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Didier Sornette: How we can predict the next financial crisis

The 2007-2008 financial crisis, you might think, was an unpredictable one-time crash. But Didier Sornette and his Financial Crisis Observatory have plotted a set of early warning signs for unstable, growing systems, tracking the moment when any bubble is about to pop. (And he’s seeing it happen again, right now.) TEDTalks is a daily video […]

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

Why is it that so many people think they can’t draw? Where did we learn to believe that? Graham Shaw will shatter this illusion – quite literally – in a very practical way. He’ll demonstrate how the simple act of drawing has the power to make a positive difference in the world. Graham specialises in […]

How to learn any language in six months | Chris Lonsdale | TEDxLingnanUniversity

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: Chris Lonsdale is Managing Director of Chris Lonsdale & Associates, a company established to catalyse breakthrough performance for individuals and senior teams. In addition, he has also developed a unique and integrated approach to learning that gives people the means to acquire language or complex technical […]

How can writing change the world? Adam Falkner at TEDxNJIT

In this honest, creative and poignant talk, Falkner shares insights from his experience as an artist and high school teacher in New York City that highlight the importance storytelling as an entry point into urgently needed dialogue across difference. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that […]