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Human trafficking: Rachel Lloyd at TEDxUChicago 2012

Human trafficking: Rachel Lloyd at TEDxUChicago 2012

Translator: Fanya Balabanova Reviewer: Robert Tucker Thank you so much. So I’d like to start my story in 1997 when I first came to the US. I was originally working with adult women. I came originally to work with adult women coming out of the sex industry. And so in that first literally few days,

Cross cultural communication | Pellegrino Riccardi | TEDxBergen

Cross cultural communication | Pellegrino Riccardi | TEDxBergen

Translator: Ilze Garda Reviewer: Denise RQ It’s really great to be in Bergen, this is the second time this week. I live in Oslo, I guess I’m living in the wrong place. (Laughter) As you quite rightly say, my name Pellegrino, which is my first name, means ‘pilgrim’. It was given to me by my

The wisdom of sociology: Sam Richards at TEDxLacador

The wisdom of sociology: Sam Richards at TEDxLacador

Translator: Claudia Sander Reviewer: Denise RQ When I was young, I thought that my freedom and my independence were the two most important things in my life. And in fact, I thought that happiness could only come from me directing my own destiny, in a way that was independent and free from the influences of

How to read the genome and build a human being | Riccardo Sabatini

How to read the genome and build a human being | Riccardo Sabatini

For the next 16 minutes, I’m going to take you on a journey that is probably the biggest dream of humanity: to understand the code of life. So for me, everything started many, many years ago when I met the first 3D printer. The concept was fascinating. A 3D printer needs three elements: a bit

A guerilla gardener in South Central LA | Ron Finley

A guerilla gardener in South Central LA | Ron Finley

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I live in South Central. This is South Central: liquor stores, fast food, vacant lots. So the city planners, they get together and they figure they’re going to change the name South Central to make it represent something else, so they change it to South Los Angeles, like this

Religions and babies | Hans Rosling

Religions and babies | Hans Rosling

Translator: Timothy Covell Reviewer: Morton Bast I’m going to talk about religion. But it’s a broad and very delicate subject, so I have to limit myself. And therefore I will limit myself to only talk about the links between religion and sexuality. (Laughter) This is a very serious talk. So I will talk of what

The way we think about charity is dead wrong | Dan Pallotta

The way we think about charity is dead wrong | Dan Pallotta

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I want to talk about social innovation and social entrepreneurship. I happen to have triplets. They’re little. They’re five years old. Sometimes I tell people I have triplets. They say, “Really? How many?” (Laughter) Here’s a picture of the kids — that’s Sage, and Annalisa and Rider. Now, I

My love letter to cosplay | Adam Savage

My love letter to cosplay | Adam Savage

There’s this fact that I love that I read somewhere once, that one of the things that’s contributed to homo sapiens’ success as a species is our lack of body hair — that our hairlessness, our nakedness combined with our invention of clothing, gives us the ability to modulate our body temperature and thus be