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

Matt Kenyon’s art doesn’t just cast a sardonic eye on the systems around us; it also infiltrates and subverts them. He walks us through some of his projects.

Some people might not like his tactics, but Edward Snowden has done great things for privacy rights, says Freedom of the Press Foundation’s Trevor Timm. That’s why it’s time for him to come home.

In this excerpt from her new book, Courtney Martin reflects on the repercussions of a world filled with gizmo-laden gadgets … and shows how a simpler way is both possible and good for the soul.