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Talk summary from TED YouTube video description: Wael Ghonim helped touch off the Arab Spring in his home of Egypt ... by setting up a simple Facebook page. As he reveals, once the revolution spilled onto the streets, it ...

Designing Social Media and Driving Real Change by Wael Ghonim

Communication, Education, Innovation, Technology, TED

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Talk summary from TED YouTube video description: You're not at your best when you're stressed. In fact, your brain has evolved over millennia to release cortisol in stressful situations, inhibiting rational, logical ...

Staying Calm When You Know You’ll be Stressed by Daniel Levitin

Education, Psychology, Technology, TED

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Talk summary from TED YouTube video description: At the Harbour School in Hong Kong, Cesar Harada teaches citizen science and invention to the next generation of environmentalists. He's moved his classroom into an ...

Teaching Kids to Love Science by Cesar Harada

Education, Leadership, Psychology, Science, Technology, TED

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Talk summary from TED YouTube video description: At his lab at the University of Pennsylvania, Vijay Kumar and his team have created autonomous aerial robots inspired by honeybees. Their latest breakthrough: Precision ...

The Future of Flying Robots by Vijay Kumar

Education, Innovation, Science, Technology, TED

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Talk summary from TED YouTube video description: Designer and architect Neri Oxman is leading the search for ways in which digital fabrication technologies can interact with the biological world. Working at the ...

Design at the Intersection of Technology and Biology by Neri Oxman

Business, Education, Innovation, Technology, TED

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Talk summary from TED YouTube video description: Modern work — from waiting tables to crunching numbers to dreaming up new products — is about solving brand-new problems every day, flexibly, in brand-new ways. But as ...

Too Many Rules and Keeping Things Done by Yves Morieux

Education, Innovation, Psychology, Technology, TED

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Talk summary from TED YouTube video description: What makes you, you? Psychologists like to talk about our traits, or defined characteristics that make us who we are. But Brian Little is more interested in moments when we ...

The Puzzle of Personality by Brian Little

Education, Humanities, Psychology, Science, TED

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Talk summary from TED YouTube video description: How often does technology interrupt us from what we really mean to be doing? At work and at play, we spend a startling amount of time distracted by pings and pop-ups -- ...

How Better Tech Could Protect Us from Distraction by Tristan Harris

Education, Innovation, Science, Technology, TED

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Talk summary from TED YouTube video description: "Once upon a time in America," says professor Sajay Samuel, "going to college did not mean graduating with debt." Today, higher education has become a consumer product — ...

How College Loans Exploit Students for Profit by Sajay Samuel

Education, Technology, TED