Posts Tagged ‘TED Lectures’

Transforming yourself — Robert Greene

Why do we fixate on the things we can see immediately when we crave change?

In this passionate talk Robert Greene shares the key to transforming ourselves and also talks about his own personal transformation and his path to becoming a bestselling author.

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We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim

There is a corruption at the heart of American politics, caused by the dependence of Congressional candidates on funding from the tiniest percentage of citizens.

That’s the argument at the core of this blistering talk by legal scholar Lawrence Lessig.

With rapid-fire visuals, he shows how the funding process weakens the Republic in the most fundamental way, and issues a rallying bipartisan cry that will resonate with many in the U.S. and beyond.

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Your body is my canvas – Alexa Meade

Is that a painting — or a person?

Unconventional artist Alexa Meade slathers her subjects with paint, and even dunks them in a bathtub of milk, in pursuit of the perfect portrait. The results will make you question where reality begins and ends, and what it means to create art.

Alexa Meade selects a topic and then paints it–literally. She covers everything in a scene–people, chairs, food, you name it–in a mask of paint that mimics what’s below it. In this eye-opening talk Meade shows off photographs of some of the more outlandish results, and shares a new project involving people, paint and milk.

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How the TED Conference Got It’s Start

On this episode of Epiphany, Richard Saul Wurman shares the guiding principles behind his creation of the TED and WWW conferences.

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The happy secret to better work – Shawn Achor

We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards?

In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity.

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The Power of Seduction in Our Everyday Lives: Chen Lizra

With nearly a decade of experience in the animation industry, working on projects for MTV, TVA, Alliance Atlantis, Mainframe Entertainment and Radical Entertainment, Chen Lizra’s intellect, imagination and creative thinking evolved her into a branding expert.

In 2009 & 2012 Chen was nominated as one of the “YWCA Women of Distinction in Vancouver,” and was recently honored by the Australian government with a Distinguished Talent Permanent Visa for her international achievements in the arts. As the international author of “My Seductive Cuba, a unique travel guide”, Chen has won two awards in the US, including the prestigious IPPY Book Award. With a passion for dance and creative movement, Lizra offers students seduction workshops and focused lectures and seminars about the art of seduction in our everyday lives.

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A new ecosystem for electric cars – Shai Agassi

Discover what Shai Agassi is doing with electric cars in Israel, Denmark, Australia, and San Francisco.

Hybrid cars are like mermaids.
When you want a fish you get a woman.
When you need a woman you get a fish.

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