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TEDx is an international community that organizes TED-style events anywhere and everywhere -- celebrating locally-driven ideas and elevating them to a global stage. TEDx events are produced independently of TED conferences, each event curates speakers on their own, but based on TED's format and rules. For more information on using TED for commercial purposes (e.g. employee learning, in a film or online course), please submit a Media Request here: https://media-requests.ted.com.

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Why people believe they can’t draw - and how to prove they can | Graham Shaw | TEDxHull

Why people believe they can’t draw - and how to prove they can | Graham Shaw | TEDxHull

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The video demonstrates how anyone can learn to draw simple cartoons through a step-by-step process, debunking the myth that drawing talent is innate and cannot be learned.

The first 20 hours -- how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU

The first 20 hours -- how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU

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TEDx Talks

Josh Kaufman shares his personal experience and research on rapid skill acquisition, debunking the 10,000-hour rule and presenting a method to learn any new skill in 20 hours.

Top hacker shows us how it's done | Pablos Holman | TEDxMidwest

Top hacker shows us how it's done | Pablos Holman | TEDxMidwest

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TEDx Talks

A hacker demonstrates various hacks from exploiting hotel room TVs and wireless networks to combating malaria with lasers.

The Super Mario Effect - Tricking Your Brain into Learning More | Mark Rober | TEDxPenn

The Super Mario Effect - Tricking Your Brain into Learning More | Mark Rober | TEDxPenn

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TEDx Talks

The video discusses the Super Mario Effect, a learning psychology concept that suggests framing challenges like video games can lead to more success and learning.

How to sound smart in your TEDx Talk | Will Stephen | TEDxNewYork

How to sound smart in your TEDx Talk | Will Stephen | TEDxNewYork

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TEDx Talks

The speaker humorously demonstrates how to appear as though presenting meaningful content when actually saying nothing of significance.

Mi hija quiere entender el sistema financiero | Hernan Casciari | TEDxMontevideo

Mi hija quiere entender el sistema financiero | Hernan Casciari | TEDxMontevideo

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TEDx Talks

The speaker narrates a detailed allegorical story to his daughter, explaining the complexities of the financial crisis in terms a child can understand.

How to Be Happy Every Day: It Will Change the World | Jacqueline Way | TEDxStanleyPark

How to Be Happy Every Day: It Will Change the World | Jacqueline Way | TEDxStanleyPark

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TEDx Talks

The video discusses how daily acts of giving can lead to happiness and create a positive impact on the world.

How To Eliminate Self Doubt Forever & The Power of Your Unconscious Mind | Peter Sage | TEDxPatras

How To Eliminate Self Doubt Forever & The Power of Your Unconscious Mind | Peter Sage | TEDxPatras

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TEDx Talks

A detailed exploration of why intelligent and motivated individuals procrastinate and self-sabotage, and how to overcome these tendencies.

How School Makes Kids Less Intelligent | Eddy Zhong | TEDxYouth@BeaconStreet

How School Makes Kids Less Intelligent | Eddy Zhong | TEDxYouth@BeaconStreet

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TEDx Talks

The speaker reveals the secret that traditional schooling may actually hinder the intellectual growth of children, especially their creative intelligence.

Sólo cambié mi actitud y todo cambió | Juan Bautista Segonds | TEDxSanIsidro

Sólo cambié mi actitud y todo cambió | Juan Bautista Segonds | TEDxSanIsidro

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TEDx Talks

The speaker highlights the importance of attitude and gratitude in transforming one's life from a state of constant complaint and victimhood to one of joy and proactivity.

Sugar is Not a Treat | Jody Stanislaw | TEDxSunValley

Sugar is Not a Treat | Jody Stanislaw | TEDxSunValley

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TEDx Talks

The speaker, a naturopathic doctor, explains the key role the pancreas and beta cells play in maintaining our health, the dangers of sugar and refined carbohydrates, and how to make lifestyle changes to avoid the negative impacts of sugar on our health.

