The snake charmer’s birthday gift: Cerise Jacobs at TEDxBeaconStreet

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven (Video: “Madame White Snake”) (Applause) That was the birth of Madame White Snake. I woke up one day and decided I would write a new American opera based on the most beloved myth in China, the 1,000-year-old Legend of the White Snake. It is so important to […]

The emergence of universal consciousness: Brendan Hughes at TEDxPretoria

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Maria K. Good afternoon everybody. I’m going to speak on the emergence of universal consciousness. Now, admittedly, that’s a controversial topic. And it’s a controversial topic because so far universal consciousness has not been scientifically proven to be true. But this conception that things need to be scientifically proven in order […]

Where are those extra dimensions in the string theory? Rob Knoops at TEDxAUBG

Translator: Maria K. Reviewer: Queenie Lee What is the smallest thing you can imagine? A peanut, an atom, this logo? (Laughter) From the chair you are sitting on to the walls, or even my hands. What are they made of? Of course, in our chemistry classes, they taught us, yet, this is made of atoms […]

Get Serious, Get Smart, Get Going! Kathleen Murphy at TEDxBeaconStreet

Translator: Eriko T Reviewer: Allam Zedan Unfortunately, I am going to be discussing something you’re not supposed to talk about in a polite conversation: money. Now as the song goes, “you work hard for your money”. My talk is about trying to get your money to work hard for you. And I know that for […]

The key to transforming yourself — Robert Greene at TEDxBrixton

Translator: Marta Palacio Reviewer: Denise RQ After the publication of my first book “The 48 laws of power,” I began to receive requests for advice from people in every conceivable profession and at every level of experience. Over the years, I have now personally consulted with over 100 different people. In so many of the […]

Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Brain Young | Elizabeth Amini | TEDxSoCal

Translator: Mohand Habchi Reviewer: Tijana Mihajlović I’m super excited to be here. I’m a big fan of TED and TEDx. I think these events are wonderful. So, I’m the CEO and one of the co-founders of, and today I’m going to give you the top ten tips to keep your brain young. There’re tips […]

Creative thinking – how to get out of the box and generate ideas: Giovanni Corazza at TEDxRoma

Translator: Michele Gianella Reviewer: Elisabeth Buffard Sometimes, easy means difficult. Have you ever been assigned an easy task, which for you is actually very difficult to perform, and maybe for nobody else? That is when you experience frustration. I have experienced that when I started taking singing lessons, and my teacher told me to breathe […]

The first 20 hours — how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU

Translator: Gustavo Rocha Reviewer: Marssi Draw Hi everyone. Two year ago, my life changed forever. My wife Kelsey and I welcomed our daughter Lela into the world. Now, becoming a parent is an amazing experience. Your whole world changes over night. And all of your priorities change immediately. So fast that it makes it really […]

Why do we ask questions? Michael “Vsauce” Stevens at TEDxVienna

Translator: Sue Su Reviewer: Denise RQ What is the best kind of cheese to use to catch a bear? Someone knows over here? Obviously, the answer is “come here bear.” Camembert! (Laughter) Camembert! (Applause) Thank you. I have a head full of cheese puns, but I was told I had to keep it ‘brie’-f. (Laughter) […]

Take small risks & pay attention to coincidence: Yoshiharu Habu at TEDxTokyo –

Translator: Moe Shoji Reviewer: Denise RQ Good morning. Thank you so much for inviting me to TEDxTokyo today. I am Yoshiharu Habu, a professional shogi player. I usually don’t speak while thinking so I’m not very good at speaking in public like this, but I’ll do my best to make the most of this opportunity. […]