Sun, 17 November, 2019

TedX Talks

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TEDx is an international community that organizes TED-style events anywhere and everywhere -- celebrating locally-driven ideas and elevating them to a global stage. TEDx events are produced independently of TED conferences, each event curates speakers on their own, but based on TED's format and rules.
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I Own Me: Understanding Our Property Rights To Our Own Bodies

How often do we, as women, not speak up when someone is violating our personal space, in particular when a man is touching us and it is unwanted?
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How We Are Winning The Rat Race

Rats are a problem—they spread disease, damage property, can kill babies, and generally make a nuisance of themselves.To solve for rats, Simphiwe and his business partner have...
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Ever Had Your Ideas Rejected? Here’s Why

Have you ever shared an idea and received a negative response? Only to feel frustrated when later someone presents the same idea and people love it? My research into how creative ideas...
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Climate Strange

Dr Matt Winning is a London-based Scottish comedian, environmental economist and a regular performer at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe where in 2017 and 2019 he performed sold out runs of his third...
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The New Rules For Consent In The Post #MeToo Era

In this potent talk about the new rules for consent, poet, actor, and confessed "hugger" Tamora Israel explores the new rules of engagement in the post-#MeToo era and how to navigate personal...
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Self Care To Communities Of Care

Whether it be a young man who is threatening to engage in a mass shooting or a new mother who is diagnosed as having postpartum depression, how is it that we’ve come...
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The Secret Power Of Your Poo

Do you have super-poo? Could poo transplants (or ‘transpoosions’) help treat obesity, autism and even depression and what part might the #gut #microbiome play in our future #healthcare?
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The Technology Of Better Humans

Chris Messina spent 15 years immersed in the culture and tech companies of Silicon Valley. Among other popular creations, his best known contribution to social media is the ubiquitous hashtag. In this...
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How The Day Of The Week Affects Your Decisions

Does the day of the week affect your daily decisions? Jet Sanders’s research says it does. In this talk, she shares how decision-making fluctuates within the working week -- and how that...
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How To Achieve Your Most Ambitious Goals

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...
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Why We Need To Destigmatize Cannabis As A Gateway Drug

Ryan Crane is a cannabis entrepreneur with a background in neuroscience and a passion for performance optimization. His TEDxChicago talk gives an entertaining explanation of the science behind cannabis, as he ultimately...
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The 100 percent Rule That Will Change Your Life

Why most people struggle when it comes to losing weight or getting rid of bad habits? Is there a chance to get unstuck from unnecessary fallbacks and permanently change our bad habits?...
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We Know How To Save Lives In Disasters – Why Don’t We?

"Calling hurricanes, floods, wildfires, and extreme heatwaves 'natural' obfuscates our human responsibility. It lets us off the hook for the death and destruction."By the end of this...
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Why I Started Walking People

We've all heard of dog walkers. How about People Walkers? Crazy idea? The more you think about it, the larger the implications, and the more you may want to throw on some...
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Before You Decide: 3 Steps To Better Decision Making

We all make thousands of decisions each day. How can you optimize your decision making by restructuring the steps you take before you decide? Our firm utilizes immersive team-based simulations that mimic...