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TED | Thordis Elva & Tom Stanger: Our Story of Rape and Reconciliation

February 7, 2017

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[This talk contains graphic language and descriptions of sexual violence Viewer discretion is advised] 0:15 Tom Stranger: In 1996, when I was 18 years old, I had the golden opportunity to go on an international exchange program. Ironically I’m an Australian who prefers proper icy cold weather, so I was both excited and tearful when […]

TED | Robb Willer: How To Have Better Political Conversations

February 7, 2017

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So you probably have the sense, as most people do, that polarization is getting worse in our country, that the divide between the left and the right is as bad as it’s been in really any of our lifetimes. But you might also reasonably wonder if research backs up your intuition. And in a nutshell, […]

TEDx | Daniel Kao: The Promise of Education Technology

August 10, 2016

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Diplateevo. White House.gov post. Around this time last year, I was chatting with one of my friends about the recent trend of college hackathons and he blurted, “wouldn’t it be awesome to have a hackathon at the white house?” We talked about it a bit before getting back to our homework. I am a computer […]

TED | Richard St. John: 8 secrets of success

March 5, 2016

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This is really a two-hour presentation I give to high school students, cut down to three minutes. And it all started one day on a plane, on my way to TED, seven years ago. And in the seat next to me was a high school student, a teenager, and she came from a really poor […]

TED | Margaret Gould Stewart: How giant websites design for you (and a billion others, too)

March 3, 2016

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What do you think of when I say the word “design”? You probably think of things like this, finely crafted objects that you can hold in your hand, or maybe logos and posters and maps that visually explain things, classic icons of timeless design. But I’m not here to talk about that kind of design. […]

TED | Bill and Melinda Gates: Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we’ve done

March 3, 2016

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Chris Anderson: So, this is an interview with a difference. On the basis that a picture is worth a thousand words, what I did was, I asked Bill and Melinda to dig out from their archive some images that would help explain some of what they’ve done, and do a few things that way. 00:31 […]

A TED speaker coach shares 11 tips for right before you go on stage

February 25, 2016

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Posted by: Kate Torgovnick May and Emily Ludolph February 14, 2016 at 12:00 pm PST Gina Barnett advises a speaker before the annual TED Conference. Below, her best last-minute public speaking tips. Photo: Ryan Lash/TED The weekend before a TED conference, each speaker rehearses their talk in the TED theater. It’s a chance for the […]