21 May 2009

TED Talks Three

Aguanomic talks...Amazing Us talks...
  • "How might the world end? Stephen Petranek lays out the challenges that face us in the drive to preserve the human race." Asteroids are only ONE of them!

  • "Author Dave Eggers asks the TED community to personally, creatively engage with local public schools" -- by tutoring kids for free in pirate supply stores.

  • "Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functioned." Amazing explanation of right and left brain.

  • "Martin Seligman talks about positive psychology:" Make sure that you are having fun, but also make sure that your life's work has flow (for you) and meaning (for humanity).
Cool talks....
  • "Wingsuit jumping is the leading edge of extreme sports -- an exhilarating feat of almost unbelievable daring, where skydivers soar through canyons." Wow!

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