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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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Organize the World: Design Your Life to Spark Joy by Marie Kondo (Transcript)

Marie Kondo is a Japanese organising consultant and author. She introduced the KonMari Method in her best-selling book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.” Here is the full text of Marie Kondo’s talk titled “Organize the World: Design Your Life to Spark Joy” at SXSW 2017 conference.   Marie Kondo – SXSW 2017 TRANSCRIPT Hello, …

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School Strike for Climate – Save the World by Changing the Rules: Greta Thunberg (Transcript)

Greta Thunberg is a Swedish climate activist. In August 2018 she became a prominent figure in a student strike outside the Swedish parliament building, raising awareness of global warming. In November 2018 she spoke at TEDxStockholm, and in December 2018 she addressed the COP24 UN climate conference. Below is the full transcript of her speech at …

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Is the World Getting Better or Worse? A Look at the Numbers: Steven Pinker (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of Canadian psychologist Steven Pinker’s TED Talk: Is the World Getting Better or Worse? A Look at the Numbers. TRANSCRIPT:  Many people face the news each morning with trepidation and dread. Every day, we read of shootings, inequality, pollution, dictatorship, war and the spread of nuclear weapons. These are some of …

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Hunting With Eagles on the Edge of the World: Palani Mohan at TEDxSydney (Transcript)

Palani Mohan – Freelance photographer This is a story of how I came to be on the edge of the world, frozen, and on the trail of men who hunt with eagles. I spent four years photographing the last remaining men who live around the Altai Mountains in far northwest Mongolia, who hunt the red …

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What a World Without Prisons Could Look Like: Deanna Van Buren (Transcript)

Deanna Van Buren – Architect A lot of people call me a “justice architect.” But I don’t design prisons. I don’t design jails. I don’t design detention centers, and I don’t even design courthouses. All the same, I get a call every week, saying, “OK, but you design better prisons, right? You know, like those …

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Saving the Oceans Can Feed the World: Jackie Savitz at TEDxMidAtlantic (Transcript)

Jackie Savitz – TRANSCRIPT Hi everyone. Saving the oceans is more than an ecological desire, it’s more than a thing we’re doing because we want to create jobs for fishermen or preserve fishermen’ jobs. It’s more than an economic pursuit. Saving the oceans can feed the world. Let me show you how. As you know, …

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The Brave New World of Online Learning: Amy Collier at TEDxStanford (Transcript)

Amy Collier – TRANSCRIPT If you read too many headlines today you might start to think education is catastrophically broken Fast company says: “We know our education system is broken. So why can’t we fix it?” Or: “America’s education system is broken, here is how to fix it.” Or, my favorite: “Broken education system to …

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A Problem That Changed The World: Dan Bricklin at TEDxBeaconStreet (Transcript)

Dan Bricklin – TRANSCRIPT How many of you have used an electronic spreadsheet, like Microsoft Excel? Very good. Now, how many of you have run a business with a spreadsheet by hand, like my dad did for his small printing business in Philadelphia? A lot less. Well, that’s the way it was done for hundreds …

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The Emerging Work World in the Participation Age: Chuck Blakeman at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Chuck Blakeman – TRANSCRIPT A few years ago, I read a riveting blog post by a young guy who made it clear to me that a new work world is emerging. His post went something like this, “Every morning when I get to work, I park my car, leave myself in the car, and go …

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Imagining the World Anew Through Creativity: Adam Lerner at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Adam Lerner – TRANSCRIPT I wrote my dissertation, my PhD dissertation on an American artist by the name of Gutzon Borglum. Borglum was a fascinating figure. He largely taught himself how to paint and sculpt, and he somehow worked his way into the company of such great figures as the sculptor Auguste Rodin and the architect …

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Want to Change the World? Start by Being Brave Enough to Care: Cleo Wade (Full Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of artist and poet Cleo Wade’s Talk: Want to Change the World? Start by Being Brave Enough to Care at TED conference. TRANSCRIPT: My best friend recently had a baby. And when I met him, I was in awe of witnessing this tiny, beautiful being enter into our lives. I …

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