010)
Build a School in the Cloud (TED2013) TED Prize
Isaac Mizrahi Fashion and creativity (TED2008)
Kees Moeliker How a dead duck changed my life (TED2013)
Paul Moller My dream of a flying car (TED2004)
Peter Molyneux Meet Milo, the virtual boy (TEDGlobal 2010)
George Monbiot For more wonder, rewild the world (TEDGlobal 2013)
Read Montague What we're learning from 5,000 brains (TEDGlobal 2012)
Jon Mooallem How the teddy bear taught us compassion (TED2014)
Vincent Moon Hidden music rituals around the world (TEDGlobal 2014)
Charles Moore Seas of plastic (TED2009)
Wes Moore How to talk to veterans about the war (TEDSalon NY2014)
Elaine Morgan I believe we evolved from aquatic apes (TEDGlobal 2009)
Evgeny Morozov How the Net aids dictatorships (TEDGlobal 2009)
Holly Morris Why stay in Chernobyl? Because it's home (TEDGlobal 2013)
Michael Moschen Juggling as art ... and science (TED2002)
Dambisa Moyo Is China the new idol for emerging economies? (TEDGlobal 2013)
Geoff Mulgan Post-crash, investing in a better world (TEDGlobal 2009)
A short intro to the Studio School (TEDGlobal 2011)
Sendhil Mullainathan Solving social problems with a nudge (TEDIndia 2009)
Aimee Mullins Changing my legs - and my mindset (TED1998)
My 12 pairs of legs (TED2009)
The opportunity of adversity (TEDMED 2009)
Kary Mullis Play! Experiment! Discover! (TED2002)
A next-gen cure for killer infections (TED2009)
Vik Muniz Art with wire, sugar, chocolate and string (TED2003)
Randall Munroe Comics that ask "what if?" (TED2014)
Elizabeth Murchison Fighting a contagious cancer (TEDGlobal 2011)
Arunachalam Muruganantham How I started a sanitary napkin revolution! (TED@Bangalore 2012)
Elon Musk The mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity ... (TED2013)
Andrew Mwenda Aid for Africa? No thanks. (TEDGlobal 2007)
Nathan Myhrvold Archeology, animal photography, BBQ ... (TED2007)
Could this laser zap malaria? (TED2010)
Cooking as never seen before (TED2011)

N[edit]

Speaker Talk(s)
James Nachtwey My wish: Let my photographs bear witness (TED2007) TED Prize
Moving photos of extreme drug-resistant TB (TED Prize Wish 2008)
Ethan Nadelmann Why we need to end the War on Drugs (TEDGlobal 2014)
Nalini Nadkarni Conserving the canopy (TED2009)
Life science in prison (TED2010)
Euvin Naidoo Why invest in Africa (TEDGlobal 2007)
Loretta Napoleoni The intricate economics of terrorism (TEDGlobal 2009)
Ajit Narayanan A word game to communicate in any language (TED2013)
Naturally 7 A full-band beatbox (TED2009)
Maajid Nawaz A global culture to fight extremism (TEDGlobal 2011)
Nicholas Negroponte 5 predictions, from 1984 (TED1984)
One Laptop per Child (TED2006)
Taking OLPC to Colombia (TED in the Field 2008)
A 30-year history of the future (TED2014)
Shirin Neshat Art in exile (TEDWomen 2010)
Robert Neuwirth The hidden world of shadow cities (TEDGlobal 2005)
The power of the informal economy (TEDGlobal 2012)
Thandie Newton Embracing otherness, embracing myself (TEDGlobal 2011)
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The danger of a single story (TEDGlobal 2009)
Paul Nicklen Tales of ice-bound wonderlands (TED2011)
Miguel Nicolelis A monkey that controls a robot with its thoughts. No, really. (TEDMED 2012)
Nandan Nilekani Ideas for India's future (TED2009)
Sheila Nirenberg A prosthetic eye to treat blindness (TEDMED 2011)
Don Norman 3 ways good design makes you happy (TED2003)
Woody Norris Hypersonic sound and other inventions (TED2004)
Peter Norvig The 100,000-student classroom (TED2012)
Jehane Noujaim My wish: A global day of film (TED2006) TED Prize
Beth Noveck Demand a more open-source government (TEDGlobal 2012)
Jacqueline Novogratz Invest in Africa's own solutions (TEDGlobal 2005)
Patient capitalism (TEDGlobal 2007)
An escape from poverty (TED2009)
A third way to think about aid (TED@State 2009)
Inspiring a life of immersion (TEDWomen 2010)
Sherwin Nuland How electroshock therapy changed me (TED2001)
The extraordinary power of ordinary people (TED2003)
Diana Nyad Extreme swimming with the world's most dangerous jellyfish (TEDMED 2011)
Never, ever give up (TEDWomen 2013)
Joseph Nye Global power shifts (TEDGlobal 2010)

