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What is Your Favorite TED Talk

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    Ben Blackwellposted 3 years ago

    I have been watching these talks quite a bit the last few days.  If you enjoy them as well, leave a reply and say which video is your favorite.

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      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Oh my gosh, Ive watched dozens, I don't know which is my favorite. Even the least impressive ones are good.

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      Marina Lazarevicposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Anything by Sir Ken Robinson. He's such a brilliant speaker. Start with 'How Schools Kill Creativity' if you haven't seen it already.

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        Ben Blackwellposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        I did see that one, but I haven't seen others by him.  I'll definitely look him up.  Thanks.

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        a beautiful messposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        I've seen it, the guy's a genius! Loved that talk.

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        Paul Maplesdenposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Yes, I love his stuff - He did a great one on the new paradigms of education on RSA (similar to TED) - Well worth a view here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U

        My personal favorite TED talk is Simon Sinek's 'Start with why' which is a superb analysis of how you can make what you do resonate with other people: http://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_ho … ction.html

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          Ben Blackwellposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Sounds interesting.  I'll check it out.

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            Ben Blackwellposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            I just saw it, and it is very good.  When I was watching it, I had an "Ah, of course" feeling throughout the video.  I will keep his advice in mind.  Thanks for sharing.

      4. NateB11 profile image92
        NateB11posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        New favorite one, with Logan LaPlante; somewhat related to the Ken Robinson talk.

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      Moon Daisyposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      I also like this one. 

      http://www.ted.com/talks/andy_puddicomb … nutes.html

      It's about meditation.  Short, useful and to the point.

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    NateB11posted 3 years ago

    Ron Finley, South Central LA guerrilla gardener. Great talk.Genius guy making greatness out of difficulty. My kind of thing.

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    LCDWriterposted 3 years ago

    Yep, I agree with Marina.  Ken Robinson is my favorite.

  4. Moon Daisy profile image83
    Moon Daisyposted 3 years ago

    I love the Ken Robinson talk that you mentioned Marina.  We first watched it at college, and I've seen it several times since then.  It makes so much sense, (and is sadly so true!)

    We saw the animated version on YouTube.  Have you seen it? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U .  It's really creative, and definitely worth a watch.

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      Marina Lazarevicposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      I have not but I will definitely check it out. Thanks for sharing!

      BTW - great thread, Ben Blackwell. Sounds like I have a bunch of great Ted talks to watch tonight!

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    rebekahELLEposted 3 years ago

    I love TED talks.  Not sure if I can pick a favorite, but I do recall a couple that left an imprint.  I love those by Louie Schwartzberg, a time lapse photographer.  This one has to be at the tip top of my favorites.

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      Ben Blackwellposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Cool.  I'll take a look shortly.

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        Moon Daisyposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Just watched this, thanks, amazing!

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        Ben Blackwellposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        It was amazing.  Good pick.

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      a beautiful messposted 3 years ago

      I've watched tons, but one of my favorites is Bobby McFerrin (who sings "Don't Worry, Be Happy") playing the audience. Here's the link: http://www.ted.com/talks/bobby_mcferrin … music.html

      Sing along like the audience. You'll see!

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        Ben Blackwellposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Bobby McFerrin is a great jazz vocalist, but I never knew he did a TED Talk.  Thanks for posting.

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        Ben Blackwellposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Do you know where the whole video would be?  I'm interested in what he said about the pentatonic scale (I've heard that before), and about what the whole context is.

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          a beautiful messposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          I haven't ever seen the full video, I'll have to search!

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      rebekahELLEposted 3 years ago

      I love the Simon Sinek, Start with why.  That's one I was thinking of and couldn't remember his name.  Simply brilliant and so inspiring.  So glad you mentioned it here, it's very much worth listening to again and again.

    4. Vik Beluso profile image78
      Vik Belusoposted 3 years ago

      I can't remember who it was, but it was a very short one on the best way to tie your shoes.  It totally worked, my shoes have never come untied since.  Science!

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      Vieiragirlposted 3 years ago

      I  love TED so much I wrote a hub about some of my favorite funny talks
      http://vieiragirl.hubpages.com/hub/5-TE … ething-too

     
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