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Tag Archives: TED
First Taste captures the reactions of different children in slow motion as they each taste various foods for the first time. The video was created by Saatchi & Saatchi and Heckler for TEDxSydney 2013.
Tech columnist David Pogue shares 10 simple, clever tips for computer, web, smartphone and camera users. And yes, you may know a few of these already – but there’s probably at least one you don’t.
With nearly a decade of experience in the animation industry, working on projects for MTV, TVA, Alliance Atlantis, Mainframe Entertainment and Radical Entertainment, Chen Lizra’s intellect, imagination and creative thinking evolved her into a branding expert.
In 2009 and 2012 Chen was nominated as one of the “YWCA Women of Distinction in Vancouver,” and was recently honored by the Australian government with a Distinguished Talent Permanent Visa for her international achievements in the arts. As the international author of “My Seductive Cuba, a unique travel guide”, Chen has won two awards in the US, including the prestigious IPPY Book Award. With a passion for dance and creative movement, Lizra offers students seduction workshops and focused lectures and seminars about the art of seduction in our everyday lives.
Such a cool talk!
Lainey isn’t looking to impress anyone, especially celebrities. The ETALK Reporter and scribe of the immensely popular celebrity gossip blog, LaineyGossip.com, does what she does for one reason – to provide a gossip education to the Canadian public. The Toronto-born, self-proclaimed gossip maven got into the gossip game in a very roundabout way. What started as an email to two friends grew to a website with active followers from around the world. More than one million people now read LaineyGossip.com every month, making it a leading international celebrity news source. Elaine’s years of experience in the media, celebrity entertainment and blogging space have helped her shape a fascinating TED talk about gossip and it’s critical place within modern pop culture.
Don’t make people pay for music, says Amanda Palmer. Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a street performer (drop a dollar in the hat for the Eight-Foot Bride!), she examines the new relationship between artist and fan.
Astronaut Jerry Carr knows space. As commander of Skylab, he spent over 2000 hours ins space, orbiting the Earth over 1000 times. Recounting his life story, Carr remembers the enchanting years he spent at NASA.
Lesson by Jerry Carr, animation by Sharon Colman Graham.
Cameron Russell admits she won “a genetic lottery”: she’s tall, pretty and an underwear model. But don’t judge her by her looks. In this fearless talk, she takes a wry look at the industry that had her looking highly seductive at barely 16-years-old.
Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.
You need to watch this.
This talk made me cry and cry and cry, because I was moved. Such a great idea! I love that the chief of the prison went along with this – and I love his argument even more: “That men, who have close relations with their children, are less likely to come back”.
At Camp Diva, Angela Patton works to help girls and fathers stay connected and in each others’ lives. But what about girls whose fathers can’t be there — because they’re in jail? Patton tells the story of a very special father-daughter dance.
I saw the link a couple of days ago on Twitter. But didn’t have time to watch it then. And now I can’t remember, who posted it. So if you believe, you’re the one to credit, please let me know, and I will
“Many institutions we take for granted are designed from a basis of mistrust. Skip school too often? Go to jail. Run that red light, even when nobody is around for blocks? Ticket.”
In September I went to TEDxCopenhagen 2012. This is Jerry Michalski’s talk from this very inspiring day.
This is a really important talk from TEDxMaui. A must-see!
It moved me for days …
For the past two years, photographer Lisa Kristine has traveled the world, documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery. She shares hauntingly beautiful images – miners in the Congo, brick layers in Nepal – illuminating the plight of the 27 million souls enslaved worldwide.
Welcome to the world of Lucius Popidius Secundus, a 17-year old living in Rome in 73 AD. His life is a typical one of arranged marriages, coming-of-age festivals, and communal baths. Take a look at this exquisitely detailed lesson on life of a typical Roman teenager two thousand years ago.
Lesson by Ray Laurence
Animation by Cognitive Media
“How do spiders and mushrooms inspire tomorrow’s buildings? In architecture the word design is mainly associated with the design of buildings and objects. In the world of materials design is something internal. The development of production methods on the micro scale has led to far greater control of how we design and construct new materials. This kind of design is invisible to the human eye. In fact materials of the future are already a reality today, and they can help us answer many of the ecological design challenges we are facing.”
In September I went to TEDxCopenhagen 2012. This is Kasper Guldager’s talk from this very inspiring day.
“We must draw more together. We all know that a picture is worth a 1000 words. Pictures can convey complex information in a way, which is natural for our brains to grasp. Visual thinking is a gift we all have and drawing is an easy and simple way to show and involve others in understanding – or seeing – what we mean. Drawing together can be seen as a collective meaning-making process for a group. It’s easy to learn. It’s intuitive. It starts with pen, paper and curiosity.”
In September I went to TEDxCopenhagen 2012. This is Ole Qvist-Sørensen’s talk from this very inspiring day.