Showing posts with label Conference. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Conference. Show all posts

Friday, October 28, 2016

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius

Elizabeth Gilbert (エリザベス・ギルバート), Genius(天才), Muse(詩神、女神ムーサ), elusive(手でつかみにくい、見つかりにくい), creative(創造的)

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Andres Lozano: Parkinson's, depression and the switch that might turn them off

Andres Lozano(アンドレス・ロザーノ), Deep brain stimulation(脳深部刺激療法), Parkinson's disease(パーキンソン病), Alzheimer's disease(アルツハイマー型認知症), Major depressive disorder(うつ病), Dystonia(ジストニア)

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Barry Schwartz: The paradox of choice

Barry Schwarz

  • Barry Schwartz(バリー・シュワルツ)
  • Dogma (教義)
  • Official dogma
  • Freedom of choice(選択の自由)
  • Liberty(freedom)(自由)
  • Choice(選択)
  • Welfare (福祉)
  • Nasal hair (鼻毛)
  • Hair clipper (バリカン)
  • Crème brûlée (クレームブリュレ)
  • Patient autonomy
  • Autonomy (自治権)
  • Paralysis(麻痺)
  • Happiness(幸福)
  • Contentment(satisfaction)(満足)
  • Cistern (水槽)
  • Fishbowl (金魚鉢)

Friday, July 27, 2012

Deb Roy (デブ・ロイ): The Birth of a Word

Deb Roy
MIT researcher Deb Roy wanted to understand how his infant son learned language -- so he wired up his house with videocameras to catch every moment (with exceptions) of his son's life, then parsed 90,000 hours of home video to watch "gaaaa" slowly turn into "water." Astonishing, data-rich research with deep implications for how we learn.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Susan Cain: The power of introverts

In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated.

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Stephen Wolfram: Computing a theory of everything

Stephen Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, talks about his quest to make all knowledge computational -- able to be searched, processed and manipulated. His new search engine, Wolfram Alpha, has no lesser goal than to model and explain the physics underlying the universe.

Leonard Susskind: My friend Richard Feynman

What's it like to be pals with a genius? Onstage at TEDxCaltech, physicist Leonard Susskind spins a few stories about his friendship with the legendary Richard Feynman, discussing his unconventional approach to problems both serious and ... less so.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Alain de Botton: Atheism 2.0

What aspects of religion should atheists (respectfully) adopt? Alain de Botton suggests a "religion for atheists" -- call it Atheism 2.0 -- that incorporates religious forms and traditions to satisfy our human need for connection, ritual and transcendence.

Alain de Botton

Jonathan Haidt: Religion, evolution, and the ecstasy of self-transcendence

Psychologist Jonathan Haidt asks a simple, but difficult question: why do we search for self-transcendence? Why do we attempt to lose ourselves? In a tour through the science of evolution by group selection, he proposes a provocative answer.

Jonathan Haidt

Frank Warren: Half a million secrets

"Secrets can take many forms -- they can be shocking, or silly, or soulful." Frank Warren, the founder of, shares some of the half-million secrets that strangers have mailed him on postcards.


Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Peter Diamandis: Abundance is our future

Onstage at TED2012, Peter Diamandis makes a case for optimism -- that we'll invent, innovate and create ways to solve the challenges that loom over us. "I’m not saying we don’t have our set of problems; we surely do. But ultimately, we knock them down.”

Friday, April 20, 2012

Animal: Frans de Waal: Moral behavior in animals

Empathy, cooperation, fairness and reciprocity -- caring about the well-being of others seems like a very human trait. But Frans de Waal shares some surprising videos of behavioral tests, on primates and other mammals, that show how many of these moral traits all of us share.