Can you solve the famously difficult green-eyed logic puzzle? – Alex Gendler

Imagine an island where 100 people, all perfect logicians, are imprisoned by a mad dictator. There’s no escape, except for one strange rule. Any prisoner can approach the guards at night and ask to leave. If they have green eyes, they’ll be released. If not, they’ll be tossed into the volcano. As it happens, all […]

The Amazon of Entertainment

We’re here with Derek Thompson, author of “Hit Makers” and the senior editor at The Atlantic. Derek, welcome. Thank you! First up, quickly your background because you look–and I’m sure you’ve heard this before–you look like you’re 14, so how did you get here? So “Hit Makers” is a book that I wrote, came out […]

Finding your voice – the necessity of singing: Katie Kat at TEDxJerseyCity

Translator: Nadine Hennig Reviewer: Mile Živković Hello. My name is Katie Kat and I am here today to talk to you about something that might make you uncomfortable: your singing voice. But I want to assure you that it is not something to be embarrassed about. In fact, I want to encourage you all to […]

Surviving on the Inside | Ice T | TEDxSingSing

Translator: Thierry de Carvalho Banhete Reviewer: Denise RQ People always ask me, they say: “Ice, why you’re always up at Sing-Sing, why do you go to prisons all the time?” This is really, like, their beef with me. Some of you all might have just seen me show up on SVU in your life recently. […]

How singing together changes the brain: Tania de Jong AM at TEDxMelbourne

Translator: Nadine Hennig Reviewer: Denise RQ ♪ I’m singing in the rain ♪ ♪ Just singing in the rain ♪ ♪ What a glorious feeling ♪ ♪ I’m happy again ♪ There was a time when we all used to sing. We sat around camp fires, at church, and at school. We sang our stories […]

Dance your PhD | John Bohannon & Black Label Movement | TEDxBrussels

Translator: Anna Trela Reviewer: Denise RQ Good afternoon. As you are all aware, we face difficult economic times. I come to you with a modest proposal for easing the financial burden. This idea came to me while talking to a physicist friend of mine at MIT. He was struggling to explain something to me. A […]

Go with your gut feeling | Magnus Walker | TEDxUCLA

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Leonardo Silva Hello! My name is Magnus Walker. I was born in 1967 in Sheffield, England. I left school at 15, and I came to America at the age of 19. Well, 8 weeks ago, I didn’t know what a TED talk was, and to be honest, I’m not quite sure […]

Music as a Language: Victor Wooten at TEDxGabriolaIsland

Translator: Eren Özbay Reviewer: Denise RQ Thank you very much. It’s true I was born into a band; very literally, I mean that literally. When I was born, my four older brothers who were already playing music, knew that they needed a bass player (Laughter) to round out the family band. I was born into […]

May I have this dance, please? | Pierre Dulaine | TEDxHollywood

Translator: Nadine Hennig Reviewer: Ilze Garda Hello, ladies and gentlemen. May I have this dance, please? This is the question that has been asked by many people, including myself. When you touch someone with respect, something changes. But we no longer touch each other with all of the new technology around us today. Many human […]