How to cope with anxiety | Olivia Remes | TEDxUHasselt

How to cope with anxiety | Olivia Remes | TEDxUHasselt

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TEDx Talks

The video discusses anxiety disorders, their impact, and coping strategies to manage anxiety.

The magical science of storytelling | David JP Phillips | TEDxStockholm

The magical science of storytelling | David JP Phillips | TEDxStockholm

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TEDx Talks

The video discusses the profound impact of storytelling on human emotion and behavior, exemplified by an experiment with eBay objects and personal anecdotes.

The Discipline of Finishing: Conor Neill at TEDxUniversidaddeNavarra

The Discipline of Finishing: Conor Neill at TEDxUniversidaddeNavarra

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TEDx Talks

The speaker discusses the essential qualities to consider when deciding whom to bet on for success, referencing Warren Buffett's criteria and emphasizing the importance of integrity, energy, and intelligence.

How to stop your thoughts from controlling your life | Albert Hobohm | TEDxKTH

How to stop your thoughts from controlling your life | Albert Hobohm | TEDxKTH

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TEDx Talks

The speaker shares insights on thought control and its impact on life, drawing from personal experiences and meditation practices.

The power of listening | William Ury | TEDxSanDiego

The power of listening | William Ury | TEDxSanDiego

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TEDx Talks

The video emphasizes the importance of listening in negotiation and everyday communication, illustrating its impact with anecdotes and a vision for a world focused on listening skills.

This is how I steal a PIN code | Timon Krause | TEDxAmsterdam

This is how I steal a PIN code | Timon Krause | TEDxAmsterdam

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TEDx Talks

A detailed demonstration of mentalism illustrates the vulnerability of the human mind in the context of security.

The mathematics of love | Hannah Fry | TEDxBinghamtonUniversity

The mathematics of love | Hannah Fry | TEDxBinghamtonUniversity

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TEDx Talks

Hannah Fry discusses how mathematics can be applied to help understand patterns in love and relationships.

Vocal Branding: How Your Voice Shapes Your Communication Image | Wendy LeBorgne | TEDxUCincinnati

Vocal Branding: How Your Voice Shapes Your Communication Image | Wendy LeBorgne | TEDxUCincinnati

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TEDx Talks

The speaker discusses how voice perception affects personal branding and details the five elements of voice brand.

Enseñar y aprender de los pies a la cabeza | Hernán Aldana | TEDxPuraVidaED

Enseñar y aprender de los pies a la cabeza | Hernán Aldana | TEDxPuraVidaED

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TEDx Talks

The video discusses the critical role of physical movement and emotional engagement in the learning process.

Seven Keys to Good Storytelling | Josh Campbell | TEDxMemphis

Seven Keys to Good Storytelling | Josh Campbell | TEDxMemphis

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TEDx Talks

The video discusses the importance of storytelling in everyday life and provides guidance on how to effectively tell a story.

The public speaking lesson you never had | DK . | TEDxNelson

The public speaking lesson you never had | DK . | TEDxNelson

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TEDx Talks

A detailed exploration of public speaking techniques and personal experiences to inspire and guide effective and engaging presentations.

Life is a Game of Bullshit. This is How You Win | Genevieve Gregorich | TEDxColumbiaUniversity

Life is a Game of Bullshit. This is How You Win | Genevieve Gregorich | TEDxColumbiaUniversity

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TEDx Talks

The video speaker recounts their experiences in high school, college, and beyond, drawing parallels with the card game 'BS' (Bullshit) and how they used the game's strategies in real life. They discuss how to navigate through life, focusing on truth, authenticity, personal growth, and the importance of seizing opportunities and enriching one's life.

'We the People' - the three most misunderstood words in US history | Mark Charles | TEDxTysons

'We the People' - the three most misunderstood words in US history | Mark Charles | TEDxTysons

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TEDx Talks

The video scrutinizes the historical and systemic roots of white supremacy in the United States, with a focus on indigenous perspectives and the Doctrine of Discovery.

The difference between hearing and listening | Pauline Oliveros | TEDxIndianapolis

The difference between hearing and listening | Pauline Oliveros | TEDxIndianapolis

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TEDx Talks

Three musicians ventured into an underground cistern to explore its unique acoustics, leading to the birth of the Deep Listening Band and a new understanding of the practice of deep listening.

