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Bring on the learning revolution! | Sir Ken Robinson

Bring on the learning revolution! | Sir Ken Robinson

I was here four years ago, and I remember, at the time, that the talks weren’t put online. I think they were given to TEDsters in a box, a box set of DVDs, which they put on their shelves, where Read more…


Every kid needs a champion | Rita Pierson

Every kid needs a champion | Rita Pierson

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I have spent my entire life either at the schoolhouse, on the way to the schoolhouse, or talking about what happens in the schoolhouse. (Laughter) Both my parents were educators, my maternal grandparents were Read more…


What makes us feel good about our work? | Dan Ariely

What makes us feel good about our work? | Dan Ariely

Translator: Timothy Covell Reviewer: Morton Bast I want to talk a little bit today about labor and work. When we think about how people work, the naive intuition we have is that people are like rats in a maze — Read more…


Let’s use video to reinvent education | Salman Khan

Let’s use video to reinvent education | Salman Khan

Khan Academy is most known for its collection of videos, so before I go any further, let me show you a little bit of a montage. (Video) Salman Khan: So the hypotenuse is now going to be five. This animal’s Read more…


Why 30 is not the new 20 | Meg Jay

Why 30 is not the new 20 | Meg Jay

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast When I was in my 20s, I saw my very first psychotherapy client. I was a Ph.D. student in clinical psychology at Berkeley. She was a 26-year-old woman named Alex. Now Alex walked into Read more…


Mosquitos, malaria and education | Bill Gates

Mosquitos, malaria and education | Bill Gates

I wrote a letter last week talking about the work of the foundation, sharing some of the problems. And Warren Buffet had recommended I do that — being honest about what was going well, what wasn’t, and making it kind Read more…


Larry Smith: Why you will fail to have a great career

Larry Smith: Why you will fail to have a great career

Translator: Thu-Huong Ha Reviewer: Morton Bast I want to discuss with you this afternoon why you’re going to fail to have a great career. (Laughter) I’m an economist. I do dismal. End of the day, it’s ready for dismal remarks. Read more…


Larry Smith | What you NEED to do to Have a Great Career

Larry Smith | What you NEED to do to Have a Great Career

Hi everybody and welcome to AQ’s Blog & Grill. We’re really excited today to have Dr. Larry Smith with us. Now Larry has a new book coming out and I think it’s a leap from his six million view TED Read more…


Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums

Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums

It’s a great pleasure to be here. It’s a great pleasure to speak after Brian Cox from CERN. I think CERN is the home of the Large Hadron Collider. What ever happened to the Small Hadron Collider? Where is the Read more…


A 12-year-old app developer | Thomas Suarez

A 12-year-old app developer | Thomas Suarez

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Thu-Huong Ha I’ve always had a fascination for computers and technology, and I made a few apps for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. I’d like to share a couple with you today. My first app Read more…