O[edit]

Speaker Talk(s)
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Inside a school for suicide bombers (TED2010)
Eddie Obeng Smart failure for a fast-changing world (TEDGlobal 2012)
Fabian Oefner Psychedelic science (TEDGlobal 2013)
Alexis Ohanian How to make a splash in social media (TEDIndia 2009)
Ory Okolloh How I became an activist (TEDGlobal 2007)
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Want to help Africa? Do business here (TED2007)
Aid versus trade (TEDGlobal 2007)
Jamie Oliver Teach every child about food (TED2010) TED Prize
Rebecca Onie What if our healthcare system kept us healthy? (TEDMED 2012)
Naomi Oreskes Why we should trust scientists (TEDSalon NY2014)
Kate Orff Reviving New York's rivers — with oysters! (TEDWomen 2010)
Dean Ornish Healing through diet (TED2004)
The killer American diet that's sweeping the planet (TED2006)
Your genes are not your fate (TED2008)
Emily Oster Flip your thinking on AIDS in Africa (TED2007)
Adam Ostrow After your final status update (TEDGlobal 2011)
Seyi Oyesola A hospital tour in Nigeria (TEDGlobal 2007)

P[edit]

Speaker Talk(s)
Svante Pääbo DNA clues to our inner neanderthal (TEDGlobal 2011)
Eduardo Paes The 4 commandments of cities (TED2012)
Larry Page The genesis of Google (TED2004)
Where’s Google going next? (TED2014)
Mark Pagel How language transformed humanity (TEDGlobal 2011)
Jennifer Pahlka Coding a better government (TED2012)
Dan Pallotta The way we think about charity is dead wrong (TED2013)
Amanda Palmer The art of asking (TED2013)
George Papandreou Imagine a European democracy without borders (TEDGlobal 2013)
Sarah Parcak Archeology from space (TED2012)
Eli Pariser Beware online "filter bubbles" (TED2011)
Ji-Hae Park The violin, and my dark night of the soul (TED2013)
Trita Parsi Iran and Israel: Peace is possible (TEDGlobal 2013)
Devdutt Pattanaik East vs. West — the myths that mystify (TEDIndia 2009)
Enrique Peñalosa Why buses represent democracy in action (TEDCity2.0 2013)
Maya Penn Meet a young entrepreneur, cartoonist, designer, activist … (TEDWomen 2013)
Irene Pepperberg Parrot Intelligence (TED2005)[12]
Esther Perel The secret to desire in a long-term relationship (TEDSalon NY2013)
David Perry Are games better than life? (TED2006)
Philippe Petit The journey across the high wire (TED2012)
Gregory Petsko The coming neurological epidemic (TED2008)
Bertrand Piccard My solar-powered adventure (TEDGlobal 2009)
T. Boone Pickens Let's transform energy — with natural gas (TED2012)
Thomas Piketty New thoughts on capital in the twenty-first century (TEDSalon Berlin 2014)
Pilobolus A dance of "Symbiosis" (TED2005)
Dan Pink The puzzle of motivation (TEDGlobal 2009)
Steven Pinker Human nature and the blank slate (TED2003)
What our language habits reveal (TEDGlobal 2005)
The surprising decline in violence (TED2007)
The long reach of reason (TED2012)
Elizabeth Pisani Sex, drugs and HIV — let's get rational (TED2010)
Mark Plotkin What the people of the Amazon know that you don’t (TEDGlobal 2014)
David Pogue Simplicity sells (TED2006)
10 top time-saving tech tips (TED2013)
Michael Pollan A plant's-eye view (TED2007)
Jason Pontin Can technology solve our big problems? (TED2013)
Christopher "moot" Poole The case for anonymity online (TED2010)
Carolyn Porco This is Saturn (TED2007)
Could a Saturn moon harbor life? (TED2009)
Michael Porter Why business can be good at solving social problems (TEDGlobal 2013)
Virginia Postrel On glamour (TED2004)
Will Potter The shocking move to criminalize nonviolent protest (TED2014)
Arthur Potts Dawson A vision for sustainable restaurants (TEDGlobal 2010)
Samantha Power A complicated hero in the war on dictatorship (TED2008)
Joshua Prager In search of the man who broke my neck (TED2013)
Lakshmi Pratury The lost art of letter-writing (TED2007)
Richard Preston The mysterious lives of giant trees (TED2008)
Gavin Pretor-Pinney Cloudy with a chance of joy (TEDGlobal 2013)
Joshua Prince-Ramus Behind the design of Seattle's library (TED2006)
Andy Puddicombe All it takes is 10 mindful minutes (TEDSalon London Fall 2012)
Lewis Pugh How I swam the North Pole (TEDGlobal 2009)
My mind-shifting Everest swim (TEDGlobal 2010)

