Ted Talks I’ve listened to

The Arts:
JK Rowling: The fringe benefits of failure: http:
 //www.ted.com/talks/jk_rowling_the_fringe_benefits_of_failure.html
Amanda Palmer: The art of asking:
 http://www.ted.com/talks/amanda_palmer_the_art_of_asking.html
 free music at first and ask for money later works.
Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius
 http://www.ted.com/playlists/47/dave_eggers_4_talks_that_are.html
 sperspective after success

Business:
Majora Carter: 3 stories of local eco-entrepreneurship
 http://www.ted.com/talks/majora_carter_3_stories_of_local_ecoactivism.html
 local communites solving their own problems
Howard Rheingold: The new power of collaboration
 http://www.ted.com/talks/howard_rheingold_on_collaboration.html
 culture perceptions of fairness, prisonor’s delima, open source code

Education:
Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud:
 http://www.ted.com/talks/sugata_mitra_build_a_school_in_the_cloud.html
 education by computer, kids will teach themselves.
Dan Meyer: Math class needs a makeover:
 http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_meyer_math_curriculum_makeover.html
 New ways to teach math and other objects
Liz Coleman’s call to reinvent liberal arts education:
 http://www.ted.com/talks/liz_coleman_s_call_to_reinvent_liberal_arts_education.html
 Can be used to alter public action ie: distribution of wealth. President Obama can’t do it alone.
Kakenya Ntaiya: A girl who demanded school
 http://www.ted.com/talks/kakenya_ntaiya_a_girl_who_demanded_school.html
 Her journey to get an education
Dave Eggers: 4 talks that are spot-on
 http://www.ted.com/playlists/47/dave_eggers_4_talks_that_are.html
 Five dangerous things you should permit kis to do.
Negroponte takes OLPC to Colombia
 http://www.ted.com/talks/nicholas_negroponte_takes_olpc_to_colombia.html
 Most valueable resource for a country: children
Brewster Kahle builds a free digital library
 http://www.ted.com/talks/brewster_kahle_builds_a_free_digital_library.html
 copying books, audio files, video and web pages of the world to share
Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity
 http://www.ted.com/playlists/37/elif_shafak_7_truly_captivati.html
 If you’re not prepared to be wrong you can come up with new concepts.

Health:
Eric Dishman: Health care should be a team sport
 http://www.ted.com/talks/eric_dishman_health_care_should_be_a_team_sport.html
 mobile technology for care anywhere and care customization with smart care.
Rose George: Let’s talk crap. Seriously.
 http://www.ted.com/talks/rose_george_let_s_talk_crap_seriously.html
 How is poop handled throughout the world

International:
Jacqueline Novogratz invests in Africa’s own solutions
 http://www.ted.com/talks/jacqueline_novogratz_invests_in_ending_poverty.html
Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story
 http://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story.html
 true stories of other countries can break misconceived sterotypes.
Zahra’ Langhi: Why Libya’s revolution didn’t work — and what might
 http://www.ted.com/talks/zahra_langhi_why_libya_s_revolution_didn_t_work_and_what_might.html
 what works or might not work for revolution, coorporation and mercy
Anil Gupta: India’s hidden hotbeds of invention
 http://www.ted.com/talks/anil_gupta_india_s_hidden_hotbeds_of_invention.html
 Solutions by poor people.
Tim Jackson: An economic reality check
 http://www.ted.com/talks/tim_jackson_s_economic_reality_check.html
 Carbon usage of the world, contributing to the prosperity of the world
Bjorn Lomborg: Global priorities bigger than climate change
 http://www.ted.com/talks/bjorn_lomborg_sets_global_priorities.html
 Priority fixes of what will provide the best results first, malitrition and deases.

Politics:
Lawrence Lessig: We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim
 http://www.ted.com/talks/lawrence_lessig_we_the_people_and_the_republic_we_must_reclaim.html
 return voting to the people

 

Science:
Allan Savory: How to green the desert and reverse climate change:
 http://www.ted.com/talks/allan_savory_how_to_green_the_world_s_deserts_and_reverse_climate_change.html
 romaing animals can restore grasslands
Christina Warinner: Tracking ancient diseases using … plaque
 http://www.ted.com/talks/christina_warinner_tracking_ancient_diseases_using_plaque.html
 studies plaque of teeth to study past.
Stewart Brand: The dawn of de-extinction. Are you ready?
 http://www.ted.com/talks/stewart_brand_the_dawn_of_de_extinction_are_you_ready.html
 Using gene swapping to restore defunk species.
The future of medicine (8 talks)
 http://www.ted.com/playlists/23/the_future_of_medicine.html
 Advancement of medicane, 3 d printers, bio engineer organs
 affordable home tests for parckinsons deisese for early detection
Danny Hillis: The Internet could crash. We need a Plan B
 http://www.ted.com/talks/danny_hillis_the_internet_could_crash_we_need_a_plan_b.html
 Vulnerabiites of the internet (gas stations and airports use the internet)
Steven Johnson on the Web as a city
 http://www.ted.com/talks/steven_johnson_on_the_web_as_a_city.html
 who builds the neighborhood?
Catarina Mota: Play with smart materials
 http://www.ted.com/talks/catarina_mota_play_with_smart_materials.html
 gain a deeper understanding of materials our modern world is made of, openmaterials.com
Fiorenzo Omenetto: Silk, the ancient material of the future
 http://www.ted.com/talks/fiorenzo_omenetto_silk_the_ancient_material_of_the_future.html
 uses of silk in medical, technological fields.
Eben Bayer: Are mushrooms the new plastic?
 http://www.ted.com/talks/eben_bayer_are_mushrooms_the_new_plastic.html
 using husks to make biodegradable packaging etc.
Mike Biddle: We can recycle plastic
 http://www.ted.com/talks/mike_biddle.html
Mark Shaw: One very dry demo
 http://www.ted.com/talks/mark_shaw_one_very_dry_demo.html
 water proofing product technology. 
Ludwick Marishane: A bath without water
 http://www.ted.com/talks/ludwick_marishane_a_bath_without_water.html
 invention of soap in a packet
Social:
The quest to end poverty (8 talks)
 http://www.ted.com/playlists/67/the_quest_to_end_poverty.html
Van Jones: The economic injustice of plastic
 http://www.ted.com/talks/van_jones_the_economic_injustice_of_plastic.html
 Social justic used to influence how we act, respect all species
Ernest Madu on world-class health care
 http://www.ted.com/talks/ernest_madu_on_world_class_health_care.html
 How to be wise in health care finances, fix your own problems

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