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TED (Organization)

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Works: 3,426 works in 3,462 publications in 6 languages and 6,451 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Handbooks and manuals  Educational films  Humor 
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Most widely held works by TED (Organization)
Bettina Warburg : How the Blockchain Will Radically Transform the Economy( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Say hello to the decentralized economy, the blockchain is about to change everything. In this lucid explainer of the complex (and confusing) technology, Bettina Warburg describes how the blockchain will eliminate the need for centralized institutions like banks or governments to facilitate trade, evolving age-old models of commerce and finance into something far more interesting: a distributed, transparent, autonomous system for exchanging value
Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi : an Interview with the Founders of Black Lives Matter( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born out of a social media post, the Black Lives Matter movement has sparked discussion about race and inequality across the world. In this spirited conversation with Mia Birdsong, the movement's three founders share what they've learned about leadership and what provides them with hope and inspiration in the face of painful realities. Their advice on how to participate in ensuring freedom for everybody: join something, start something and "sharpen each other, so that we all can rise
TEDTalks : David S. Rose, 10 things to know before you pitch a VC for money( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Pitch Coach" David S. Rose is an expert on the business pitch. As an entrepreneur, he has raised millions for his own companies, and, as an investor, he has funded millions more. He's been a mentor to hundreds of startup hopefuls (sometimes even a funder) and his rapid-fire seminars on pitching to venture capitalists are sought-after and celebrated. Described as a "world-conquering entrepreneur," by BusinessWeek, Rose's mission is to give future movers-and-shakers support and encouragement under Rose Tech Ventures. Rose leads a rapid-fire discussion in this empowering TEDTalk, giving viewers an understanding of the 10 things they need to know and prove to a venture capitalist before firing up a slideshow
TEDTalks : Alan Kay - A Powerful Idea About Teaching Ideas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The best way to predict the future is to invent it." Alan Kay not only coined this favorite tech-world adage, but has proven its truth several times. A true polymath and inventor, he has combined engineering brilliance with knowledge of child development, epistemology, molecular biology, and more. One of the true luminaries of personal computing, Alan Kay conceived of laptops and graphical interfaces years before they were realized. At XeroxPARC, Apple, HP, and Disney, he developed tools for improving the mind. Kay envisions better techniques for teaching kids by using computers to illustrate experience in many ways--mathematically and scientifically--that only computers can in this TEDTalk
Summary of TED Talks : the official TED guide to public speaking by Chris Anderson( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary of TED Talks by Chris Anderson Includes Analysis Preview: TED Talks is a comprehensive handbook for learning the now-famous TED talk style. TED is a world-renowned conference series founded by Ricky Wurman and Harry Marks in 1984. The book provides tips, tricks, and practical advice to readers who wish to become proficient in delivering effective speeches. The skills described in the book can be applied to a work presentation in a small conference room or a lecture in front of thousands of people. Even though many Americans fear public speaking, the art of giving a great speech is just another skill that can be learned. There is not a single, set style for delivering a great speech. Speakers must find the style, preparation method, and delivery that works best for them. While it is important to focus on developing presentation skills, the first objective of all speakers should be to ensure they have an idea that others will find useful or edifying ... PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary of TED Talks: ℗ʺ Overview of the Book ℗ʺ Important People ℗ʺ Key Takeaways ℗ʺ Analysis of Key Takeaways About the Author With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways and analyze them for your convenience
10 Things to Know Before You Pitch a VC for Money( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pitch Coach" David S. Rose is an expert on the business pitch. As an entrepreneur, he has raised millions for his own companies, and, as an investor, he has funded millions more. He's been a mentor to hundreds of startup hopefuls (sometimes even a funder) and his rapid-fire seminars on pitching to venture capitalists are sought-after and celebrated. Described as a "world-conquering entrepreneur," by BusinessWeek, Rose's mission is to give future movers-and-shakers support and encouragement under Rose Tech Ventures. Rose leads a rapid-fire discussion in this empowering TEDTalk, giving viewers an understanding of the 10 things they need to know and prove to a venture capitalist before firing up a slideshow
TEDTalks : Michael Pawlyn - Using Nature's Genius in Architecture( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How can architects build a new world of sustainable beauty? By learning from nature. At TEDSalon in London, Michael Pawlyn describes three habits of nature that could transform architecture and society: radical resource efficiency, closed loops, and drawing energy from the sun
TEDTalks : Billy Graham - Technology, Faith, and Human Shortcomings( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graham has preached the Gospel to more people in live audiences than anyone else in history - nearly 215 million people in more than 185 countries and territories. Graham is the author of more than 25 books and his appeal in both the secular and religious arenas is evidenced by the wide range of groups that have honored him. He was the first major evangelist to speak behind the Iron Curtain, calling for peace in countries throughout Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, and during the Apartheid era, he refused to visit South Africa until its government allowed for desegregated audiences. Speaking at TED in 1998, this legendary TEDTalk shows the Reverend Billy Graham marvel at technology's power to improve lives and change the world. He believes the end of evil, suffering, and death will come only after the world accepts Christ
TEDTalks : Rodney Brooks - How Robots Will Invade Our Lives( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MIT professor Rodney Brooks studies and engineers robot intelligence, looking for the holy grail of robotics: the AGI, or artificial general intelligence. Brooks realized that building the biggest brain possible and teaching it everything we could think of would never work. What would work is a robot who learns like we do, by trial-and-error, and one who has many separate parts that learn separate jobs. A founder of the iRobot, makers of the Roomba vacuum, Brooks recently left that company to start Heartland Robotics. In this prophetic TEDTalk, roboticist Brooks talks about how robots are going to work their way into our lives--starting with toys and moving into household chores--and beyond
