Tag: Social Science

Harriet Martineau & Gender Conflict Theory: Crash Course Sociology #8

Harriet Martineau & Gender Conflict Theory: Crash Course Sociology #8

Where my ladies at? Seriously, we’ve spent a lot of time learning about the origins of sociology, and all of the founders we’ve talked about so far have been men. That’s because, when sociology was becoming an academic discipline, women didn’t have the same access to education. In fact, it was considered improper in the

Our Current Knowledge Society | Rumi Chunara | TEDxSugarLand

Our Current Knowledge Society | Rumi Chunara | TEDxSugarLand

Translator: Imamali Dadashzada Reviewer: Denise RQ In 2013, riding the wave of Google Flu Trends, our research group found that Google search queries from Thailand could actually be predictive of the number of cases of malaria in Thailand. But what would happen when we looked a little bit closer is we found that some of

Social Computing for Social Good in Low-Resource Environments

Social Computing for Social Good in Low-Resource Environments

[MUSIC]>>I think a lot of you already know Aditya, but he is a PhD candidate in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of Washington, and he spent a lot of time at Microsoft Research, Bangalore as one of their associate researchers. Is that what they call it there? Assistant researcher?>>Assistant researcher.>>Assistant researcher.

How to cope with anxiety | Olivia Remes | TEDxUHasselt

How to cope with anxiety | Olivia Remes | TEDxUHasselt

Translator: Denise RQ Reviewer: Robert Deliman Imagine that you’re getting ready to go to a party. You feel excited, but also nervous, and you’ve got this feeling in your stomach almost like another heartbeat. There’s something holding you back, holding you back from getting too happy. “No, you mustn’t get too happy. Better to be

Bringing Healthcare to the People

Bringing Healthcare to the People

– In Africa, there are millions of people who live out of the reach of healthcare. One out of five children will not reach the age of five. They will die from malaria, pneumonia, conditions we know how to treat. – It does not have to be that way. – The traditional model for healthcare

The Simple Cure for Loneliness | Baya Voce | TEDxSaltLakeCity

The Simple Cure for Loneliness | Baya Voce | TEDxSaltLakeCity

Reviewer: Queenie Lee Loneliness is an emotional state that we have when we’re feeling disconnected. But our need for connection is ingrained in our DNA. Loneliness is a signal, just like fight-or-flight, that something isn’t right. Loneliness is a public health crisis. But one in five Americans suffer from loneliness, which means if you haven’t

The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala

The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala

Translator: Linda Anderson Reviewer: Rebecca DeHovitz So, I have a Facebook friend whose life seems perfect. She lives in a gorgeous house. And she has a really rewarding career. And she and her family go on all these exciting adventures together on the weekends. And I swear that they must take a professional photographer along