My favorite top 9 TED talks – what about yours?

My favorite top 9 TED talks – what about yours?

Today I´ll share with you my current top 9 TED Talks I´ve watched repeatedly.

TED-logoAll in all this is one inspiring, eye-opening and entertaining hour.

 

 

The talks are actually about different topics. I chose them either because they have some worth sharing content or the speaker is just  fantastic in his way of presenting/talking.

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Google, Wiki, … the obsolete know-it-all?

Google, Wiki, … the obsolete know-it-all?

A pretty entertaining and also interesting TED Talk by Ken Jennings discusses the importance and power of knowledge.

TED´s headline: Trivia whiz Ken Jennings has made a career as a keeper of facts; he holds the longest winning streak in history on the U.S. game show Jeopardy. But in 2011, he played a challenge match against supercomputer Watson — and lost.

After talking a while about his career and experiences as trivia whiz he finds a perfect shift to the important topic knowledge.

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The way we think about charity is dead wrong

The way we think about charity is dead wrong.

“I want to talk about social innovation and social entrepreneurship” … Dan Pallotta, founder of AIDS Ride, starts his TED Talk.

His talk is about charity and nonprofits and how many nonprofits are rewarded for “how little they spend – not for what they get done”.

This is a great point – great for discussions as well – and  I will get back to it after a short introduction into the talks as Dan did.

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