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Lessons from fungi on markets and economics | Toby Kiers

Lessons from fungi on markets and economics | Toby Kiers

So I stand before you as an evolutionary biologist, a professor of evolutionary biology, which sounds like a rather fancy title, if I may say so myself. And I’m going to talk about two topics that aren’t normally…

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The price of a “clean” internet | Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck

The price of a “clean” internet | Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Krystian Aparta [This talk contains mature content] Moritz Riesewieck: On March 23, 2013, users worldwide discovered in their news feed a video of a young girl being raped by an older man. Before this…

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The business case for working with your toughest critics | Bob Langert

The business case for working with your toughest critics | Bob Langert

Who remembers this infamous Styrofoam container? (Applause) Well, it sure changed me, it changed my company, and it started a revelatory journey about how adversaries can be your best allies. You know, back in the late ’80s, this…

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3 ways businesses can fight sex trafficking | Nikki Clifton

3 ways businesses can fight sex trafficking | Nikki Clifton

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Joanna Pietrulewicz A few years ago, I got a call from the highest ranking legal official in the state of Georgia: the attorney general. That moment was a wake-up call. It was 2013, and…

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Is war between China and the US inevitable? | Graham Allison

Is war between China and the US inevitable? | Graham Allison

So, let me thank you for the opportunity to talk about the biggest international story of your professional lifetime, which is also the most important international challenge the world will face for as far as the eye can…

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How porn changes the way teens think about sex | Emily F. Rothman

How porn changes the way teens think about sex | Emily F. Rothman

[This talk contains mature content] Six years ago, I discovered something that scientists have been wanting to know for years. How do you capture the attention of a roomful of extremely bored teenagers? It turns out all you…

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Why being respectful to your coworkers is good for business | Christine Porath

Why being respectful to your coworkers is good for business | Christine Porath

Who do you want to be? It’s a simple question, and whether you know it or not, you’re answering it every day through your actions. This one question will define your professional success more than any other, because…

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Why it’s too hard to start a business in Africa — and how to change it | Magatte Wade

Why it’s too hard to start a business in Africa — and how to change it | Magatte Wade

Today, what I want to share with you is something that happened to me, actually, around four weeks ago, it happened. Words were said to me that I never thought I would ever hear it said to my…

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How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch

How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch

At some point in our lives, almost every one of us will have our heart broken. My patient Kathy planned her wedding when she was in middle school. She would meet her future husband by age 27, get…

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Every kid needs a champion | Rita Pierson

Every kid needs a champion | Rita Pierson

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I have spent my entire life either at the schoolhouse, on the way to the schoolhouse, or talking about what happens in the schoolhouse. (Laughter) Both my parents were educators, my maternal…

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