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True Grit: Can Perseverance be Taught? By Angela Lee Duckworth (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth’s TEDx Talk: True Grit: Can Perseverance be Taught? at TEDxBlue.   MP3 Audio:   YouTube Video: Angela Lee Duckworth – Psychologist So I’m a psychologist and I study achievement. Most psychologists who study achievement study intelligence. And I think that if the last talk didn’t …

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Transcript: John Green on Paper Towns at TEDxIndianapolis

The following is the full transcript of author John Green’s TEDx Talk: The Paper Town Academy at TEDxIndianapolis.   MP3 Audio:     YouTube Video: John Green – Author So, this is a map of New York State that was made in 1937 by the General Drafting Company. It’s an extremely famous map among cartography …

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Transcript: Google’s Eric Schmidt at 2012 Boston University Commencement Speech

Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt delivered his commencement address at 2012 Boston University Commencement ceremony on May 20, 2012. Here is the full transcript.   MP3 Audio:   YouTube Video:   Introducing speaker: I now call upon Eric Schmidt to deliver the 139th Commencement address of Boston University. Eric Schmidt – Executive Chairman, Google Thank …

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Transcript: What Popularizers of Quantum Mechanics Don’t Want You to Know by Ron Garret

Ron Garret presents The Quantum Conspiracy: What Popularizers of QM Don’t Want You to Know at Google TechTalks Conference (Transcript). This event took place on January 6, 2011. Google TechTalks — The Quantum Conspiracy: What Popularizers of QM Don’t Want You to Know – Slides   MP3 Audio:   YouTube Video: Arthur Gleckler: Hi everyone. …

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Transcript: Olivia Fox Cabane Debunks Charisma at Stanford Entrepreneurship Corner

Olivia Fox Cabane, the author of The Charisma Myth, debunks charisma in this talk titled “Build Your Personal Charisma” at Stanford Entrepreneurship Corner. Here is the full transcript.   MP3 Audio:   YouTube Video: Olivia Fox Cabane – Author of The Charisma Myth Thank you so much. Thank you so much. And I’m honored and …

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Transcript: Thad Roberts on Visualizing Eleven Dimensions at TEDxBoulder

Here is the transcript of theoretical physicist Thad Roberts’ TEDx Talk: Visualizing Eleven Dimensions at TEDxBoulder.   MP3 Audio:   YouTube Video: Thad Roberts – Author, Sex on the Moon Does anybody here happen to be interested in other dimensions? All right. Well, thank you all for your time and your space. Good, I’m glad …

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Full Transcript: Matt Damon MIT Commencement Speech June 3 2016

The following is the full transcript of Matt Damon’s MIT Commencement Speech, June 3 2016.   MP3 Audio:     YouTube Video: Matt Damon – Actor All right. Thank you. Thank you so much. Thank you, President Reif. Thank you Class of 1966. That was alarming walking along and seeing 66 and then somebody saying, …

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Transcript: Robert Sapolsky on Behavioral Evolution at Stanford

Stanford professor Robert Sapolsky discusses Behavioral Evolution in detail at Stanford. This lecture took place on March 31, 2010. Below is the full transcript.   MP3 Audio:   YouTube Video: Robert Sapolsky – John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Professor and Professor of Biology, of Neurology & Neurological Sciences, and of Neurosurgery The often asked …

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Cindy Foley on Teaching Art, or Teaching to Think like an Artist? at TEDxColumbus (Transcript)

Cindy Foley, Executive Assistant Director and Director of Learning and Experience at Columbus Museum of Art, talks on Teaching Art, or Teaching to Think like an Artist? at TEDxColumbus. Below is the full transcript.   MP3 Audio:   YouTube Video: Cindy Foley – Executive Assistant Director and Director of Learning and Experience at Columbus Museum …

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Leo Kouwenhoven on “Spooky” Physics at TEDxDelft (Full Transcript)

Leo Kouwenhoven, professor in Applied Physics discusses “Spooky” Physics at TEDxDelft – Transcript   MP3 Audio:   YouTube Video: Leo Kouwenhoven – Professor in Applied Physics They just told me back there that apparently there is a golden rule in book publishing that says that with every formula you show, you lose half of your …

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