Q[edit]

Speaker Talk(s)
Iqbal Quadir How mobile phones can fight poverty (TEDGlobal 2005)

R[edit]

Speaker Talk(s)
Vilayanur Ramachandran 3 clues to understanding your brain (TED2007)
The neurons that shaped civilization (TEDIndia 2009)
Kavita Ramdas Radical women, embracing tradition (TEDIndia 2009)
James Randi Homeopathy, quackery and fraud (TED2007)
JP Rangaswami Information is food (TED@SXSWi 2012)
Rajesh Rao A Rosetta Stone for a lost language (TED2011)
Ramesh Raskar Imaging at a trillion frames per second (TEDGlobal 2012)
Dilip Ratha The hidden force in global economics: sending money home (TEDGlobal 2014)
Carlo Ratti Architecture that senses and responds (TED2011)
Feisal Abdul Rauf Lose your ego, find your compassion (TEDSalon 2009 Compassion)
Thulasiraj Ravilla How low-cost eye care can be world-class (TEDIndia 2009)
Eddi Reader "What You've Got" (TED2003)
"Kiteflyer's Hill" (TED2003)
Irwin Redlener How to survive a nuclear attack (TED2008)
Preston Reed A young guitarist meets his hero (TEDGlobal 2012)
Martin Rees Is this our final century? (TEDGlobal 2005)
Can we prevent the end of the world? (TED2014)
Rob Reid The $8 billion iPod (TED2012)
Diana Reiss The interspecies internet? An idea in progress (TED2013)
Shai Reshef An ultra-low-cost college degree (TED2014)
Howard Rheingold The new power of collaboration (TED2005)
Matthieu Ricard The habits of happiness (TED2004)
Yoruba Richen What the gay rights movement learned from the civil rights movement (TED2014)
Matt Ridley When ideas have sex (TEDGlobal 2010)
Ian Ritchie The day I turned down Tim Berners-Lee (TEDGlobal 2011)
Rives If I controlled the Internet (TEDSalon 2006)
A mockingbird remix of TED2006 (TED2006)
The 4 a.m. mystery (TED2007)
A story of mixed emoticons (TED2008)
The Museum of Four in the Morning (TEDActive 2014)
Mary Roach 10 things you didn't know about orgasm (TED2009)
Apollo Robbins The art of misdirection (TEDGlobal 2013)
Tony Robbins Why we do what we do (TED2006)
Ken Robinson How schools kill creativity (TED2006)
Bring on the learning revolution! (TED2010)
How to escape education's death valley (TED Talks Education 2013)
Geena Rocero Why I must come out (TED2014)
Johan Rockström Let the environment guide our development (TEDGlobal 2010)
David Rockwell A memorial at Ground Zero (TED2002)
Joshua Roman On violon and cello, "Passacaglia" (TED2011)
Paul Romer Why the world needs charter cities (TEDGlobal 2009)
The world's first charter city? (TED2011)
Jon Ronson Strange answers to the psychopath test (TED2012)
Mark Ronson How sampling transformed music (TED2014)
David S. Rose How to pitch to a VC (TED2007)
Hanna Rosin New data on the rise of women (TEDWomen 2010)
Hans Rosling The best stats you've ever seen (TED2006)
New insights on poverty (TED2007)
Insights on HIV, in stunning data visuals (TED2009)
Let my dataset change your mindset (TED@State 2009)
Asia's rise — how and when (TEDIndia 2009)
Global population growth, box by box (TED@Cannes 2010)
The magic washing machine (TEDWomen 2010)
How not to be ignorant about the world (TEDSalon Berlin 2014)
Yves Rossy Fly with the Jetman (TEDGlobal 2011)
Mark Roth Suspended animation is within our grasp (TED2010)
Paul Rothemund Playing with DNA that self-assembles (TED2007)
DNA folding, in detail (TED2008)
Juliana Rotich Meet BRCK, Internet access built for Africa (TEDGlobal 2013)
Bunker Roy Learning from a barefoot movement (TEDGlobal 2011)
Deb Roy The birth of a word (TED2011)
Hector Ruiz The thinking behind 50x15 (TEDGlobal 2007)
Burt Rutan The real future of space exploration (TED2006)

