Streams

NPR/TED Staff

NPR/TED Staff appears in the following:

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.

Comment

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.

Comment

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.

Comment

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.

Comment

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.

Comment

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.

Comment

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.

Comment

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.

Comment

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.

Comment

Can Grandmothers Change The World?

Friday, January 17, 2014

Bunker Roy shares stories from a school in India that equips rural women for leadership by training them to become solar engineers, artisans, dentists and doctors.

Comment

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.

Comment

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.

Comment

Can Ordinary People Become Leaders?

Friday, January 17, 2014

Seth Godin says the Internet has revived the idea of tribes based on shared values and gives ordinary people the power to lead.

Comment

Have You Changed Someone's Life Without Realizing It?

Friday, January 17, 2014

Drew Dudley calls on us to celebrate leadership as the everyday act of improving each other's lives.

Comment

Can Autism Be An Asset?

Friday, January 03, 2014

Temple Grandin struggled with autism until she realized her ability to "think in pictures" allowed her to solve problems that others can't.

Comment

Can One Girl Challenge The Traditions Of Her Village?

Friday, January 03, 2014

Kakenya Ntaiya tells the story of challenging ingrained traditions, insisting on continuing school, and becoming the first girl to leave her Maasai village for college.

Comment

Is It Possible To Live With The Voices In Your Head?

Friday, January 03, 2014

Eleanor Longden recounts her journey with schizophrenia and how she learned to listen to her voices.

Comment

What's It Like To Be Young And Bullied?

Friday, January 03, 2014

Shane Koyczan describes growing up endlessly tormented by bullies. When he turned to spoken-word poetry to cope, he found that millions related to his anti-bullying message.

Comment

How Do You Get People To Pay For Music?

Friday, December 20, 2013

Don't make people pay for music, says musician Amanda Palmer: Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a street performer, she examines the new relationship between artist and fan.

Comment

How Can You Give A Community Better Health?

Friday, December 20, 2013

Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA — in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. He hopes to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where "the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys."

Comment