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Rank #192 in Society & Culture category

Society & Culture

TEDTalks Society and Culture

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Rank #192 in Society & Culture category

Society & Culture
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Thought-provoking videos about life and being human, with ideas from business leaders, psychologists and researchers speaking onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

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Thought-provoking videos about life and being human, with ideas from business leaders, psychologists and researchers speaking onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

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308 Ratings
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Excelente

By Fabio Santos - Dec 29 2012
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A minha melhor descoberta de 2012!!

Some Great Stuff Here

By Jay Helms - Feb 15 2012
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Loved Kathryn Schulz and enjoyed Mike Rowe. Definitely worth viewing and discussing.

iTunes Ratings

308 Ratings
Average Ratings
137
70
39
22
40

Excelente

By Fabio Santos - Dec 29 2012
Read more

A minha melhor descoberta de 2012!!

Some Great Stuff Here

By Jay Helms - Feb 15 2012
Read more

Loved Kathryn Schulz and enjoyed Mike Rowe. Definitely worth viewing and discussing.

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Top 10 Episode of TEDTalks Society and Culture

Rank #1: How revenge porn turns lives upside down | Darieth Chisolm

Oct 24 2018
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What can you do if you're the victim of revenge porn or cyberbullying? Shockingly little, says journalist and activist Darieth Chisolm, who found herself living the nightmare scenario of having explicit photos taken without her knowledge or consent posted online. She describes how she's working to help victims and outlines the current state of legislation aimed at punishing perpetrators.

Rank #2: How we can help young people build a better future | Henrietta Fore

Oct 24 2018
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A massive generation of young people is about to inherit the world, and it's the duty of everyone to give them a fighting chance for their futures, says UNICEF executive director Henrietta Fore. In this forward-looking talk, she explores the crises facing them and details an ambitious new global initiative, Generation Unlimited, which aims to ensure every young person is in school, training or employed by 2030.

Rank #3: How I climbed a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without ropes | Alex Honnold

Oct 08 2018
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Imagine being by yourself in the dead center of a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without a rope to catch you if you fall. For professional rock climber Alex Honnold, this dizzying scene marked the culmination of a decade-long dream. In a hair-raising talk, he tells the story of how he summited Yosemite's El Capitan, completing one of the most dangerous free solo climbs ever.

Rank #4: 3 lessons on decision-making from a poker champion | Liv Boeree

Oct 01 2018
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Is it better to be lucky or good? Should we trust our gut feelings or rely on probabilities and careful analysis when making important decisions? In this quick talk, professional poker player Liv Boeree shares three strategies she's learned from the game and how we can apply them to real life.

Rank #5: What happened when we tested thousands of abandoned rape kits in Detroit | Kym Worthy

Sep 26 2018
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In 2009, 11,341 untested rape kits -- some dating back to the 1980s -- were found in an abandoned warehouse once used by the Detroit police to store evidence. When this scandal was uncovered, prosecutor Kym Worthy set a plan into action to get justice for the thousands of victims affected. In this powerful, eye-opening talk, Worthy explains how her office helped develop an innovative program to track and test these kits -- and calls for a national effort to help solve the problem of stockpiled rape kits.

Rank #6: Why museums are returning cultural treasures | Chip Colwell

Sep 20 2018
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Archaeologist and curator Chip Colwell collects artifacts for his museum, but he also returns them to where they came from. In a thought-provoking talk, he shares how some museums are confronting their legacies of stealing spiritual objects and pillaging ancient graves -- and how they're bridging divides with communities who are demanding the return of their cultural treasures.

Rank #7: The press trampled on my privacy. Here's how I took back my story | Kate Stone

Sep 18 2018
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After a horrific accident put her in the tabloid headlines, Kate Stone found a way to take control of her narrative -- and help prevent others from losing their privacy, too. Learn how she reclaimed her story in this personal talk infused with humor and courage.

Rank #8: What are the most important moral problems of our time? | Will MacAskill

Sep 12 2018
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Of all the problems facing humanity, which should we focus on solving first? In a compelling talk about how to make the world better, moral philosopher Will MacAskill provides a framework for answering this question based on the philosophy of "effective altruism" -- and shares ideas for taking on three pressing global issues.

Rank #9: How I went from child refugee to international model | Halima Aden

Aug 30 2018
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Halima Aden made history when she became the first hijab-wearing model on the cover of Vogue magazine. Now she returns to Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Camp -- where she was born and lived until the age of seven -- to share an inspiring message about what she's learned on the path from child refugee to international model.

Rank #10: Why the "wrong side of the tracks" is usually the east side of cities | Stephen DeBerry

Aug 21 2018
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What do communities on the social, economic and environmental margins have in common? For one thing, they tend to be on the east sides of cities. In this short talk about a surprising insight, anthropologist and venture capitalist Stephen DeBerry explains how both environmental and man-made factors have led to disparity by design in cities from East Palo Alto, California to East Jerusalem and beyond -- and suggests some elegant solutions to fix it.