Technology is constantly evolving, and it can be hard to keep up with. One of the best sources of information on the latest and greatest in the tech world are TED Talks! The world’s greatest technologists have given loads of TED Talks discussing where technology is, where it’s been, and where it’s going , which can sometimes seem scary, but in reality, is incredible to think about. If you’re trying to learn more about tech from the people who know it best, check out a few of these TED Talks.
Wannis Kabaj: What a driverless world could look like
According to Wanis Kabbaj, a transportation enthusiast, the future of the daily commute could be greatly improved by taking a look at the way blood travels through our veins. He believes that our current way of thinking is clogging city streets, the way our vascular system might get clogged. In his talk, Kabbaj discussed the various aspects of driverless cars and how they could potentially transform the way we travel. He believes that driverless cars could greatly improve the flow of traffic through the streets by making them more efficient. He noted that the more robots are able to automate the traffic grid, the more organic and alive it will feel.
Keith Kirkland: Wearable tech that helps you navigate by touch
Keith Kirkland, a designer, believes that touch is an integral part of our lives, and he believes that it can help us understand the world around us. Unfortunately, there is still a lot of work to be done in improving the way we interact with our devices. He believes that by developing a more tactile design, we can allow our devices to communicate with our surroundings and improve our ability to sense and respond to them.
Keith Kirkland: Meet the dazzling flying machines of the future
In just a couple of years, the technology for drones has improved dramatically. In his talk, D’Andrea shows off several of the drones that he helped develop, and they’re all showing off their beauty. If you’re interested in learning more about the future of flying machines, make sure to check out this talk.
Meron Gribetz: A glimpse of the future through an augmented reality headset
Despite the abundance of technology that we have in our pockets, we still spend a lot of time staring at small screens and not interacting with the people around us. According to Gribetz, we should be using machines that allow us to bring our work back into the real world. In his talk, he demonstrated his company’s augmented reality headset and talked about the various practical applications it could have in the future.