Talk Share
Talk Share: Dawkins on the Queerness of our Universe
Talk Share: Dawkins on the Queerness of our Universe

Biologist Richard Dawkins makes a case for “thinking the improbable” by looking at how the human frame of reference limits our understanding of the universe.

Talk Share: Kevin Bales and modern slavery
Talk Share: Kevin Bales and modern slavery

In this moving yet pragmatic talk, Kevin Bales explains the business of modern slavery, a multibillion-dollar economy that underpins some of the worst industries on earth. He shares stats and personal stories from his on-the-ground research — and names the price of freeing every slave on earth right now.

TED Talk Shares: Ideas Worth Spreading
TED Talk Shares: Ideas Worth Spreading

In preparation for the TEDxMFZU event, we will be sharing with you a series of talks handpicked by our team. Take your time and enjoy a moment of reflection.

Talk Share: Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity
Talk Share: Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

Talk Share: How I held my breath for 17 min
Talk Share: How I held my breath for 17 min

In this highly personal talk from TEDMED, magician and stuntman David Blaine describes what it took to hold his breath underwater for 17 minutes — a world record (only two minutes shorter than this entire talk!) — and what his often death-defying work means to him. Warning: do NOT try this at home.

Talk Share: John Underkoffler points to the future of UI
Talk Share: John Underkoffler points to the future of UI

Minority Report science adviser and inventor John Underkoffler demos g-speak — the real-life version of the film’s eye-popping, tai chi-meets-cyberspace computer interface. Is this how tomorrow’s computers will be controlled?

Talk Share: Nurturing Creativity
Talk Share: Nurturing Creativity

Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses — and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person “being” a genius, all of us “have” a genius. It’s a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.

Talk Share: Electrifying organ performance
Talk Share: Electrifying organ performance

Organ virtuoso Qi Zhang plays her electric rendering of “Ridiculous Fellows” from Prokofiev’s “The Love for Three Oranges” orchestral suite. This exhilarating performance from TEDxUSC features the Yamaha Electone Stagea, a rare instrument specially programmed by Qi herself.

Talk Share: Hans Rosling on global population growth
Talk Share: Hans Rosling on global population growth

The world’s population will grow to 9 billion over the next 50 years — and only by raising the living standards of the poorest can we check population growth. This is the paradoxical answer that Hans Rosling unveils at TED@Cannes using colorful new data display technology (you’ll see).


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