S[edit]

Speaker Talk(s)
Oliver Sacks What hallucination reveals about our minds (TED2009)
Janette Sadik-Khan New York's streets? Not so mean any more (TEDCity2.0 2013)
Donald Sadoway The missing link to renewable energy (TED2012)
Moshe Safdie Building uniqueness (TED2002)
How to reinvent the apartment building (TED2014)
Stefan Sagmeister Happiness by design (TED2004)
Designing with slogans (TED2008)
The power of time off (TEDGlobal 2009)
7 rules for making more happiness (TED@Cannes 2010)
Elyn Saks A tale of mental illness — from the inside (TEDGlobal 2012)
Zainab Salbi Women, wartime and the dream of peace (TEDGlobal 2010)
Renata Salecl Our unhealthy obsession with choice (TEDGlobal 2013)
Sebastião Salgado The silent drama of photography (TED2013)
Sheryl Sandberg Why we have too few women leaders (TEDWomen 2010)
So we leaned in ... now what? (TEDWomen 2013)
Michael Sandel The lost art of democratic debate (TED2010)
Why we shouldn't trust markets with our civic life (TEDGlobal 2013)
Laurie Santos A monkey economy as irrational as ours (TEDGlobal 2010)
Mallika Sarabhai Dance to change the world (TEDIndia 2009)
Dimitar Sasselov How we found hundreds of potential Earth-like planets (TEDGlobal 2010)
Ben Saunders Why did I ski to the North Pole? (TED2005)
Why bother leaving the house? (TEDSalon London Fall 2012)
To the South Pole and back — the hardest 105 days of my life (TED2014)
Adam Savage How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries (TED-Ed 2011)
Susan Savage-Rumbaugh The gentle genius of bonobos (TED2004)
Allan Savory How to fight desertification and reverse climate change (TED2013)
Rebecca Saxe How we read each other's minds (TEDGlobal 2009)
Keith Schacht Toys and materials from the future (TED2005)
Andreas Schleicher Use data to build better schools (TEDGlobal 2012)
Gavin Schmidt The emergent patterns of climate change (TED2014)
Kathryn Schulz On being wrong (TED2011)
Don't regret regret (TEDSalon NY2011)
Barry Schwartz The paradox of choice (TEDGlobal 2005)
Our loss of wisdom (TED2009)
Using our practical wisdom (TEDSalon NY2011 2010)
Louie Schwartzberg The hidden beauty of pollination (TED2011)
Hidden miracles of the natural world (TED2014)
Deborah Scranton An Iraq war movie crowd-sourced from soldiers (TED2007)
Al Seckel Visual illusions that show how we (mis)think (TED2004)
Parul Sehgal An ode to envy (TEDSalon NY2013)
Martin Seligman The new era of positive psychology (TED2004)
Maurizio Seracini The secret lives of paintings (TEDGlobal 2012)
Paul Sereno Digging up dinosaurs (TED2005)
Sebastian Seung I am my connectome (TEDGlobal 2010)
Elif Shafak The politics of fiction (TEDGlobal 2010)
Sonia Shah 3 reasons we still haven’t gotten rid of malaria (TEDGlobal 2013)
Ananda Shankar Jayant Fighting cancer with dance (TEDIndia 2009)
Aditi Shankardass A second opinion on developmental disorders (TEDIndia 2009)
Tom Shannon Anti-gravity sculpture (TED2003)
The painter and the pendulum (TED in the Field 2009)
Toby Shapshak You don't need an app for that (TEDGlobal 2013)
Tali Sharot The optimism bias (TED2012)
Josette Sheeran Ending hunger now (TEDGlobal 2011)
Michael Shermer Why people believe weird things (TED2006)
The pattern behind self-deception (TED2010)
Sxip Shirey A performance with breath, music, passion (TED2008)
Clay Shirky Institutions vs. collaboration (TEDGlobal 2005)
How social media can make history (TED@State 2009)
How cognitive surplus will change the world (TED@Cannes 2010)
Why SOPA is a bad idea (TEDSalon NY2012)
How the Internet will (one day) transform government (TEDGlobal 2012)
Ben Shneiderman User Interfaces for Searching (TED1998)
Alan Siegel Let's simplify legal jargon! (TED2010)
Jay Silver Hack a banana, make a keyboard! (TEDSalon NY2013)
Joshua Silver Adjustable liquid-filled eyeglasses (TEDGlobal 2009)
Nate Silver Does racism affect how you vote? (TED2009)
Sarah Silverman A new perspective on the number 3000 (TED2010)[13][14]
