TED8

  • February 18-21, 1998
  • Monterey, CA

Speakers

Chris Anderson

Editor-in-Chief, Wired magazine

David Gallo

Ocean explorer, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
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The deep oceans: a ribbon of life: With vibrant video clips captured by submarines, David Gallo takes us to some of Earth's darkest, most violent, toxic and beautiful habitats, the valleys and volcanic ridges of the oceans' depths, where life is bizarre, resilient and shockingly abundant.

The deep oceans: a ribbon of life: With vibrant video clips captured by submarines, David Gallo takes us to some of Earth's darkest, most violent, toxic and beautiful habitats, the valleys and volcanic ridges of the oceans' depths, where life is bizarre, resilient and shockingly abundant.

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Milton Glaser

Graphic designer
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How great design makes ideas new: From the TED archives: The legendary graphic designer Milton Glaser dives deep into a new painting inspired by Piero della Francesca. From here, he muses on what makes a convincing poster, by breaking down an idea and making it new.

How great design makes ideas new: From the TED archives: The legendary graphic designer Milton Glaser dives deep into a new painting inspired by Piero della Francesca. From here, he muses on what makes a convincing poster, by breaking down an idea and making it new.

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Billy Graham

Preacher
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Technology, faith and human shortcomings: Speaking at TED in 1998, Rev. Billy Graham marvels at technology's power to improve lives and change the world -- but says the end of evil, suffering and death will come only after the world accepts Christ. A legendary talk from TED's archives.

Technology, faith and human shortcomings: Speaking at TED in 1998, Rev. Billy Graham marvels at technology's power to improve lives and change the world -- but says the end of evil, suffering and death will come only after the world accepts Christ. A legendary talk from TED's archives.

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Brenda Laurel

Graduate Program in Design Chair, California College
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Why didn't girls play videogames?: A TED archive gem. At TED in 1998, Brenda Laurel asks: Why are all the top-selling videogames aimed at little boys? She spent two years researching the world of girls (and shares amazing interviews and photos) to create a game that girls would love.

Why didn't girls play videogames?: A TED archive gem. At TED in 1998, Brenda Laurel asks: Why are all the top-selling videogames aimed at little boys? She spent two years researching the world of girls (and shares amazing interviews and photos) to create a game that girls would love.

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Paul MacCready

Aircraft designer
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Nature vs. humans, and what we can do about it: In 1998, aircraft designer Paul MacCready looks at a planet on which humans have utterly dominated nature, and talks about what we all can do to preserve nature's balance. His contribution: solar... More

Nature vs. humans, and what we can do about it: In 1998, aircraft designer Paul MacCready looks at a planet on which humans have utterly dominated nature, and talks about what we all can do to preserve nature's balance. His contribution: solar planes, superefficient gliders and the electric car.

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Aimee Mullins

Athlete and actor
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Running on high-tech legs: In this TED archive video from 1998, paralympic sprinter Aimee Mullins talks about her record-setting career as a runner, and about the amazing carbon-fiber prosthetic legs (then a prototype) that helped her cross the finish line.

Running on high-tech legs: In this TED archive video from 1998, paralympic sprinter Aimee Mullins talks about her record-setting career as a runner, and about the amazing carbon-fiber prosthetic legs (then a prototype) that helped her cross the finish line.

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Nathan Myhrvold

Technologist, inventor, entrepreneur

Ramana Rao

Entrepreneur
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Next generation user interfaces: distillation of the story from the PARC team's vision of Beyond WIMP interfaces

Next generation user interfaces: distillation of the story from the PARC team's vision of Beyond WIMP interfaces

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TED8 is part of the TED series of events.

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