Tag: TED

Lawrence Lessig on ‘Openess’: TED Talk


James Cameron – ‘Your imagination creates a reality’

James Cameron’s TED talk.    

Jonathan Zittrain: the web as random acts of kindness

Jonathan Zittrain‘s TED talk from July 2009.  

Connected Pt 2

This 3 minute talk by Renny Gleeson gets to the heart of the matter. ‘Shared narratives’ are powerful and being hyperconnected can allow this to […] 

Do all languages have a common ancestor?

Murray Gell-Mann gives an overview about his passion for finding the common ancestry of our modern languages. [vodpod id=Groupvideo.1787259&w=425&h=350&fv=bgColor%3DFFFFFF%26file%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fstatic.videoegg.com%2Fted%2Fmovies%2FMurrayGell-MannLANGUAGE_2007-embed_high.flv%26autoPlay%3Dfalse%26fullscreenURL%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fstatic.videoegg.com%2Fted%2Fflash%2Ffullscreen.html%26forcePlay%3Dfalse%26logo%3D%26allowFullscreen%3Dtrue] more about “Do all languages have […] 

The Wisdom of Crowds

James Surowiecki, the author of The Wisdom of Crowds, argues that people, when we act en masse, are smarter than we think. He suggests in […] 

Why are we happy?

I choose happiness! :O)) [vodpod id=Groupvideo.1708998&w=425&h=350&fv=bgColor%3DFFFFFF%26file%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fstatic.videoegg.com%2Fted%2Fmovies%2FDanGilbert_2004-embed_high.flv%26autoPlay%3Dfalse%26fullscreenURL%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fstatic.videoegg.com%2Fted%2Fflash%2Ffullscreen.html%26forcePlay%3Dfalse%26logo%3D%26allowFullscreen%3Dtrue] more about “Why are we happy? “, posted with vodpod    

Your genes are not your fate

This message, in an unusually brief TED video, is of fundamental importance to all of us, especially teachers. [vodpod id=Groupvideo.1697432&w=425&h=350&fv=bgColor%3DFFFFFF%26file%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fstatic.videoegg.com%2Fted%2Fmovies%2FDeanOrnish_2008-embed_high.flv%26autoPlay%3Dfalse%26fullscreenURL%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fstatic.videoegg.com%2Fted%2Fflash%2Ffullscreen.html%26forcePlay%3Dfalse%26logo%3D%26allowFullscreen%3Dtrue] more about “Your genes are […] 

Will videogames become better than life?

The title of David Perry’s TED talk on videogames instantly reminded me of that Red Dwarf episode and novel, ‘Better Than Life’. Enjoy this amusing […] 

How the law is strangling creativity

Laurence Lessig’s new book, Remix, explores the themes discussed mentioned in this TED video. Some of the remixed clips are pretty funny, especially ‘Jesus – […] 

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