Published On: Wed, Apr 26th, 2017

The Pope gave a TED Talk and asked tech companies to do better

TED Talks are known for bringing well-known individuals from around the world to a stage before an audience to share big ideas about science, technology, and culture. But during this year’s annual TED conference in Vancouver, there was one surprising addition to the schedule that opted to telecommute: Pope Francis.

This was the first time that a reigning Pope has recorded such a speech, and the first time Pope Francis has addressed an international conference. During the pre-recorded talk, he spoke to the moral responsibilities of individuals around the world, saying that “each and everyone’s existence is deeply tied to that of others: life is not time merely passing by, life is about interactions.”

The Pope continued, noting that…

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