We tend to think of AI as faster and better versions of human brains, but if we want technology to progress by leads and bounds, we must make AI that is like nothing else on Earth, says digital visionary Kevin Kelly.

The different ways in which parents are handling their kids’ use of technology is creating three distinct types of tech users — and setting the stage for a clash of cultures, says writer Alexandra Samuel.

Let’s shake ourselves out of our four-wheeled stupor, look at the vehicles and devices being developed, and reimagine how we’ll move around our cities, says technology curator Alex Moura.

We have more romantic choices than ever before — and much more uncertainty. Psychotherapist and relationship therapist Esther Perel surveys how technology has completely changed the age-old process of dating and mating.

Futurist Ari Wallach presents three approaches to help us reframe our view of what lies ahead — and to help us tackle our toughest problems

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

Woolly Mammoth, courtesy of the Royal BC Museum and Archives, Victoria, BC, Canada

TED science curator David Biello explores the odd couple behind the de-extinction movement — scientists and hunters — and what this says about our ambivalent attitude towards animals