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    For you fellow TED heads out there, which talk did best to inspire, entertain and educate you?

    I would say Sugata Mitra's 'Build a School in the Cloud'. A fantastic story, and an exciting take on education.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3jYVe1RGaU

    Every University should have a TED club.
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    For funny - it has to be Reggie Watts



    for thoughtful ones:

    http://www.ted.com/talks/io_tillett_...es_of_gay.html
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    I like the TED spoofs.
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    'Why your going to fail at having a career' and another one about why everyone secretly loves classical music.

    I AM A TOTAL TED HEAD.

    (the name of the first one might be slightly wrong if you're trying to find it )
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    (Original post by GoodDay)
    one about why everyone secretly loves classical music.
    Is that this one? http://www.ted.com/talks/benjamin_za...d_passion.html because it's brilliant!
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    (Original post by GoodDay)
    'Why your going to fail at having a career' and another one about why everyone secretly loves classical music.

    I AM A TOTAL TED HEAD.

    (the name of the first one might be slightly wrong if you're trying to find it )
    I am also quite the TED-Head. I have the App, I have bookmarked TED and I watch a talk or two nearly ever day. There is so much you could learn from watching them or at least gain understanding about so many different things.
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    (Original post by ambbs)
    Is that this one? http://www.ted.com/talks/benjamin_za...d_passion.html because it's brilliant!
    aha! yes thats it, its a gud'un...
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    Quite a few others but these really hit me hard the first time I listened to them.
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    I would say Ken Robinson's pieces about creativity and education and how the current educational paradigm is outdated and must be quite radically reformed.
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    Matthieu Ricard's talk on happiness is one of my favourites! Would highly recommend it to anyone


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    quite like a lot of them. just listen to an interesting one called the science delusion by rupert sheldrake:

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    That one about ****ing and masturbation. Though my favourite is the one about the toxicity of social media.

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    The one about the 10,000 fps camera or something
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    The one with Salman Khan talking about Khan Academy and the future of education was very interesting. Also really liked the one on global terrorism. But to be honest I still haven't come across a talk which I didn't enjoy or find thought provoking
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    Amanda Palmer's one stood out as a good one I saw lately, there are so many good ones out there though
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    Rory Sutherland, life lessons of an ad-man: http://www.ted.com/talks/rory_suther...an_ad_man.html

    I especially love the Canadian commercial for Shreddies.
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    This one is amazing: The Power of Vulnerability.

    http://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown...erability.html

    This thread is uh-maz-ing procrastination
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    (Original post by Pedd)
    For you fellow TED heads out there, which talk did best to inspire, entertain and educate you?

    I would say Sugata Mitra's 'Build a School in the Cloud'. A fantastic story, and an exciting take on education.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3jYVe1RGaU

    Every University should have a TED club.
    I love TED, I wish more people knew about it. When I tell people about ted, their first reaction is "is that a teddy bear of some sort".

    My personal favourite talk has to be the one given by david blaine to do with the 18 or so minutes underwater.

    But there are so many other good ones, there's one by Bill Clinton,Bill gates and this Mathemagics guy which I really enjoyed. Another particularly memorable one has to be the first talk done by Michael Shermer.
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    This one is incredibly inspiring http://www.ted.com/talks/jane_mcgoni...s_of_life.html
 
 
 
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