Africa: The Next Chapter

There are many stereotypes about Africa–that it’s a place of conflict, of disease, war, and famine. This week on The TED Radio Hour, we’ll engage with thinkers and do-ers who are constructing new realities for Africa.

TED Radio Hour: The Future Of Cities

For centuries, cities have been bringing people together. Now, for the first time in history, more than half the world’s population lives in cities. What draws people to them?

TED Radio Hour: Where Ideas Come From

The birth of a new idea could be the strongest force for change that we know. Understanding where ideas come from can help us harness the power of our thoughts. In this hour, we’ll hear about what happens when ideas interact.

Fixing Our Broken Systems

We depend on rules, guidelines, and laws to provide structure, order, and function. But too often these systems fail us. This week, TED explores creative ways to solve problems

TED Radio Hour: The Power Of Crowds

Technology-enabled collaboration draws us closer, makes us smarter, and allows us to innovate through the wisdom of a crowd. A new wave of collaborative consumption is transforming consumerism and the rules of engagement. What is the true potential of 21st century collaboration? Is this a new phenomenon–or have we seen this movie before?

TED Radio Hour: Food Matters

"Food Matters" features a cornucopia of great TED Talks about food: growing it, cooking it, consuming it — and making sure there’s enough for everyone.

TED Radio Hour: Our Buggy Brain

Our amazing brain performs harmonious functions and peculiar actions that might seem counter-intuitive. What tricks make us think it’s okay to cheat or steal? Are we in control of our own decisions? Why do our brains misjudge what will make us happy?