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  • Leaders with an eye for justice: The talks in Session 4 of TEDWomen 2015

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    TED Staff
    29 May 2015 | 7:01 am
    President Jimmy Carter speaks at TEDWomen2015 – Momentum, Session 4, May 28, 2015, Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, California, USA. Photo: Marla Aufmuth/TED Momentum is great. But how do you sustain it? This session will examine what it takes to keep on keeping on, from speakers who are just starting out and those who’ve been at it for decades. Short recaps of the talks in this session… The number one abuse of human rights. Former president Jimmy Carter begins with jokes (looking out at the audience of mainly women, he muses, “I feel … a little bit…
  • Jimmy Nelson: Gorgeous portraits of the world's vanishing people

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    29 May 2015 | 8:27 am
    When Jimmy Nelson traveled to Siberia to photograph the Chukchi people, elders told him: "You cannot photograph us. You have to wait, you have to wait until you get to know us, you have to wait until you understand us." In this gorgeously photo-filled talk, join Nelson's quest to understand -- the world, other people, himself -- by making astonishing portraits of the world's vanishing tribes and cultures.
  • Jimmy Nelson: Gorgeous portraits of the world's vanishing people

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    29 May 2015 | 8:27 am
    When Jimmy Nelson traveled to Siberia to photograph the Chukchi people, elders told him: "You cannot photograph us. You have to wait, you have to wait until you get to know us, you have to wait until you understand us." In this gorgeously photo-filled talk, join Nelson's quest to understand -- the world, other people, himself -- by making astonishing portraits of the world's vanishing tribes and cultures.
  • The Lady Lifers: A moving song from women in prison for life

    Podcasts
    15 May 2015 | 8:11 am
    The ten women in this chorus have all been sentenced to life in prison. They share a moving song about their experiences — one that reveals their hopes, regrets and fears. "I'm not an angel," sings one, "but I'm not the devil." Filmed at an independent TEDx event inside Muncy State Prison, it's a rare and poignant look inside the world of people imprisoned with no hope of parole. (Note: The prison's Office of Victim Advocacy has ensured that victims were treated fairly and respectfully around this TEDx event.)
  • Pamela Ronald

    After Ted Talks
    brian
    6 May 2015 | 10:10 am
    Pamela Ronald Plant Geneticist Who are you, and what do […] The post Pamela Ronald appeared first on After Ted Talks.
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  • Leaders with an eye for justice: The talks in Session 4 of TEDWomen 2015

    TED Staff
    29 May 2015 | 7:01 am
    President Jimmy Carter speaks at TEDWomen2015 – Momentum, Session 4, May 28, 2015, Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, California, USA. Photo: Marla Aufmuth/TED Momentum is great. But how do you sustain it? This session will examine what it takes to keep on keeping on, from speakers who are just starting out and those who’ve been at it for decades. Short recaps of the talks in this session… The number one abuse of human rights. Former president Jimmy Carter begins with jokes (looking out at the audience of mainly women, he muses, “I feel … a little bit…
  • “I beat Bobby Riggs because I respected him”: Billie Jean King talks the Battle of the Sexes at TEDWomen 2015

    Kate Torgovnick May
    28 May 2015 | 9:43 pm
    Billie Jean King speaks with host Pat Mitchell at TEDWomen2015 – Momentum, Session 4, May 28, 2015, Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, California, USA. Photo: Marla Aufmuth/TED “Bobby Riggs was one of my heroes. I admired him,” says Billie Jean King. “That’s one of the reasons I beat him — because I respected him.” King’s Q&A on the TEDWomen stage begins with a discussion of one of the greatest sports moments of all time: the Battle of the Sexes, a tennis match between King and Riggs, which she won on Sept. 20, 1973. “You must have felt…
  • The many meanings of seduction: The talks in Session 3 of TEDWomen 2015

    TED Staff
    28 May 2015 | 6:55 pm
    Marlene Zuk speaks at TEDWomen2015 – Momentum, Session 3, May 28, 2015, Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, California, USA. Photo: Marla Aufmuth/TED Seduction happens in many forms. The speakers in this session highlight unexpected twists on the topic — a romance of dueling banjos, the allure of insects, and our ever-widening definition of love. Short recaps of the talks in this session… What we learn from insect sex. “You could have an insect-of-the-month calendar and not have to reuse a species for 80,000 years,” says biologist Marlene Zuk. She loves…
  • Extremists are made, not born: Mubin Shaikh speaks at TEDWomen 2015

