Tag: TED Talks

The laws that sex workers really want | Juno Mac

The laws that sex workers really want | Juno Mac

I want to talk about sex for money. I’m not like most of the people you’ll have heard speaking about prostitution before. I’m not a police officer or a social worker. I’m not an academic, a journalist or…

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How to make a profit while making a difference | Audrey Choi

How to make a profit while making a difference | Audrey Choi

I believe big institutions have unique potential to create change, and I believe that we as individuals have unique power to influence the direction that those institutions take. Now, these beliefs did not come naturally to me, because…

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How college loans exploit students for profit | Sajay Samuel

How college loans exploit students for profit | Sajay Samuel

Today 40 million Americans are indebted for their passage to the new economy. Too poor to pay their way through college, they now owe lenders more than one trillion US dollars. They do find what jobs they can…

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David Puttnam: What happens when the media’s priority is profit?

David Puttnam: What happens when the media’s priority is profit?

I’d like to start, if I may, with the story of the Paisley snail. On the evening of the 26th of August, 1928, May Donoghue took a train from Glasgow to the town of Paisley, seven miles east…

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Leslie T. Chang: The voices of China’s workers

Leslie T. Chang: The voices of China’s workers

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Hi. So I’d like to talk a little bit about the people who make the things we use every day: our shoes, our handbags, our computers and cell phones. Now, this is…

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The Real Problem in the News Business | Robert Krulwich | Google Zeitgeist

The Real Problem in the News Business | Robert Krulwich | Google Zeitgeist

>>Robert Krulwich: The real problem in the news business like all mature business is that they found a routine that’s a deep routine, a way of doing business and a way of seeing the world. So I will…

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TEDxMileHigh – Bobby Lefebre – Social Worker

TEDxMileHigh – Bobby Lefebre – Social Worker

Translator: Helena Bowen Reviewer: Denise RQ When I tell people what I do for a living they often respond by saying things like, “Bless your soul, that must be difficult,” and my all time favorite, “It’s so nice…

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How Will You Measure Your Life? Clay Christensen at TEDxBoston

How Will You Measure Your Life? Clay Christensen at TEDxBoston

Translator: Denise RQ Reviewer: Lena Clemente Thank you very much. The world is, in many ways, organized in a nested system. And so we have nations, within those we have industries; within industries we have corporations; within those…

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Hackschooling makes me happy | Logan LaPlante | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Hackschooling makes me happy | Logan LaPlante | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Translator: Stivens Arango Reviewer: Pei Fang Ng When you’re a kid, you get asked this one particular question a lot. It really gets kind of annoying. “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Now, adults…

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Cross cultural communication | Pellegrino Riccardi | TEDxBergen

Cross cultural communication | Pellegrino Riccardi | TEDxBergen

Translator: Ilze Garda Reviewer: Denise RQ It’s really great to be in Bergen, this is the second time this week. I live in Oslo, I guess I’m living in the wrong place. (Laughter) As you quite rightly say,…

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