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Paul Gilding: The Earth is full | Video on TED.com

Paul Gilding: The Earth is full | Video on TED.com.

Have we used up all our resources? Have we filled up all the livable space on Earth? Paul Gilding suggests we have, and the possibility of devastating consequences, in a talk that’s equal parts terrifying and, oddly, hopeful.

Paul Gilding is an independent writer, activist and adviser on a sustainable economy. Click through to watch the onstage debate that followed this talk. Full bio »

Peter Diamandis: Abundance is our future | Video on TED.com.

Onstage at TED2012, Peter Diamandis makes a case for optimism — that we’ll invent, innovate and create ways to solve the challenges that loom over us. “I’m not saying we don’t have our set of problems; we surely do. But ultimately, we knock them down.”

Peter Diamandis runs the X Prize Foundation, which offers large cash incentive prizes to inventors who can solve grand challenges like space flight, low-cost mobile medical diagnostics and oil spill cleanup. He is the chair of Singularity University, which teaches executives and grad students about exponentially growing technologies. Full bio »

TED Blog | Exclusive Q&A from the TED stage: Paul Gilding and Peter Diamandis debate.

Peter Thiel and George Gilder debate on “The Prospects for Technology and Economic Growth” – YouTube.

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