Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 9:36 am
Could Alaska's Mount McKinley be in danger of developing a Napoleon complex?
Well, it's still said to be the tallest peak in North America, so perhaps it won't need to worry about its height just yet. But for the second time in recent decades, the mountain's been shortened.
Originally published on Wed January 29, 2014 8:52 am
Part 6 of the TED Radio Hour episode Predicting The Future.
About Sebastian Thrun's TEDTalk
Researcher Sebastian Thrun helped build Google's amazing driverless car, which he says will not only revolutionize how we get around, but also save lives.
About Sebastian Thrun
Originally published on Thu December 26, 2013 1:16 pm
Part 3 of the TED Radio Hour episode Predicting The Future.
About Richard Resnick's TEDTalk
In this talk, Richard Resnick shows how cheap and fast genome sequencing is about to turn health care (even insurance, and politics) upside down.
About Richard Resnick
Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Predicting The Future.
About Marc Goodman's TEDTalk
Marc Goodman paints a portrait of a grave future, in which technology's rapid development could allow crime to take a turn for the worse.
About Marc Goodman
Originally published on Fri January 24, 2014 8:42 am
Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode Predicting The Future.
About Nicholas Negroponte's TEDTalk
Back in 1984, technology leader Nicholas Negroponte was able to predict, with surprising accuracy, e-readers, face to face teleconferencing and the touchscreen interface of the iPhone.
About Nicholas Negroponte