TED & Talks

The art of argument New videos weekly: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think+ for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigthink.com/plus/ ———————————————————————————- Do you really want to win an argument, or do you want to find mutual ground and understanding? Canadian psychologist and author Jordan Peterson feels that in most cases it’s the latter. It
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Ross Sleight has worked in digital media and experiences for over 20 years. Here Ross explores both the personal and social impact of our addictive smartphone use. Why do our mobile virtual homes take precedence over our real physical homes? Does our obsessive behaviour make us less interactive and engaging with real people? Are we
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Is reality real? These neuroscientists don’t think so, with Richard Dawkins, Heather Heying, Donald Hoffman & more Subscribe to Big Think on YouTube ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvQECJukTDE2i6aCoMnS-Vg Up next ►► Navigating reality: It’s all about perspective | Daniel Schmachtenberger https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNcyc_sEtpU Is there an external reality? Is reality objective? Is the information your senses are feeding you an
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Stephen Fry: Mormon Encounter New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- A Mormon tour guide did not appreciate his sly questions. ———————————————————————————- STEPHEN FRY: Comedian, actor and writer Stephen Fry was born in 1957 in London and brought up in Norfolk. He attended
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Susan shares her journey as a global citizen with a futuristic view as she introduces her travel companion: an artificial intelligence- enabled robotic cat. Susan is a multi-award-winning journalist, marketeer, and technologist working at the intersection of AI and blockchain on start-ups, non-profits, and NGOs around the world which serve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
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Quasi tutte le donne sono state chiamate “p*ttane” almeno una volta nella vita in maniera dispregiativa. Cos’è lo “stigma della p*ttana”? Come si manifesta? Che influenza ha sul mondo del sex work e di tutt*? Giulia Zollino, educatrice sessuale e creator di contenuti per adulti, ci porta a riflettere sull’importanza di un’educazione sessuale sex-positive, inclusiva
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For places that observe daylight saving time, gaining an hour of sleep every November — or losing an hour every March — doesn’t just affect how well-rested (or caffeinated) people are. The effects of the semi-annual time change are far-reaching, drastically changing stroke and car accident rates, stock prices and more! Sleep scientist Matt Walker
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Stan Lee is known to millions as the man whose superheroes propelled Marvel to its preeminent position in the comic book industry. His co-creations include some of the most well-known and beloved superheroes of all time including, Spider-Man™, The Avengers ™, X-Men™, Iron Man™, The Incredible Hulk™, The Fantastic Four™, as well as hundreds of
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In this eye-opening talk, veteran investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson shows how astroturf, or fake grassroots movements funded by political, corporate, or other special interests very effectively manipulate and distort media messages. Sharyl Attkisson is an investigative journalist based in Washington D.C. She is currently writing a book entitled Stonewalled (Harper Collins), which addresses the unseen
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Benjamin Zander has two infectious passions: classical music, and helping us all realize our untapped love for it — and by extension, our untapped love for all new possibilities, new experiences, new connections. The TED Talks channel features
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Slavoj Žižek on Synthetic Sex and “Being Yourself” Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Philosopher and social critic Slavoj Žižek dislikes the sense of self-commodification and self-manipulation innate in online dating. People strive for perfection when they set up dating profiles. Žižek believes love
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