All Blog Posts Tagged 'TEDx' (4)

The world’s most colorful protest: How paint helped Turkish people win a stare-down with the government

A Turkish woman takes pictures of rainbow-colored stairs on August 31, 2013 in Istanbul. Stairs in the Cihangir and Findikli neighborhoods, which attracted attention after being painted in rainbow colors by a local man on August 27, were all painted grey on the night of August. 29, and following comments on social media, the municipality of Beyoglu immediately painted them again in rainbow colors. AFP PHOTO/OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

Brittany Koteles

In the 1500+ cream-of-the-crop TED and TEDx videos that make it to, Derek Sivers’s 3-minute breakdown of How to Start a Movement is the 32nd most viewed. His story is simple and hilarious: A shirtless man’s ridiculous (and very public) dance solo turns into an all-out, jam-packed dance party in a matter of seconds.



Added by Dowser on December 10, 2013 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Farah Pandith TEDx Boston Talk: Dismantle Hate With Counter-Narratives

Have watch of this TEDx Boston event featuring peace and conflict resolution promoter, Farah Pandith.  She is also the first ever US Department of State Special Representative to Muslim Communities. She talks about the global Muslim youth community, perspectives, and particularly the diversity of what it means to be Muslim. 

She mentions where do you young people (young Muslims in the examples she provides) go for answers? Often, it is the Internet and it provides an opportunity for…


Added by Jeff Thompson on July 16, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

TEDxHayward (get your FREE tickets now)!

TEDxHayward 2013 is rapidly approaching, and we are running out of tickets! Get them now (yes, they are FREE), before it is too late!

TEDxHayward 2013 (May 9th, 2013)

Our 2013 theme is Applied Peace Innovation

What is Peace Innovation? We define it as the application of social capital and technology used to decrease hostility, increase the existence of healthy interpersonal and international relationships,…


Added by Daniel E. Martin on April 18, 2013 at 11:44am — No Comments

Lets organize TEDx Events around the world yearly on 9/21 focusing on multidisciplinary aspects of creating peace on Earth. Lets be the 1st generation of humans to do away with all war!


I am encouraging people to apply to organize TEDx Events anywhere around the world focusing on the multidisciplinary aspects of imagining and creating world peace.   The events may be held on 9/21 of each year which is the International Day of Peace and Global Truce Cease fire or on any day of…


Added by Michelle Lee Rosenthal, LMSW on November 11, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

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