Topic: ted talks in vancouver

Talk of Facebook and perils of technology loom large at 2018 TED conference

Chatter about the perils of technology has loomed large in the hallways and stages of the TED conference in Vancouver this week, as Facebook's CEO faces U.S. hearings

'Absolutely critical' that scientists can speak freely, federal minister says in TED talk

Canada’s Science Minister Kirsty Duncan used her time on the TED Talk stage in Vancouver to highlight her government’s record on science and blasted those she accused of silencing researchers.

TED talker Shah Rukh Khan lights up social media

With a fan base in the hundreds of millions Shah Rukh Khan is the most famous speaker appearing at Vancouver TED Talks.

Pope urges powerful to put people ahead of products in surprise TED Talk

Pope Francis made a surprise video address to the TED Conference in Vancouver, calling on the powerful to exhibit more solidarity, humility and tenderness toward others.

How not to give a TED Talk: Advice from the head of TED

As the TED Talks once again bring 'thought leaders' to Vancouver, the head of TED deconstructs the best and worst of public speaking in the viral video age.

Serena Williams, Elon Musk to speak at 2017 TED Talks in Vancouver

It's that time of year again, when wealthy philomaths from around the globe flock to Vancouver for the week-long festival of ideas known as TED Talks.

Al Gore says 'we will prevail' in fight against climate change

Al Gore is bullish on the future of humanity and our ability to confront climate change, telling the TED conference in Vancouver, "We are going to win this. We will prevail."

Shonda Rhimes: Saying yes to play saved me

"What do you do when the work you love tastes like dust?" asked Shonda Rhimes in her TED Talk Monday. You start by saying yes to play.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick uses TED stage to slam regulations

Travis Kalanick spoke on Tuesday at the TED 2016 conference in Vancouver — where the ride-hailing app tried to set up shop, but had to close.