TED Talks

TED Talk Tuesday: Sharing Secrets

After the Easter break, let’s get today’s TED Talks started with an interesting look at secrets that people have chosen to share anonymously.

TED Talk Tuesday: Part 2

How statistics impacts jury trials and can lead to incorrect convictions.

TED Talk Tuesday

Now this is just cool …

TED Talk Tuesday: Part 3

This TED Talk is a little mindblowing. Embrace your inner nerd (even if you don’t think you have one) and marvel at where technology could be headed. Then consider that this technology is being developed by the government, and wonder what we don’t know about the real cutting edge, and worry about the unintended consequences […]

TED Talk Tuesday: Part 2

I don’t usually stray into poetry and literature here at No Longer Normal, but this was an interesting exploration of visual and poetry. Also, Billy Collins has an amazingly entertaining delivery, and the poem about an adolescent girl at the end is hilarious. It is worth the whole thing just for that!

TED Talk Tuesday

This idea might change the world …

TED Talk Tuesday: Part 3

I’ve commented before on the science behind fracking, and the lack of media acknowledgement of the improvement in techniques over the 50+ years of the technology. In this TED talk, T. Boone Pickens discusses the possibility that natural gas could be one way to cut America’s dependence on foreign oil. Not sure I agree with […]

TED Talk Tuesday: Part 2

In light of all of the debate over the SOPA/PIPA controversy, I was delighted to see this lighthearted talk that takes a look at the math behind the claims that the music/movie industry makes about their losses due to copyright infringement. TED Talk Tuesday part 3 coming around 6:00 today.

TED Talk Tuesday

After a little bit of a lull due to Spring Break here at Messiah College and the ton of backed up grading, I thought I’d return today with a trio of TED Talks that I’ve found interesting. To begin, here is a talk about why you will fail to have a great career. Don’t worry, […]

A TED Presentation Gone Haywire?

Or and intentional “stunt”? You be the judge. (My money is on intentional.) For another fun take on presentations see my post about the “typical” presentation.