Johanna Blakely: Lessons from fashion’s free culture (Transcript)

I heard this amazing story about Miuccia Prada. She’s an Italian fashion designer. She goes to this vintage store in Paris with a friend of hers. She’s rooting around, she finds this one jacket by Balenciaga — she loves it. She’s turning it inside out. She’s looking at the seams. She’s looking at the construction. Her …

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Are We Born to Run? by Christopher McDougall (Transcript)

Christopher McDougall – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Running: it’s basically just right, left, right, left, yeah? I mean, we’ve been doing it for two million years, so it’s kind of arrogant to assume that I’ve got something to say that hasn’t been said and performed better a long time ago. But the cool thing about running, …

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Chris Anderson: “TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking” (Transcript)

JIM LECINSKI: Well, good Friday afternoon, everyone, and welcome to another exciting edition of Authors at Google. We’re originating today from our wonderful Google Chicago office. Round of applause. I will be your presumptive moderator for the day using the zeitgeist word of the day. I’m Jim Lecisnki, and our guest today is with us, Chris …

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Why Noise is Bad for Your Health: Mathias Basner (Transcript)

Mathias Basner studies how the noise we hear everywhere throughout our daily lives affects our health in ways that go far beyond our hearing. In this talk you will discover the science behind how noise affects your health and sleep — and how you can get more of the benefits of the sound of silence. …

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Futuristic Tattoos That React to the World Around You: Carson Bruns (Transcript)

Carson Bruns is a researcher in the interdisciplinary field of molecular nanotechnology, with a focus on soft materials. In this talk, nanotechnologist Carson Bruns demonstrates futuristic tattoos that aren’t just beautiful, but functional too. Carson Bruns – TEDxMileHigh TRANSCRIPT I’d like to introduce you to an interesting person named Ötzi. He lives in Italy at …

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How to Talk Like a Native Speaker: Marc Green (Full Transcript)

Marc’s passion is the study of languages, their manifestation in local dialects, as well as their expression in poetry and folkloric song. He has acquired a near-native proficiency in six languages and their sub-forms and has given various musical performances. Marc Green – TEDxHeidelberg TRANSCRIPT My story starts in Moscow. I was 15 years old. My …

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Joel Levine: Why we need to go back to Mars (Transcript)

Joel Levine – TEDxNASA November 2009 TRANSCRIPT I want to talk about 4.6 billion years of history in 18 minutes. That’s 300 million years per minute. Let’s start with the first photograph NASA obtained of planet Mars. This is fly-by, Mariner IV. It was taken in 1965. When this picture appeared, that well-known scientific journal, The …

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The Gift & Power of Emotional Courage: Susan David (Full Transcript)

In this talk, psychologist Susan David shares how the way we deal with our emotions shapes everything that matters: our actions, careers, relationships, health and happiness. Susan David – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Hello, everyone. Sawubona! In South Africa, where I come from, “sawubona” is the Zulu word for “hello.” There’s a beautiful and powerful intention …

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Peter Eigen: How to Expose the Corrupt (Transcript)

Peter Eigen – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT I am going to speak about corruption, but I would like to juxtapose two different things. One is the large global economy, the large globalized economy, and the other one is the small, and very limited, capacity of our traditional governments and their international institutions to govern, to shape, …

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Matt Beane: How Do We Learn to Work with Intelligent Machines? (Transcript)

In this talk, Matt Beane shares a vision that flips the current story into one of distributed, machine-enhanced mentorship that takes full advantage of AI’s amazing capabilities while enhancing our skills at the same time. TED.com Matt Beane – TED Salon: November 2018 TRANSCRIPT It’s 6:30 in the morning, and Kristen is wheeling her prostate …

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