TED & Talks

Web cartoonist Randall Munroe answers simple what-if questions (“what if you hit a baseball moving at the speed of light?”) using math, physics, logic and deadpan humor. In this charming talk, a reader’s question about Google’s data warehouse leads Munroe down a circuitous path to a hilariously over-detailed answer — in which, shhh, you might
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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. Read more at BigThink.com: http://bigthink.com/videos/why-i-created-c Follow Big Think here: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/bigthink Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink Transcript: What inspired you to create C++?
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Canadian physician Gabor Maté is a specialist in terminal illnesses, chemical dependents, and HIV positive patients. Dr. Maté is a renowned author of books and columnist known for his knowledge about attention deficit disorder, stress, chronic illness and parental relations. His theme at TEDxRio+20 was addiction — from drugs to power. From the lack of
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‘‘Sence ben normal miyim, ne zaman psikoloğa gitmeliyim?’’ Durumdan siz rahatsız mısınız, günlük hayatınız etkilenmeye mi başladı, ilişkileriniz ve sosyalliğiniz bozuldu mu? Artık psikoloğa gitme vakti gelmiş demektir. Bununla birlikte, hayatın akışı içerisinde öyle ince detaylar vardır ki -aha moment! – bu anlar değişimi başlatan kırılma anlarıdır. Bu anları tecrübe edebilmek için hayatın akışına kendinizi
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Emeğinin değerini, gücünü çocuk yaşta öğrenen Levent Ülgen, o günden beri en değerli şeyin emeği olduğunu fark ediyor. Hem fizik hem de tiyatro okuyarak hem bilime hem de sanata dokunmuş olan Ülgen, birbirinden çok farklı görünen bu iki alanın ortak yönünün, çıkış noktasının, ilerleme dinamosunun aynı soru olduğunu söylüyor: Ya Öyle Değilse? Bu soruyu sormanın
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Marianna Pascal shows how the secret to speaking a new language with confidence is all about attitude, not ability. Marianna Pascal helps professionals achieve greater success in life by communicating effectively in English. Marianna began her career as an actor and performed across her native Canada in film television and on stage for 15 years.
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In this ingenious talk, Pulitzer Prize winning writer Charles Duhigg seamlessly combines informational facts from research, anecdotes from real events, and personal experience with insightful observations to explain why human behaviors are compelled by habit. Citing research evidence supporting the positive effects of willpower on long-term decision-making, Duhigg encourages listeners to teach willpower by supporting
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Ön yargılarımızdan kurtulalım! Okan ile Yasemin’in kızı olarak 1989 yılının Haziran ayında dünyaya geldi bu kız çocuğu. İstanbul’da geçen ömrünün en sevdiği kısımları hep Kaş’ta geçti. O yüzdendir bu kız çocuğunun ”Kaş benim 2.evim” demesi. Kendini bildi bileleli sahneye olan merakından Üniversitede Tiyatro Bölümünü seçeceği zaten önüne geçilemez bir gerçekti. Üzerine oyuncu koçluğu yapmaya ve
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Adam Carroll talks about his $10,000 Monopoly game with his kids and how to teach finance management in a cashless society. Adam Carroll is quickly being recognized as one of the top transformational trainers in the country. Having presented at over 500 colleges and Universities nationwide, hundreds of leadership symposiums, and countless local and regional
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Everything you know about time-management is wrong. In this challenging and counter-intuitive video, Self-Discipline Strategist and New York Times bestselling author of Rory Vaden, shows you why you can’t solve today’s time-management challenges with yesterday’s time-management strategies. More importantly he explains why procrastinating on purpose is the key to being able to Multiply your time.
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Alejandra comparte su visión de la sociedad en la que está creciendo, y las conclusiones a las que ha llegado tras sus propias experiencias personales: Vivimos en una sociedad emocionalmente desnutrida sin vulnerabilidad, sin empatía y sin identidad, y hace
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How you define Stephen Duneier depends on how you came to know him. Some define him as an expert institutional investor, while others know him as a large scale installation artist, avid outdoorsman, professor, decision strategist, coach, business leader, mindfulness extremist, author, speaker, daredevil or Guinness world record holder. In his talk, Stephen explains that
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