Storytelling With Design Thinking | Creative Director Achtung! Kika Douglas

Storytelling With Design Thinking | Creative Director Achtung! Kika Douglas

Hello everyone well thank you for the introduction, I’m currently a creative director at Achtung and that is why I chose the topic for tonight which is the beauty of cross-functional team working. Achtung is an agency and I think one of the things were characterized for is working with cross-functional teams so instead of […]

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Why COVID-19 is hitting us now — and how to prepare for the next outbreak | Alanna Shaikh

Why COVID-19 is hitting us now — and how to prepare for the next outbreak | Alanna Shaikh

Transcriber: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Camille Martínez I want to lead here by talking a little bit about my credentials to bring this up with you, because, quite honestly, you really, really should not listen to any old person with an opinion about COVID-19. (Laughter) So I’ve been working in global health for about 20 years, […]

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This is your brain on air pollution | María Neira

This is your brain on air pollution | María Neira

There is something we desperately need that we cannot stop doing: it is breathing. Do you want to try? Why don’t we stop breathing together for, let’s say, even 10 seconds. Is that OK? Let’s do it. Get ready … OK, now! Oof, difficult, isn’t it? Well, this is an incredible number that will again […]

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Online predators spread fake porn of me. Here’s how I fought back | Noelle Martin

Online predators spread fake porn of me. Here’s how I fought back | Noelle Martin

[This talk contains graphic language and descriptions of sexual abuse] Can I get a show of hands who here has ever Googled themselves? I have. But what started off as momentary curiosity very quickly turned into an almost five-year horrific battle that almost ruined my life. I Google Images reverse-searched myself: a function of Google […]

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Fallacy: Deaf as Economic Burden | Wanda Riddle | TEDxGallaudet

Fallacy: Deaf as Economic Burden | Wanda Riddle | TEDxGallaudet

Translator: Thomas Horejes Reviewer: Denise RQ [The interpretation provided for this presentation is live and unrehearsed. Interpreter(s) assigned may or may not have had materials in advance for preparation. Inaccuracies related to the content of the material may be due to imperfections in the interpreting process. This interpretation has not been reviewed by the presenter.] […]

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The science of friction — and its surprising impact on our lives | Jennifer Vail

The science of friction — and its surprising impact on our lives | Jennifer Vail

Transcriber: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Camille Martínez I have to admit that it’s a lot of fun when people ask me what I do for my job, because I tell them I literally rub things together. This sounds ridiculous, just rubbing things together. But it has a technical name: tribology. T-r-i-b-o-l-o-g-y, from the ancient Greek word […]

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Dare to Educate Afghan Girls | Shabana Basij-Rasikh | TED Talks

Dare to Educate Afghan Girls | Shabana Basij-Rasikh | TED Talks

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast When I was 11, I remember waking up one morning to the sound of joy in my house. My father was listening to BBC News on his small, gray radio. There was a big smile on his face which was unusual then, because the news mostly depressed him. “The […]

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How the magic of kindness helped me survive the Holocaust | Werner Reich

How the magic of kindness helped me survive the Holocaust | Werner Reich

In the rather delightful book “The Little Prince,” there is a quotation, which says “It’s only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible.” And while the author wrote these words sitting in a comfortable chair, somewhere in the United States, I learned this very same lesson miles away in […]

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How online marketplaces can help local economies, not hurt them | Amane Dannouni

How online marketplaces can help local economies, not hurt them | Amane Dannouni

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Krystian Aparta In February 2013, my wife and I moved to Singapore. Exactly at the same time, Uber has announced it started operations in the country. Now, my wife and I agree on a lot of things, but using Uber was definitely not one of them. While I was excited about […]

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How to tutor a billion students | Zach Wissner-Gross | TEDxBeaconStreet

How to tutor a billion students | Zach Wissner-Gross | TEDxBeaconStreet

Translator: Silvia Rivera Reviewer: Mile Živković How many times have you been in lecture halls, like this one? Maybe this reminds you of some of you college classes or if you’re a little younger, this is what you have to look forward to, when you get to college, right? Hundreds of people, packed into one […]

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