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TEDtalks Conference 2004 : Al Seckel: Powerful visual illusions

By: Al Seckel

The two annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, Scotland, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker ideas worth spreading, talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic th...

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conver...

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Order of operations : Introduction to Order of Operations

By: Sal Khan

Order of Operations

Multiplying and dividing positive and negative whole numbers, understanding place value, and rounding numbers.

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Critical points and graphing with calculus : Inflection Points and...

By: Sal Khan

Understanding concave upwards and downwards portions of graphs and the relation to the derivative. Inflection point intuition

Minima, maxima, and critical points. Rates of change. Optimization. Rates of change. L'Hopital's rule. Mean value theorem.

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TEDtalks Active Conference 2011 : JD Schramm: Break the silence fo...

By: JD Schramm

The two annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, Scotland, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker ideas worth spreading, talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic th...

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conver...

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Retirement accounts: IRAs and 401ks : Traditional IRAs

By: Sal Khan

Introduction to traditional IRA's (Individual Retirement Accounts)

The government apparently wants us to save for retirement (not always obvious because it also wants us to spend as much as possible to pump the economy going into the next election cycle). To encourage this, it has created some ways to save that avoid or

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TEDx Projects Exeter : Bandi Mbubi: Demand a fair trade cell phone

By: Bandi Mbubi

The two annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, Scotland, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker ideas worth spreading, talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic th...

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conver...

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Sequences and series : Geometric Sequences (Introduction)

By: Sal Khan, CK-12 Foundation

Geometric Sequences (Introduction)

An assortment of concepts in math that help us deal with sequences and proofs. This sequence (pun intended) of videos and exercises will help us explore ordered lists of objects--even infinite ones--that often have some pattern to them. We will then explo

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TEDtalks Salon London Spring 2011 : Honor Harger: A history of the...

By: Honor Harger

The two annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, Scotland, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker ideas worth spreading, talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic th...

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conver...

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Momentum : 2-dimensional momentum problem

By: Sal Khan

An example of conservation of momentum in two dimensions.

Linear momentum. Conservation of momentum. Elastic collisions.

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Orthogonal complements : Unique rowspace solution to Ax=b

By: Sal Khan

Showing that, for any b that is in the column space of A, there is a unique member of the row space that is the smallest solution to Ax=b

We explore creating and moving between various coordinate systems.

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Acceleration : Why Distance is Area under Velocity-Time Line

By: Sal Khan

Understanding why distance is area under velocity-time line

In this tutorial we begin to explore ideas of velocity and acceleration. We do exciting things like throw things off of cliffs (far safer on paper than in real life) and see how high a ball will fly in the air.

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TEDx Projects Helvetia : Jonas Eliasson: How to solve traffic jams

By: Jonas Eliasson

The two annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, Scotland, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker ideas worth spreading, talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic th...

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conver...

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TEDtalks Medical Conference 2012 : Ben Goldacre: What doctors don'...

By: Ben Goldacre

The two annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, Scotland, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker ideas worth spreading, talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic th...

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conver...

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Circles : Parts of a Circle

By: Sal Khan, Monterey Institute for Technology and Education

Parts of a Circle

This is a first year, high-school level course on Geometry (which is based on Euclid's elements). It revisits many of the basic geometrical concepts studied in earlier courses, but addresses them with more mathematical rigor. There is strong focus on prov

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TEDtalks Conference, New York : Hannah Brencher: Love letters to s...

By: Hannah Brencher

The two annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, Scotland, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker ideas worth spreading, talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic th...

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conver...

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Flux in 3-D and constructing unit normal vectors to surface : Conc...

By: Sal Khan

Conceptual understanding of flux across a two-dimensional surface

Parameterizing a surface. Surface integrals. Stokes' theorem.

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Oxidation reduction : Introduction to Oxidation States

By: Sal Khan

Oxidation and reduction. Oxidation states.

Videos on chemistry (roughly covering a first-year high school or college course).

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Interest rate swaps : Interest Rate Swap 1

By: Sal Khan

The basic dynamic of an interest rate swap

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Art History: Pisa : Nicola and Giovanni Pisano

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Nicola Pisano, Pulpit, Pisa Baptistery, 1260 Giovanni Pisano, Slaughter of the Innocents, Marble, 1301, Sant'Andrea church, Pistoia Speakers: Dr. David Drogin, Dr. Beth Harris

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TEDtalks Entertainment Gathering 2008 : Adam Savage: My obsession ...

By: Adam Savage

The two annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, Scotland, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker ideas worth spreading, talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic th...

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conver...

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