Why Social Media Is Ruining Your Life | Katherine Ormerod | TEDxManchester

Transcriber: Eunice Tan Reviewer: Tanya Cushman Hi, everybody, and welcome. My name is Katherine Ormerod, and I’m a journalist, an author, and a social media influencer. Now, if you had told me that of the many things that make up my CV, it would be posting pictures of myself online that really pays my bills, when I left […]

From social media to social impact | Amonge Sinxoto | TEDxLytteltonWomen

Transcriber: Ibrahim Fayyad Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs At my old school, we weren’t allowed to speak an African language. Teachers even gave us detention if we did. They said it would make people who didn’t understand feel uncomfortable. Yet other languages were spoken, and there was never any consequences. ‘I’m an Indian boy, and my Life Orientation teacher asked […]

Breaking the stigma of O.C.D. | Damian Alcolea | TEDxMadrid

Translator: Marcos Fernandez Konvalinka Reviewer: Laura Díaz Aguirre When I was 11 years old I started to thoroughly wash my hands with bleach until they bled. When I was 14, it was difficult to follow lectures at school and I would go through the paper because I had gone over my writing so many times. When I was […]

#IndigenousDads: how social media can inspire social change | Joel Bayliss | TEDxAdelaide

Translator: Jennifer Ung Reviewer: Cristina Bufi-Pöcksteiner Hello, Adelaide. Audience: Hello. I’d like to take this opportunity to personally acknowledge that today we’re meeting on Kaurna land. Always was, and always will be. I’d like to pay my respects to their elders past, present and future. June 8th 2016 was a day that changed my life forever. I was […]

How social media saved me from suicide | SK Shlomo | TEDxExeter

Translator: Riaki Poništ Reviewer: Ellen Maloney (Music) (Beatboxing) (Beatboxing ends) Two, three, four. (Beatboxing, sampled into a new loop) (Humming, sampled into a new loop) (Loop ends) (Music) Hi. (Cheers) (Applause) I’m SK Schlomo. Is it OK if I tell you a story? Audience: Yes! Last summer, my whole world transformed. Since the age of 19, I had […]

Refugees in Germany – Breaking the Ice With Comedy | Abdul Abbasi and Allaa Faham | TEDxMünster

Translator: Nadine Hennig Reviewer: Robert Tucker Allaa Faham: Ladies and gentlemen, we are GLS. I’m Abdul, he is Allaa. Abdul Abbasi: The other way around. I’m Abdul. AF: Sorry. I’m Allaa, he is Abdul. We come from Syria. I’ve been in Germany for about two years, Abdul for three years. We started our project about one year ago. […]

Breaking the Glass Ceiling | Erika Buhler | [email protected]

Translator: Mel Simmons Reviewer: Darina Stoyanova Hashtag goals. What was the first thing that came to mind when you heard me say this? Was it Kylie Jenner’s lips? Eyebrows on fleek? Or did you just ask yourself Why’d she just say hashtag goals then pause? Who gave her the mike? What is she doing? But did you ever […]

Digital Democracy | Carl Miller | TEDxAthens

Translator: Chryssa Takahashi Reviewer: Robert Tucker On 25th April 1963, this man, Joseph Licklider, JCR Licklider, or Lick to his friends, he wrote a memo, a memo addressed to the ‘Members and Affiliates of the Intergalactic Computer Network’. Licklider himself was at a loss for what the overall enterprise of this memo was about. And that was because […]

What Do Your Digital Footprints Say About You? | Nicola Osborne | [email protected]

Translator: Lam Nguyen Reviewer: Denise RQ What do your digital footprints say about you? What do I mean by digital footprint? I mean all the stuff that we leave online, the digital tracks and traces, the stuff that makes up other people’s perception of who we are, as well as our own. Some of those things are really […]

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