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Accountability & Responsibility in a Digital World: Paul Davis at TEDxStMaryCSSchool (Transcript)

  Paul Davis – TRANSCRIPT When I was 12 years old, my mom bought me a computer, thinking I was going to play games on it. When she gave it to me, she didn’t know what I would do with it. I started coding right away. Because of my mom, and the gift she gave …

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Brian Toon: I’ve Studied Nuclear War for 35 Years – You Should be Worried at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Brian Toon – Atmospheric scientist 66 million years ago, a mountain-sized asteroid traveling 10 times faster than a bullet from an assault rifle slammed into the shallow seas covering what is now the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. The immense energy of that impact hurled rocks as far north as Canada. And it vaporized the asteroid, …

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The Other Side of Ego: Jonathan Gravenor at TEDxOcala (Transcript)

Jonathan Gravenor – Former CTV correspondent  I don’t care if you live or die, I really don’t. It’s a hell of a thing hearing it from someone you barely know, but imagine hearing that from someone you love. On February the 24th, 2012, I was diagnosed with late stage throat cancer. That night, I went home …

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Why Stories Captivate: Tomas Pueyo at TEDxHumboldtBay (Full Transcript)

Tomas Pueyo – TRANSCRIPT The elder Homo sapiens hobbles towards the fire. The younglings gather around him and sit down in silence. They’re eager to hear from the most famous hunter of the tribe. He wants to impart his knowledge. He clears his throat, and begins. There is a 25% probability of finding predators near …

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Your Engagement Matters: Jefferson Smith at TEDxConcordiaUPortland (Transcript)

Jefferson Smith – American entrepreneur I want to talk about democracy and power this morning. I want to offer a simple idea that I think can help us understand it better, and understand our duty to make democracy work. But before I do that, I want to tell a story. I was really honored to …

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Nathan Schmitt: The 50/50 Rule at TEDxConcordiaUPortland (Full Transcript)

Nathan Schmitt – TRANSCRIPT Through the last several years, I’ve asked myself: How do average people change into notified people in their professions? With this question I interviewed entrepreneurs, CEOs, doctors, physicians, and I’ve come to realize that people tend to be most successfully changed with information learned and information experienced. It’s a 50/50 model. …

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How to Write an Award-Winning Bestselling First Novel: Nathan Filer at TEDxYouth@Bath (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of British writer Nathan Filer’s talk titled “How to Write an Award-Winning Bestselling First Novel” at TEDxYouth@Bath conference. Listen to the MP3 Audio: How to write an award-winning bestselling first novel by Nathan Filer at TEDxYouthBath   TRANSCRIPT:  On a rainy spring day in 2009, I shuffled into a lecture …

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