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In the Opioid Crisis, Here’s What It Takes to Save a Life: Jan Rader (Transcript)

Jan Rader – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT For the past 24 years, I have been a firefighter in Huntington, West Virginia. As firefighters, my team and I are tasked with saving lives and property from such disasters as car wrecks, house fires and also life-threatening medical emergencies. I am a woman leading a department in a …

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A Bold Idea to Replace Politicians: César Hidalgo (Transcript)

César A. Hidalgo is a Chilean physicist, author, and entrepreneur. He is an Associate Professor at MIT and the director of the Collective Learning group at The MIT Media Lab. In this provocative talk, César outlines a bold idea to bypass politicians by empowering citizens to create personalized AI representatives that participate directly in democratic …

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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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How Doctors Can Help Low-Income Patients: P.J. Parmar (Transcript)

P.J. Parmar – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Colfax Avenue, here in Denver, Colorado, was once called the longest, wickedest street in America. My office is there in the same place — it’s a medical desert. There are government clinics and hospitals nearby, but they’re not enough to handle the poor who live in the area. By …

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How a New Species of Ancestors is Changing our Theory of Human Evolution: Juliet Brophy

Juliet Brophy – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Human origins. Who are we? Where do we come from, and how do we know? In my field, paleoanthropology, we explore human origins — the “who” and “where” questions — by analyzing fossils that date back thousands and even millions of years. In 2015, a team of colleagues and I …

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