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Entries by TEDTalks from 07/2010

Carter Emmart Demos a 3D Atlas of the Universe

| Posted 07.02.2010 | Technology

2010-07-02-pullquotetedtalks.jpg Carter Emmart demos this stunning tour and explains how it's being shared with facilities around the world.

Matt Ridley: When Ideas Have Sex

| Posted 07.15.2010 | Technology

Author Matt Ridley says it's not important how clever individuals are; what really matters is how smart the collective brain is.

Ethan Zuckerman: Listening to Global Voices

| Posted 07.15.2010 | World

2010-07-15-Ted.jpg Blogger and geek Ethan Zuckerman wants to connect the whole of the wider world -- via some smart strategies to open up your Twitter world and read news in different languages.

Julian Assange: Why the World Needs WikiLeaks

| Posted 07.19.2010 | Media

You could say Australian-born Julian Assange has swapped his long-time interest in network security flaws for the far-more-suspect flaws of even bigger targets: governments and corporations.

Naif Al-Mutawa: Superheroes Inspired by Islam

| Posted 07.23.2010 | Arts

2010-07-24-islampull.jpgIn The 99, Naif Al-Mutawa's new generation of comic book heroes fight more than crime -- they smash stereotypes and battle extremism.

The Oil Spill's Toxic Trade-off

| Posted 07.27.2010 | Impact

Break down the oil slick, keep it off the shores: grounds for pumping toxic dispersant into the Gulf, says BP. It's sparing some beaches, but at devastating cost to the health of the deep sea.

Lewis Pugh's Mind-Shifting Mt. Everest Swim

| Posted 07.30.2010 | Green

Lewis Pugh is regarded as the greatest cold-water swimmer in history. His swims have given him a sea-level view of our planet, and inspired him to do his bit to help preserve it.