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Updated 08/04/2017
noun: learning
  1. the acquisition of knowledge or skills through experience, study, or by being taught.
    "these children experienced difficulties in learning"
    synonyms:study, studying, educationschoolingtuitionteaching, academic work; 
    "a center of learning"
    • knowledge acquired through experience, study, or being taught.
      "I liked to parade my learning in front of my sisters"
      synonyms:scholarshipknowledgeeducationeruditionintellectenlightenmentilluminationedificationbook learninginformationunderstandingwisdom
      "the astonishing range of his learning"

3 Things I Learned while my Plane Crashed  (5:02)                                           11/15/2016
Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the
Hudson River
in New York in January 2009.v What went through his mind as the
doomed plane went down?  
At TED, he tells his story publicly for the first time.

Can We Build AI without Losing Control Over It? (14:27)                                                09/29/2016
Scared of superintelligent AI?  You should be, says neuroscientist and philosopher
Sam Harris — and not just in some theoretical way.  We're going to build
superhuman machines, says Harris, but we haven't yet grappled with the problems
associated with creating something that may treat us the way we treat ants.

On being wrong (17:51)                                                                                                                                11/15/2016
Most of us will do anything to avoid being wrong. But what if we're wrong about that? "Wrongologist" Kathryn Schulz makes a compelling case for not just admitting but
embracing our fallibility.

Wofford College president Ben Dunlap tells the story of Sandor Teszler, a Hungarian
Holocaust survivor who taught him about passionate living and lifelong learning.

The Nerd's Guide to Learning Everything Online (18:10)
Some of us learn best in the classroom, and some of us ... well, we don't. But we still
love to learn — we just need to find the way that works for us. In this charming,
personal talk, author 
John Green shares the community of learning that he found in
online video.

The Power of Believing That You Can Improve (10:20)
Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain's
capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think
about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. Are you not smart enough to
 solve it … or have you just not solved it yet? A great introduction to this influential field.