Monthly Archives: March 2013

TED | Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong

I want to talk about social innovation and social entrepreneurship. I happen to have triplets. They’re little. They’re five years old. Sometimes I tell people I have triplets. They say, “Really? How many?” Here’s a picture of the kids. That’s

TED | Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong

I want to talk about social innovation and social entrepreneurship. I happen to have triplets. They’re little. They’re five years old. Sometimes I tell people I have triplets. They say, “Really? How many?” Here’s a picture of the kids. That’s

Technopoly | Notes & Review

Neil Postman. Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology. Vintage Books, 1992. (222 pages) Introduction …the argument is not between humanists and scientists but between technology and everybody else. (xii) First, technology is a friend. … Second, because of its

Technopoly | Notes & Review

Neil Postman. Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology. Vintage Books, 1992. (222 pages) Introduction …the argument is not between humanists and scientists but between technology and everybody else. (xii) First, technology is a friend. … Second, because of its

TED | Bono: The good news on poverty (Yes, there’s good news)

Chris Anderson asked me if I could put the last 25 years of anti-poverty campaigning into 10 minutes for TED. That’s an Englishman asking an Irishman to be succinct. (Laughter) I said, “Chris, that would take a miracle.” He said,

TED | Bono: The good news on poverty (Yes, there’s good news)

Chris Anderson asked me if I could put the last 25 years of anti-poverty campaigning into 10 minutes for TED. That’s an Englishman asking an Irishman to be succinct. (Laughter) I said, “Chris, that would take a miracle.” He said,

What We Talk About When We Talk About God | Book Launch Event

http://www.robbelllive.com/ March 12, 2013, 4pm PST [Live Notes] A book is a strange thing. It’s like you sit at your desk, day after day, and draft after draft. Then you get the email back from your editor, and it could

What We Talk About When We Talk About God | Book Launch Event

http://www.robbelllive.com/ March 12, 2013, 4pm PST [Live Notes] A book is a strange thing. It’s like you sit at your desk, day after day, and draft after draft. Then you get the email back from your editor, and it could

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TED | Shane Koyczan: “To This Day” … for the bullied and beautiful

  When I was a kid, I hid my heart under the bed, because my mother said, “If you’re not careful, someday someone’s going to break it.” Take it from me. Under the bed is not a good hiding spot.

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TED | Shane Koyczan: “To This Day” … for the bullied and beautiful

  When I was a kid, I hid my heart under the bed, because my mother said, “If you’re not careful, someday someone’s going to break it.” Take it from me. Under the bed is not a good hiding spot.

TED | Keith Chen: Could your language affect your ability to save money?

The global economic financial crisis has reignited public interest in something that’s actually one of the oldest questions in economics, dating back to at least before Adam Smith. And that is, why is it that countries with seemingly similar economies

TED | Keith Chen: Could your language affect your ability to save money?

The global economic financial crisis has reignited public interest in something that’s actually one of the oldest questions in economics, dating back to at least before Adam Smith. And that is, why is it that countries with seemingly similar economies

/ Life, TED

TED | Sarah Kay: Should I have a daughter…

  If I should have a daughter, instead of “Mom,” she’s gonna call me “Point B,” because that way she knows that no matter what happens, at least she can always find her way to me. And I’m going to

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TED | Sarah Kay: Should I have a daughter…

  If I should have a daughter, instead of “Mom,” she’s gonna call me “Point B,” because that way she knows that no matter what happens, at least she can always find her way to me. And I’m going to