Archive for the tag "TED"
Sir Roger tells me he really didn’t want to have to write anything today. He has a new pair of Wellington boots and they are chafing his heels. He just wants to put his feet up and go to that nothing box men go to where women are not allowed. Perhaps this will help you [...]
Posted: 21 March, 2011 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Computing, Culture, Internet, Language, Life, Media, politics and government, Science, Sex, Technology, values, Video.
Tags: australia, Australian political values, Australian Values, birth of a word, brain, brains, connection, cultural values, Deb Roy, democracy, election, government, idiots, Labor, Labour, Language, learning, Liberal, mars, men, men's, mens brains, MIT, networking, NSW, NSW election, nsw election ads, NSW politics, O'Farrell, political values, politicians, politicians are idiots, politics, slime, social media, social network, technological values, technology, TED, values, venus, women, women's, womens brains
Being wrong is hard for most of us to take. I watch men in their cars with women, fiercely laying down with utter conviction the way the world really works. Of course I don’t actually know what they’re talking about but like them I think I’m definitely right. Neverthless I always smile knowingly in my [...]
Posted: 19 March, 2011 in Australian Values, Culture, Education, Iraq, Language, Life, Literature, love, mystery, Nature, politics and government, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: being wrong, cultural value, Culture, Hiroshima, Kathryn Schulz, Life, poet, poetry, Point B, Sarah Kay, spoken word, spoken word poet, TED, values, voice, wonder, wrong, wrongology, youth
Sir Ken Robinson PhD is inspiring and hilarious. His first TED talk is the most popular ever. This one is an animation of the RSA talk that he gave this year.
Posted: 20 December, 2010 in comedy/humour, Culture, Economics, Education, environment, fun, History, Internet, Life, Literature, Media, politics and government, Science, Technology, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: creativity, Education, education paradigm, educational values, Enlightenment, humour, Industrial Revolution, insipiring, Ken Robinson, passion, RSA, TED, WikiLeaks
You may be roused by recent events to write to your local member. Here’s an entertaining tutorial on how to do that effectively. It’s from TED, so good, right?
Posted: 12 December, 2010 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Education, Literature, politics and government, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: Assange, communicate, communicate effectively, local member, political values, politicians, politics, representative, results, TED, WikiLeaks, write
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
Daniel Kahneman’s TED Talk confirms Sir Roger’s deep and lengthy investigations into the nature of happiness. Sir Roger is therefore happy (in retrospect).
Posted: 2 March, 2010 in Australian Values, fun, Life, values, Video.
Tags: Australian Values, Daniel Kahneman, design, Education, experience, fulfillment, future, happiness, happy, how to be happy, ideas worth spreading, intellect, lifestyle, lifestyle values, memory, past present, recollection, research, satisfaction, technology, TED, Ted video, the tyranny of memory, values, Video
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.