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Christopher Soghoian: Government surveillance — this is just the beginning

Duration: 08:18

Privacy researcher Christopher Soghoian sees the landscape of government surveillance shifting beneath our feet, as an industry grows to support monitoring programs. Through private companies, he says, governments are buying technology with the capacity to break into computers, steal documents and monitor activity — without detection. This TED Fellow gives an unsettling look at what's to come.

     
Christopher Soghoian: Government surveillance — this is just the beginning

Philip Evans: How data will transform business

Duration: 13:57

What does the future of business look like? In an informative talk, Philip Evans gives a quick primer on two long-standing theories in strategy -- and explains why he thinks they are essentially invalid.

     
Philip Evans: How data will transform business

Annette Heuser: The 3 agencies with the power to make or break economies

Duration: 09:49

The way we rate national economies is all wrong, says rating agency reformer Annette Heuser. With mysterious and obscure methods, three private US-based credit rating agencies wield immense power over national economies across the globe, and the outcomes can be catastrophic. But what if there was another way? In this bold talk, Heuser shares her vision for a nonprofit agency that would bring more equality and justice into the mix.

     
Annette Heuser: The 3 agencies with the power to make or break economies

Roselinde Torres: What it takes to be a great leader

Duration: 09:19

The world is full of leadership programs, but the best way to learn how to lead might be right under your nose. In this clear, candid talk, Roselinde Torres describes 25 years observing truly great leaders at work, and shares the three simple but crucial questions would-be company chiefs need to ask to thrive in the future.

     
Roselinde Torres: What it takes to be a great leader

Chris McKnett: The investment logic for sustainability

Duration: 12:19

Sustainability is pretty clearly one of the world's most important goals; but what groups can really make environmental progress in leaps and bounds? Chris McKnett makes the case that it's large institutional investors. He shows how strong financial data isn't enough, and reveals why investors need to look at a company's environmental, social and governance structures, too.

     
Chris McKnett: The investment logic for sustainability

Yves Morieux: As work gets more complex, 6 rules to simplify

Duration: 12:01

Why do people feel so miserable and disengaged at work? Because today's businesses are increasingly and dizzyingly complex -- and traditional pillars of management are obsolete, says Yves Morieux. So, he says, it falls to individual employees to navigate the rabbit's warren of interdependencies. In this energetic talk, Morieux offers six rules for "smart simplicity." (Rule One: Understand what your colleagues actually do.)

     
Yves Morieux: As work gets more complex, 6 rules to simplify

Harish Manwani: Profit’s not always the point

Duration: 13:58

You might not expect the chief operating officer of a major global corporation to look too far beyond either the balance sheet or the bottom line. But Harish Manwani, COO of Unilever, makes a passionate argument that doing so to include value, purpose and sustainability in top-level decision-making is not just savvy, it's the only way to run a 21st century business responsibly.

     
Harish Manwani: Profit’s not always the point

Roger Stein: A bold new way to fund drug research

Duration: 11:09

Believe it or not, about 20 years' worth of potentially life-saving drugs are sitting in labs right now, untested. Why? Because they can't get the funding to go to trials; the financial risk is too high. Roger Stein is a finance guy, and he thinks deeply about mitigating risk. He and some colleagues at MIT came up with a promising new financial model that could move hundreds of drugs into the testing pipeline. (Filmed at TED@StateStreet.)

     
Roger Stein: A bold new way to fund drug research

Simon Sinek: Why good leaders make you feel safe

Duration: 11:59

What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it’s someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety — especially in an uneven economy — means taking on big responsibility.

     
Simon Sinek: Why good leaders make you feel safe

William Black: How to rob a bank (from the inside, that is)

Duration: 18:48

William Black is a former bank regulator who’s seen firsthand how banking systems can be used to commit fraud — and how “liar's loans” and other tricky tactics led to the 2008 US banking crisis that threatened the international economy. In this engaging talk, Black, now an academic, reveals the best way to rob a bank — from the inside.

     
William Black: How to rob a bank (from the inside, that is)

Mellody Hobson: Color blind or color brave?

Duration: 14:14

The subject of race can be very touchy. As finance executive Mellody Hobson says, it's a "conversational third rail." But, she says, that's exactly why we need to start talking about it. In this engaging, persuasive talk, Hobson makes the case that speaking openly about race — and particularly about diversity in hiring — makes for better businesses and a better society.

     
Mellody Hobson: Color blind or color brave?

Larry Page: Where's Google going next?

Duration: 23:30

Onstage at TED2014, Charlie Rose interviews Google CEO Larry Page about his far-off vision for the company. It includes aerial bikeways and internet balloons … and then it gets even more interesting, as Page talks through the company’s recent acquisition of Deep Mind, an AI that is learning some surprising things.

     
Larry Page: Where's Google going next?
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