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Kajsa Ekis Ekman: Everybody Talks About Capitalism – But What is It? (Transcript)

Kajsa Ekis Ekman was born in Stockholm 1980. She is a journalist and author of two books, “Being and being bought” about trafficking in women, and “Stolen Spring” about the eurocrisis and its consequences for Greece. Her books have been translated into several languages and she lectures around the world about crisis theory, women’s rights […]

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Where Joy Hides and How to Find It: Ingrid Fetell Lee (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of designer Ingrid Fetell Lee’s TED Talk: Where Joy Hides and How to Find It.   You can also listen to the MP3 Audio: Where joy hides and how to find it by Ingrid Fetell Lee at TED Talk   TRANSCRIPT:  It’s 2008, and I’m just finishing my first year […]

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What It’s Like to be the Child of Immigrants: Michael Rain (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of digital storyteller Michael Rain’s TED Talk: What It’s Like to be the Child of Immigrants.   Listen to the MP3 Audio: What it’s like to be the child of immigrants _ Michael Rain   TRANSCRIPT:  I remember one morning when I was in the third grade, my mom sent […]

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How I Made Friends With Reality: Emily Levine (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of Humorist and trickster Emily Levine’s TED Talk: How I Made Friends With Reality.    Listen to the MP3 Audio: How I made friends with reality by Emily Levine at TED Talk   TRANSCRIPT:  I’m going to first tell you something that in my grandmother would’ve elicited a five-oy alarm: […]

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How to Turn a Group of Strangers into a Team: Amy Edmondson (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of author Amy Edmondson’s TED Talk: How to Turn a Group of Strangers into a Team.   Listen to the MP3 Audio: How to turn a group of strangers into a team by Amy Edmondson at TED Talk   TRANSCRIPT:  So it’s August 5, 2010. A massive collapse at the […]

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How to Start a Conversation About Suicide: Jeremy Forbes (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of HALT co-founder Jeremy Forbes’ TED Talk: How to Start a Conversation About Suicide.   Listen to the MP3 Audio: How to start a conversation about suicide by Jeremy Forbes at TED Talk TRANSCRIPT:  In 2013, I had a life-changing epiphany. I was a painter and decorator in Castlemaine, a […]

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Comics Belong in the Classroom: Gene Luen Yang (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of cartoonist Gene Luen Yang’s TED Talk: Comics Belong in the Classroom.   Listen to the MP3 Audio: Comics belong in the classroom by Gene Luen Yang at TED Talk   TRANSCRIPT:  When I was in the fifth grade, I bought an issue of “DC Comics Presents #57” off of […]

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This Simple Test Can Help Kids Hear Better: Susan Emmett (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of ear surgeon Susan Emmett’s TED Talk: This Simple Test Can Help Kids Hear Better.   Listen to the MP3 Audio: This simple test can help kids hear better by Susan Emmett TRANSCRIPT:  Listen to the sounds of why hearing matters to the Alaskan Native people. Hearing loss makes it […]

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Life & Style

The Heartbreaking Text That Inspired a Crisis Help Line: Nancy Lublin at TED Talks (Transcript)

Nancy Lublin – TRANSCRIPT A girl I’ve never met before changed my life and the life of thousands of other people. I’m the CEO of DoSomething.org. It’s one of the largest organizations in the world for young people. In fact it’s bigger than the Boy Scouts in the United States. And we’re not homophobic. And […]

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Technology

An Internet Without Screens Might Look Like This: Tom Uglow at TED Talks (Transcript)

Tom Uglow – Designer  I’d like to start by asking you all to go to your happy place, please. Yes, your happy place, I know you’ve got one even if it’s fake. OK, so, comfortable? Good. Now I’d like to you to mentally answer the following questions. Is there any strip lighting in your happy place? Any […]

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Sam Altman: The Winding Path of Progress @ Talks at Google (Full Transcript)

Sam Altman – TRANSCRIPT JORGE CUETO (Associate Product Manager – ‎Google): Hi, everyone. Welcome to our Talks at Google event. I’m going to go through some logistics first. This is a fire side chat style talk. So it will take about 40 minutes to talk through some questions. And then in the last 20 minutes, […]

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Dan Carlin: The New Golden Age of Oral Historical Storytelling @ Talks at Google (Transcript)

SPEAKER: We are here today with Dan Carlin. He is the host of two very popular podcasts, “Hardcore History” and “Common Sense.” Believe it or not, he’s been in this business since 2005. DAN CARLIN: 2005 SPEAKER: And he’s had a tremendous amount of success in the podcast world. Influence in the historical world, as […]