Tag: TED Talks

Online predators spread fake porn of me. Here’s how I fought back | Noelle Martin

[This talk contains graphic language and descriptions of sexual abuse] Can I get a show of hands who here has ever Googled themselves? I have. But what started off as momentary curiosity very quickly turned into an almost five-year horrific battle that almost ruined my life. I Google Images reverse-searched myself: a function of Google…

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How the magic of kindness helped me survive the Holocaust | Werner Reich

In the rather delightful book “The Little Prince,” there is a quotation, which says “It’s only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible.” And while the author wrote these words sitting in a comfortable chair, somewhere in the United States, I learned this very same lesson miles away in…

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How online marketplaces can help local economies, not hurt them | Amane Dannouni

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Krystian Aparta In February 2013, my wife and I moved to Singapore. Exactly at the same time, Uber has announced it started operations in the country. Now, my wife and I agree on a lot of things, but using Uber was definitely not one of them. While I was excited about…

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The Illusion of Understanding: Phil Fernbach at TEDxGoldenGatePark

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Peter van de Ven So, today is all about passion. Passion is super important, passion is great, but … there’s a dark side to passion, and that’s what I’m going to talk about today. We live in an extremely passionate society. So, we’re on the cusp of an amazing technological revolution…

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Marco Tempest: A magical tale (with augmented reality)

Marco Tempest: What I’d like to show you today is something in the way of an experiment. Today’s its debut. It’s a demonstration of augmented reality. And the visuals you’re about to see are not prerecorded. They are live and reacting to me in real time. I like to think of it as a kind…

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The illusion of being connected | Gen. McChrystal | TEDxMidAtlantic

Translator: Sarah Alonso Reviewer: Elisabeth Buffard Thanks. The reality is we’re in a country and a society where you tend to want more. You want more money, you want more friends, you want more shoes, in case of my wife, I think that’s not possible. (Laughter) But if you have soaring ambitions, what you really…

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What If All Is An Illusion?: Dr Fred Alan Wolf at TEDxReset 2011

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Is your body just an illusion – where to find reality?

Hi, I’m Marc Gielissen. If you appreciate my work, then please subscribe and don’t forget to click the notification bell. We could ask ourselves if the world in which we live is just an illusion, some will just call it the matrix. In my book “Awakening Consciousness” I explain how we are influenced by our…

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Is our world an illusion?

Hi, I’m Marc Gielissen. If you appreciate my work. then please subscribe and don’t forget to click the notification bell. We could ask ourselves if the world in which we live is just an illusion, some will just call it the matrix. In my book “Awakening Consciousness” I explain how we are influenced by our…

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Talent is an illusion: Olivia Bee at TEDxAthens 2013

Translator: Florencia Sisi Reviewer: Julieta Baccaro Hi guys, I’m Olivia Bee. I’m a photographer and director out of Brooklyn, New York. Thank you so much for having me in Athens. This place is totally amazing. I’m here to talk to you about a lot of things. I guess I should have divided this into 6…

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