TEDTalks : Reed Kroloff, architecture, modern and romantic( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Known throughout the architecture community for his award-winning tenure as editor-in-chief of Architecture magazine, Reed Kroloff came into the spotlight after Hurricane Katrina. As Dean of Architecture at Tulane University, he was responsible for bringing back 97% of the school's student body and 100% of its faculty after the disaster. He was appointed to the Bring New Orleans Back Commission by New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin in 2005 in order to assist in the reconstruction of the city and to help avoid creating "a bad cartoon version of what New Orleans actually is." Kroloff continues to promote excellence in urban design through his writing and his consulting firm Jones Kroloff. In this TEDTalk, he gives us a new lens for judging new architecture: is it modern, or is it romantic? He provides glorious images from two leading practices and a blistering crique of the 9/11 planning process
TEDTalks : Ross Lovegrove, the power and beauty of organic design( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this TEDTalk, Ross Lovegrove expounds his philosophy of "fat-free," minimal design and offers insight into several of his extraordinary products, including the Ty Nant water bottle and the Go chair. Considered a true pioneer of industrial design, Lovegrove, or "Captain Organic" as he is also known, merges his love of high tech with the natural world to create pieces that are inspired by principles of evolution and microbiology. This accomplished designer has worked for such clients as Apple, Issey Miyake, Herman Miller, and Airbus and was awarded the World Technology Award for design. "Lovegrove's specialty is in qualifying the present moment in design, rather than restyling the past, by employing new technologies with new materials to define new shapes," says The New York Times
TEDTalks : Juan Enriquez--why can't we grow new energy?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A broad thinker who studies the intersection of science, business, and society, Juan Enriquez is the former CEO of Mexico City's Urban Development Corporation and chief of staff for Mexico's secretary of state. His latest book, The United States of America, looks at the forces threatening America's future as a unified country. In this lively TEDTalk, this founding director of the Harvard Business School Life Sciences Project challenges our definition of bioenergy. Oil, coal, gas, and other hydrocarbons are not chemical but biological products based on plant matter, and thus, growable. Our entire approach to fuel, he argues, needs to change. According to Nicholas Negroponte: "Juan Enriquez will change your view of change itself."
TEDTalks : George Whitesides - Toward a Science of Simplicity( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simplicity: We know it when we see it - but what is it, exactly? In this funny, philosophical talk, George Whitesides chisels out an answer
TEDTalks : Rufus Griscom + Alisa Volkman - Let's Talk Parenting Taboos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babble.com publishers Rufus Griscom and Alisa Volkman, in a lively tag-team, expose four facts that parents never, ever admit - and why they should. Funny and honest, for parents and nonparents alike
TEDTalks : Seyi Oyesola - Rich Hospital, Poor Hospital( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physician Seyi Oyesola has noticed that a high number of common, survivable ailments and injuries -- including burns, trauma, and heart attacks -- are killing thousands of Africans each year because basic medical care is inaccessible. To help bring surgical care to every region of the continent, Oyesola co-developed CompactOR, or the "Hospital in a Box," a portable, medical system that contains anesthetic and surgical equipment. The operating suite is light enough to be dropped into inaccessible zones by helicopter and can be powered by solar panels. "We jokingly refer to [intensive care] as 'Expensive Scare, '" says Oyesola in this engaging TEDTalk. His photo tour of a Nigerian teaching hospital -- all low-tech hacks and donated supplies -- drives home the challenge of doing basic health care in this underdeveloped country
Brian Little : Who Are You, Really? The Puzzle of Personality( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What makes you, you? Psychologists like to talk about our traits, or defined characteristics that make us who we are. But Brian Little is more interested in moments when we transcend those traits sometimes because our culture demands it of us, and sometimes because we demand it of ourselves. Join Little as he dissects the surprising differences between introverts and extroverts and explains why your personality may be more malleable than you think
Chris Anderson : TED's Secret to Great Public Speaking( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's no single formula for a great talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones have in common. TED Curator Chris Anderson shares this secret along with four ways to make it work for you. Do you have what it takes to share an idea worth spreading?
Melissa Walker : Art Can Heal PTSD's Invisible Wounds( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trauma silences its victims, says creative arts therapist Melissa Walker, but art can help those suffering from the psychological wounds of war begin to open up and heal. In this inspiring talk, Walker describes how mask-making, in particular, allows afflicted servicemen and women reveal what haunts them and, finally, start to let it go
Reshma Saujani : Teach Girls Bravery, not Perfection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We're raising our girls to be perfect, and we're raising our boys to be brave, says Reshma Saujani, the founder of Girls Who Code. Saujani has taken up the charge to socialize young girls, to take risks and learn to program two skills they need to move society forward. To truly innovate, we cannot leave behind half of our population, she says. "I need each of you to tell every young woman you know to be comfortable with imperfection
Adam Foss : a Prosecutor's Vision for a Better Justice System( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a kid commits a crime, the US justice system has a choice: prosecute to the full extent of the law, or take a step back and ask if saddling young people with criminal records is the right thing to do every time. In this searching talk, Adam Foss, a prosecutor with the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office in Boston, makes his case for a reformed justice system that replaces wrath with opportunity, changing people's lives for the better instead of ruining them
 
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