Adventure (2)

  • To the South Pole and back – the hardest 105 days of my life

    By: Ben Saunders

    Duration: 17:04

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    Ted Brief : This year, explorer Ben Saunders attempted his most ambitious trek yet. He set out to complete Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s failed 1912 polar expedition — a four-month, 1,800-mile round trip journey from the edge of Antarctica to the South Pole and back. In the first talk given after his adventure, just five weeks after his return, Saunders offers a raw, honest look at this “hubris”-tinged mission that brought him to the most difficult decision of his life.

  • The Thrilling Potential of Sixth Sense Technology

    By: Pranav Mistry

    Duration: 13:44

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    Ted Brief: At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data -- including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper "laptop." In an onstage Q&A, Mistry says he'll open-source the software behind SixthSense, to open its possibilities to all.

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