Learning how to learn | Barbara Oakley | TEDxOaklandUniversity

About this tutorial: Video duration: 17:51 This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley is co-teaching one of the world’s largest online classes, “Learning How to Learn”, She know firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. Dr. Oakley flunked her way through high […]

How the NSA betrayed the world's trust — time to act | Mikko Hypponen

About this tutorial: Video duration: 19:19 Recent events have highlighted, underlined and bolded the fact that the United States is performing blanket surveillance on any foreigner whose data passes through an American entity — whether they are suspected of wrongdoing or not. This means that, essentially, every international user of the internet is being watched, […]

Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth

About this tutorial: Video duration: 6:13 Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a […]

My philosophy for a happy life | Sam Berns | TEDxMidAtlantic

About this tutorial: Video duration: 12:45 Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: Just before his passing on January 10, 2014, Sam Berns was a Junior at Foxboro High School in Foxboro, Massachusetts, where he achieved highest honors and was a percussion section leader in the high school marching band. He also achieved […]

How to stop screwing yourself over | Mel Robbins | TEDxSF

About this tutorial: Video duration: 21:40 Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: Mel Robbins is a married working mother of three, an ivy-educated criminal lawyer, and one of the top career and relationship experts in America. Widely respected for her grab-’em-by-the-collar advice and tough love, Robbins drills through the mental clutter that […]

Getting stuck in the negatives (and how to get unstuck) | Alison Ledgerwood | TEDxUCDavis

About this tutorial: Video duration: 10: Alison Ledgerwood joined the Department of Psychology at UC Davis in 2008 after completing her PhD in social psychology at New York University. She is interested in understanding how people think, and how they can think better. Her research, which is funded by the National Science Foundation, investigates how […]

Top hacker shows us how it’s done | Pablos Holman | TEDxMidwest

About this tutorial: Video duration: 17:50 Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB You think your wireless and other technology is safe? From Blue Tooth to automobile remotes, PCs, and “secure” credit cards, Hacker extraordinaire shows how nearly every secure system is vulnerable. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is […]

Start with why — how great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek | TEDxPugetSound

About this tutorial: Video duration: 18:2 Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB TEDx Puget Sound speaker – Simon Sinek – Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Action About TEDx, x=independently organize event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self- organized events that bring […]

Your body language shapes who you are | Amy Cuddy

About this tutorial: Video duration: 21:3 Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might […]

The power of introverts | Susan Cain

About this tutorial: Video duration: 19:5 http://www.ted.com In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated. TEDTalks […]

The happy secret to better work | Shawn Achor

About this tutorial: Video duration: 12:21 http://www.ted.com We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk from TEDxBloomington, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where […]

How to avoid death By PowerPoint | David JP Phillips | TEDxStockholmSalon

About this tutorial: Video duration: 20:32 With a seldom seen depth of knowledge and passion for his subject, David Phillips has become the leading Swedish figurehead in the art of making presentations. He is the founder and owner of Sweden’s largest resource on the subject: Presentationsteknik.com. He is also author of the ground-breaking book “How […]

How to avoid death By PowerPoint: David JP Phillips at TEDxStockholmSalon #2/2014 Think Again

About this tutorial: Video duration: 20:32 With a seldom seen depth of knowledge and passion for his subject, David Phillips has become the leading Swedish figurehead in the art of making presentations. He is the founder and owner of Sweden’s largest resource on the subject: Presentationsteknik.com. He is also author of the ground-breaking book “How […]

Apollo Robbins: The art of misdirection

About this tutorial: Video duration: 8:48 Hailed as the greatest pickpocket in the world, Apollo Robbins studies the quirks of human behavior as he steals your watch. In a hilarious demonstration, Robbins samples the buffet of the TEDGlobal 2013 audience, showing how the flaws in our perception make it possible to swipe a wallet and […]