100 TED Talks

From LifeHacker: You Can Easily Learn 100 TED Talks Lessons In 5 Minutes Which Most People Need 70 Hours For

The other week the author watched 70 hours of TED talks; short, 18-minute talks given by inspirational leaders in the fields ofTechnology,Entertainment, and Design (TED). They Watched 296 talks in total, and went through the list of what they watched, weeded created a list of the 100 best things they learned !

This article isn’t entirely about productivity, but you’ll learn a thing or two. Here are 100 incredible things they learned watching 70 hours of TED talks last week!

How algorithms shape our world

Kevin Slavin argues that we’re living in a world designed for — and increasingly controlled by — algorithms. In this riveting talk from TEDGlobal, he shows how these complex computer programs determine: espionage tactics, stock prices, movie scripts, and architecture. And he warns that we are writing code we can’t understand, with implications we can’t control.