Taryn Simon Photographs of secret sites (TEDGlobal 2009)
The stories behind the bloodlines (TEDSalon London Fall 2011)
Cameron Sinclair My wish: A call for open-source architecture (TED2006) TED Prize
The refugees of boom-and-bust (TED2009)
Simon Sinek Why good leaders make you feel safe (TED2014)
P.W. Singer Military robots and the future of war (TED2009)
Peter Singer The why and how of effective altruism (TED2013)
Pawan Sinha How brains learn to see (TEDIndia 2009)
Sivamani Rhythm is everything, everywhere (TEDIndia 2009)
Derek Sivers Weird, or just different? (TEDIndia 2009)
How to start a movement (TED2010)
Keep your goals to yourself (TEDGlobal 2010)
Jeff Skoll My journey into movies that matter (TED2007)
Anne-Marie Slaughter Can we all "have it all"? (TEDGlobal 2013)
Sleepy Man Banjo Boys Teen wonders play bluegrass (TED@New York 2012)
Bluegrass virtuosity from ... New Jersey? (TED2013)
Gary Slutkin Let's treat violence like a contagious disease (TEDMED 2013)
Amy Smith Simple designs to save a life (TED2006)
Jeff Smith Lessons in business ... from prison (TED@New York 2012)
Willie Smits How to restore a rainforest (TED2009)
Lee Smolin Science and democracy (TED2003)
Edward Snowden Here's how we take back the Internet (TED2014)
Laura Snyder The Philosophical Breakfast Club (TEDGlobal 2012)
Jill Sobule Global warming's theme song, "Manhattan in January" (TED2006)
The Jill and Julia Show (TED2007)
Christopher Soghoian Government surveillance — this is just the beginning (TED Fellows Retreat 2013)
Andrew Solomon Love, no matter what (TEDMED 2013)
How the worst moments in our lives make us who we are (TED2014)
Didier Sornette How we can predict the next financial crisis (TEDGlobal 2013)
Michael Specter The danger of science denial (TED2010)
Adam Spencer Why I fell in love with monster prime numbers (TED2013)
Malte Spitz Your phone company is watching (TEDGlobal 2012)
Marla Spivak Why bees are disappearing (TEDGlobal 2013)
Morgan Spurlock The greatest TED Talk ever sold (TED2011)
Paul Stamets 6 ways mushrooms can save the world (TED2008)
Andrew Stanton The clues to a great story (TED2012)
Philippe Starck Design and destiny (TED2007)
James Stavridis A Navy Admiral's thoughts on global security (TEDGlobal 2012)
Alex Steffen The route to a sustainable future (TEDGlobal 2005)
The shareable future of cities (TEDGlobal 2011)
David Steindl-Rast Want to be happy? Be grateful (TEDGlobal 2013)
Nicholas Stern The state of the climate — and what we might do about it (TED@Unilever 2014)
Michael Stevens How much does a video weigh? (TED-Ed 2013)
Molly Stevens A new way to grow bone (TEDGlobal 2013)
Bryan Stevenson We need to talk about an injustice (TED2012)
Stew "Black Men Ski" (TED2006)
Rory Stewart Time to end the war in Afghanistan (TEDGlobal 2011)
Sting How I started writing songs again (TED2014)
Gregory Stock To upgrade is human (TED2003)
Clifford Stoll The call to learn (TED2006)
Jim Stolze Can you live without the Internet? (TED University 2009)
Bill Stone I'm going to the moon. Who's with me? (TED2007)
Kevin Stone The bio-future of joint replacement (TED2010)
Bill Strickland Rebuilding a neighborhood with beauty, dignity, hope (TED2002)
Steven Strogatz The science of sync (TED2004)
Tristram Stuart The global food waste scandal (TEDSalon London Spring 2012)
Daniel Suarez The kill decision shouldn't belong to a robot (TEDGlobal 2013)
Pavan Sukhdev Put a value on nature! (TEDGlobal 2011)
Kevin Surace Eco-friendly drywall (TED2009)
James Surowiecki The power and the danger of online crowds (TED2005)
Rachel Sussman The world's oldest living things (TEDGlobal 2010)
Rory Sutherland Life lessons from an ad man (TEDGlobal 2009)
Sweat the small stuff (TEDSalon London 2010)
Adora Svitak What adults can learn from kids (TED2010)
Fred Swaniker The leaders who ruined Africa, and the generation who can fix it (TEDGlobal 2014)
Julia Sweeney Letting go of God (TED2006)
The Jill and Julia Show (TED2007)
It's time for "The Talk" (TED2010)

