The four pillars of a decentralized society | Johann Gevers | TEDxZug

Translator: Paulo Oliveros Reviewer: Denise RQ For millions of years, humans lived together in small decentralized network communities of about 30 to 70 people. Everybody knew everybody, and it was hard to get away with doing bad things. But then, about 10,000 years ago, something happened that changed the course of history: the invention of […]

Let’s Talk About Race | Jennifer Chernega | TEDxTrondheim

Translator: Karolina Deryło Reviewer: Denise RQ Please hold up your thumb. Hold it up nice and high. Take a look at it. Compare your thumb to those around you. I specifically want you to look at how bendy the tip of your thumb is, whether it bends back very far or not. Now, my thumb […]

Why Free Speech Is Society’s Immune System | Orrin Johnson | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Translator: Silvina Katz Reviewer: Ellen Maloney Our absolute right to free speech, the ability to publicly share ideas, a right that is absolutely protected by the First Amendment, is civil society’s immune system. It’s not just ideal, it’s necessary to ensure a healthy society. We are more secure, safer and stronger when any idea or […]

Want a less polarised society? Try a universal basic income | Anthony Painter | TEDxExeter

Translator: Michele Gianella Reviewer: Riaki Poništ So, if there was one word that you could use to describe current society, what might it be? For me, it’s the word “polarity.” This is the idea that people are pulling apart in politics and culture in terms of their economic opportunities, in terms of their identities. And […]

How we can beat the burnout society | Ernst-Jan Pfauth | TEDxMaastricht

Translator: René Clerc Reviewer: Cristina Bufi-Pöcksteiner Who, in the past year, felt like they worked too hard? Please raise your hand. Wow, take a look around. That’s a lot of hands. And statistically speaking, we could have expected that. Take a look at these numbers. This is the percentage of the labor force in each […]

Towards an inclusive society for every child | Dave Ensberg | TEDxVenlo

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Denise RQ Good afternoon. It’s important for the future of our society to make the society more inclusive for every child. You can all here make a huge difference doing that. Today I would like to share my life story with you and inspire you to do so. Over 31 years […]

You are the exclusive author of your story | Jovan Mays | TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Peter van de Ven As a poet in the schools, I see just under 200,000 kids every school year. I start out each session by asking the same question: “How many of you would consider yourselves to be a poet?” At the second grade level, you’ll see every hand shoot to […]

What makes a good society? A case study on Greece | Michael Green | TEDxThessaloniki

Translator: Cristina Bufi-Pöcksteiner Reviewer: Ellen Maloney What makes a good society? How do I know if my country, my region, my city, is a good society? When we ask that question, the answer we get back often comes in a monetary term, measured in terms of Gross Domestic Product, or GDP. We often find that […]

A genome hacker’s experience with the privacy of shared data | Yaniv Erlich | TEDxDanubia

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Krystian Aparta Hacking is the art of breaking security mechanisms. When I was an undergraduate student I worked as a hacker in a computer security firm. We used to be hired by banks and credit card services to conduct penetration tests, to try to find critical gaps in the security of […]

Judging Societies by Women’s Prisons | Emily Salisbury | TEDxWashingtonCorrectionsCenterforWomen

Translator: Ellen Maloney Reviewer: Denise RQ “The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” This famous quote by Dostoyevsky reminds us that to truly understand the progression of humanity, we should open our eyes to see how we treat some of the most unsympathetic characters in our world. How […]