Originally posted on TED Blog:
TEDGlobal has been held in Oxford, England; Arusha, Tanzania; Mysore, India; and Edinburgh, Scotland — with speakers from a wide range of other countries. In other words, it’s a global affair. As we prepare for TEDGlobal 2013: “Think Again,” kicking off on June 10, we thought we’d take a closer look.
Here, go around the world in less than 180 minutes with TEDGlobal talks.
George Ayittey on Cheetahs vs. Hippos
It’s an often-told story: corruption is rampant in Africa. But there’s another story happening too. In this talk from TEDGlobal 2007, economist George Ayittey introduces us to the “cheetah generation,” the movers and shakers who are effecting change. He predicts that they will soon overtake the “hippo generation,” those in power now.
Lee Hotz: Inside an Antarctic time machine
How can we get data on how the global climate has changed over…
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