The best tech demos at TED

The best tech demos at TED

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Boaz Almog TED Talk For his next trick: Boaz Almog uses quantum locking to “levitate” a superconducting disk at TEDGlobal 2012. Photo: James Duncan Davidson/TED

Calling all self-proclaimed tech nerds! TED has long been known for demos that set everyone in the theatre a-buzz. Here’s a look back at some memorable tech demos from TED and TEDGlobals past, to get you excited for those coming at TED2015.

[ted_talkteaser id=1959]Hugh Herr: The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance
On stage at: TED2014
Hugh Herr’s lab creates bionic limbs engineered to help the wearer excel in the activities they love. For Herr, this is personal. In an incredible demo, he welcomes ballroom dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who lost her left leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, to perform again for the first time.
[ted_talkteaser id=2109]Jorge Soto: The future of early cancer detection?
On stage at:
TEDGlobal 2014
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