T[edit]

Speaker Talk(s)
Alex Tabarrok How ideas trump crises (TED2009)
Jackie Tabick The balancing act of compassion (TEDSalon 2009 Compassion)
Itay Talgam Lead like the great conductors (TEDGlobal 2009)
Daniel Tammet Different ways of knowing (TED2011)
Amy Tan Where does creativity hide? (TED2008)
Chade-Meng Tan Everyday compassion at Google (TEDPrize@UN 2010)
Don Tapscott Four principles for the open world (TEDGlobal 2012)
Jill Tarter Join the SETI search (TED2009)
Jill Bolte Taylor My stroke of insight (TED2008)
Anastasia Taylor-Lind Fighters and mourners of the Ukrainian revolution (TEDGlobal 2014)
Julie Taymor Spider-Man, The Lion King and life on the creative edge (TED2011)
Marco Tempest The magic of truth and lies (and iPods) (TEDGlobal 2011)
Augmented reality, techno-magic (TEDGlobal 2011)
A magical tale (with augmented reality) (TED2012)
The electric rise and fall of Nikola Tesla (TED2012)
A cyber-magic card trick like no other (TEDGlobal 2012)
And for my next trick, a robot (TED2014)
Shashi Tharoor Why nations should pursue soft power (TEDIndia 2009)
They Might Be Giants Wake up! (TED2007)
Sebastian Thrun Google's driverless car (TED2011)
Robert Thurman We can be Buddhas (TEDSalon 2006)
Skylar Tibbits Can we make things that make themselves? (TED2011)
The emergence of "4D printing" (TED2013)
Michael Tilson Thomas Music and emotion through time (TED2012)
Krista Tippett (TEDPrize@UN 2010)
Eric Topol The wireless future of medicine (TEDMED 2009)
Rokia Traoré "M'Bifo" (TEDGlobal 2007)
"Kounandi" (TEDGlobal 2007)
Ahn Trio A modern take on piano, violin, cello (TEDWomen 2010)
Jakob Trollback A new kind of music video (TED2007)
Mena Trott Meet the founder of the blog revolution (TED2006)
Steve Truglia A leap from the edge of space (TEDGlobal 2009)
Natasha Tsakos A multimedia theatrical adventure (TED2009)
Gever Tulley 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do (TED2007)
Life lessons through tinkering (TED2009)
Luca Turin The science of scent (TED2005)
Sherry Turkle Connected, but alone? (TED2012)
Neil Turok My wish: Find the next Einstein in Africa (TED2008) TED Prize

