Clay Shirky argues that the history of the modern world could be rendered as the history of ways of arguing, where changes in media change what sort of arguments are possible -- with deep social and political implications.
Ernest Madu founded the Heart Institute of the Caribbean, a revolutionary clinic for cardiovascular diseases in Kingston, Jamaica -- revolutionary for offering first-class health care in a developing nation. His next stop: Nigeria.
About this event: 100,000:1 The approximate ratio of Manx Residents to the World. Do we have something to offer to the rest of the human race? You bet! Come one, come all...in celebration of the Year of Culture, the Isle of Man's first (and by no means last!) TEDx event: TEDxDouglas...bringing together talented souls from on and off the Island to blow your mind...
Event details: Douglas, Isle of Man, Isle of Man · November 10, 2014
Harvard Medical School psychologist Susan David studies emotional agility: the psychology of how we can use emotion to bring forward our best selves in all aspects of how we love, live, parent and lead.
About this event: What will the humans be like in 100 years to go? We are only separated by 4 generations and people of 2112 are our grandchildren. Is it possible that your granddaughter is a robot? You shouldn't deny the thought at once, as in 2012 a Japanese engineer created a robot-copy of himself. Technology is changing permanently and it is hard to predict h...
When a freak tornado hit her Massachusetts hometown, Caitria O’Neill wasn't an expert in disaster relief recovery. But she learned quickly and is now passing her knowledge on through the website Recovers.org.
An illustrator and graphic journalist with a background in social work, Wendy MacNaughton believes drawing is an essential tool to help everyone -- young and old -- slow down, look closely and connect with one another.