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The education revolution and our global future | David Baker | TEDxFulbright

The education revolution and our global future | David Baker | TEDxFulbright

Translator: Carol Wang Reviewer: Zsófia Herczeg I’d like to talk to you today about a very common large topic – education, schooling, from pre-school all the way through university, all the way to adult education. We love to talk about Read more…


Will automation take away all our jobs? | David Autor

Will automation take away all our jobs? | David Autor

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Joanna Pietrulewicz Here’s a startling fact: in the 45 years since the introduction of the automated teller machine, those vending machines that dispense cash, the number of human bank tellers employed in the United States has Read more…


Public education — are we under, over or just misspending? Michelle Rhee at TEDxWallStreet

Public education — are we under, over or just misspending? Michelle Rhee at TEDxWallStreet

Translator: Gustavo Rocha Reviewer: Capa Girl Good afternoon, my name is Michelle Rhee, I am the former chancellor of the Washington DC schools I’m also currently the CEO of an organization called Students First. And the whole idea behind Students Read more…


TEDxRamallah Munir Fasheh منير فاشه Occupation of knowledge الاحتلال المعرفي

TEDxRamallah Munir Fasheh منير فاشه Occupation of knowledge الاحتلال المعرفي

You’ve heard many stories and I’m sure you are all tired and hungry but bear with me for 15 minutes to talk about something a little different. We’ve heard a lot about the internet and technology and the wonders of Read more…


What will future jobs look like? | Andrew McAfee

What will future jobs look like? | Andrew McAfee

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast The writer George Eliot cautioned us that, among all forms of mistake, prophesy is the most gratuitous. The person that we would all acknowledge as her 20th-century counterpart, Yogi Berra, agreed. He said, “It’s Read more…


Change in the Economics Profession Can Come From the Outside

Change in the Economics Profession Can Come From the Outside

The picture is quite frightening, it is true. I think that a solution to this huge problem of incentives to the economists may actually come from outside, especially in Europe or in other Western countries. But not only. I think Read more…


Mindfulness, Humility & Holistic Approach to Education: Gadadhara Pandit Dasa at TEDxTeachersCollege

Mindfulness, Humility & Holistic Approach to Education: Gadadhara Pandit Dasa at TEDxTeachersCollege

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Good morning. They asked us to wear solid colors, so I thought I’d put on orange for the occasion. (Laughter) This morning I’d like to speak a little bit about mindfulness, humility, Read more…


How America’s public schools keep kids in poverty | Kandice Sumner

How America’s public schools keep kids in poverty | Kandice Sumner

I want to talk to you about my kids. Now, I know everyone thinks that their kid is the most fantastic, the most beautiful kid that ever lived. But mine really are. (Laughter) I have 696 kids, and they are Read more…


3 moons and a planet that could have alien life | James Green

3 moons and a planet that could have alien life | James Green

Is there life beyond Earth in our solar system? Wow, what a powerful question. You know, as a scientist — planetary scientist — we really didn’t take that very seriously until recently. Carl Sagan always said, “It takes extraordinary evidence Read more…


Creative thinking – how to get out of the box and generate ideas: Giovanni Corazza at TEDxRoma

Creative thinking – how to get out of the box and generate ideas: Giovanni Corazza at TEDxRoma

Translator: Michele Gianella Reviewer: Elisabeth Buffard Sometimes, easy means difficult. Have you ever been assigned an easy task, which for you is actually very difficult to perform, and maybe for nobody else? That is when you experience frustration. I have Read more…