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Is Your Country at Risk of Becoming a Dictatorship? Here’s How to Know (Transcript)

Farida Nabourema – Political Activist & Writer – TEDWomen 2018 TRANSCRIPT A few weeks ago, somebody tweeted during the midterm elections in the United States that Election Day should be made a holiday. And I retweeted, saying, “Well, you’re welcome to come to my country and vote. You’ll get the whole week off to allow the […]

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Blending Technology & Classroom Learning: Jessie Woolley-Wilson (Transcript)

Jessie Woolley-Wilson – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT Pivotal moments really can create who we are today and very much shape who we become tomorrow. When I was a student, I was part of a group that went to the DC metro area to try to figure out what business could do to try to improve education […]

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How We Found Out Evolution is True: John van Wyhe (Full Transcript)

John van Wyhe is a British historian of science, with a focus on Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace, at the National University of Singapore. Here is the full text of his talk titled “How We Found Out Evolution is True” at TEDxNTU conference. John van Wyhe – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT Hello. Today, I want […]

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Learning Plant Learning: Ariel Novoplansky at TEDxJaffa (Full Transcript)

In this talk, Professor Ariel Novoplansky discusses about the unique way in which plants communicate through their roots.  Ariel Novoplansky – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT There is a very profound question that you see on the screen. If a tree falls in a forest — and no one is around to hear it, does it make […]

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Say ‘Yes’ to Your Adventure: Matthew Trinetti (Full Transcript)

Matthew Trinetti – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT So for the first 27 years of my life, I’d say I lived a life of probabilities. Growing up, I was really good at Math and Science, so there was a high probability I’d be good at Engineering. And so I went to Georgia Tech because it was probably […]

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We are Made of Star Stuff: Jocelyn Bell Burnell at TEDxVienna (Transcript)

Jocelyn Bell Burnell – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT I have a slight problem, but the show is going on. My blood is red. Is Viennese blood red? I suspect it is. Why is blood red? Does anybody know? Can you tell me? (Audience) It’s iron. It’s iron, yes. It’s iron in the hemoglobin, in our bloodstream, that […]

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How to Find the Person Who Can Help You Get Ahead at Work: Carla Harris (Transcript)

Carla Harris is a Wall Street veteran and author of the book “Expect to Win”. Here is the full text of Carla’s talk titled “How to Find the Person Who Can Help You Get Ahead at Work.” Carla Harris – TRANSCRIPT It was the spring of 1988 when I had the aha moment. I was […]

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Why I Retired at 32: Carl Seidman at TEDxIIT (Full Transcript)

Full transcript of keynote speaker and executive coach Carl Seidman’s TEDx Talk: Why I Retired at 32 at TEDxIIT conference. Notable quote from the talk: “We need to reinvent and redefine what retirement means, as well as the path to get there. Instead of waiting until the final chapter of life to retire, we should take small […]

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Meet Yourself: A User’s Guide to Building Self-Esteem: Niko Everett (Transcript)

Full transcript of leadership coach & strategist Niko Everett’s TEDx Talk: Meet Yourself: A User’s Guide to Building Self-Esteem at TEDxYouth@BommerCanyon conference.   Niko Everett – Leadership Coach & Strategist  I was 11 years old, and I was rubbing makeup all over my legs to cover up my freckles, because I hated them, and I thought they […]

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Know Your Inner Saboteurs: Shirzad Chamine (Full Transcript)

Full transcript of author and Stanford lecturer Shirzad Chamine’s TEDx Talk: Know Your Inner Saboteurs at TEDxStanford conference. Shirzad is the author of the bestseller book: Positive Intelligence.   Shirzad Chamine – Author & Stanford lecturer I’d like to start by making one thing very clear. I want you to know that I am absolutely, incredibly and totally awesome! Now, […]

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Life & Style

An Honest Look at the Personal Finance Crisis: Elizabeth White (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of author Elizabeth White’s inspiring talk: An Honest Look at the Personal Finance Crisis @ TEDxVCU February 2017 conference.   Listen to the MP3 Audio: An honest look at the personal finance crisis – Elizabeth White   Elizabeth White – Author You know me. I am in your friendship circle […]

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The Tor Project, Protecting Online Anonimity: Jacob Appelbaum at TEDxFlanders (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of journalist and computer security researcher Jacob Appelbaum’s TEDx Talk: The Tor Project, Protecting Online Anonimity at TEDxFlanders conference. This event occurred on October 20, 2012. Jacob Appelbaum – Computer security researcher Hi there. It’s a great pleasure to be here and I’m really excited, actually, to see so many […]