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TED Talks - What FACEBOOK And GOOGLE Are Hiding From The World - The Filter Bubble

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:49:52

An important TED Talk by Eli Pariser regarding search engines and social networks tailoring your search results using relevance algorithms based on your web history. THE BOOK - New York Times Bestseller The Filter Bubble: How the New Personalized Web Is Changing What We Read and How We Think by Eli Parser - http://amzn.to/1oBgLBQ 0:15 - Mark Zuckerburg quote to journalist regarding "relevance" 0:40 - Eli's idea of the internet while growing up in Maine 1:00 - Invisible shift in the way information is flowing online 1:27 - Conservative friends had dropped out of his facebook news feed 1:35 - Facebook was looking at what links I clicked on 1:55 - "Invisible algorithmic editing of the web." - Google too 2:15 - There are 57 signals Google looks at to tailor search query results 2:58 - Side by side comparison of Google search results from two different friends using the same search query. Dramatically different 3:25 - This is sweeping the web. Yahoo, Huffington Post, New York Times, etc 3:45 - "A world in which the internet is showing us what it thinks we want to see but not necessarily what we NEED to see." 4:11 - Algorithmic "Filter Bubble" 4:38 - Researchers at Netflix recognized users interesting dualistic struggle 5:28 - Blending "Information Vegetables" with "Information Desserts" 6:05 - Gatekeepers of information old and new 6:35 - No current algorithmic ethics like broadcast editors of old 6:44 - If alogrithms are going to curate the world for us then... 7:19 - Functioning democracy requires citizens to get a good flow of information 7:44 - "New Gatekeepers" need to encode ethical & civic responsibility into algorithms 8:11 - Transparency in filters and some control in what gets filtered 8:25 - Closing Statement - Need the internet to be that thing we all thought it could be... 9:05 - End of TED Talk and beginning of promo for an innovative prosthetics company TED Talk given in Long Beach, California in February of 2011 As a response to this video I wrote the article, "The Filter Bubble - What the Internet is Hiding From You" and can be read here: http://doctorscotthealth.com/social/f... If you have any extra information regarding the current status of this topic in response to this TED Talk by Eli please let me know so I can update my article accordingly. Hope you enjoy this great TED Talk!


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Hacking 101: Frank Heidt at TEDxMidwest

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:49:16

"Hacking 101"! Frank Heidt, one of the world's foremost authorities on cyber security, gives the audience the gift of "straight talk" regarding how companies and people get hacked every day and how to avoid becoming a victim. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)


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Can you learn the hardest language in the world? | Irina Pravet | TEDxOtaniemiED

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:49:16

Irina’s talk at TEDxOtaniemiED is titled ‘Can you learn the hardest language in the world?’ and delves into the increasingly relevant topic of foreign-language speakers learning Finnish. Irina provides examples of unique and interesting yet highly effective methods for learning Finnish - the so-called hardest language in the world. The talk is illustrated with Sketchnotes by Linda Saukko-Rauta at www.redanredan.fi. Born in Romania, raised in Canada and now living in Finland, Irina Pravet has been translating herself across cultures and languages for as long as she can remember. She does not believe in the existence of a fixed set of ‘language learning talents’, instead she believes that we all have the ability to succeed in learning a new language by being strategic, having fun and playing with our natural strengths. Currently Irina is a Finnish language & transitions abroad coach at www.languagecatalyst.com. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx


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The most important language you will EVER learn | Poet Ali | TEDxOrangeCoast

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:49:16

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Do you speak this language? Do you share the experience? These are questions that Poet Ali masterfully tries to answer in an original narrative. This talk explains why we should all learn the most important language that unites us all. Credits: Pictures and media are creative common or belong to the speaker Poet Ali is a Motivational Speaker, Actor, Writer, and Hip Hop Troubadour. He has used his voice and talents to be an advocate for many causes. He has toured global stages in Italy, Spain, the U.K., the Middle East, the Caribbean, and the U.S. As a Motivational Speaker he has been invited to share his talents at multiple national and international conferences and the TED talk stage. He has had many careers: Dancer/Choreographer, Editorial Writer, DJ, Percussionist, Hip Hop Artist, Actor, Teacher, Entrepreneur, Performer, and Speaker. Poet is currently on tour reaching out to the youth through his music, empowerment, and activism and owns a Production Studio in Long Beach, California where he works with Artists, Producers, and Writers from all over the world. Find out much more and join him at: http://www.PoetAli.com About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)


