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Exclusive: The Man Behind the Robot That Delivers a TEDx Talk

Jonathan Li | Posted 11.23.2015 | Technology
Jonathan Li

The humanoid robot avatar could help people communicate more effectively. In the future, we might see a event called TEDRobots, where people use robots with different looks and personalities to deliver talks.

They Laughed When I Suggested Drones Would Be Used For Distribution

Ira Kalb | Posted 10.28.2015 | Technology
Ira Kalb

Buyers can take their merchandise once they identify themselves via some unique codes (numeric, eye or finger print), and buyers can press a button to send the drones back to their point of origin. Think of this as an electronic version of Harry Potter's owl, Hedwig.

Curator Of TED Reveals The Key To Giving A Great Talk

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.30.2015 | OWN

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Delivering Products With Drones Is Coming Sooner Than You Think

Ira Kalb | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

There are some interesting technologies available (and on the horizon) that might provide a solution to the problems related to physically distributing products. In particular, drones and 3-D printers hold a lot of promise in the not so distant future.

How America's Most Powerful Philanthropists Share Power

Steven Crandell | Posted 03.08.2015 | Impact
Steven Crandell

When a couple decides to give together, altruism often dominates their thoughts. But issues of power and control will guide the actual giving. With any pair of partners -- even Bill and Melinda Gates -- it's important to ask: how will decisions be made?

TED's Chris Anderson

Ann Paisley Chandler | Posted 12.16.2014 | Impact
Ann Paisley Chandler

Chris Anderson is the curator of the TED Conference, a conference that explores the power of ideas to make a difference in the world. Anderson was ...

Harry Reid Reimburses For Gifts Made By Granddaughter

AP | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada has reimbursed his political campaign for more than $16,000 in holiday gifts made by h...

NBA Player Cleared In 'Extremely Complex' Catfishing Hoax

Posted 11.18.2013 | Miami

By ARNIE STAPLETON, Associated PressENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Miami Heat forward Chris Andersen was the victim of a wide-ranging Internet hoax that re...

My Beef With TED Talks: Too Much Talk, Too Little Action

Gregoris Kalai | Posted 09.18.2013 | College
Gregoris Kalai

The TED movement stands at the intersection of technology, innovation and education. It has gotten the world's attention but for the most part, it has been focused on talking about changing the world.

Open Letter to Skeptics

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.25.2013 | Media
Deepak Chopra

Dear Messrs. Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, and Chris Anderson, On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Chopra Foundation, we are i...

'Birdman' And 'Baby Birdman' Together At Last

Posted 06.10.2013 | Sports

"Baby Birdman" is back. The tiny toddler that took the internet by storm last month recently came face-to-face with NBA star Chris Andersen. Eight-...

TED Relents, But Whose Hash Has Been Settled?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.22.2013 | Media
Deepak Chopra

The affair that began with two suppressed tapes and open warnings to TEDx organizers that they must not step outside mainstream science has run its course. I imagine that TED now realizes there are more toes to be stepped on than Dawkins'.

LOOK: Best Birdman Photos

Posted 04.22.2013 | Miami

Heat center Chris Andersen was a strange phenomenon before he signed with Miami in January, but there's already tremendous love in the 305 for the Bir...

Breaking the Rules to Do Things Right

Don McNay | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business
Don McNay

Pricing for professional services isn't easy. You can charge too little, charge too much or charge for the wrong thing. I've done all three.

Heat Harlem Shake

Posted 03.01.2013 | Sports

Better late than never? While there have been many, many Harlem Shake videos uploaded to YouTube, none of them featured LeBron James and the Miami ...

WATCH: Slam Dunk Contest Fails

Posted 02.16.2013 | Sports

At its best, the NBA Slam Dunk Contest showcases the power and grace that make fans jones for basketball. At its worst, the NBA Slam Dunk Contest does...

Things Just Got A Little More Interesting!

Sun Sentinel | Shandel Richardson | Posted 03.24.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- The contract suggests Chris Andersen has little time for patience. That doesn't mean the Miami Heat's newest acquisition is in a rush. After...

Review of Chris Anderson's Makers: The New Industrial Revolution

Michael Roth | Posted 01.25.2013 | College
Michael Roth

These days, when our slow recovery from recession seems like a full-employment program for pessimistic pundits, it's great to have a new book from Chris Anderson, an indefatigable cheerleader for the unlimited potential of the digital economy.

The World of 'Makers' Revealed by Wired's Chris Anderson

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 12.07.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Chris Anderson has cemented himself as the premier chronicler of the digital world with the soon to be published new work Makers: The New Industrial Revolution.

LOOK: Fun, Weird Tech At Maker Faire 2012

Posted 10.04.2012 | Science

Imagine a world populated with cupcake cars, a giant, remote-controlled game of thumb war and 70 different kinds of 3D printer. Having trouble? You sh...

TEDGlobal 2013 Theme Announced

Max Lugavere | Posted 11.24.2012 | Technology
Max Lugavere

The internationally-focused TEDGlobal recently wrapped a fantastic week of stimulation and inspiration, centered around the theme of Radical Openness.

TechScape: Turning On the Crowdsourcing Spigit

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.20.2012 | Technology

I'm going to make a prediction, right here; right now: This crowdsourcing phenomenon is just getting started and Yammer is just the beginning of what is sure to be a clown-car chase for the best companies in this sector.

TED Books: "What Books Should Be In A Digital Age"

Posted 07.09.2012 | Books

TED Books wants to do for reading what the world-famous series of TEDTalks did for web video: provide viral inspiration. In a conversation with Huf...

The Spirit Of Memorial Day: Remembering Those Who Didn't Return

Andrew Lubin | Posted 07.27.2012 | Impact
Andrew Lubin

That's the spirit of Memorial Day; it's the remembrance of those who didn't come back alive, and a celebration of the esprit-de-corps and how they lived their lives.God bless the United States and those who stand watch over us tonight.

REPORT: NBA Player's Home Searched By Police

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.10.2012 | Sports

According to 9News in Denver, the home of Nuggets center Chris "Birdman" Andersen was searched by police on Thursday. Per 9News, property was seized f...