Arts & Entertainment |

J. Marshall Shepherd: How Does Bias Shape Our Perceptions About Science?

/TED
| Why do many people dismiss issues like climate change, despite strong scientific evidence? Climatologist J. Marshall Shepherd examines how different forms of bias shape how we perceive science.

Andreas Ekström: Can We Solve For Bias In Tech?

|

We think of search engines as unbiased sources of information. But they're not — and they can be manipulated. Andreas Ekström asks: who should hold the burden of addressing bias in search engines?

Audio

Rams fan loyalty shines through Super Bowl loss

|

The fans filing out of a North Hollywood Rams bar after last night's loss say they were happy just to see their team back in L.A. and fighting for he championship.

Audio

In 'Maid,' A Single Mother Finds 'No Way' To Make It On Minimum Wage

|

While raising her young daughter, Stephanie Land cleaned houses to scrape by. It was back-aching work and the pay — $8.55 an hour to start, $9.25 an hour two years in — just wasn't enough.

Audio

Freed From Copyright, These Classic Works Are Yours To Adapt

|

For the first time in 20 years, a large body of films, music, and books has entered the public domain. That means they can be reworked by new creators in conversation with the originals.

NYC Has Just 5 Statues Of Historic Women. That's About To Change

|

"We set out to correct a glaring inequity in our public spaces," said Chirlane McCray, the first lady of New York City. A number of cities are taking steps to honor women with statues and public art.

How Stan Lee Helped This Blerd Find His Superhero

|

For one black nerd growing up in Indiana, Stan Lee's world was an amazing step forward.

What it's like on tour with California's road tripping poet laureate Dana Gioia

|

California-born poet Dana Gioia has wrapped up his time as the state's poet laureate. During his two-year term, which ended in October, he made it his goal to visit all 58 counties in the state.

Audio

A.I. Produced 'Portrait' Will Go Up For Auction At Christie's

|

The print, called Edmond de Belamy, is a blurry depiction of what could be a "a man of the church" floating within a gilt frame. In place of the artist's signature is a math equation.