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Johanna Blakely: Lessons from fashion’s free culture (Transcript)

Johanna Blakely – Culture expert I heard this amazing story about Miuccia Prada. She’s an Italian fashion designer. She goes to this vintage store in Paris with a friend of hers. She’s rooting around, she finds this one jacket by Balenciaga — she loves it. She’s turning it inside out. She’s looking at the seams. She’s …

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Sarah T. Stewart: Where Did the Moon Come From? (Transcript)

Sarah T. Stewart-Mukhopadhyay is an American planetary scientist known for studying planet formation, planetary geology, and materials science. She is a professor at the University of California, Davis in the Earth and Planetary Sciences Department. Sarah T. Stewart – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Nobody likes to make a mistake. And I made a whopping one. And …

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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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The Biology of Gender, from DNA to the Brain: Karissa Sanbonmatsu (Transcript)

Learn how life experiences shape the way genes are expressed — and what that means for our understanding of gender. Karissa Sanbonmatsu – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT So what does it mean to be a woman? We all have XX chromosomes, right? Actually, that’s not true. Some women are mosaics. They have a mix of chromosome types …

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William Ury: The Walk from “No” to “Yes” (Full Transcript)

Best-selling author and speaker William Ury helps people get to Yes in all areas of life, from family feuds to boardroom battles.  Below is the full text of William Ury’s TED Talk titled: The Walk from “No” to “Yes”.   William Ury – Full TRANSCRIPT Well, the subject of difficult negotiation reminds me of one …

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Unanswered – Mysteries from the Mahabharata: Christopher Charles Doyle (Transcript)

Christopher C. Doyle is an author who transports the reader into a fascinating world where ancient secrets buried in legends blend with science and history to create a gripping story. His debut novel The Mahabharata Secret was released on 21 October 2013 by Om Books. Here is the full text (Edited version) of his TEDx Talk …

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From Slave to Rebel Gladiator: The Life of Spartacus – Fiona Radford (Transcript)

TED-Ed Video Lesson Transcript:  As the warrior slept, a snake coiled around his face. Instead of a threat, his wife saw an omen – a fearsome power that would lead her husband to either glory or doom. For now, however, he was only a slave – one of millions taken from the territories conquered by …

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The Fascinating Science of Bubbles, from Soap to Champagne: Li Wei Tan (Transcript)

Full transcript of formulation scientist Li Wei Tan’s TED Talk: The Fascinating Science of Bubbles, from Soap to Champagne.   Li Wei Tan – formulation scientist Some years ago, I was visiting Paris and walking along the Seine River during a beautiful summer afternoon. I saw giant bubbles floating on the riverbank, like this one. The next …

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Capt. Raghu Raman: The 32-Minute MBA From Indian Streets (Transcript)

Full transcript (Edited version) of Capt. Raghu Raman’s talk: The 32-Minute MBA From Indian Streets at Josh Talks Mumbai 2018. NOTABLE QUOTE FROM THIS TALK:  “Now if this raw energy which is coming in to the streets is not channelized, and we don’t fight the right way to leverage it, the right way to find …

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Guiding Difficult Decisions from “Monkey Brain” to “Wise Mind”: Lance Pendleton (Transcript)

Full transcript of William Pitt Sotheby’s TEDx Talk: Guiding difficult decisions from “monkey brain” to “wise mind”  at TEDxFultonStreet conference. Lance Pendleton –  VP of Sales at William Pitt Sotheby For the past 20 years, I’ve been really working hard to try and help develop sales strategies for Fortune 500 companies and the high-end professionals that actually work …

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Lessons from a Hospice Nurse: Alia Indrawan at TEDxUbud (Transcript)

Alia Indrawan – Former hospice nurse I was a psychiatric nurse for many, many years, and nursing was natural for me. I was one of those kids who is really sensitive so I couldn’t even watch movies like “Old Yeller,” or “Lassie,” or anything like that without completely breaking down and bawling my eyes out. …

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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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