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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

Teaching without words | Matthew Peterson | TEDxOrangeCoast

Teaching without words | Matthew Peterson | TEDxOrangeCoast

Translator: Ariana Bleau Lugo Reviewer: Maria Carolina Aguirre J. In school, the way of conveying ideas is through words. A teacher walks up to the board writes words, says words, students receive books with words, and are expected to respond to questions with words. The vast majority of teaching is done through words. But let’s

How to escape education’s death valley | Sir Ken Robinson

How to escape education’s death valley | Sir Ken Robinson

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Thank you very much. I moved to America 12 years ago with my wife Terry and our two kids. Actually, truthfully, we moved to Los Angeles — (Laughter) thinking we were moving to America, but anyway — (Laughter) It’s a short plane ride from Los Angeles to America. (Laughter)

Vegans on top: Ori Shavit at TEDxHiriya

Vegans on top: Ori Shavit at TEDxHiriya

Translator: TED Translators admin Reviewer: Leonardo Silva What if I told you that you can change the world everytime you go to the supermarket, prepare dinner, or visit a restaurant, and even enjoy every bite? Well, if you said that to me only two years ago, I would have laughed in your face. Back then,

Eric Dishman: Health care should be a team sport

Eric Dishman: Health care should be a team sport

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I want to share some personal friends and stories with you that I’ve actually never talked about in public before to help illustrate the idea and the need and the hope for us to reinvent our health care system around the world. Twenty-four years ago, I had — a