Choosing What Matters Most to You | David Singleton | Google Zeitgeist

My team, I’m personally based right here in London, is responsible for Android Wear which is our platform for wearables based on Google’s compute platform. And we’re really working very hard to bring all of that power to you wherever you are, because a wearable product is fundamentally always right there. You can glance at it and see […]

Theaster Gates: How to revive a neighborhood: with imagination, beauty and art

I’m a potter, which seems like a fairly humble vocation. I know a lot about pots. I’ve spent about 15 years making them. One of the things that really excites me in my artistic practice and being trained as a potter is that you very quickly learn how to make great things out of nothing; that I spent […]

How to fix travel | Doug Lansky | TEDxStockholm

Translator: Annika Bidner Reviewer: Mile Živković Travel has gone from this — brave, uncharted, unique and authentic destinations to this — (Laughter) — safe mass market destinations and big business. And by big business, I mean 1.4 trillion dollars last year, in international travel alone. OK, it’s making money. But let me ask this: are we making travel […]

Why I read a book a day (and why you should too): the law of 33% | Tai Lopez | TEDxUBIWiltz

Translator: Emily Biegas Reviewer: Maricene Crus Everybody wants the good life, but not everybody gets the good life, right? Imagine for a second if right now, today, how much more successful would you be if you just started a company 50/50 with Bill Gates as your business partner and he was using every trick of the trade that […]

What will future jobs look like? | Andrew McAfee

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast The writer George Eliot cautioned us that, among all forms of mistake, prophesy is the most gratuitous. The person that we would all acknowledge as her 20th-century counterpart, Yogi Berra, agreed. He said, “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” I’m going to ignore their cautions and make one very […]

What’s wrong with volunteer travel?: Daniela Papi at TEDxOxbridge

Translator: kevin chan Reviewer: Denise RQ “What’s wrong with volunteer travel?”, you ask; well, I believe the growing practice of sending young people abroad to volunteer is setting us up for failure. I’m going to tell you about my practices, my experience volunteering, some of the trends that I’ve seen, and also some ideas I have for how […]

A Saudi, an Indian and an Iranian walk into a Qatari bar … | Maz Jobrani

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Hello, Doha. Hello! Salaam alaikum. I love coming to Doha. It’s such an international place. It feels like the United Nations here. You land at the airport, and you’re welcomed by an Indian lady who takes you to Al Maha Services, where you meet a Filipino lady who hands you off to […]

Hackschooling makes me happy | Logan LaPlante | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Translator: Stivens Arango Reviewer: Pei Fang Ng When you’re a kid, you get asked this one particular question a lot. It really gets kind of annoying. “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Now, adults are hoping for answers like “I want to be an Astronaut” or “I want to be a Neurosurgeon”. You adults […]