Technology, The best or worst thing for education | Scott Widman | TEDxYouth@BSPR

Technology, The best or worst thing for education | Scott Widman | TEDxYouth@BSPR

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TEDx Talks

A detailed exploration of whether technology in the classroom is beneficial or harmful to students, and the educator's role in navigating this issue.

Ethics in the age of technology | Juan Enriquez | TEDxBerlin

Ethics in the age of technology | Juan Enriquez | TEDxBerlin

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TEDx Talks

The speaker discusses the complexities of ethics in relation to historical context and technological evolution.

Big Data e inteligencia artificial, ¿son el futuro? | Gustavo Arjones | TEDxEldorado

Big Data e inteligencia artificial, ¿son el futuro? | Gustavo Arjones | TEDxEldorado

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TEDx Talks

An extensive exploration of big data and artificial intelligence, their applications, challenges, and the future of these technologies.

Generative AI is just the Beginning AI Agents are what Comes next | Daoud Abdel Hadi | TEDxPSUT

Generative AI is just the Beginning AI Agents are what Comes next | Daoud Abdel Hadi | TEDxPSUT

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TEDx Talks

A detailed exploration of the advancements in AI, focusing on the transition from specialized machine learning to versatile AI agents capable of end-to-end task automation.

Fake news and the future of journalism | Robert Hernandez | TEDxKC

Fake news and the future of journalism | Robert Hernandez | TEDxKC

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TEDx Talks

A detailed exploration of journalism's role, challenges, and the impact of digital technologies in shaping future reporting.

Laserlight. The Serendipity in Radical Innovations | Emily Brooke | TEDxUniversityofBrighton

Laserlight. The Serendipity in Radical Innovations | Emily Brooke | TEDxUniversityofBrighton

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TEDx Talks

The speaker narrates a personal incident that led to the invention of the laser light for bicycles, emphasizing the role of serendipity in innovation.

Small talk, big connections | Sam Bradford | TEDxASUWest

Small talk, big connections | Sam Bradford | TEDxASUWest

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TEDx Talks

The speaker shares their experience of quitting a full-time job to work part-time at Dutch Bros Coffee, highlighting the importance of human connection in business and everyday life.

Dones, ciència i tecnologia... una carrera de fons | Núria Salán | TEDxReus

Dones, ciència i tecnologia... una carrera de fons | Núria Salán | TEDxReus

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TEDx Talks

An exploration of the historical contributions and struggles of women in science, technology, and academia.

Urushi and Japanese Culture: Kazumi Murose at TEDxTokyo

Urushi and Japanese Culture: Kazumi Murose at TEDxTokyo

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TEDx Talks

Ana Lucia, an artist, presents the traditional Japanese art of Urushi, its historical significance, and its contemporary relevance, including a real-life example of Urushi's utility in extreme conditions.

Ethics in the age of technology | Juan Enriquez | TEDx SHORTS

Ethics in the age of technology | Juan Enriquez | TEDx SHORTS

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TEDx Talks

Juan Enriquez discusses the intersection of ethics and technology and how advancements shape societal norms.

Conoce tu Proceso Creativo | Pico Navarro | TEDxMorelia

Conoce tu Proceso Creativo | Pico Navarro | TEDxMorelia

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TEDx Talks

The video discusses the importance of recognizing and developing one's creative process, highlighting how it can lead to personal and professional growth.

PIPS: lab at TEDxAmsterdam

PIPS: lab at TEDxAmsterdam

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TEDx Talks

The video details a mass upload session for Die Space, an interactive social network for the deceased.

Migración forzada por el hambre y los muros humanos | Esteban Biba | TEDxEatBetterWaik

Migración forzada por el hambre y los muros humanos | Esteban Biba | TEDxEatBetterWaik

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TEDx Talks

The video transcript describes the harrowing experiences of migrant children, the reasons people are forced to migrate, and the societal responsibility towards migration issues.