TED & Talks

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story. The
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Bored out of your mind at work? Your brain is trying to tell you something. New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- We’ve all been bored on the job at least once in our lives, but that boredom is actually very old human
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Dario Moccia, streamer di Twitch, ci spiega quanto sia importante l’interazione online per rompere il muro della solitudine attraverso l’empatia. È nato a Pisa nel 1990. Si avvicina al fumetto e all’animazione fin da piccolissimo, per poi approfondire i suoi interessi diplomandosi prima al liceo artistico della sua città e poi alla LABA di Firenze.
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3 great untruths to stop telling kids—and ourselves Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Popular platitudes can squash your critical thinking, argues moral psychologist Jonathan Haidt. Always trust your feelings? The world is a battle between good and evil? These popular pieces of conventional
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Özgün müziğiyle tanıdığımız Kalben, çocukluğundan bu yana umutlarını kıran olayları ve aslında hayatının her anında yanında olan müzikle nasıl arındığını anlatıyor. Müzik sayesinde tanıdığı iyi insanların, dinlediği yeni hikayelerin; şimdilerde ona en çok umut veren şey olduğunu söyleyen Kalben, doğanın, insanların ve hayallerin bir olduğuna inanıyor. İnsana en iyi gelecek şeyin umut olduğunu vurgulayan Kalben,
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Genius Is Not about Excelling at Something—It’s about Doing Things Differently Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- We want our surgeons to be excellent. We want our classical music performers to be excellent. But do we really want excellence everywhere? This is the provocative
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How concentrated solar power could fuel the future Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- What if we could not only harness the power of the sun, but actually use it to run the entire planet? Concentrated solar power (CSP) has
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Tweaking Moore’s Law and the Computers of the Post-Silicon Era New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Dr. Michio Kaku says “if I were to put money on the table I would say that in the next ten years as Moore’s Law slows down, we will tweak it.” ———————————————————————————-
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90% aller Erträge werden mit nicht-innovativen Produkten erzielt. 90% aller Produktneueinführungen scheitern.90% aller Unternehmen wollen Veränderung und 90% aller Mitarbeiter machen nur noch Dienst nach Vorschrift und/oder haben innerlich bereits gekündigt. Warum ist es schwer innovativ zu sein? Dipl.-Ingenieur, Founder and CEO of Granny&Smith This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED
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In a classic research-based TEDx Talk, Dr. Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain you want. Recorded at TEDxVancouver at Rogers Arena on November 14, 2015. YouTube Tags: brain science, brain, stroke, neuroplasticity, science, motor learning, identity, TED, TEDxVancouver, TEDxVancouver 2015, Vancouver, TEDx, Rogers Arena, Vancouver speakers, Vancouver conference,
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Sergio es un enamorado de la naturaleza. Como biólogo, periodista e investigador de política ambiental, nos viene a hacer reflexionar sobre los principales problemas medioambientales. ¿Quiénes son responsables? ¿Cómo ha avanzado la crisis ecológica en las últimas décadas? ¿Qué podemos hacer para cambiar esta realidad? Experto en lo que ama, fue galardonado por su cobertura
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The Secret to Kicking Procrastination: Reward Yourself New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Dan Ariely, the author of “Predictably Irrational,” believes in associating undesirable tasks with pleasurable activities. ———————————————————————————- DAN ARIELY: Dan Ariely is the James B Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University. He
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Michio Kaku: Can Nanotechnology Create Utopia? Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Throughout human history people have tried to create utopia, the perfect society. These dreams have not been realized because we have scarcity. However, now we have nanotechnology, and with nanotechnology, perhaps, says
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Improviser and storyteller Dave Morris teaches you 7 steps to improvising and how they apply to life in “The Way of Improvisation.” Filmed at TEDxVictoria on November 19 2011 http://tedxvictoria.com http://www.davemorrisisa.com/ About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring
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Physics’ greatest mystery: Michio Kaku explains the God Equation Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- “It’s no exaggeration to say that the greatest minds of the entire human race have made proposals for this grand final theory of everything,” says
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Discovery often happens outside your comfort zone. It’s when you step out into the unknown that interesting discoveries start to take place. When they do, it’s your responsibility to share the knowledge with society. Destin Sandlin is an aerospace and
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Ricky Gervais: The Principles of Comedy New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Comedian Ricky Gervais on the cruelty of bullfighting. ———————————————————————————- RICKY GERVAIS: Ricky Gervais is an English comedian, author, actor, director, producer, screenwriter and former pop musician. He achieved mainstream fame
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Bjarne Stroustrup: Why I Created C++ New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- In the late 1970s, Stroustrup applied the idea of “classes” to the C programming language to create a new language that allows for high-level abstraction—but is efficient and close to the hardware. ———————————————————————————- BJARNE STROUSTRUP: Bjarne
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http://www.ted.com Tom Wujec from Autodesk presents some surprisingly deep research into the “marshmallow problem” — a simple team-building exercise that involves dry spaghetti, one yard of tape and a marshmallow. Who can build the tallest tower with these ingredients? And why does a surprising group always beat the average? TEDTalks is a daily video podcast
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Benjamin makes numbers dance. In his day job, he’s a professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College; in his other day job, he’s a “Mathemagician,” taking the stage to perform high-speed mental calculations, memorisations and other astounding mathematic stunts. It’s part of his drive to
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Michio Kaku: Space Bubble Baths and the Free Universe Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- How can you create a universe from nothing? Well if you calculate the total matter of the universe it is positive. If you calculate the total energy of the
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Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes counterintuitively) how the best partners aren’t echo chambers — and how great research teams, relationships and businesses allow people to deeply disagree. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from
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Dr. D’Agostino is an Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida College Of Medicine, Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology where he develops and tests metabolic therapies, including alternative energy substrates and ketogenic agents for neurological disorders, cancer and wound healing. While studying the effects of gasses on the brains of Navy Seal divers, he developed
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Michio Kaku: The Universe Is a Symphony of Vibrating Strings New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- The co-founder of Field String Theory explains why the universe has 11 dimensions rather than any other number. ———————————————————————————- MICHIO KAKU: Dr. Michio Kaku is the
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Board-certified internal medicine physician Saundra Dalton-Smith reveals the real reason why we are chronically tired despite getting the requisite amount of sleep and the 6 other types of rest available to us in this fast-paced and informative talk. Physician and award-winning author Saundra Dalton-Smith is passionate about helping others live their best life, especially the
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Bill Nye’s Answer to the Fermi Paradox New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- It’s not unusual to hear someone openly say that they can’t do math at all; that they can’t figure out the percentage to tip on a bill. If someone
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