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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 Other Side of Ego: Jonathan Gravenor at TEDxOcala (Transcript)

Jonathan Gravenor – Former CTV correspondent  I don’t care if you live or die, I really don’t. It’s a hell of a thing hearing it from someone you barely know, but imagine hearing that from someone you love. On February the 24th, 2012, I was diagnosed with late stage throat cancer. That night, I went home …

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Nature’s Internet: How Trees Talk to Each Other in a Healthy Forest: Suzanne Simard at TEDxSeattle (Transcript)

Suzanne Simard – TRANSCRIPT The Coast Salish people say, “We are one.” For thousands of years they lived it. But we didn’t pay any attention. Most of us have forgotten that we’re connected to each other, and to nature, that we are one. But nature is not some separate thing, but an intimate part of …

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How Trees Talk to Each Other: Suzanne Simard (Full Transcript)

Suzanne Simard – ecologist  Imagine you’re walking through a forest. I’m guessing you’re thinking of a collection of trees, what we foresters call a stand, with their rugged stems and their beautiful crowns. Yes, trees are the foundation of forests, but a forest is much more than what you see, and today I want to change …

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A Secret Weapon Against Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases: Nina Fedoroff (Transcript)

Nina Fedoroff – TRANSCRIPT Zika fever: our newest dread disease. What is it? Where’d it come from? What do we do about it? Well for most adults, it’s a relatively mild disease — a little fever, a little headache, joint pain, maybe a rash. In fact, most people who get it don’t even know they’ve had …

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Africa is Poor and 5 Other Myths: Simon Moss at TEDxWarwick (Transcript)

Simon Moss – Community education expert I spend my time traveling around the country, traveling around the world, talking to people about the progress and challenges that the world faces, dealing with, what I say, is one of the biggest challenges to humanity. Which is the challenge that 1.3 billion people on our planet are …

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We Find Each Other in the Details: Olivia Gatwood at TEDxABQ (Full Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of author Olivia Gatwood’s TEDx Talk: We Find Each Other in the Details at TEDxABQ conference. Olivia Gatwood – TRANSCRIPT Jordan convinced me that pads are disgusting. “They make your panties smell like dirty bike chains,” she said. We were sitting on her mother’s plastic coated floral couch, one of us …

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Mammoths Resurrected and Other Thoughts from a Futurist: Stewart Brand (Transcript)

CHRIS ANDERSON: OK, Stewart, in the ’60s, you — I think it was ’68 — you founded this magazine STEWART BRAND: Bravo! It’s the original one. That’s hard to find.   CHRIS ANDERSON: Right. Issue One, right? STEWART BRAND: Mm hmm. CHRIS ANDERSON: Why did that make so much impact? STEWART BRAND: Counterculture was the main …

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Federico Pistono: Basic Income and Other Ways to Fix Capitalism (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of author Federico Pistono’s TEDx Talk: Basic Income and Other Ways to Fix Capitalism at TEDxHaarlem conference.  Federico Pistono – Author Goedenavond Haarlem. [Good evening, Haarlem]. Feeling good, yeah? So, who here, today, of you, had lunch or breakfast or any meal whatsoever? Great, we’re lucky. Because there is about …

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