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Cameron Herold: Let’s raise kids to be entrepreneurs (Transcript)

Cameron Herold – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT I would be willing to bet. I’m the dumbest guy in the room, because I couldn’t get through school; I struggled with school. But I knew at a very early age that I loved money, I loved business and I loved this entrepreneurial thing. I was raised to be an […]

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Technology

How to be “Team Human” in the Digital Future: Douglas Rushkoff (Transcript)

Douglas Rushkoff is an American media theorist, writer, columnist, lecturer, graphic novelist, and documentarian. He is best known for his association with the early cyberpunk culture, and his advocacy of open source solutions to social problems. Douglas Rushkoff – TED Salon: Samsung | September 2018 TRANSCRIPT I got invited to an exclusive resort to deliver […]

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Don’t Strive to be Famous, Strive to be Talented: Maisie Williams (Transcript)

Maisie Williams, an English actress, made her professional acting debut in 2011 as Arya Stark of Winterfell in the HBO world phenomenon Game of Thrones. Here is the full text of Maisie Williams’ talk titled “Don’t strive to be famous, strive to be talented” at TEDxManchester conference. This event occurred on February 3, 2019.   […]

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Education

Raymond Tang on Philosophy of Water (Full Transcript)

Raymond Tang grew up in Guangzhou, China. Inspired by his own cultural heritage, Raymond wants to help bridge the East and the West by applying ancient Chinese philosophy in the modern world. Here is the full text of Raymond’s talk titled “Be Humble – and Other Lessons from the Philosophy of Water” presented at TED@Westpac […]

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Peter Haas: The Real Reason to be Afraid of Artificial Intelligence (Full Transcript)

Peter Haas is a professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His research concerns epistemic communities, global environmental politics, multilevel governance, and the role of science in global politics. Here is the full text of Peter’s talk titled “The Real Reason to be Afraid of Artificial Intelligence” at TEDxDirigo conference.   Peter […]

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Education

Can Animals Be Deceptive? – Eldridge Adams (Transcript)

TED-Ed Video Lesson Transcript:  A male firefly glows above a field on a summer’s night, emitting a series of enticing flashes. He hopes a nearby female will respond with her own lightshow and mate with him. Sadly for this male, it won’t turn out quite the way he plans. A female from a different species […]

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What It’s Like to be the Child of Immigrants: Michael Rain (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of digital storyteller Michael Rain’s TED Talk: What It’s Like to be the Child of Immigrants.   Listen to the MP3 Audio: What it’s like to be the child of immigrants _ Michael Rain   TRANSCRIPT:  I remember one morning when I was in the third grade, my mom sent […]

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Life & Style

Want to be Happier? Stay in the Moment: Matt Killingsworth (Full Transcript)

Matt Killingsworth – Happiness researcher So, people want a lot of things out of life, but I think, more than anything else, they want happiness. Aristotle called happiness “the chief good,” the end towards which all other things aim. According to this view, the reason we want a big house or a nice car or a […]

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Life & Style

Simone Denny: The Power of No! Be the Superstar! at TEDxStMaryCSSchool (Transcript)

Simone Denny – Canadian singer Initially, as a kid, my interests were visual art, fashion design, and music was cultural, because my parents are from the Caribbean, they’re Guyanese. And so, it was in our home, every day, every week. Varied styles of music. I also sang in the school choir in Catholic school, in grade […]

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Health

Brandy Gillmore: Could This Be The Missing Link to Your Health? at TEDxSantaBarbara (Transcript)

Brandy Gillmore – Mind/Body & Energy Expert It’s early spring in March of 2005. I am lying awake in bed, I have been awake most of the night. Finally it’s morning, and I can see through a gap in the drapes that it’s dark gray overcast out. So, it must be around 7:30 because I can […]

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Education

How to Inspire Every Child to Be a Lifelong Reader: Alvin Irby (Transcript)

Alvin Irby – Author As an elementary school teacher, my mom did everything she could to ensure I had good reading skills. This usually consisted of weekend reading lessons at our kitchen table while my friends played outside. My reading ability improved, but these forced reading lessons didn’t exactly inspire a love of reading. High […]

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Why Must Artists Be Poor? by Hadi Eldebek (Full Transcript)

Hadi Eldebek – TRANSCRIPT I come from a family of five brothers, all scientists and engineers. A few years ago, I sent them the following email: “Dear brothers, I hope this message finds you well. I am emailing to let you know that I’m dropping out of my master’s program in engineering to pursue a […]