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TEDtalks Medical Conference 2009 : Aimee Mullins: The opportunity ...

By: Aimee Mullins

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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TEDx Projects HogeschoolUtrecht : Sebastian Deterding: What your d...

By: Sebastian Deterding

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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TEDx Projects NASA : Dennis Hong: My seven species of robot

By: Dennis Hong

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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TEDx Projects SanDiego : Jake Wood: A new mission for veterans -- ...

By: Jake Wood

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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Hypothesis testing with two samples : Comparing Population Proport...

By: Sal Khan

Comparing Population Proportions 1

Making inferences based on sample data. Confidence intervals. Margin of error. Hypothesis testing.

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Poisson process : Poisson Process 1

By: Sal Khan

Introduction to Poisson Processes and the Poisson Distribution.

Random variables. Expected value. Probability distributions (both discrete and continuous). Binomial distribution. Poisson processes.

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Product and quotient rules : Equation of a tangent line

By: Sal Khan

Finding the equation of the line tangent to f(x)=xe^x when x=1

Calculating derivatives. Power rule. Product and quotient rules. Chain Rule. Implicit differentiation. Derivatives of common functions. You can figure out the derivative of f(x). You're also good for g(x). But what about f(x) times g(x)? This is what the

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Waves and optics : Snell's Law Example 2

By: Sal Khan

Snell's Law Example 2

Projectile motion, mechanics and electricity and magnetism. Solid understanding of algebra and a basic understanding of trigonometry necessary.

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TEDx Projects KC : Janine Shepherd: A broken body isn’t a broken p...

By: Janine Shepherd

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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Blood Pressure : Adding up resistance problem

By: Rishi Desai

Here's a chance to see if you can combine what you know to add up resistance in series AND in parallel. Rishi is a pediatric infectious disease physician and works at Khan Academy.

Videos about medicine and the healthcare system

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Art History: Islamic Art : Two Royal Figures (Saljuq Period)

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

A conversation between Dr. Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis and Dr. Steven Zucker in front of Two Royal Figures, Iran (Saljuq period), mid 11th - mid 12th c. , painted and gilded stucco (Metropolitan Museum of Art).

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Credit default swaps : Credit Default Swaps (CDS) Intro

By: Sal Khan

Introduction to credit default swaps and why they can be dangerous

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Mortgage-backed securities : Mortgage Back Security Overview

By: Sal Khan

Basics of how a mortgage back security works

What started out as a creative way to spread risk ended up fueling a monster housing bubble. This tutorial explains what mortgage-backed securities are and how they work.

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Ancient Greece : Ancient Greek Temples at Paestum, Italy

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Ancient Greek Temples at Paestum: Hera I, c. 560-530 B. C. E. , Archaic Period; Hera II, c. 460 B. C. E. , Classical Period; Temple of Minerva, c. 500 B. C. E. Archaic Period. A conversation with Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker

Humans have been making art for tens of thousands of years, long before there was writing. Why was Egyptian art obsessed with death? Why did the ancient Greeks seek the perfect human form? How did the ancient Romans use art as state propaganda? Why was th

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Miscellaneous : Systemic Thinking About Cancer

By: Sal Khan

Dr. David Agus discusses thinking systemically about cancer and other things

Videos about medicine and the healthcare system

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Equations for beginners : One Step Equations

By: Sal Khan, CK-12 Foundation

One Step Equations

Like the Why of algebra and Super Yoga plans tutorials, we'll introduce you to the most fundamental ideas of what equations mean and how to solve them. We'll then do a bunch of examples to make sure you're comfortable with things like 3x – 7 = 8. So r

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Probability using combinatorics : Example: Probability through cou...

By: Sal Khan, Monterey Institute for Technology and Education

The probability of getting exactly 2 heads when flipping three coins. Thinking about this by visualy depicting all of the outcomes.

Basics of probability and combinatorics. This tutorial will apply the permutation and combination tools you learned in the last tutorial to problems of probability. You'll finally learn that there may be better investments than poring all your money int

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More fancy equations for beginners : Example 2: Variables on both ...

By: Sal Khan, Monterey Institute for Technology and Education

Solving Equations 2

You've been through Equation examples for beginners and are feeling good. Well, this tutorial continues that journey by addressing equations that are just a bit more fancy. By the end of this tutorial, you really will have some of the core algebraic too

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Balance of payments- current account and capital account : Balance...

By: Sal Khan

Understanding how changes in foreign ownership of assets effects balance of payments

Balance of payments. Current account. Capital account. Currency reserves and speculative attacks. In this tutorial we will see how trade and assets (including money) changing hands are fundamentally intertwined. Not only that, but we will see how this can

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Conceptualizing decimals and place notation : Decimal Place Value 2

By: Sal Khan, Monterey Institute for Technology and Education

Decimal Place Value 2

Understanding decimals conceptually, using operations with decimals, rounding and estimating with decimals, and converting decimals.

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