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Futuristic Tattoos That React to the World Around You: Carson Bruns (Transcript)

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Carson Bruns is a researcher in the interdisciplinary field of molecular nanotechnology, with a focus on soft materials. In this talk, nanotechnologist Carson Bruns demonstrates futuristic tattoos that aren’t just beautiful, but functional too. Carson Bruns – TEDxMileHigh TRANSCRIPT I’d like to introduce you to an interesting person named Ötzi. He lives in Italy at […]

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P.J. Parmar: Can We Redesign Healthcare to Profitably Serve the Poor? (Transcript)

P.J. Parmar – TEDxMileHigh TRANSCRIPT Colfax Avenue here in Denver, Colorado, was once called the longest, wickedest street in America. So there I was on Colfax Avenue, East Colfax at 2:00 a.m. with thirteen drunk teenage boys. I was scout master of an all refugee Boy Scout troop and had taken a few dozen boys […]

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Surprising Truths About Legalizing Cannabis: Ben Cort (Full Transcript)

Ben Cort focuses on marijuana education and consulting in the substance use disorder treatment field. Here is the full text of addiction treatment specialist Ben Cort’s talk titled “Surprising Truths About Legalizing Cannabis” at TEDxMileHigh conference. Ben Cort – TEDxMileHigh 2018 TRANSCRIPT Hey, look, if you guys are anything like me, you have found it […]

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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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Why I Chose My LGBTQ Daughter Over the Evangelical Church: Susan Cottrell (Transcript)

Susan Cottrell is the prominent voice for faith parents of LGBTQ children, as a national speaker, teacher and theologian. Here is the full text of Susan’s talk titled “Why I Chose My LGBTQ Daughter Over the Evangelical Church” at TEDxMileHigh. Susan Cottrell – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT I come from a large, wounded family. By the […]

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Life & Style

The Real Reason I Traveled to 196 Countries: Cassie De Pecol (Transcript)

Full transcript of American author and traveler Cassie De Pecol’s TEDx Talk: The Real Reason I Traveled to 196 Countries at TEDxMileHigh conference. This event occurred on July 8, 2017.   Notable quote from the talk:  “At first I refused, but then sheepishly agreed. I didn’t know what his wife would think of him bringing home a […]

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What I Learned Photographing the Vietnam War: Dick Durrance at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of photographer Dick Durrance’s TEDx Talk: What I Learned Photographing the Vietnam War at TEDxMileHigh conference. Dick Durrance – Photographer  Like 1,800,000 men, I got drafted. And when that draft notice came, I felt like I was going to be snatched away from my dream of being a photojournalist. Now, we […]

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Technology

Technology Will Change Retail Shopping – But It’s Not What You Think: Taylor Romero at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Taylor Romero – TRANSCRIPT In August of 2014, my wife Becca decided she was going to quit her job and open a boutique. Her idea was to combine a clothing store and a barber shop. It would empower men so they felt great and looked great from head to toe. A totally cohesive, transformative retail […]

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Scott Fulbright: Is Algae the Ink of the Future? at TEDxMileHigh (Full Transcript)

Scott Fulbright – TRANSCRIPT I sat down to write a talk about sustainability, but then I heard an airplane. I became curious about where it took off from, where it was going, and why do only some airplanes leave white streaks behind them. As I’m thinking this, I look over at my two-year-old son, and […]

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Revolution is the Sound of Your Heart Still Beating: Dominique Christina at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Dominique Christina – TRANSCRIPT There was nothing symbolic about Martin Luther King being shot. No metaphor could capture the sting a community felt when yet another assassination tore at the resolve of folk who lived in their heads and dreamed of “some day,” and one day, a bullet … can punctuate a movement – but […]

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Philip Fernbach: Why Do We Believe Things That Aren’t True? at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Philip Fernbach – TRANSCRIPT A few months ago, the Internet exploded when a rapper named Bobby Ray Simmons, aka B.o.B, started twitting out reasons why he thought the world was flat. Now, the story really took off when Neil deGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist, started twitting back at him, explaining the apparent discrepancies. But guess what? B.o.B […]

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Health

Winning the Battle Against Metabolic Disorders: Iñigo San Millán at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Iñigo San Millán – TRANSCRIPT Never in the history of humankind are so many people dying from non-infectious diseases. Diseases that we call nowadays, non-communicable diseases as well. About 2/3, or two out of three people, die in the world of these diseases which, in the developed society, start from these non-communicable diseases. The major […]