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Neither laryngitis nor repeated microphone fails could keep Dame Stephanie Shirley from her TED Talk

Dame Stephanie Shirley had just a few hours to go before giving her talk at TEDWomen 2013. There was just one problem: she could hardly speak. 1,188 more words

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How to take a psychologically safe selfie

Our lovers are beautiful, uniquely so, and in the throws of first passions their imperfections glow with that secret light of possession. He is mine. He is exquisite. 578 more words


Chris Abani On humanity

Chris Abani tells stories of people: People standing up to soldiers. People being compassionate. People being human and reclaiming their humanity. It’s “ubuntu,” he says: the only way for me to be human is for you to reflect my humanity back at me.


Can the brain repair itself?


When I suffered my traumatic brain injury (TBI) in 2011, I believed that the cells in my brain which had been damaged were irreparable.  579 more words


More Ways to Increase Productivity

In one of my recent posts I shared a TED talk by Shawn Achor which suggested that happiness increases productivity. I just watched two more TED talks on increasing productivity kinda themes, of which one want to share here (video embedded below). 166 more words

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How Self-Driving (aka Driverless) Cars Work and Why Speed Racer Would Approve

Over the last couple years, I’ve seen Google’s Self-Driving Cars in action probably a hundred times.

Initially, as someone fascinated and passionate about technology that changes the world, I was excited, but the first time I got close to a self-driving car on the road was when I could see it approaching me from behind as I sat stopped at a traffic light. 793 more words