V[edit]

Speaker Talk(s)
Stephan Van Dam Understanding Maps (2002)[citation needed]
Yossi Vardi We're worried about local warming ... in your lap (TED2007)
Naná Vasconcelos Hidden music rituals around the world (TEDGlobal 2014)
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev Majestic chaos (TEDIndia 2009)[15][16]
Nick Veasey Exposing the invisible (TEDGlobal 2009)
Craig Venter Sampling the ocean's DNA (TEDGlobal 2005)
On the verge of creating synthetic life (TED2008)
Watch me unveil "synthetic life" (TED in the Field 2010)
Abraham Verghese A doctor's touch (TEDGlobal 2011)
Eva Vertes Meet the future of cancer research (TED2005)
Xavier Vilalta Architecture at home in its community (TEDGlobal 2013)
Martin Villeneuve How I made an impossible film (TED2013)
Saša Vučinić Why we should invest in a free press (TEDGlobal 2005)

W[edit]

Speaker Talk(s)
Jimmy Wales The birth of Wikipedia (TEDGlobal 2005)
Jay Walker My library of human imagination (TED2008)
The world's English mania (TED2009)
Karen Thompson Walker What fear can teach us (TEDGlobal 2012)
Peter Ward A theory of Earth's mass extinctions (TED2008)
Frank Warren Half a million secrets (TED2012)
Rick Warren A life of purpose (TED2006)
Abigail Washburn Building US-China relations ... by banjo (TED2012)
James Watson How we discovered DNA (TED2005)
Reggie Watts Beats that defy boxes (TED2012)
Ruby Wax What's so funny about mental illness?] (TEDGlobal 2012)
Amy Webb How I hacked online dating (TEDSalon NY2013)
Ursus Wehrli Tidying up art (TED2006)
Spencer Wells A family tree for humanity (TEDGlobal 2007)
Leana Wen What your doctor won’t disclose (TEDMED 2014)
Margaret Wertheim The beautiful math of coral (TED2009)
Geoffrey West The surprising math of cities and corporations (TEDGlobal 2011)
Eric Whitacre A virtual choir 2,000 voices strong (TED2011)
Virtual Choir Live (TED2013)
Romulus Whitaker The real danger lurking in the water (TEDIndia 2009)
George Whitesides Toward a science of simplicity (TED2010)
Edith Widder The weird, wonderful world of bioluminescence (TED2011)
How we found the giant squid (TED2013)
Willard Wigan Hold your breath for micro-sculpture (TEDGlobal 2009)
John Wilbanks Let's pool our medical data (TEDGlobal 2012)
Richard Wilkinson How economic inequality harms societies (TEDGlobal 2011)
C.K. Williams Poetry of youth and age (TED2001)
Evan Williams The voices of Twitter users (TED2009)
Jody Williams A realistic vision for world peace (TEDWomen 2010)
E.O. Wilson My wish: Build the Encyclopedia of Life (TED2007) TED Prize
Advice to young scientists (TEDMED 2012)
Taylor Wilson Yup, I built a nuclear fusion reactor (TED2012)
My radical plan for small nuclear fission reactors (TED2013)
Siegfried Woldhek The search for the true face of Leonardo (TED2008)
Gary Wolf The quantified self (TED@Cannes 2010)
Nathan Wolfe The jungle search for viruses (TED2009)
What's left to explore? (TED2012)
Stefan Wolff The path to ending ethnic conflicts (TEDGlobal 2010)
Conrad Wolfram Teaching kids real math with computers (TEDGlobal 2010)
Stephen Wolfram Computing a theory of all knowledge (TED2010)
Daniel Wolpert The real reason for brains (TEDGlobal 2011)
John Wooden The difference between winning and succeeding (TED2001)
Robert Wright Progress is not a zero-sum game (TED2006)
The evolution of compassion (TEDSalon 2009 Compassion)
Will Wright Spore, birth of a game (TED2007)
Sheryl WuDunn Our century's greatest injustice (TEDGlobal 2010)
Tom Wujec 3 ways the brain creates meaning (TED2009)
Learn to use the 13th-century astrolabe (TEDGlobal 2009)
Build a tower, build a team (TED2010)
Richard Saul Wurman 30th TED birthday celebration (TED2014)[17]

