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To Design Better Tech, Understand Context: Tania Douglas (Transcript)

Tania Douglas – Biomedical engineering professor This is an equipment graveyard. It’s a typical final resting place for medical equipment from hospitals in Africa. Now, why is this? Most of the medical devices used in Africa are imported, and quite often, they’re not suitable for local conditions. They may require trained staff that aren’t available …

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A BIG Idea, a Bot Idea: How Smart Policy Will Advance Tech by Albert Wenger at TEDxNewYork (Transcript)

Albert Wenger – Managing Parter at Union Square Ventures All of our economic theory, all of our business practice, all of our public policy, they were all developed during an era of scarcity. Scarcity means that when you want more of something, there is an additional cost to be paid. And that was always true for …

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Wearable Tech Expands Human Potential: Lauren Constantini at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Lauren Constantini – TRANSCRIPT Ours bodies are radiating data. Constantly radiating data. But, for the most part, we ignore those data that our bodies are trying to communicate to us, until something goes terribly wrong. We wake up one morning with a sore throat and an achy back, and our body is telling us: “You haven’t …

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Tristan Harris: How a Handful of Tech Companies Control Billions of Minds Every Day (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of Time Well Spent co-founder Tristan Harris’ TED Talk: How a Handful of Tech Companies Control Billions of Minds Every Day.  Listen to the MP3 Audio: How a handful of tech companies control billions of minds every day by Tristan Harris at TED Talk conference TRANSCRIPT:  I want you to imagine walking into a …

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