Posts Tagged ‘video’

Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011
TEDWomen Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions -- and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.

James H Kunstler Dissects Suburbia

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011
TED2004 In James Howard Kunstler's view, public spaces should be inspired centers of civic life and the physical manifestation of the common good. Instead, he argues, what we have in America is a nation of places not worth caring about. (An oldie but a goodie.)

It’s Time to Redesign Medical Data

Monday, February 21st, 2011
TED2011 The Rediscovery of Wonder is coming up; February 28-March 4, 2011 in Long Beach. So this week, it's all TED all the time. At TEDMED 2010, Thomas Goetz, the executive editor of Wired, redesigns your medical chart.

Addicted to risk

Friday, January 21st, 2011
Naomi Klein and our addiction to risk. So what's the backup plan?

The Botany of Desire

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

The Botany of Desire - Trailer from Kikim Media on Vimeo.

Apples, Tulips, Marijuana and Potatoes and their evolutionary influence over us. The Botany of Desire examines this unique relationship through the stories of four familiar species, telling how each of them evolved to satisfy one of our most basic yearnings. Linking our fundamental desires for sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control with the plants that gratify them  – The Botany of Desire shows that we humans are intricately woven into the web of nature, not standing outside it. One major lesson: Monoculture = Bad. Who wants to live a place where everything is the same anyway?

How Cognitive Surplus Will Change the World

Monday, January 10th, 2011
Clay Shirky and Cognitive Surplus: the shared, online work we do with our spare brain cycles. His TED Talk looks at how we're building a better, more cooperative world. The Guardian reviews the book and Wired converses on the subject: the Great Spare-Time Revolution.

The War on People in America

Friday, December 3rd, 2010
The shameless state of the incapable nation we call America. My goodness, I think nothing will change, ever, until we finally and forever kill that very American notion of YOU TOO CAN BE RICH. You won't because you can't, this is America after all.

Emily Pilloton: Teaching design for change

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
Designer Emily Pilloton moved to rural Bertie County, in North Carolina, to engage in a bold experiment of design-led community transformation. She's teaching a design-build class called Studio H that engages high schoolers' minds and bodies while bringing smart design and new opportunities to the poorest county in the state.

Re:Form School by The Masses

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Re:Form School by The Masses from Redu on Vimeo.

"We have the ability to reshape what education is going to look like for the next 20 years." "When are you gonna demand from education what you demand from your remote control?"

Death Is Not Justice | The Book

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Death is not justice - Catalogue from poster for tomorrow on Vimeo.

Visit Poster for Tomorrow.