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How to Talk Like a Native Speaker: Marc Green (Full Transcript)

Marc’s passion is the study of languages, their manifestation in local dialects, as well as their expression in poetry and folkloric song. He has acquired a near-native proficiency in six languages and their sub-forms and has given various musical performances. Marc Green – TEDxHeidelberg TRANSCRIPT My story starts in Moscow. I was 15 years old. My […]

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Peter Eigen: How to Expose the Corrupt (Transcript)

Peter Eigen – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT I am going to speak about corruption, but I would like to juxtapose two different things. One is the large global economy, the large globalized economy, and the other one is the small, and very limited, capacity of our traditional governments and their international institutions to govern, to shape, […]

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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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How Doctors Can Help Low-Income Patients: P.J. Parmar (Transcript)

P.J. Parmar – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Colfax Avenue, here in Denver, Colorado, was once called the longest, wickedest street in America. My office is there in the same place — it’s a medical desert. There are government clinics and hospitals nearby, but they’re not enough to handle the poor who live in the area. By […]

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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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How a New Species of Ancestors is Changing our Theory of Human Evolution: Juliet Brophy

Juliet Brophy – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Human origins. Who are we? Where do we come from, and how do we know? In my field, paleoanthropology, we explore human origins — the “who” and “where” questions — by analyzing fossils that date back thousands and even millions of years. In 2015, a team of colleagues and I […]

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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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Mental Health

How Virtual Reality Can Improve Your Mental Health: Matt Vogl (Transcript)

Matt Vogl — TEDxMileHigh TRANSCRIPT So 16 years ago, I was working nights as a stand-up comic. And I’m not going to lie: right now I’d much rather be holding the microphone in my hand than having it strapped to my face like some nerd doing a TED Talk. Comedy is full of crazy highs and […]

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

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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Charles C. Mann: How Will We Survive When the Population Hits 10 Billion? (Transcript)

Charles C. Mann is an American journalist and author, specializing in scientific topics. His book 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus won the National Academies Communication Award for best book of the year. Here is the full text of Charles’ TED Talk titled “How Will We Survive When the Population Hits 10 Billion?” […]

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Technology

Jaron Lanier: How We Need to Remake the Internet (Full Transcript)

Jaron Lanier – Talk TRANSCRIPT Back in the 1980s, actually, I gave my first talk at TED, and I brought some of the very, very first public demonstrations of virtual reality ever to the TED stage. And at that time, we knew that we were facing a knife-edge future where the technology we needed, the […]