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In the Opioid Crisis, Here’s What It Takes to Save a Life: Jan Rader (Transcript)

Jan Rader – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT For the past 24 years, I have been a firefighter in Huntington, West Virginia. As firefighters, my team and I are tasked with saving lives and property from such disasters as car wrecks, house fires and also life-threatening medical emergencies. I am a woman leading a department in a …

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A Bold Idea to Replace Politicians: César Hidalgo (Transcript)

César A. Hidalgo is a Chilean physicist, author, and entrepreneur. He is an Associate Professor at MIT and the director of the Collective Learning group at The MIT Media Lab. Wikipedia In this provocative talk, César outlines a bold idea to bypass politicians by empowering citizens to create personalized AI representatives that participate directly in …

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Cameron Herold: Let’s raise kids to be entrepreneurs (Transcript)

Cameron Herold – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT I would be willing to bet. I’m the dumbest guy in the room, because I couldn’t get through school; I struggled with school. But I knew at a very early age that I loved money, I loved business and I loved this entrepreneurial thing. I was raised to be an …

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Are We Born to Run? by Christopher McDougall (Transcript)

Christopher McDougall – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Running: it’s basically just right, left, right, left, yeah? I mean, we’ve been doing it for two million years, so it’s kind of arrogant to assume that I’ve got something to say that hasn’t been said and performed better a long time ago. But the cool thing about running, …

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

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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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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Joel Levine: Why we need to go back to Mars (Transcript)

Joel Levine – TEDxNASA November 2009 TRANSCRIPT I want to talk about 4.6 billion years of history in 18 minutes. That’s 300 million years per minute. Let’s start with the first photograph NASA obtained of planet Mars. This is fly-by, Mariner IV. It was taken in 1965. When this picture appeared, that well-known scientific journal, The …

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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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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. TED.com Matt Beane – TED Salon: November 2018 TRANSCRIPT It’s 6:30 in the morning, and Kristen is wheeling her prostate …

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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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