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TEDtalks Medical Conference 2009 : Aimee Mullins: The opportunity ...

By: Aimee Mullins

The two annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, Scotland, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker ideas worth spreading, talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic th...

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conver...

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TEDx Projects HogeschoolUtrecht : Sebastian Deterding: What your d...

By: Sebastian Deterding

The two annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, Scotland, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker ideas worth spreading, talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic th...

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conver...

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TEDx Projects NASA : Dennis Hong: My seven species of robot

By: Dennis Hong

The two annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, Scotland, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker ideas worth spreading, talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic th...

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conver...

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TEDx Projects SanDiego : Jake Wood: A new mission for veterans -- ...

By: Jake Wood

The two annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, Scotland, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker ideas worth spreading, talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic th...

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conver...

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Hypothesis testing with two samples : Comparing Population Proport...

By: Sal Khan

Comparing Population Proportions 1

Making inferences based on sample data. Confidence intervals. Margin of error. Hypothesis testing.

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Poisson process : Poisson Process 1

By: Sal Khan

Introduction to Poisson Processes and the Poisson Distribution.

Random variables. Expected value. Probability distributions (both discrete and continuous). Binomial distribution. Poisson processes.

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Product and quotient rules : Equation of a tangent line

By: Sal Khan

Finding the equation of the line tangent to f(x)=xe^x when x=1

Calculating derivatives. Power rule. Product and quotient rules. Chain Rule. Implicit differentiation. Derivatives of common functions. You can figure out the derivative of f(x). You're also good for g(x). But what about f(x) times g(x)? This is what the

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Waves and optics : Snell's Law Example 2

By: Sal Khan

Snell's Law Example 2

Projectile motion, mechanics and electricity and magnetism. Solid understanding of algebra and a basic understanding of trigonometry necessary.

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Measuring cost of living --inflation and the consumer price index ...

By: Sal Khan

Basics of price inflation and the CPI (consumer price index)

Inflation and deflation. CPI-U. Real and nominal return. Phillips Curve.

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Function inverses : Function Inverses Example 2

By: Sal Khan

Function Inverses Example 2

Revisiting what a function is and how we can define and visualize one.

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TEDtalks Conference, State : Clay Shirky: How social media can mak...

By: Clay Shirky

The two annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, Scotland, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker ideas worth spreading, talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic th...

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conver...

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Collateralized debt obligations : Collateralized Debt Obligation O...

By: Sal Khan

How CDOs can give different investors different levels of risk and returns with the same underlying assets

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Corporate metrics and valuation : Depreciation

By: Sal Khan

Depreciation a capital asset

Life is full of people who will try to convince you that something is a good or bad idea by spouting technical jargon. Most of them have no idea what they are talking about. Don't be one of those people or their victims when it comes to stocks. From P/E r

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Projectile Launcher : Update and modify your ping pong ball launcher

By: Karl Wendt

We upgrade our ping pong ball launcher to make it safer, more accurate and more reliable.

This section highlights hands-on projects designed to inspire real world explorations and critical thinking.

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Ancient Greece : Ancient Greek Temples at Paestum, Italy

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Ancient Greek Temples at Paestum: Hera I, c. 560-530 B. C. E. , Archaic Period; Hera II, c. 460 B. C. E. , Classical Period; Temple of Minerva, c. 500 B. C. E. Archaic Period. A conversation with Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker

Humans have been making art for tens of thousands of years, long before there was writing. Why was Egyptian art obsessed with death? Why did the ancient Greeks seek the perfect human form? How did the ancient Romans use art as state propaganda? Why was th

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Miscellaneous : Systemic Thinking About Cancer

By: Sal Khan

Dr. David Agus discusses thinking systemically about cancer and other things

Videos about medicine and the healthcare system

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Equations for beginners : One Step Equations

By: Sal Khan, CK-12 Foundation

One Step Equations

Like the Why of algebra and Super Yoga plans tutorials, we'll introduce you to the most fundamental ideas of what equations mean and how to solve them. We'll then do a bunch of examples to make sure you're comfortable with things like 3x – 7 = 8. So r

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Probability using combinatorics : Example: Probability through cou...

By: Sal Khan, Monterey Institute for Technology and Education

The probability of getting exactly 2 heads when flipping three coins. Thinking about this by visualy depicting all of the outcomes.

Basics of probability and combinatorics. This tutorial will apply the permutation and combination tools you learned in the last tutorial to problems of probability. You'll finally learn that there may be better investments than poring all your money int

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TEDtalks Entertainment Gathering 2007 : A.J. Jacobs: My year of li...

By: A.J. Jacobs

The two annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, Scotland, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker ideas worth spreading, talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic th...

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conver...

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Reading and interpretting data : Reading Line Graphs

By: Sal Khan

Reading Line Graphs

Getting familiar with constructing and interpreting various types of charts, graphs and tables.

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