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So he set out to go see it -- the underwater cables, secret switches and other physical bits that make up the net.
Michael Anti (aka Jing Zhao) has been blogging from China for 12 years.
Despite the control the central government has over the Internet -- "All the servers are in Beijing" -- he says that hundreds of millions of microbloggers are in fact creating the first national public sphere in the country's history, and shifting the balance of power in une...
Sarah Parcak uses satellites orbiting hundreds of miles above Earth to uncover hidden ancient treasures buried beneath our feet.
Cybersecurity specialist James Lyne takes the TED2013 stage to show us some of the newest and nastiest creations that cybercriminals have designed to steal data, make off with billions of dollars, watch people through their webcams and target power and utility companies.
We can no longer think about innovation in isolation, but must consider how emerging technologies -- like artificial intelligence, augmented reality, the Internet of Things, 5G networks, robotics and the decentralized web -- will combine to ...
A sick brick "I want to make my friends understand: China is too complicated," begins Michael Anti.
"You can't tell a one-size story." According to some, China is a brick, helping the world economy.
People call me to do things like host White House events on innovation, do the wrap-up at TED salons, join semi-secret cabals at MIT, and comment on the teevee. TEDYouth is like a TED Conference for high school students, starring a lineup of speakers working at the top of their fields of culture, science, technology and art. With so much of our most sensitive information stored on servers in some remote part of the world, it seems concerningly easy for malicious hackers to worm their way past secure firewalls and into bank accounts, credit card databases, corporate emails and even hospital systems. In 2006, TED started putting talks online for free, a milestone in democratizing ideas worth spreading.
The underlying constant in my multi-hyphenate life is running my creative c... You'll hear about scientific discoveries and crazy art projects that will surprise you, make you laugh and blow your mind a little. Since then, the world has seen monumental shifts in history, including the rise and fall of revolutions, the roar of a deadly epidemic, the largest-ever leak of government secrets, an astronomical discovery predicted by Einstein and the el... I ran the digital side of The Onion for a long time; I’m the author of How To Be Black.