Tag Archive | TED
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.
How statistics impacts jury trials and can lead to incorrect convictions.
Now this is just cool …
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 […]
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!
This idea might change the world …
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 […]
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, […]
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.