Posts Tagged ‘TED’

The (Re)Touched Lives & Photos of the 2011 Japanese Tsunami Victims [VIDEO]

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Photo re-toucher Becci Manson, together with local volunteers and a global group of colleagues she recruited online, helped clean and fix photos of the victims of the 2011 Japanese tsunami, restoring those memories to their owners. Found at YouTube from TEDtalksDirector.

Don’t Wait To Be A Hero

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Volunteer firefighter Mark Bezos tells a story of an act of heroism that didn’t go quite as expected — but that taught him a big lesson: Don’t wait to be a hero. Found at TED.

How To Understand Global Population Growth

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Hans Rosling uses analog techniques to explain world population growth. Found at YouTube from TEDtalksDirector.

How To Simplify The Law

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Alan Siegel explains how to simplify legal jargon using the 2,074 page healthcare reform law as an example. Found at YouTube from TEDtalksDirector via Holy Kaw!

How To Live To 100

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner and team study the world’s “Blue Zones,” communities whose elders live with vim and vigor to record-setting age. At TEDxTC, he shares the 9 common diet and lifestyle habits that keep them spry past age 100. Found at YouTube from TEDtalksDirector.

Bill Gates Discusses Mosquitos & Education

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Bill Gates hopes to solve some of the world’s biggest problems using a new kind of philanthropy. In a passionate and funny 18 minutes, he asks us to consider two big questions and how we might answer them.