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NPR/TED Staff appears in the following:

Why Can't We Talk About An Injustice?

Friday, March 14, 2014

Lawyer Bryan Stevenson explains how America's criminal justice system works against the poor and people of color, and how we can address it.

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On Identity, Depression And Listening: Andrew Solomon Answers Your Questions

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Writer Andrew Solomon on depression, identity, and listening in tough situations.

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How Do You Construct A Voice?

Friday, March 07, 2014

Speech scientist Rupal Patel creates customized synthetic voices that enable people who can't speak to communicate in a unique voice that embodies their personality.

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What's It Like To Hear Color?

Friday, March 07, 2014

Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely color blind. But thanks to a device attached to his head, he can now "hear" color, which allows him to experience an element that was once invisible.

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How Can We All Listen Better?

Friday, March 07, 2014

Sound expert Julian Treasure says we are losing our listening in a louder world. He shares ways to re-tune our ears for conscious listening — to other people and the world around us.

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Can A Prosthetic Limb Feel?

Friday, March 07, 2014

Physiatrist and engineer Todd Kuiken is building a prosthetic arm that connects with the human nervous system — improving motion, control and even feeling.

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Are We Happier When We Stay In The Moment?

Friday, February 14, 2014

When are humans most happy? To answer this question, Matt Killingsworth built an app, Track Your Happiness, that let people report their feelings in real time. Among the results: We're often happiest when we're lost in the moment.

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Does Less Stuff Mean More Happiness?

Friday, February 14, 2014

Can having less stuff, in less room, lead to more happiness? Writer Graham Hill makes the case for taking up less space.

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Is There A Secret To Happiness?

Friday, February 14, 2014

There may be no fool-proof secret to happiness, but Pharrell's song "Happy" definitely delivers some instant joy. Pharrell shares what inspires him to keep smiling.

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How Does Misfortune Affect Long-Term Happiness?

Friday, February 14, 2014

We're doomed to be miserable if we don't get what we want — right? Not quite, says psychologist Dan Gilbert. He says our "psychological immune system" lets us feel truly happy even when things don't go as planned.

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What Does It Take To Be Grateful?

Friday, February 14, 2014

We all want to be happy, says David Steindl-Rast, a Benedictine monk. And happiness, he suggests, is born from gratitude. An inspiring lesson in slowing down, looking where you're going and, above all, being grateful.

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What Happens When We Slow Down?

Friday, February 14, 2014

Journalist Carl Honoré believes our society's emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life.

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Why Should You Be Worried About NSA Surveillance?

Friday, January 31, 2014

Virtually every international Internet user is being watched, says hacker and security expert Mikko Hyppönen. He calls for digital privacy in the age of government surveillance.

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Does More Convenience Mean Less Privacy?

Friday, January 31, 2014

Behavioral economist Alessandro Acquisti studies how everyday decisions blur the line between our public and private lives.

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Is Too Much Privacy Bad For Your Health?

Friday, January 31, 2014

Health IT expert John Wilbanks explores whether the desire to protect privacy is slowing research, and if opening up medical data could create a wave of health care innovation.

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Can The Open-Data Revolution Change Our Democracies?

Friday, January 31, 2014

Former White House deputy CTO Beth Noveck shares her vision of practical openness: connecting bureaucracies to citizens, sharing data, and creating a truly participatory democracy.

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What Would You Do If The Feds Were Watching You?

Friday, January 31, 2014

When Hasan Elahi's name was mistakenly added to the U.S. government's watch list, he fought the assault on his privacy by turning his life inside-out for the world to see.

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Is Privacy Over? Tell Us Your Thoughts

Friday, January 31, 2014

Is losing our privacy the cost of living in a modern world? Or can we have both? Let us know on TEDWeekends, a special collaboration with NPR, TED and the Huffington Post.

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How Do We Cultivate Women Leaders?

Friday, January 17, 2014

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg gets to the bottom line for women who want to lead.

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How Do Leaders Deal With Failure?

Friday, January 17, 2014

Four-star general Stanley McChrystal recounts some tough lessons about leadership he gained from the front lines.

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