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Taryn Simon: The stories behind the bloodlines
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http://www.ted.com Taryn Simon captures the essence of vast, generation-spanning stories by photographing the descendants of people at the center of the narrative. In this riveting talk she shows a stream of these stories from all over the world, investigating the nature of genealogy and the way our lives are shaped by the interplay of many diff... Read more

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- -: Taryn Simon: The stories behind the bloodlines

April 18, 2012 (about 2 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Taryn Simon captures the essence of vast, generation-spanning stories by photographing the descendants of people at the center of the narrative. In this riveting talk she shows a stream of these stories from all over the world, investigating the nature of genealogy and the way ...

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- -: TEDxCMU - Matthew Manos - Reinterpreting the Role of the Designer

April 20, 2012 (about 2 years ago)

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized even...

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- -: Melinda Gates: Let's put birth control back on the agenda

April 11, 2012 (about 2 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Contraception. The topic has become controversial in recent years. But should it be? Melinda Gates believes that many of the world's social change issues depend on ensuring that women are able to control their rate of having kids. In this significant talk, she makes the case fo...

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- -: Leymah Gbowee: Unlock the intelligence, passion, greatness of girls

March 28, 2012 (about 2 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee has two powerful stories to tell -- of her own life's transformation, and of the untapped potential of girls around the world. Can we transform the world by unlocking the greatness of girls? TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best t...

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- -: TEDxSMU 2011 - Karen Blessen

March 29, 2012 (about 2 years ago)

Karen Blessen is the President and Founder of 29 Pieces, a non-profit organization which is about monumental art and monumental change. It is art with a purpose -- to uplift, teach and heal. The 29 Pieces refer to 29 large sculptures, inspired by sacred passages from the world's faith traditions....

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- -: Bryan Stevenson: We need to talk about an injustice

March 5, 2012 (about 2 years ago)

http://www.ted.com In an engaging and personal talk -- with cameo appearances from his grandmother and Rosa Parks -- human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shares some hard truths about America's justice system, starting with a massive imbalance along racial lines: a third of the country's black mal...

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- -: James Hansen: Why I must speak out about climate change

March 7, 2012 (about 2 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Top climate scientist James Hansen tells the story of his involvement in the science of and debate over global climate change. In doing so he outlines the overwhelming evidence that change is happening and why that makes him deeply worried about the future. TEDTalks is a daily...

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- -: TEDxWarwick - Koen Olthuis - Floating City Apps

March 22, 2012 (about 2 years ago)

Koen Olthuis studied Architecture and Industrial Design at the Delft University of Technology. He is founder of the Dutch architectural firm Waterstudio.NL that specializes in floating structures to counter concerns of floods, which are both a local concern (since one-third of the Netherlands is ...

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- -: TEDxWarwick - Giselle Weybrecht

March 22, 2012 (about 2 years ago)

Giselle Weybrecht is the author of The Sustainable MBA: The Manager's Guide to Green Business. She aims to educate the next generation of business leaders about sustainability issues, whether these be students or business executives. Prior to this she worked for many years with the United Nations...

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- -: TEDxWarwick - Simon Moss - Africa Is Poor and 5 Other Myths

March 22, 2012 (about 2 years ago)

Simon is a campaigning and community education expert. He has contributed on development issues at some of the world's leading conferences including the G20, the World Economic Forum and the Clinton Global Initiative. He is the co-founder of the Global Poverty Project, an education and campaignin...

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