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How Data is Helping us Unravel the Mysteries of the Brain: Steve McCarroll (Transcript)

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Steve McCarroll – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Nine years ago, my sister discovered lumps in her neck and arm and was diagnosed with cancer. From that day, she started to benefit from the understanding that science has of cancer. Every time she went to the doctor, they measured specific molecules that gave them information about how […]

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The Dark Side of Our Personal Marketing Data: Kirk Grogan (Transcript)

Kirk Grogan is a marketing and sales strategist in Seattle, WA and has worked with multiple Fortune 500 companies. Here is the full text of Kirk’s talk titled “The Dark Side of Our Personal Marketing Data” at TEDxSeattle. Kirk Grogan – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT We are all being stalked, and we know it. You shop […]

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Why Fascism is So Tempting – and How Your Data Could Power It: Yuval Noah Harari (Transcript)

Prof. Yuval Noah Harari is a historian, philosopher and best-selling author. Following is the full transcript of the TED talk that he had presented recently.  Listen to the MP3 audio: Why fascism is so tempting — and how your data could power it _ Yuval Noah Harari TRANSCRIPT:  Hello, everyone. It’s a bit funny, because […]

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Education

How to Use Data to Make a Hit TV Show: Sebastian Wernicke (Transcript)

Sebastian Wernicke – Data scientist Roy Price is a man that most of you have probably never heard about, even though he may have been responsible for 22 somewhat mediocre minutes of your life on April 19, 2013. He may have also been responsible for 22 very entertaining minutes, but not very many of you. And […]

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Technology

The Human Insights Missing from Big Data: Tricia Wang (Full Transcript)

Tricia Wang – Technology ethnographer In ancient Greece, when anyone from slaves to soldiers, poets and politicians, needed to make a big decision on life’s most important questions, like, “Should I get married?” or “Should we embark on this voyage?” or “Should our army advance into this territory?” they all consulted the oracle. So this is […]

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Technology

How We Found the Worst Place to Park in New York City Using Big Data: Ben Wellington at TEDxNewYork (Transcript)

Ben Wellington – Data scientist Six thousand miles of road, 600 miles of subway track, 400 miles of bike lanes, and a half a mile of tram track, if you’ve ever been to Roosevelt Island. These are the numbers that make up the infrastructure of NYC, these are the statistics of our infrastructure. They’re the […]

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Education

Phillip Parker: Can Big Data Authors End Poverty? at TEDxSeattle (Transcript)

Phillip Parker – TRANSCRIPT Hello. I was wondering if you’ve ever noticed when you go to an American bookstore there is a very large self-help section; and it’s huge, about 10 meters worth of books. If you go to a French self-help section, that does exist in their bookstores, but it’s far smaller. You might […]

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Life & Style

How I Gamed Online Data to Meet My Match: Amy Webb at TEDxMidAtlantic (Transcript)

Amy Webb – American futurist So, my name is Amy Webb and my story starts six years ago. I was in not the best relationship although it started really well and I thought that the person I was with was the person I would wind up marrying and our relationship came to a somewhat abrupt end. […]

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Education

Big Data Meets Cancer: Neil Hunt at TEDxBeaconStreet (Full Transcript)

Neil Hunt – TRANSCRIPT Well, I hope none of you came here to hear about Netflix because I’m not going to say anything about Netflix at all. I have spent the last decade, though, figuring out how to use crowdsource data to make personalized recommendations and what I’ve become attracted to is the idea of […]

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Making Data Mean More Through Storytelling: Ben Wellington at TEDxBroadway (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of data scientist Ben Wellington’s TEDx Talk: Making Data Mean More Through Storytelling at TEDxBroadway conference. This event occurred on February 23, 2015 in New York. Ben Wellington – TRANSCRIPT Hi everyone, as it says, I am Ben Wellington, and I am a data story teller. A data story teller. […]

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Carrie Roy: When Art Collides With Data at TEDxMileHighWomen (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of Carrie Roy’s TEDx Talk: When Art Collides With Data at TEDxMileHighWomen conference. This event occurred on October 28, 2016. TRANSCRIPT:  I am a data artist. I work to transform numbers into art, and that art helps people engage with information. I work with experts in many different fields, and […]