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TED's list Must See Talks from TED curated "Playlists"

5:27 David Gallo Underwater astonishments
18:25 Sarah Kay If I should have a daughter ...
«««« 19:50 Hans Rosling The best stats you've ever seen dup from most popular
18:49 Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The danger of a single story
19:00 Hugh Herr The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance
20:19 Brené Brown The power of vulnerability
23:41 Bryan Stevenson We need to talk about an injustice
15:49 Alejandro Aravena My architectural philosophy? Bring the community into the process
««««« 21:02 Amy Cuddy Your body language shapes who you are dup most popular
17:40 David Christian The history of our world in 18 minutes
---------------------------------------------------- Proposed Items for Fall 2015 --------------------------------------------------------------------
   18:18  Noreena Hertz  How to Use Experts  
   6:42  Liza Donnelly  Drawing Upon Humor  
   4:15 Sebastian Thrun      Driverless Car  

TED's Funniest Talks from TED curated "Playlists"

««« 14:13 Maysoon Zayid I got 99 problems... palsy is just one

18:56 Ze Frank Nerdcore comedy
«««« 22:52 Emily Levine A theory of everything

12:20 Shawn Achor The happy secret to better work

5:16 Julia Sweeney It's time for "The Talk"
««««« 20:59 Bob Mankoff Anatomy of a New Yorker cartoon Insight on what makes things funny

9:29 Randall Munroe Comics that ask "what if?"

21:00 Sarah Jones A one-woman global village

7:11 Maz Jobrani A Saudi, an Indian and an Iranian walk into a Qatari bar ...
««««« 19:24 Ken Robinson How schools kill creativity Other talks by Ken Robinson

TED's list of 20 most popular (11/2014)  from TED curated "Playlists"

««««« 19:24 Ken Robinson How schools kill creativity  [related book: Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative]
««««« 21:02 Amy Cuddy Your body language shapes who you are
««««  18:04 Simon Sinek How great leaders inspire action
20:19  Brené Brown The power of vulnerability
«««« 18:19 Jill Bolte Taylor My Stroke of insight
«««« 13:50 Pranav Mistry The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology also: 8:42 Meet the SixthSense interaction
16:43 Mary Roach 10 things you didn't know about orgasm
««««« 21:45 Tony Robbins Why we do what we do
««««  18:36 Dan Pink The puzzle of motivation in a different form w/ RSA animation
«««« 5:27 David Gallo Underwater astonishments
21:16 Dan Gilbert The surprising science of happiness
19:04  Susan Cain The power of introverts
«««« 19:09 Elizabeth Gilbert Your elusive creative genius
«««« 9:50 Hans Rosling The best stats you've ever seen 2006
«««« 18:50 Pamela Meyer How to spot a liar
12:20 Shawn Achor The happy secret to better work
«««« 20:19 David Blaine How I held my breath for 17 minutes
19:49 Keith Barry Brain magic
9:37 Cameron Russell Looks aren't everything. Believe me, I'm a model

Talks on the Brain/Mind/Neuroscience [TED play list on How does my brain work]

«««« 16:27 Max Tegmark Consciousness is a mathematical pattern TEDxCambridge 2014
««««« Sebastian Seung The Connectome connections in the brain
««««« Sherwin Nuland How electric shock therapy changed me
   11:41 Jeff Lliff One more reason to get a good night's sleep  
18m Dan Ariely Are we in control of our Decisions (also others by Dan Ariely)

 15:34  Andres Lozano  Parkinson's, depression and the switch that might turn them off  and Alzheimer's
   11:04 Siddhartha Mukherjee:   Soon we'll cure diseases with a cell, not a pill  
   11:04 Sandrine Thuret   You can grow new brain cells. Here's how  
and here                     

Genetics/Medicine/Human Biology

««««« 18m Anthony Atala - Printing a kidney 
20m Paul Wolpe Ethics of Bio Engineering                                               
««««« 17:49 Pam Ronald The Case for Engineering our Food GMO
and here


10m Edith Widder  Giant Squid image
15m Miguel Nicholelis Monkey controls robot  (with it's thoughts)
10:06 Joshua Klein  A thought experiment on the intelligence of crows


Other Interesting Talks

««  18 m Cliff Stoll 18 minutes with an eclectic mind [Also see "private universe" work a Harvard]
««««« Philip Zimbardo               The Psychology of Evil book "The Lucifer Effect"
«««« Dean Kamen    Artificial Arm
Anand Giridharadas A Tale of Two Americas. And the mini-mart where they met American Dream vs Despair

Marc  Goodman A Vision of crimes in the Future book: 
 «««««  22:00  James Nachtwey  My wish: Let my photographs bear witness  
   11:15  Chris Jordan  Turning powerful stats into art  
 «««««  19:07  BJ Miller  What really matters at the end of life  
   7:24  Louie Schwartzberg  Hidden miracles of the natural world  
   20:02  Mike Rowe  Learning from dirty jobs  
 «««««  15:40  Malcolm Gladwell  The unheard story of David and Goliath  
   15:00  Malcolm Gladwell  The strange tale of the Norden bombsight  
 ««««    Kevin Rudd  China-US  Doomed to conflict?   
 «««¶¶    Takaharu Tezuka  The Best Kindergarten you've ever seen  
 ««««    Bjarke Ingels  3 warp speed architecture and design 


12m Tom Thum The orchestra in my mouth
««««« Eric Whitacre 2000 member virtual choir other virtual choir efforts
Itay Talgam Lead like the great conductor 

Emotions, Happiness....

15:46  Helen Fisher a Brain in Love  MRI's of love
Dan Gilbert The science of Happiness

 7:20 Daniele Quercia Happy Maps

Hans Rosling

«««« 19m How not to be ignorant about the world
  • how has the # of deaths from natural disasters changed in the last century
  • women age 30 have spent how many years in school
    (world wide, 3-5 or 7 years; for men it's 8) 
  • how has the percentage of people in extreme poverty changed over the last century?
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15 m
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13 m
10 m
16 m
10 m
Let my dataset change your mind 2009
Asia's Rise - how and when 2009
New insights on poverty 2007
Religion and Babies 2012
HIV facts and details 2009
The Good News of the Decade 2010
The magic washing machine  2010  

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