Tag: TEDxTalks

Deaf Poets Society | Douglas Ridloff | TEDxVienna

Deaf Poets Society | Douglas Ridloff | TEDxVienna

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I have two Deaf boys. They’re so rare and so unique. I’m blessed and they are blessed because they can play with their sign language in their home environment, which is a safe space for them. When I watch them sign, I realize what a treasure sign

Neighborhood Revitalization through Culture, Community, and Creativity | Jason Jackson | TEDxMemphis

Neighborhood Revitalization through Culture, Community, and Creativity | Jason Jackson | TEDxMemphis

Translator: Andréia Matias Reviewer: Mirjana Čutura There’s an inherent beauty in utilizing the resources available and repurposing that allows for authenticity while simultaneously being able to create something new and different and inspire change. I grew up in a low-income neighborhood, and we had to be pretty resourceful. My sisters and I shared a room,

The future evolution of human sexuality | Peter Tatchell | TEDxOxbridge

The future evolution of human sexuality | Peter Tatchell | TEDxOxbridge

Translator: Ilze Garda Reviewer: Denise RQ What want to do with you today is to share some ideas, some speculative ideas about the future evolution of human sexuality. My starting point is that, as we all know, in Western societies, although certainly not in many non-Western societies, there is ever greater acceptance of LGBT rights

Rape Culture | Reagan Williams | TEDxArkansasStateUniversity

Rape Culture | Reagan Williams | TEDxArkansasStateUniversity

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Peter van de Ven On January 8th of 2012, a fourteen-year-old girl asked a friend to come over for a slumber party. The two have been friends since early childhood, even though they were separated by a grade in school, and they started out the evening drinking and watching a scary

Technology and the Future of the Human Brain | Tara Swart | TEDxSaoPaulo

Technology and the Future of the Human Brain | Tara Swart | TEDxSaoPaulo

Translator: Phuong Quach Reviewer: Elena Crescia A lot of people ask me about what technology is doing to our brains and even more people ask me, “Should I allow my child to be on Skype, Facebook, texting emailing and listening to music, whilst they’re supposed to be studying for their exams?” Well I don’t think

Being a Rootless Third Culture Kid | Benjamin Self | TEDxUofL

Being a Rootless Third Culture Kid | Benjamin Self | TEDxUofL

My name is Benjamin Self. I’m 28 years old, and I’d like to talk to you today about something I call the weak ‘connectivity’ of my third-culture upbringing. First, let me give you some background. I was born in Florida, lived there for a year, then we moved to Georgia, lived there for 5 years,