TED@Cannes

  • June 21, 2010
  • Cannes, France

Co-hosted by TED, Microsoft Advertising, and the Starcom Mediavest Group (see press release).

Speakers

Stefana Broadbent

Technology anthropologist

Nicholas Christakis

Physician, social scientist, Harvard
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How social networks predict epidemics: After mapping humans' intricate social networks, Nicholas Christakis and colleague James Fowler began investigating how this information could better our lives. Now, he reveals his hot-off-the-press findings:... More

How social networks predict epidemics: After mapping humans' intricate social networks, Nicholas Christakis and colleague James Fowler began investigating how this information could better our lives. Now, he reveals his hot-off-the-press findings: These networks can be used to detect epidemics earlier than ever, from the spread of innovative ideas to risky behaviors to viruses (like H1N1).

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Hans Rosling

Professor of International Health, Karolinska Institute
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Hans Rosling on global population growth: The world's population will grow to 9 billion over the next 50 years -- and only by raising the living standards of the poorest can we check population growth. This is the paradoxical answer that Hans Rosling... More

Hans Rosling on global population growth: The world's population will grow to 9 billion over the next 50 years -- and only by raising the living standards of the poorest can we check population growth. This is the paradoxical answer that Hans Rosling unveils at TED@Cannes using colorful new data display technology (you'll see).

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Stefan Sagmeister

Graphic designer

Naveen Selvadurai

Founder, Foursquare

Clay Shirky

Author
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How cognitive surplus will change the world : Clay Shirky looks at "cognitive surplus" -- the shared, online work we do with our spare brain cycles. While we're busy editing Wikipedia, posting to Ushahidi (and yes, making LOLcats), we're building a better, more cooperative world.

How cognitive surplus will change the world : Clay Shirky looks at "cognitive surplus" -- the shared, online work we do with our spare brain cycles. While we're busy editing Wikipedia, posting to Ushahidi (and yes, making LOLcats), we're building a better, more cooperative world.

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Gary Wolf

Contributing editor, Wired magazine

Bora Yoon

Musician

TED@Cannes is part of the Misc. TED series of events.

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