The Artists | Think Like A Coder, Ep 5

Dawn and the train are both breaking when Ethic and Hedge arrive in the woods. The adventurers have recovered the first artifact— the Node of Power— and have come to the 198forest in search of the second. Here they’re welcomed by the director of the colony, Octavia. She established this treehouse sanctuary after the robots […]

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The ballet that incited a riot – Iseult Gillespie

The ballet that incited a riot – Iseult Gillespie

We typically think of ballet as harmonious, graceful and polished– hardly features that would trigger a riot. But at the first performance of Igor Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring,” audience members were so outraged that they drowned out the orchestra. Accounts of the event include people hurling objects at the stage, challenging each other to […]

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The art of starting over, every day | Sarah Mansfield

The art of starting over, every day | Sarah Mansfield

When I was 14 years old, I was hit by a car and had to relearn how to stand up, walk, talk, and write. While I don’t remember actually slamming into the windshield, or breaking the side mirror off with my head, I do remember waking up on the ground, seeing my shoes down the […]

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Embrace the Shake | Phil Hansen | TED Talks

Embrace the Shake | Phil Hansen | TED Talks

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast So, when I was in art school, I developed a shake in my hand, and this was the straightest line I could draw. Now in hindsight, it was actually good for some things, like mixing a can of paint or shaking a Polaroid, but at the time this was […]

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Presentation design in education: David Miller at TEDxUConn 2013

Presentation design in education: David Miller at TEDxUConn 2013

Translator: Jaime Ochoa Reviewer: Noelia Baccaro Well, good afternoon everybody. How´s everybody doing today? Doing well? I’m doing well, too. And it really is a special day for me today. Among other things, oops, not that. Not that. It´s my birthday! (Applause) Yeah! Yeah, it´s true. Absolutely true. Yes. Today I am 65 years old. […]

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The magic of words – what we speak is what we create: Andrew Bennett at TEDxTowsonU

The magic of words – what we speak is what we create: Andrew Bennett at TEDxTowsonU

Translator: Helene Batt Reviewer: Reiko Bovee I am a magician for over 45 years. When I was 23 years old, I met former US presidential candidate Ross Perot, and I ended up working for him for 10 years. Ross made me promise that I’d figure out a way to integrate magic and business, and I’ve […]

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Master the art of public speaking with TED Masterclass

Master the art of public speaking with TED Masterclass

At TED, we’re passionate about public speaking. Whether sharing from a stage, a podcast, in a classroom or at work, being able to effectively share your ideas can have a huge impact on your life and the world. That’s why we’ve spent the last two years developing this: a new mobile app that’s fully dedicated […]

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Can you solve the frog riddle? – Derek Abbott

Can you solve the frog riddle? – Derek Abbott

So you’re stranded in a huge rainforest, and you’ve eaten a poisonous mushroom. To save your life, you need the antidote excreted by a certain species of frog. Unfortunately, only the female of the species produces the antidote, and to make matters worse, the male and female occur in equal numbers and look identical, with […]

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The myth of Icarus and Daedalus – Amy Adkins

The myth of Icarus and Daedalus – Amy Adkins

In mythological ancient Greece, soaring above Crete on wings made from wax and feathers, Icarus, the son of Daedalus, defied the laws of both man and nature. Ignoring the warnings of his father, he rose higher and higher. To witnesses on the ground, he looked like a god, and as he peered down from above, […]

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Stoicism & The Art of Not Caring

Stoicism & The Art of Not Caring

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