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New way to help ex-inmates re-enter society & stay out of prison | Louise Wasilewski | TEDxPeachtree

Translator: Araminta Dutta Reviewer: Peter van de Ven You’ve heard about mass incarceration, how the war on drugs and mandatory minimums has contributed to the US incarcerating five-hundred percent as many people as the rest of the world. Today, we’re going to look at a related issue; what happens when all those people are released …

Finding Your Voice in an Extroverted Society | Abigail Smith | TEDxStLawrenceU

Finding Your Voice in an Extroverted Society | Abigail Smith | TEDxStLawrenceU

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Claudia Sander Rosa Parks, pioneer of the civil rights movement. Steve Wozniak, inventor of the most popular computer model. Bill Gates, technological genius. Sir Isaac Newton, world-renowned physicist. J. K. Rowling, author of the best-selling book series. Dr. Seuss, one of the most famous children’s authors. Our world would not be …

Why people believe they can’t draw – and how to prove they can | Graham Shaw | TEDxHull

Translator: Tijana Mihajlović Reviewer: Mile Živković Hi. I’ve got a question for you: how many people here would say they can draw? (Laughter) I think we’ve got about one or two percent of the hands going up, and it’s interesting, isn’t it? It’s a little bit like people think of spelling or singing. They think,”You …

The four pillars of a decentralized society | Johann Gevers | TEDxZug

The four pillars of a decentralized society | Johann Gevers | TEDxZug

Translator: Paulo Oliveros Reviewer: Denise RQ For millions of years, humans lived together in small decentralized network communities of about 30 to 70 people. Everybody knew everybody, and it was hard to get away with doing bad things. But then, about 10,000 years ago, something happened that changed the course of history: the invention of …

Society’s Sweet Tooth… the Brain’s Response to Sugar | Amanda Maracle | TEDxQueensU

Translator: Mirjana Čutura Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs I’d like to start off by telling you a story. It’s about a woman named Barbara. Now, unfortunately for Barbara, when she was young, unhealthy habits were modeled at home. And several of her close relatives struggled with a very specific type of disorder. As Barbara got older, she …