Archive for the tag "TED talks"
Rory Sutherland: Life lessons from an ad man
Posted: 9 October, 2010 in comedy/humour, Economics, Education, environment, fun, History, Internet, Language, Media, Medicine, politics and government, values, Video.
Tags: ad man, advertising, agriculture, Ataturk, cell, comedy, Economics, economy, Education, entertainment, environment, Frederick the Great, hummer, humor, humour, hybrid, Internet, Life, marketing, Media, Medicine, mobile, potato, press, Prius, Prussia, Rory Sutherland, social media, TED, TED talks, value, values, Video
Take a moment to be inspired and amazed by something incredible that is going to change your world and that you probably didn’t even know about.
Posted: 12 September, 2010 in Computing, Culture, Education, Internet, Life, Literature, Media, Science, values, Video.
Tags: africa, autodidact, children, collegiate, computer, Computing, Education, educational values, Google, group learning, hole in the wall, India, Internet, Language, learning, mentor, school, search engine, self-directed learning, Sugata Mitra, teacher, teaching, technology, TED, TED talks, terrorism, values
Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Address. Found this, liked it, posted it. Wise, wise, wise.
Posted: 2 May, 2010 in Computing, Education, fun, Internet, Life, values, Video.
Tags: Apple, cancer, career, college, computers, death, Education, family, fun, human values, Jobs, Life, living, love, Macintosh, microsoft, NeXT, pancreas, pancreatic, passion, PC, Pixar, relationship, Stanford, Steve Jobs, TED, TED talks, Toy Story, university, value, values, what matters, wisdom, work
In the Whole Earth Catalog my first words were, “We are as gods and might as well get good at it.”
The first words of Whole Earth Discipline are, “We are as gods and have to get good at it.”
Posted: 18 April, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, environment, Immigration, Life, Literature, politics and government, Science, values, Video.
Tags: climate, coal, development, Divine Right's Trip, Earth, environment, future, global warming, GMO, nuclear power, poverty, renewable power, solar power, Stewart Brand, sustainability, TED, TED talks, third world, urbanisation, Whole Earth Catalogue, Whole Earth Discipline, world
Sam Harris’s TED Talk will challenge even many heathens and infidels as he takes on the Christians’ last stand – that you can’t be moral without a god
Posted: 23 March, 2010 in Australian Values, Culture, Iran, Iraq, Life, politics and government, Racism, Religion, Science, values, Video.
Tags: Australian Values, bible, christianity, Culture, ethics, facts, falsifiable, future of civilisation, God, homosexuality, Islam, morality, neuroscience, proof, Proverbs, rape, Religion, religious values, Sam Harris, Science, society, TED, TED talks, testable, values, Video, women's rights
A year after Tim Berber’s Lee’s plea for Open Source Data on TED Talks: some remarkable achievements. And Microsoft’s Pivot software. The future of the web?
Posted: 14 March, 2010 in Computing, Economics, Internet, Video.
Tags: bbc, BBC World Service, berners-lee, Computing, convergence, dub dub dub, Internet, microsoft, Pivot, technology, TED, TED talks, tim berners-lee, web, world wide web, www
Academic Michael Shermer makes fun of a lot of bad rubbish, bogus ideas and plain dumb thinking. John Cleese makes fun of academics.
Posted: 18 February, 2010 in Australian Values, comedy/humour, Culture, environment, fun, music, Religion, Science, values, Video.
Tags: academics, Andrew Denton, astronomy, Australian cultural values, Australian musical values, Australian Values, Cleese, comedy, crop circles, diving, divining, dowsing, fun, humor, humour, John Cleese, Led Zeppelin, Michael Shermer, miracle, Money or the Gun, music, nonsense, Our Lady, Religion, Rolf Harris, sceptic, Science, scientific values, Shermer, Skeptics, Stairway to Heaven, TED, TED talks, the brain, Tie Me Kangaroo Down, values, virgin Mary
Happy Christmas, or Xmas, or Saturnalia, or Mithraismas, or Festival of Sol Invictus, or whatever dodgy god-bothering suits your fancy…
Posted: 24 December, 2009 in Australian Values, Blogging, comedy/humour, Economics, Education, environment, History, Internet, Life, Media, Medicine, mystery, politics and government, Religion, Science, Sport, values, Video.
Tags: Australian religious values, Australian Values, boxing day, boxing day test, christmas, cricket, cultural values, Dan Gilbert, happiness, happy chrifsmas, Hermann Bondi, Life, life values, Martin Seligman, Mithraismas, noodle, pastafarian, pirate, pleasure, positive psychology, psychology, Religion, religious values, Saturnalia, Science, Sol Invictus, Spaghetti Monster, TED, TED talks, values
Richard St. John, in his extremely popular and highly entertaining TED Talk says there eight secrets of success and you need each one in place.