100 Websites You Should Know and Use. Cities Mobility in its many forms: Inspiring words from the TEDCity2.0 Salon By Kate Torgovnick May and Thu-Huong Ha In the past 30 years, 300 million people in China have left rural areas and moved to cities.
Which means that a lot of thinking about the future of cities is happening here. At the TEDCity 2.0 Salon — an event held in Chengdu, China, on November 12, in […] “Future Billions”: Notes and images from Session 4 of TEDGlobal 2011. Niall Ferguson: Most of the $195,000 billion of wealth in the world was made after around 1800 and most is owned by Westerners.
Why did wealth accrue to the West? Ferguson says: It’s not geography, it’s not national character. Niall Ferguson: The 6 killer apps of prosperity. John Underkoffler points to the future of UI. Carlo Ratti: Architecture that senses and responds. Fiorenzo Omenetto: Silk, the ancient material of the future. Harald Haas: Wireless data from every light bulb. What we learned from 5 million books. A robot that flies like a bird.
Marco Tempest: Augmented reality, techno-magic. Yves Rossy: Fly with the Jetman. Richard St. John's 8 secrets of success. Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action. Vijay Kumar: Robots that fly ... and cooperate. Greatest Hits of TED Videos. Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation. Stephen Wolfram: Computing a theory of everything. Derek Sivers: How to start a movement. Steven Johnson: Where good ideas come from.