Zulhilmi Ghouse

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

About Zulhilmi


I'm an editor for a property and entrepreneurship magazine called Prospek Hartanah Malaysia. I was educated in the sciences: Biotechnology for my Bachelor's degree and marine science for my unfinished Master's.


Arabic, English, Malay, Spanish

Areas of Expertise

Marine Ecology, Property Investing

I'm passionate about

Nature conservation, languages and culture, history and geography, technology, travelling, photography, diving, and hiking.

People don't know I'm good at

Counting from 0-10 in lots of languages. Just name me any major language. Georgian? Mongolian? Hokkien? Swahili? Tamil? Welsh? Burmese? Finnish? Hawaiian? I can do it.

My TED story

Saw my first TED video on Facebook late 2011. Someone posted a video of "Evelyn Glennie shows how to listen." It was SO amazing! Relaxing and stimulating at the same time. I totally got into TED after that.

Favorite talks

Comments & conversations

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Zulhilmi Ghouse
Posted 7 months ago
Bob Mankoff: Anatomy of a New Yorker cartoon
Yes to the first question. It's not that I don't get them. Like J. F. suggested, I have different expectations, I guess. You know how how people laugh at the smallest of things, like someone slipping because of a banana peel? Well that just escapes me. Especially if it's an adult. Kids I understand...