Fri, 6 December, 2019

TedX

Your boss probably isn't funny. And they don't have much in common with a stand-up comedian, or at least that's what you might think.Cesar Cervantes explores the relationship between leaders and stand-up...
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?Our experiences of violation can...
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 decided to ‘enter the race.’...
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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 and fourth solo shows 'Filibuster’...
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 boundaries with respect. What counts...
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 to think of distress as...
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?Dr Katerina Johnson from...
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 talk, Messina reflects on the...
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 affects, voting, health and other...
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,...
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 calls it the next great...
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?In...
"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 jaw-dropping talk with disaster mitigation...
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 sneakers and take a walk....
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 the decisions they make in...