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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2016

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2016

TEDx: The positive future of journalism

Does the media reflect the reality of the world? Or does the information selected as news shape our reality? In Seán Dagan’s fascinating talk about ‘Positive News’, he illustrates how making positive information more salient in the media, could benefit us in the future. Seán Dagan Wood is the editor of Positive News, the world’s...

TEDx: Beyond Fear: A Call For A New Journalistic Narrative

Journalism has long been associated with fear. News correspondents pile on grim story after grim story, determined to instill terror in their audience. Stephanie Hanes tells us why its time to reframe the narrative. Stephanie Hanes is an author and award winning journalist whose work has appeared in Smithsonian magazine, the Washington Post, Africa Geographic...
You too have the power within you

You too have the power within you

You too have the power to stand up and change the course of events
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2015

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2015

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2014

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2014

Video: Can Computer Training Help Homeless?

Software engineer Patrick McConlogue gives to the homeless by teaching computer code. CNN’s Bill Weir reports. We need to remember that every human being is unique and full of potential. We don’t know other people’s stories. Source: Upworthy 

TEDx: Is there scientific proof we can heal ourselves? Lissa Rankin

About Lissa Rankin, MD: New age gurus suggest that we can heal ourselves by simply changing our minds, but is this concept grounded in cold, hard science? Lissa Rankin, MD explores the scientific literature, reviewing case studies of spontaneous remission, as well as placebo and nocebo effect data, to prove that our thoughts powerfully affect...

TEDx: Ronny Edry — Designing a vision of peace

Ronny Edry talks about a peace movement he created by simply designing a poster. As a graphic designer, he often uploads images he created to Facebook. One night, he decided that the escalating war of threats between the Israeli and Iranian governments had reached its peak and he wanted to send a new message: Iranians,...

TEDx: Digital Leadership, Empowering New Ideas: Sofie Sandell at TEDxUCL

Today I would like to speak to you about digital leadership and creativity in education. And for me digital leadership means that you know how to handle the new digital opportunities and that you learn how to listen to new ideas and suggestions.