Posts Tagged ‘ TED talk ’

TED Talk: What’s inside a star? The wonderful world of Spectroscopy

Oct 12th, 2009 | By

The wonderful thing about this talk that I found blog-post worthy was the fact that the topic it is on is something that I have always found incredibly tedious, as is the case with most people I think and yet I found myself clued to the screen listening to Garik Israelian talk, feeling my sphere
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Great TED Talk: Dan Ariely: Are we in control of our own decisions?

May 31st, 2009 | By

Behavioral economist Dan Ariely, the author of Predictably Irrational, uses classic visual illusions and his own counterintuitive (and sometimes shocking) research findings to show how we’re not as rational as we think when we make decisions. In a games related issue this makes me really rethink how I am going to structure the pricing for
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Gustavo Dudamel and the Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra: A musical sensation from Venezuela

Feb 23rd, 2009 | By

I am so grateful to have witnessed this performance tonight.. My lord I have never seen passion personified like I do in Gustavo Dudamel, this is the first TED talk that when it ended I cheered and applauded with the audience.  Do yourself a favour, quiet everything down, put this on the bigscreen and loud
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Great Year for TED – Bill Gates Unplugged

Feb 6th, 2009 | By

Caught this talk from Bill Gates this week and although he may not be the most inspiring or poetic of speakers he is perhaps the most influential man in our lifetimes and that alone puts me in a state of awe to listen to. A man that can forever change the world perhaps more than
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