PhD or no PhD? Discovery of the open science: Celya Gruson Daniel at TEDxParisUniversités

PhD or no PhD? Discovery of the open science: Celya Gruson Daniel at TEDxParisUniversités

Translator: Denise RQ Reviewer: Jim Taylor No thesis. Maybe some of you – I saw there were many students in the room – are wondering, “Am I going to write a thesis?” Or maybe others wondered about it years ago. Well, me, three years ago. …

Alice Goffman: How we’re priming some kids for college — and others for prison

Alice Goffman: How we’re priming some kids for college — and others for prison

On the path that American children travel to adulthood, two institutions oversee the journey. The first is the one we hear a lot about: college. Some of you may remember the excitement that you felt when you first set off for college. Some of you …

Managing the magic of microbes | Jessica Green | PhD at TEDxPortland

Managing the magic of microbes | Jessica Green | PhD at TEDxPortland

Translator: Denise RQ Reviewer: Capa Girl These are images of microorganisms. The tiny form of life that we can’t see with our naked eye viruses, bacteria and archaea. They are the most abundant and diverse organisms on Earth and they cover every nook and cranny …

Tiny surprises for happiness and health | BJ Fogg, PhD | TEDxMaui

Tiny surprises for happiness and health | BJ Fogg, PhD | TEDxMaui

Translator: Maggie Scartozzi Reviewer: Denise RQ Today I want to share with you my favorite habit. I’m a behavior scientist, and in my research I’ve never set out to find my favorite habit. But I guess it’s sort of like a geologist who’s studying a …

An ultra-low-cost college degree | Shai Reshef

An ultra-low-cost college degree | Shai Reshef

I would like to share with you a new model of higher education, a model that, once expanded, can enhance the collective intelligence of millions of creative and motivated individuals that otherwise would be left behind. Look at the world. Pick a place and focus …

The six degrees | Kevin Bacon | TEDxMidwest

Translator: Velina Vateva Reviewer: Denise RQ I want to start at the end: most of us have contemplated our own death, who’s going to be at the funeral, are they going to cry, stuff like that. I don’t think that’s morbid, honestly, I mean, I …

Freeman Hrabowski: 4 pillars of college success in science

Freeman Hrabowski: 4 pillars of college success in science

Translator: Timothy Covell Reviewer: Morton Bast So I’ll be talking about the success of my campus, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, UMBC, in educating students of all types, across the arts and humanities and the science and engineering areas. What makes our story especially …

Dance your PhD | John Bohannon & Black Label Movement | TEDxBrussels

Dance your PhD | John Bohannon & Black Label Movement | TEDxBrussels

Translator: Anna Trela Reviewer: Denise RQ Good afternoon. As you are all aware, we face difficult economic times. I come to you with a modest proposal for easing the financial burden. This idea came to me while talking to a physicist friend of mine at …

Confessions of a passionate introvert: Brian Little at TEDxOxbridge

Confessions of a passionate introvert: Brian Little at TEDxOxbridge

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Mile Živković Good morning. What an intriguing group of individuals you are! To a psychologist. (Laughter) I’ve had the opportunity, in the last forty-six minutes, to listen in on some of your conversations — inadvertantly, of course — and to observe …

Rives: The Museum of Four in the Morning

Rives: The Museum of Four in the Morning

The most romantic thing to ever happen to me online started out the way most things do: without me, and not online. On December 10, 1896, the man on the medal, Alfred Nobel, died. One hundred years later, exactly, actually, December 10, 1996, this charming …