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Learning to be awesome at anything you do, including being a leader | Tasha Eurich | TEDxMileHigh

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:49:16

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Can we learn to lead, or is leadership something we're born with? In this thought-provoking talk, Tasha Eurich shares a prescription to be not just awesome at leadership, but anything else you want to improve. With a contagious passion and energy, Tasha Eurich pairs her scientific savvy in human behavior with a practical approach to solving business challenges. Her life's work is to help companies succeed by making their leaders awesome. In 2013, Tasha released her first book "Bankable Leadership: Happy People, Bottom Line Results and the Power to Deliver Both." It debuted at #8 on the New York Times best-seller list and was named a Top 10 Small Business book by Small Business Trends in 2013. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)


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How to become more confident -- lay down on the street for 30sec | Till H. Groß | TEDxDonauinsel

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:49:00

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Till talks about how he overcame many of his own fears and how everybody can step out of their comfort zone. It all started with Till lying down on the floor in a public place. And it resulted into a world wide movement called "Comfort Zone Crusher". Till explains his psychological concept of comfort zone crushing and how it helps so many people to tackle their fears. Till H. Groß … wildly crushes comfort zones. As soon as Till finished high-school he took his education in his own hands. After reading the whole psychology section of the small town library in his city, he set out to personally meet the authors of the books that thrilled him. In 2011 he started to consciously seek out the best psychologists, therapists and coaches all over Europe in order to learn from them. Having the best teachers possible enabled him to give talks throughout Germany at the age of 19, hold a guest lecture at the University of Vienna at age 20 and conduct his own seminars, found a startup and work as a coach at the age of 21. Now he’s helping hundreds of people all over the world to tackle their fears and step out of their comfort zone. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)


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Top hacker shows us how it's done | Pablos Holman | TEDxMidwest

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:48:40

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB You think your wireless and other technology is safe? From Blue Tooth to automobile remotes, PCs, and "secure" credit cards, Hacker extraordinaire shows how nearly every secure system is vulnerable. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)


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Why I teach people how to hack | Ýmir Vigfússon | TEDxReykjavík

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:48:40

Ýmir tells us why he teaches his students how to hack and how understanding hacking gives an insight into computer security and the best mindset to react to attacks. Ýmir is an assistant professor at Reykjavík University, Ph.D. in computer science, entrepreneur and hacker. Ýmir's website: ymsir.com TEDxReykjavík was held for the fourth time on May 17th 2014 in Harpa conference and concert center. The audience experienced engaging and motivational talks from some of the brightest artists, thinkers and entrepreneurs in Iceland, and from further afield. You can find more about TEDxReykjavík at www.TEDxReykjavik.is facebook.com/tedxreykjavik twitter.com/TedxReykjavik The other videos from TEDxReykjavík 2014: http://ow.ly/yMlTU --- In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)


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Hackschooling makes me happy | Logan LaPlante | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:48:40

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB When 13 year-old Logan LaPlante grows up, he wants to be happy and healthy. He discusses how hacking his education is helping him achieve this goal. About TEDx, x = independently organized event. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)


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How to sound smart in your TEDx Talk | Will Stephen | TEDxNewYork

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:48:40

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In a hilarious talk capping off a day of new ideas at TEDxNewYork, professional funny person Will Stephen shows foolproof presentation skills to make you sound brilliant -- even if you are literally saying nothing. (Full disclosure: This talk is brought to you by two TED staffers, who have watched a LOT of TED Talks.)


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One Simple Method to Learn Any Language | Scott Young & Vat Jaiswal | TEDxEastsidePrep

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:48:40

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While few of us will ever take on the ambitious challenge of learning four foreign languages in a year, many of us yearn to be more proficient in another language. The secret to success as it turns out is simpler than you think. Scott Young is a blogger, speaker and author. He previously spoke at TEDx EastsidePrep about his project “The MIT Challenge” to self-test MIT’s undergraduate computer science curriculum in one year, using their freely available information. His most recent project was with Vat Jaiswal, traveling to four countries, learning languages, with the goal of not speaking English for an entire year. He writes about learning and self-education at his website, ScottHYoung.com. Vat Jaiswal is a graduate student, aspiring architect and filmmaker. His most recent project was with Scott Young on The Year Without English, where he traveled through Spain, Brazil, China, Taiwan and Korea creating four short documentaries on language learning and cultural immersion. He shares his work, including experimental time-lapse photography and an interview series with successful architects, at vatjaiswal.com This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx


