Psilocybin mushrooms. Photo: iStock

The trends and upcoming projects that will engage us in 2017 — as predicted by TED’s science, design and technology curators.

Doug Chayka

What looks like (and reads like) the truth may be riddled with lies if you look more closely, says neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin

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The drive to hook up a billion Indian people to the internet sounds daunting — but it may well make the internet better for everyone.

5 ways to keep your data safe right now | ideas.ted.com

There isn’t much that we can do to stop hackers from stealing the data we entrust to companies. However, there are some easy things we can all do to significantly reduce the harm from such breaches. TED Fellow Christopher Soghoian, principal technologist at the ACLU, explains.

Andy Yen | ideas.ted.com

Computer scientist and founder of encrypted email service, ProtonMail, Andy Yen argues that privacy is a fundamental right that should not be squandered in the name of security.

Citizenfour provides a gripping look at events including a filmmaker’s first meeting with “Citizen four,” aka Edward Snowden.

Pia Mancini and her colleagues want to upgrade democracy in Argentina and beyond. Here’s how.