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TEDxVancouver 2012 Presentation Videos Are Online

1 Feb

I know it’s been a while since the event, but the TEDxVancouver presenter videos are finally online.  I could only find 2 of them so far and will keep an eye out for the rest.  The other presenter videos will be added here as soon as they are posted online (or as soon as I find them if they are already online.)

If anybody reading this blog has links to any TEDxVancouver 2012 videos that I’m missing, please reach out to me via email or Twitter at @laurentmunier and I’ll get them added.

TEDxVancouver 2012 – Experience Confluence

Chen Lizra – The Power of Seduction in Our Everyday Lives

Mark Brand – The Impact of an Unconventional Solution

Natalie DeFreitas – Rethinking the Impact of Traditional Justice

Dr. John Izzo – The Defining Moment for a Generation In Waiting

Mark Betteridge – Short Term Thinking, A Risk to Our Legacy

Joel Solomon – A Journey of Mortality, Renewal and Ethical Investment

Dr. Jean Carruthers – Beneath the Surface of Botox

Elaine Lui aka Lainey Gossip – The Sociology of Gossip

Eric Winsborrow- Confessions of a Cyber Spy Hunter

Robin Esrock – Learn to Travel

John Bromley – Disrupting the World of Charity

Doug Schmitt – There Are 5,000 Meteors Heading Our Way… Now What?

Kristin Westdal – The Unseen Threat of Noise in Our Oceans

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TEDxVancouver: CONFLUENCE Date Announced – Sunday October 21, 2012

13 Sep

TEDxVancouver has announced their date and theme and is accepting registrations.  If you attended last year, you should have received a special pre-registration email that allows you to register before the general public (and gives you 2 invites for friends to skip the line.) If you didn’t attend last year, click on tier website to get on the registration waiting list. You’ll receive an email to register once it opens to the public.

This year’s theme is CONFLUENCE: the meeting and coming together of two bodies of water; merging and ultimately creating a stronger flow. In the spirit of confluence you are the origin for complete interconnectivity at this year’s conference.

Here’s how you can join and connect with this year’s TEDxVancouver:

TEDxVancouver Website (register here)

TEDxVancouver Twitter
TEDxVancouver Facebook
TEDxVancouver Videos
TEDxVancouver Photos

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Date: Sunday October 21
Venue: The Orpheum Theater Vancouver
Price: $99 plus service charge and venue fee ($113 total)

For a complete list of speakers and other information, keep an eye on their website as they are updating it frequently with new information.

[VIDEO] Can We Predict the Future? Yes. Ray Kurtzweil TED Talks on Exponential Growth in Technology.

22 Aug

Where will you be in 2020? In 2030? What will you be doing? Will you have nano-technology inside of you?

Some will cry outrage and try to block this, but can you really stop technological progress? These graphs show where we have been and where we are going. We do live in truly amazing times.

Ray Kurzweil: A university for the coming singularity

Ray Kurzweil: The accelerating power of technology

TEDxBrussels Video: John Bohannon – Dance vs. Powerpoint

2 Dec

In this TED Talk, John Bohannon – writer and gonzo scientist – famous for creating the “Dance Your Ph.D Contest” explains why we should stop using Powerpoint and use dancers instead.  His dancers are from Black Label Movement.

Here’s the video, he explains it much better than I can.

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