    Kate Torgovnick May
    28 May 2015 | 6:39 pm
    Mubin Shaikh speaks at TEDWomen2015 – Momentum, Session 3, May 28, 2015, Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, California, USA. Photo: Marla Aufmuth/TED “I initially celebrated the 9/11 attacks,” says Mubin Shaikh. “When the news came in over the radio that a plane had hit the building, the first words that came out of my mouth were ‘God is great.'” This was not a natural response, says Shaikh. “Extremists are made, not born,” he explains. Shaikh grew up in Canada, where he went to a multicultural public school that had warm,…
  • Rethinking work, feminism, connection: The talks in Session 2 of TEDWomen 2015

    TED Staff
    28 May 2015 | 4:13 pm
    Margaret Hefferman speaks at TEDWomen2015 – Momentum, Session 2, May 28, 2015, Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, California, USA. Photo: Marla Aufmuth/TED Some ideas simmer below the surface. This session is dedicated to speakers who bubble them up, from a surprising management thinker to an Ebola researcher who found new inspiration in a song. Short recaps of the talks in this session… Work, the ultimate social experience. Margaret Heffernan is here to flip our thinking on what makes teams productive. It isn’t about brilliant individuals — it’s about a…
 
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  • Jimmy Nelson: Gorgeous portraits of the world's vanishing people

    29 May 2015 | 8:27 am
    When Jimmy Nelson traveled to Siberia to photograph the Chukchi people, elders told him: "You cannot photograph us. You have to wait, you have to wait until you get to know us, you have to wait until you understand us." In this gorgeously photo-filled talk, join Nelson's quest to understand -- the world, other people, himself -- by making astonishing portraits of the world's vanishing tribes and cultures.
  • Sara Seager: The search for planets beyond our solar system

    28 May 2015 | 8:21 am
    Every star we see in the sky has at least one planet orbiting it, says astronomer Sara Seager. So what do we know about these exoplanets, and how can we find out more? Seager introduces her favorite set of exoplanets and shows new technology that can help collect information about them -- and even help us look for exoplanets with life.
  • Yassmin Abdel-Magied: What does my headscarf mean to you?

    27 May 2015 | 8:46 am
    Unconscious bias is a prevalent factor driving culture, causing us all to make assumptions based on our own upbringings and influences. Such implicit prejudice affects everything, and it's time for us to be more thoughtful, smarter, better. In this funny, honest talk, Yassmin Abdel-Magied uses a surprising way to challenge us all to look beyond our initial perceptions.
  • Jeffrey Brown: How we cut youth violence in Boston by 79 percent

    26 May 2015 | 8:06 am
    An architect of the "Boston miracle," Rev. Jeffrey Brown started out as a bewildered young pastor watching his Boston neighborhood fall apart around him, as drugs and gang violence took hold of the kids on the streets. The first step to recovery: Listen to those kids, don't just preach to them, and help them reduce violence in their own neighborhoods. It's a powerful talk about listening to make change.
  • Chris Burkard: The joy of surfing in ice-cold water

    22 May 2015 | 8:13 am
    "Anything that is worth pursuing is going to require us to suffer, just a little bit," says surf photographer Chris Burkard, as he explains his obsession with the coldest, choppiest, most isolated beaches on earth. With jawdropping photos and stories of places few humans have ever seen -- much less surfed -- he draws us into his "personal crusade against the mundane."
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  • Jimmy Nelson: Gorgeous portraits of the world's vanishing people

    29 May 2015 | 8:27 am
    When Jimmy Nelson traveled to Siberia to photograph the Chukchi people, elders told him: "You cannot photograph us. You have to wait, you have to wait until you get to know us, you have to wait until you understand us." In this gorgeously photo-filled talk, join Nelson's quest to understand -- the world, other people, himself -- by making astonishing portraits of the world's vanishing tribes and cultures.
  • Sara Seager: The search for planets beyond our solar system

    28 May 2015 | 8:21 am
    Every star we see in the sky has at least one planet orbiting it, says astronomer Sara Seager. So what do we know about these exoplanets, and how can we find out more? Seager introduces her favorite set of exoplanets and shows new technology that can help collect information about them -- and even help us look for exoplanets with life.
  • Yassmin Abdel-Magied: What does my headscarf mean to you?

    27 May 2015 | 8:46 am
    Unconscious bias is a prevalent factor driving culture, causing us all to make assumptions based on our own upbringings and influences. Such implicit prejudice affects everything, and it's time for us to be more thoughtful, smarter, better. In this funny, honest talk, Yassmin Abdel-Magied uses a surprising way to challenge us all to look beyond our initial perceptions.
  • Jeffrey Brown: How we cut youth violence in Boston by 79 percent

    26 May 2015 | 8:06 am
    An architect of the "Boston miracle," Rev. Jeffrey Brown started out as a bewildered young pastor watching his Boston neighborhood fall apart around him, as drugs and gang violence took hold of the kids on the streets. The first step to recovery: Listen to those kids, don't just preach to them, and help them reduce violence in their own neighborhoods. It's a powerful talk about listening to make change.
  • Chris Burkard: The joy of surfing in ice-cold water

    22 May 2015 | 8:13 am
    "Anything that is worth pursuing is going to require us to suffer, just a little bit," says surf photographer Chris Burkard, as he explains his obsession with the coldest, choppiest, most isolated beaches on earth. With jawdropping photos and stories of places few humans have ever seen -- much less surfed -- he draws us into his "personal crusade against the mundane."
 
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    Podcasts

  • The Lady Lifers: A moving song from women in prison for life

    15 May 2015 | 8:11 am
    The ten women in this chorus have all been sentenced to life in prison. They share a moving song about their experiences — one that reveals their hopes, regrets and fears. "I'm not an angel," sings one, "but I'm not the devil." Filmed at an independent TEDx event inside Muncy State Prison, it's a rare and poignant look inside the world of people imprisoned with no hope of parole. (Note: The prison's Office of Victim Advocacy has ensured that victims were treated fairly and respectfully around this TEDx event.)
  • Elora Hardy: Magical houses, made of bamboo

    12 May 2015 | 7:58 am
    You've never seen buildings like this. The stunning bamboo homes built by Elora Hardy and her team in Bali twist, curve and surprise at every turn. They defy convention because the bamboo itself is so enigmatic. No two poles of bamboo are alike, so every home, bridge and bathroom is exquisitely unique. In this beautiful, immersive talk, she shares the potential of bamboo, as both a sustainable resource and a spark for the imagination. "We have had to invent our own rules," she says.
  • Anand Varma: A thrilling look at the first 21 days of a bee’s life

    11 May 2015 | 8:19 am
    We’ve heard that bees are disappearing. But what is making bee colonies so vulnerable? Photographer Anand Varma raised bees in his backyard — in front of a camera — to get an up close view. This project, for National Geographic, gives a lyrical glimpse into a beehive, and reveals one of the biggest threats to its health, a mite that preys on baby bees in their first 21 days of life. With incredible footage set to music from Rob Moose and the Magik*Magik Orchestra, Varma shows the problem ... and what’s being done to solve it. (This talk was part of a session at TED2015 guest-curated…
  • Tal Danino: Programming bacteria to detect cancer (and maybe treat it)

    7 May 2015 | 8:03 am
    Liver cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to detect, but synthetic biologist Tal Danino had a left-field thought: What if we could create a probiotic, edible bacteria that was "programmed" to find liver tumors? His insight exploits something we're just beginning to understand about bacteria: their power of quorum sensing, or doing something together once they reach critical mass. Danino, a TED Fellow, explains how quorum sensing works -- and how clever bacteria working together could someday change cancer treatment.
  • Abe Davis: New video technology that reveals an object's hidden properties

    5 May 2015 | 8:15 am
    Subtle motion happens around us all the time, including tiny vibrations caused by sound. New technology shows that we can pick up on these vibrations and actually re-create sound and conversations just from a video of a seemingly still object. But now Abe Davis takes it one step further: Watch him demo software that lets anyone interact with these hidden properties, just from a simple video.
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    After Ted Talks

  • Pamela Ronald

    brian
    6 May 2015 | 10:10 am
    Pamela Ronald Plant Geneticist Who are you, and what do […] The post Pamela Ronald appeared first on After Ted Talks.
  • Barat Ali Batoor

    brian
    23 Apr 2015 | 5:14 am
    Barat Ali Batoor Photojournalist Who are you, and what […] The post Barat Ali Batoor appeared first on After Ted Talks.
  • Heather Barnett

    brian
    9 Apr 2015 | 2:36 pm
    Heather Barnett Artist Who are you, and what do you do? […] The post Heather Barnett appeared first on After Ted Talks.
  • Virginia Postrel

    brian
    11 Mar 2015 | 4:58 am
    Virginia Postrel Writer Who are you, and what do you do […] The post Virginia Postrel appeared first on After Ted Talks.
  • Jon Gosier

    brian
    4 Mar 2015 | 6:30 pm
    Jon Gosier Investor, data scientist, entrepreneur Who a […] The post Jon Gosier appeared first on After Ted Talks.
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