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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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How Language Shapes the Way We Think: Lera Boroditsky (Transcript)

Lera Boroditsky – Cognitive scientist  So, I’ll be speaking to you using language because I can. This is one of these magical abilities that we humans have. We can transmit really complicated thoughts to one another. So what I’m doing right now is, I’m making sounds with my mouth as I’m exhaling. I’m making tones and hisses and …

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To Design Better Tech, Understand Context: Tania Douglas (Transcript)

Tania Douglas – Biomedical engineering professor This is an equipment graveyard. It’s a typical final resting place for medical equipment from hospitals in Africa. Now, why is this? Most of the medical devices used in Africa are imported, and quite often, they’re not suitable for local conditions. They may require trained staff that aren’t available …

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How to Build (and Rebuild) Trust: Frances Frei (Full Transcript)

 Frances Frei – Culture coach I want to talk to you about how to build and rebuild trust, because it’s my belief that trust is the foundation for everything we do, and that if we can learn to trust one another more, we can have unprecedented human progress. But what if trust is broken? What …

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A Playful Solution to the Housing Crisis: Sarah Murray (Full Transcript)

Sarah Murray – Digital housing developer Hi. My name is Sarah, and I’ve been priced out of the housing market. In fact, I’m one of the majority of my generation who can’t afford a home. And in 2017, home ownership amongst young Australians has fallen to the lowest level in recorded history. So, foolishly or otherwise, …

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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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