Everyone’s heard of Martin Luther King Jr. But do you know the woman Dr. King called “the architect of the civil rights movement,” Septima Clark? It’s her blueprint for change-making that has stood the test of time.
Music can be instrumental to change lives. In this inspiring Ted Talk Robert Gupta, violinist with the LA Philharmonic, talks about a violin lesson he once gave to a brilliant, schizophrenic musician and what he learned.
Modern art can appear to be an aimless scattering of colour…so Ursus Wehrli has decided to tidy things up and has a few new pics for us.
This Ted Talk is funny and a must watch.
Does science ruin the magic of life? In this grumpy but very charming monologue, Robin Ince makes the argument against with the idea that the more we learn about the astonishing behaviour of the universe, the more we stand in awe.
What happens when you reply to suspicious emails? Follow along this great Ted Talk as writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal.
Despite the control the central government has over the Internet hundreds of millions of microbloggers are creating the first national public sphere in the country’s history, and shifting the balance of power in unexpected ways.
In this Ted Talk productivity guru Tim Ferriss’ fun, encouraging anecdotes show how one simple question “What’s the worst that could happen?” is all you need to learn to do anything.
Do you sometimes have your most creative ideas while doing nothing in particular? In this eye-opening TED Talk Manoush Zomorodi explains the connection between spacing out and creativity. You can check out her book here.
What makes some start ups succeed while others fail?
Is it: (a) Timing
(c) The Team
(d) Business Model
It’s a big question, what makes some start ups succeed while others fail? Bill Gross has founded a lot of start-ups, and has gathered data from hundreds of companies, to rank each company on five key factors. He found one factor that stands out from the others.
This Ted Talk made us laugh so hard. Not only does Simone Giertz share her craft of making useless robots. Her inventions rarely succeed, and that’s the point.