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Health

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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Technology

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. Matt Beane – TED Salon: November 2018 TRANSCRIPT It’s 6:30 in the morning, and Kristen is wheeling her prostate patient […]

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Mental Health

What You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s: Lisa Genova (Full Transcript)

Lisa Genova is an American neuroscientist and author. She self-published her debut novel Still Alice, about a Harvard University professor who suffers early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Lisa Genova – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT How many people here would like to live to be at least 80 years old? Yeah. I think we all have this hopeful […]

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Education

The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Fight Climate Change: Talk About It by Katharine Hayhoe

Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist and professor of political science at Texas Tech University. Here is the full text of Katharine’s TED Talk titled “The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Fight Climate Change: Talk About It.”   Katharine Hayhoe – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT It was my first year as an atmospheric science […]

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Education

How Much Nature Do We Have? How Much Do We Use? Mathis Wackernagel | TEDxSanFrancisco

Mathis Wackernagel is a Swiss-born sustainability advocate. He is President of Global Footprint Network, an international sustainability think tank with offices in Oakland, California; Brussels, Belgium, and Geneva, Switzerland. Following is the full text of his TEDx Talk titled “How Much Nature Do We Have? How Much Do We Use?” at TEDxSanFrancisco conference. Listen to […]

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Education

3 Questions to Ask Yourself About Everything You Do: Stacey Abrams (Transcript)

Stacey Abrams is an American politician, lawyer, and novelist who served as Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives from 2011 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, she was her party’s nominee in the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial election. Below is the full text of Stacey Abrams’ TED Talk: 3 Questions to Ask Yourself About […]

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Education

Aparna Mehta: Where Do Your Online Returns Go? (Transcript)

UPS’s Aparna Mehta works with the top-tier retail customers to develop innovative, profitable solutions that enhance customer experiences. Below is the full text of her TED Talk titled “Where Do Your Online Returns go?”   TRANSCRIPT: Hi. My name is Aparna. I am a shopaholic and I’m addicted to online returns. Well, at least I […]

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Education

How to Motivate People to Do Good for Others: Erez Yoeli (Transcript)

Research scientist Erez Yoeli’s TED Talk Transcript titled “How to Motivate People to Do Good for Others.” Erez Yoeli – TRANSCRIPT How can we get people to do more good, to go to the polls, give to charity, conserve resources, or even to do something as simple as washing their mugs at work so that the […]

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Education

How Do Cigarettes Affect the Body? – Krishna Sudhir (Transcript)

TED-Ed Video Lesson:  Cigarettes aren’t good for us. That’s hardly news — we’ve known about the dangers of smoking for decades. But how exactly do cigarettes harm us? Let’s look at what happens as their ingredients make their way through our bodies, and how we benefit physically when we finally give up smoking. With each […]

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Technology

Alexander Oswald: Why Kenyans Do It Better (Full Transcript)

Full transcript of mobile marketing manager Alexander Oswald’s TEDx Talk: Why Kenyans do it better at TEDxVienna conference. This event occurred on November 3, 2012. Notable quote from this talk:  “It’s obvious, because nobody wants to queue up, so you just order, you get a bag, you pay, or you might have already paid through M-Pesa. That works […]

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Education

Why Do We Call It Cyber CRIME? Gary Warner at TEDxBirmingham 2014 (Transcript)

Gary Warner – TRANSCRIPT Let me ask you a simple question to get us started here. If you’re the victim of a crime, what do you do? I’ll give you a little hint. So, let’s say as you leave the audience today, you go out to your car, your windows smashed of your vehicle, your […]

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Life & Style

Refugees Struggle With the Same Things We Do: Dunya Habash at TEDxBirmingham (Transcript)

Dunya Habash – TRANSCRIPT I am the daughter of Syrian immigrants to the United States. I grew up with Syria as a second home. I have childhood memories in Aleppo and Damascus, some of the very places that have been devastated by the current war. I watched my extended family slowly leave the country as […]