Here are some of Guy's favorite episodes of the show:

 
 

headspace (january 17, 2015)

Some of our most powerful feelings — stress, depression, despair — are the hardest to understand. This hour, TED speakers challenge assumptions about emotion, disquiet and the essence of well-being.

The hero's journey (december 18, 2015)

From the Odyssey to Robinson Crusoe, to Star Wars— why are we drawn to stories about heroes? And what do they tell us about ourselves? This hour, TED speakers explore what makes a hero's journey.


SCREEN TIME - PART I (SEPTEMBER 11, 2015)

It's normal for us to always be glued to our screens. So how are they changing us, and how will they shape our future? This hour, TED speakers explore our ambivalent relationships with our screens.


THE SOURCE OF CREATIVITY (SEPTEMBER 25, 2015)

We want to be creative but channeling our creative impulses is no small feat. Is creativity something we are born with or can we learn it? In this hour, TED speakers examine the mystery of creativity.

 

how i built this


 

vice: suroosh alvi (october 10, 2016)

Suroosh Alvi was a recovering addict when he started a scrappy underground magazine in Montreal. It grew into VICE Media — a multi-billion dollar company that has shaken up the world of journalism.

CLIF BAR: GARY ERICKSON (OCTOBER 3, 2016)

Gary Erickson asked his mom, "Can you make a cookie without butter, sugar or oil?" The result was Clif Bar, an energy bar named after his dad — now one of the most popular energy bars in the U.S.

RADIO ONE: CATHY HUGHES (SEPTEMBER 26, 2016)

As a kid, Cathy Hughes practiced her DJ routine while her siblings banged on the bathroom door. As an adult, she founded Radio One, the country's largest African-American owned broadcasting company.

Instagram: Kevin Systrom & Mike Krieger (SEPTEMBER 19, 2016)

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger launched their photo-sharing app with a server that crashed every other hour. Despite a chaotic start, Instagram became one of the most popular apps in the world.

SPANX: SARAH BLAKELy  (SEPTEMBER 12, 2016)

At 27, Sara Blakely was selling fax machines and desperate to reinvent her life. So she came up with Spanx — hosiery that eliminates panty lines — and set to work building her business.

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