Springboard Session 4: Multiple Universes, Philanthropy, and Anti-Corruption

This series is for the doers masquerading as lazybones and couch potatoes — you know who you are! Well, we thought you could use a little power-up. Throughout the week, we’ll be doing the work for you, curating an action-items list for after every session at TED 2014. 

If I was listening to Allan Adams’ talk correctly, I think he was trying to say that my favorite original Star Trek episode, “Mirror, Mirror,” could actually become a reality. Watch it tonight on Youtube (but be on the watch out for goateed alternate versions of yourself, too).

Check out this cool interactive Global Peace Index from Vision of Humanity if you were inspired by Zak Ebrahim’s talk.

You don’t have to be a millionaire or a billionaire to donate funds to Bill and Melinda Gates’ various philanthropic causes. Found out how you help, with or without pledging half of your net worth.

You can watch Jehane Noujaim’s film about the Egyptian Revolution and the Arab Spring, The Square, this evening on Netflix.

Join TED Prize 2014 winner Charmian Gooch with her wish to end anonymous shell companies by liking her Facebook page, End Anonymous Companies.

Sting may have finished with a classic, but check out this hardcore vintage Police music video.

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