Y[edit]

Speaker Talk(s)
Ziauddin Yousafzai My daughter, Malala (TED2014)

Z[edit]

Speaker Talk(s)
Ray Zahab My trek to the South Pole (TED2009)
Paul Zak Trust, morality — and oxytocin? (TEDGlobal 2011)
Benjamin Zander The transformative power of classical music (TED2008)
Maysoon Zayid I got 99 problems... palsy is just one (TEDWomen 2013)
Eva Zeisel The playful search for beauty (TED2001)
Philip Zimbardo The psychology of evil (TED2008)
The psychology of time (TED2009)
The demise of guys? (TED2011)
Jonathan Zittrain The Web as random acts of kindness (TEDGlobal 2009)
Ethan Zuckerman Listening to global voices (TEDGlobal 2010)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Many of the references are for those talks which are not available from www.TED.com/talks.

  1. ^ "Speakers". TED.com. Retrieved 2014-11-25. 
  2. ^ "Talks". TED.com. Retrieved 2014-12-07. 
  3. ^ "TED Talks" (GOOGLE SHEETS). Spreadsheets.Google.com. 2014-12-04. Retrieved 2014-12-07 – via On.TED.com. 
  4. ^ "TED talks, ranked by PostRank engagement data" (GOOGLE SHEETS). Spreadsheets.Google.com. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  5. ^ "Organize a local TEDx event". TED.com. Retrieved 2015-01-19. TEDx Stats: 11,521 events held; 1,126 upcoming events 
  6. ^ "TED (Technology Entertainment Design) Conference 2005 Photographs & Highlights". BruceGray.com. 
  7. ^ "Brian D. Farrell—Curriculum Vitae: Presentations & Invited talks". Farrell Lab @ Harvard University. 
  8. ^ "Cindy Gallop: Make love, not porn". Blog.TED.com. 2009-12-02. 
  9. ^ Tankersley, Jim (2012-05-16). "Too Hot for TED: Income Inequality". National Journal. 
  10. ^ Anderson, Chris (2012-05-17). "TED and inequality: The real story". TEDChris. Archived from the original on 2013-04-30. 
  11. ^ "Olivia Judson on evolution in progress". Blog.TED.com. 2005-11-07. 
  12. ^ "Ted Day 2 Morning Session Grade Out". TED Blog. 2005-02-25. 
  13. ^ "Play: Roundup of TED2010, Session 10". Blog.TED.com. 2010-02-12. 
  14. ^ Arrington, Michael (2010-02-17). "Last Post On Sarah Silverman v. TED". The Washington Post. 
  15. ^ "The Buzz: Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev meditates on majestic chaos". TEDIndia. Blog.TED.com. 2009-11-05. 
  16. ^ "Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev's profile page". TED.com. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  17. ^ "30th TED birthday celebration with co-founder Richard Saul Wurman". Blog.TED.com. 2014-03-17. 

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