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How to find and do work you love | Scott Dinsmore | TEDxGoldenGatePark (2D)

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:48:40

Scott Dinsmore's mission is to change the world by helping people find what excites them and build a career around the work only they are capable of doing. He is a career change strategist whose demoralizing experience at a Fortune 500 job launched his quest to understand why 80% of adults hate the work they do, and more importantly, to identify what the other 20% were doing differently. His research led to experiences with thousands of employees and entrepreneurs from 158 countries. Scott distilled the results down to his Passionate Work Framework - three surprisingly simple practices for finding and doing work you love, that all happen to be completely within our control. He makes his career tools available free to the public through his community at http://LiveYourLegend.net In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations) This talk was shot shot and edited in stereoscopic 3D by Golden Gate 3D and Area 5. http://gg3d.com http://area5.tv To view in 3D, click here: http://youtu.be/5o1nCKGk5Bs


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How to learn any language in six months | Chris Lonsdale | TEDxLingnanUniversity

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:48:40

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Chris Lonsdale is Managing Director of Chris Lonsdale & Associates, a company established to catalyse breakthrough performance for individuals and senior teams. In addition, he has also developed a unique and integrated approach to learning that gives people the means to acquire language or complex technical knowledge in short periods of time. Jan-21-2014 Update. The video transcripts are now available via the following links: English Only: http://www.the-third-ear.com/files/TEDx-ChrisLonsdale-LearnAnyLanguage6Months.pdf English + Chinese Translation: http://www.kungfuenglish.com/files/TEDx-ChrisLonsdale-LearnAnyLanguage6Months-ENG-CHS.pdf In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)


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Drones and the Future of Medicine | Timothy Amukele | TEDxClaremontColleges

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:48:40

Tim Amukele discusses how asking honest questions has led him to explore a creative method of bringing reliable laboratory diagnoses to developing countries. Tim Amukele is an Assistant Professor of Pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; the Medical Director of the Makerere University-Johns Hopkins University laboratory in Kampala, Uganda; and the Associate Director for Clinical Pathology programs for Pathologists Overseas Inc. He studies diagnostic clinical laboratories in developing countries and is working on drone transportation of biological samples to expand the reach of these diagnostic centers. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx


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Smile Your Way to Success | Md. Ariff Azahari | TEDxYouth@Kenyalang

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:48:40

A lot of us has forgotten how to smile. Has you smile today? Sometimes you don't know when someone need your smile the most. Md. Ariff Azahari is the Principal Consultant of Positive Impressions, a Malaysian based HR training and consultancy firm established in 2003. Prior to his career as a professional speaker and trainer, he has served several multi-national companies including HSBC, ROCHE and Maybank Investment Sales Manager. He is a Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) and was appointed as Toastmasters International Region Advisor for South East Asia. To date, he has inspired change in thousands of his participants. He enjoys having an active role in youth development in Sarawak. His passion is to create future leaders through verbal, visual and behavioural effectiveness. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx


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Hacking into the Indian education system | Debarghya Das | TEDxBangalore

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:48:40

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Debarghya Das wanted to help a few friends get their examination results before anyone else but he ended up writing a script that exposed stark anomalies in the grading policies of the Indian education system. He shares his insights from the hack and outlines options to leverage technology for changing education in India. Debarghya Das is an aspiring computer scientist. Last year, he published a blog post about how he wrote a script that eventually exposed stark anomalies in the grading policies of the Indian education system. Having previously worked at Coursera and Google, he is graduating with a Bachelors and Masters degree in Computer Science from Cornell University. Debarghya is extremely passionate both about using technology for large scale societal benefit as well as solving difficult core Computer Science problems. He does research in Artificial Intelligence at Cornell's Robot Learning Lab, where he worked on helping robots like Baxter and PR2 efficiently navigate themselves in human environments. In addition, Debarghya's research at the Cornell Linguistics Lab led to the creation of the world's first accurate tongue controlled game. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)


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Why Happy Couples Cheat | Esther Perel | TED Talks

Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:48:40

Infidelity is the ultimate betrayal. But does it have to be? Relationship therapist Esther Perel examines why people cheat, and unpacks why affairs are so traumatic: because they threaten our emotional security. In infidelity, she sees something unexpected — an expression of longing and loss. A must-watch for anyone who has ever cheated or been cheated on, or who simply wants a new framework for understanding relationships. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector


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Why I read a book a day (and why you should too): the law of 33% | Tai Lopez | TEDxUBIWiltz

Published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:59:08

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In this talk, Tai Lopez reminds us that everyone wants the good life, but not everyone gets the good life because not everyone is willing to do what it takes.


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How to learn any language in six months | Chris Lonsdale | TEDxLingnanUniversity

Published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:59:03

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Chris Lonsdale is Managing Director of Chris Lonsdale & Associates, a company established to catalyse breakthrough performance for individuals and senior teams. In addition, he has also developed a unique and integrated approach to learning that gives people the means to acquire language or complex technical knowledge in short periods of time. Jan-21-2014 Update. The video transcripts are now available via the following links: English Only: http://www.the-third-ear.com/files/TEDx-ChrisLonsdale-LearnAnyLanguage6Months.pdf English + Chinese Translation: http://www.kungfuenglish.com/files/TEDx-ChrisLonsdale-LearnAnyLanguage6Months-ENG-CHS.pdf In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)


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How to travel the world with almost no money | Tomislav Perko | TEDxTUHH

Published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:59:01

Many people daydream about traveling the world, but all of them have the same excuse - lack of money. Tomislav, after traveling the world for years with almost no money, shows how it is possible for everyone to do the same, if they really want to. Tomislav Perko, 29, is a travel writer from Croatia. After a career of a stockbroker, broke because of the financial crisis, he hits the road and turns it into his home. He uses alternative ways of traveling – hitchhiking, couchsurfing, working/volunteering, and manages to wander around the world with just a little bit of money in his pocket, meeting the most amazing people on the way. Five years later, he publishes a book “1000 Days of Spring” and goes around giving lectures about what it means to live on the road. Find out more on his website: http://tomislavperko.com/en/. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx


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How waking up every day at 4.30am can change your life | Filipe Castro Matos | TEDxAUBG

Published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:58:59

Filipe Castro Matos Portuguese entrepreneur, co-founder of O MEU COPO ("MY GLASS"). This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx


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How to Find Work You Love | Scott Dinsmore | TED Talks

Published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:58:56

Scott Dinsmore quit a job that made him miserable, and spent the next four years wondering how to find work that was joyful and meaningful. He shares what he learned in this deceptively simple talk about finding out what matters to you — and then getting started doing it. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector


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Why the Best Hire Might Not Have the Perfect Resume | Regina Hartley | TED Talks

Published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:58:54

Given the choice between a job candidate with a perfect resume and one who has fought through difficulty, human resources executive Regina Hartley always gives the "Scrapper" a chance. As someone who grew up with adversity, Hartley knows that those who flourish in the darkest of spaces are empowered with the grit to persist in an ever-changing workplace. "Choose the underestimated contender, whose secret weapons are passion and purpose," she says. "Hire the Scrapper." TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector


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What Makes a Good Life? Lessons from the Longest Study on Happiness | Robert Waldinger | TED Talks

Published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:58:52

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you're mistaken. As the director of 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector


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Have We Reached the End of Physics? | Harry Cliff | TED Talks

Published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:58:50

Why is there something rather than nothing? Why does so much interesting stuff exist in the universe? Particle physicist Harry Cliff works on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, and he has some potentially bad news for people who seek answers to these questions. Despite the best efforts of scientists (and the help of the biggest machine on the planet), we may never be able to explain all the weird features of nature. Is this the end of physics? Learn more in this fascinating talk about the latest research into the secret structure of the universe. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector


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How to Use Data to Make a Hit TV Show | Sebastian Wernicke | TED Talks

Published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:57:06

Does collecting more data lead to better decision-making? Competitive, data-savvy companies like Amazon, Google and Netflix have learned that data analysis alone doesn't always produce optimum results. In this talk, data scientist Sebastian Wernicke breaks down what goes wrong when we make decisions based purely on data — and suggests a brainier way to use it. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector


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