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Ian Ritchie ( Video Response )

Truthfully I didn’t really get this video. I heard him talking but I really didn’t understand what he was saying to be honest. All I know is that Tim Berners-Lee came to him with a proposition and he turned him down and basically did not believe in him or what he brought to him. 62 more words


TED Talk: The day I turned down Tim Berners-Lee

This TED Talk kind of boring. It was basically about linking things to man others. Computers back then were heavier and more complicated back then and when you compare it to now, it’s like a drastic change. 78 more words


Accidental Activist

I’ve always wanted to be an activist.  When I was younger I imagined chaining myself up to trees, in college I could see myself joining PETA or advocating to stop the slaughter of dolphins…or the inhumane treatment of circus animals (I could go on with my ideas)…now that I am the wife of a cancer patient in a southern state I have begun to really explore my true activist calling: medical marijuana.  165 more words


Be super present: a lesson I learned from Joi Ito @TEDTalk on innovation

In the evening after attending an inspiring talk by Dr Stephen Turner, a physicist-turned-DNA sequencer,

who highlighted that the toughest decision (that he has to make over and over again) is just keep going, I am blessed with an opportunity to learn from… 125 more words


TED Talk: The art of misdirection

This TED Talk was one I could watch over again. His demonstration of his point was very unique and while I was watching this it occurred to me that he can be the best pickpocket. 112 more words


Anne Curzan: What makes a word "real"?

One could argue that slang words like ‘hangry,’ ‘defriend’ and ‘adorkable’ fill crucial meaning gaps in the English language, even if they don’t appear in th…

Amy Cuddy ( Video Response )

So this TED Talk was another good one that we have watched. She talks about how body language can change the way we think of our selves and the way we feel. 111 more words