“Sea of Solitude” is a video game which explores how battling the “monsters” of loneliness and self-doubt can help us better grapple with the complexity and struggles of mental health. In this Ted Talk, artist Cornelia Geppert shares the game.
Hollywood needs to stop resisting what the world actually looks like, says actor, director and activist America Ferrera. Tracing the contours of her career, in this Ted Talk she calls for more authentic representation of different cultures in media and a shift in how we tell our stories.
There’s a simple and powerful way to confront the world’s most pressing crises, says women’s rights activist Yifat Susskind: think like a mother.
“When you think like a mother, you prioritize the needs of the many, not the whims of the few”
Rita Pierson heard a colleague say, “They don’t pay me to like the kids.” Her response: “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.” This inspiring ted talk is a rousing call to educators to connect to students.
Science teacher Tyler DeWitt thinks science textbooks are impossible to understand. He delivers a rousing call for science teachers to ditch the jargon and make science fun in this Ted Talk.
Child prodigy Adora Svitak says the world needs “childish” thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism. Kids’ big dreams deserve high expectations, she says, starting with grownups’ willingness to learn from children as much as to teach. This is an inspiring ted talk to watch.
Vik Muniz makes art from pretty much anything, be it shredded paper, wire, clouds or diamonds. Here he describes the thinking behind his work and takes us on a tour of his incredible images.
Julia Gillard and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala share six standout lessons on what it takes to lead and build solidarity in the face of gender bias and stereotypes in this inspiring Ted Talk.
There are about 7,000 languages spoken around the world and they all have different sounds, vocabularies and structures. But do they shape the way we think?
David Binder is a Broadway producer, who found himself in a small Australian neighbourhood, watching locals dance and perform on their lawns uncovering new face of arts festivals, breaking the boundary between audiences and performers.