Tag Archive 'TED Talk'

I watched this talk on the surprising nature of motivation as a standard TED talk (guy out front of audience), but this version beats it hands down for visual stimulation as well as retaining the verbal.

The vision of TED is “Ideas worth spreading”, so with disasters similar to the recent Haitian Earthquakes I thought I’d highlight and spread 15 talks presented at TED over the years that are of interest in disaster situations and useful in (somewhat) “disaster proofing” the developing world.

I love TED talks, I wish I had enough time to watch them all but I don’t. So I have to make do with the occasional one and spread the good ones around to people I know.

It’s one I’ve been referring to in a few conversations lately, so here’s a TED talk by Saul Griffith about a different way to use wind power for electricity generation.