“Computer science can help to make us more forgiving of our own limitations.”
“We don’t build the lives we want by saving time. We build the lives we want, and then time saves itself.”
Top one would “The best TED speakers use the word ‘you’ twice as much as they use the word ‘I’.” since I used to many ‘I”s
Well, it has been a long time since the last time I watched a TedTalk. Just now, stumbled on a awesome one by Julia Dhar on how to disagree productively and find common ground. She said her mission in lives… Read More ›
“When we activate optimal motivation for ourselves, we provide more than a role model – we create a ripple effect that encourages our people’s optimal motivation.” The carrot-and-stick approach to motivation might work in the short term, but most likely… Read More ›
First, let address the elephant in the room, I don’t play poker or any related card game nor gamble since neither are permissible. And here’s why “They ask you [Muhammad] concerning wine and gambling. Say: ‘In them is great sin,… Read More ›
Based on Ted Talk by Rachel Wurzman (Neuroscientist), though her non-profit SeekHealing, Rachel Wurzman aims to reduce opioid overdose rates by building communities that are inherently resilient to addition.
Based on TedTalk by Andrew McAfee.
What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development,… Read More ›
Based on talk by Ingrid Fetell Lee on TED. Awesome watch indeed!
It was my third day on the job at a hot Silicon Valley start-up in early 2013. I was twice the age of the dozen engineers in the room. I’d been brought in to the company because I was a seasoned expert in my… Read More ›
When I was raising investment for my startup, a venture capitalist said to me, “Ashwini, I think you’re going to raise a few million dollars.And your company — it’s going to sell for 50 to 70 million. You’re going to be really excited. Your… Read More ›
As a student of adversity, I’ve been struck over the years by how some people with major challenges seem to draw strength from them.And I’ve heard the popular wisdom that that has to do with finding meaning. And for a long time, I thought… Read More ›
A great Ted Talk by Susan David (Harvard Medical School psychologist who studies emotional agility) which focuses on society’s “tyranny of positivity” wich demands that cancer patients stay upbeat, that women never show anger and that boys never cry. Which according to Susan David, a… Read More ›
This question is especially relevant now: Does thinking that we won’t change prevent us from directing our own change? As Professor Gilbert says: “human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they’re finished.” Eduardo Briceño, Co-Founder and CEO, San… Read More ›
A Ted Talk By Mark Pollock and Simone George. A awesome and mind-blowing perspective and experience on relationship, love and hope. When faced with life’s toughest circumstances, how should we respond: as an optimist, a realist or something else? In… Read More ›
Geneticist Steve McCarroll wants to make an atlas of all the cells in the human body so that we can understand in precise detail how specific genes work, especially in the brain. In this fascinating talk, he shares his team’s… Read More ›
The richest person in history?
An African king so wealthy that just by passing through a region, he could undermine its entire economy: