In his humorous and uplifting style, Gever Tulley debunks classic myths of childhood safety. With rampant fear mongering, is it any wonder that children are actually over-protected? Instead, Tulley believes the most effective way to keep children safe is to give them a little taste of danger. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx
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
People may know what a healthy romantic relationship looks like, but most don’t know how to get one. Psychologist and researcher Joanne Davila describes how you can create the things that lead to healthy relationships and reduce the things that lead to unhealthy ones using three evidence-based skills – insight, mutuality, and emotion regulation. Share
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++?
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
‘‘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
Watch with subtitles in 30 languages on ted.com: Elizabeth Gilbert was once an “unpublished diner waitress,” devastated by rejection letters. And yet, in the wake of the success of ‘Eat, Pray, Love,’ she found herself identifying strongly with her former self. With beautiful insight, Gilbert reflects on why success can be as disorienting as failure
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
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently
Psychiatrist Dr Raj Persaud argues much human distress arises out relationships. But we can all become more skilled in our relationships be they in the domains of friendship, romance, work or career. Deploying the psychological principles behind seduction, the author of a new book on dysfunctional love – ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’
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.
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
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
Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB TEDx Puget Sound speaker – Simon Sinek – Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Action About TEDx, x=independently organize event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self- organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like
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
Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Sid is our resident hyperpolyglot. He grew up in Brazil and after some journeying around the world, he now lives an exciting life in New York where he works as a Sugar Trader. Teaching has always been one of his passions and he has led
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.
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
Bad driver. Math wizard. Model minority. In this hilarious and insightful talk, eighteen-year-old Canwen Xu shares her Asian-American story of breaking stereotypes, reaffirming stereotypes, and driving competently on her way to buy rice. Canwen Xu’s slogan for life is “Canwen can win.” Born in Nanjing, China, she moved to the United States when she was
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. It was filmed and edited by Tijo Media at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage in Richmond, VA. As a creativity consultant and international speaker,. Courtney Ferrell can be found standing at the busy intersection of ideas, energy, and people.
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
Laura has put in tens of thousands of hours over twenty years to help people make career transitions and improve their lives. Through her coaching company, books, corporate and civic speeches and her media appearances on such shows as The Oprah Winfrey show, CBS This Morning, GMA, The Today show and more, Laura has reached
How do you lead someone who knows what they need to do to change their life but—despite all your help—isn’t going to do it? Brian Fretwell was confronted with this scenario repeatedly during his time as a teacher in the chemical addictions unit of a juvenile corrections facility. The honesty of a 15-year-old meth addict,
In 2008, after the birth of his first child, Baker and his wife decided to sell everything they owned, pay off their consumer debt, and spend a year traveling abroad as a family. They began sharing their journey in early 2009 on the blog Man vs. Debt, now 15000 subscribers strong. In sharing their ups