From life to death, beyond and back | Thomas Fleischmann | TEDxTUHHSalon

From life to death, beyond and back | Thomas Fleischmann | TEDxTUHHSalon

Translator: 陳 俊 Reviewer: Nadine Hennig Ladies and gentleman, I see dead people. What may be a punch line from the film, the movie, “The Sixth Sense” for you, is dire reality for me. As an emergency physician, I took care of thousands of people when they approached the line between life and death. Many […]

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Did you hear the one about the Iranian-American? | Maz Jobrani

Did you hear the one about the Iranian-American? | Maz Jobrani

I was one of the founding members of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour. The other founding members included Ahmed Ahmed, who is an Egyptian-American, who actually had the idea to go to the Middle East and try it out before we went out as a tour. He went out solo and did it first. […]

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A day in the life of a Roman soldier – Robert Garland

A day in the life of a Roman soldier – Robert Garland

The year is 15 CE and the Roman Empire is prospering. Most of the credit will go to the emperor, but this success wouldn’t have been possible without loyal soldiers like Servius Felix. Servius enlisted as a legionary eight years ago at age 18, the son of a poor farmer with few prospects. Unlike the […]

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Cultural difference in business | Valerie Hoeks | TEDxHaarlem

Cultural difference in business | Valerie Hoeks | TEDxHaarlem

Translator: Cecile Brevet Reviewer: Christine Frey (Chime) It all started in the year 2000 I was 17 years old and I walked with my backpack through unpaved alleys in the outskirts of Beijing. I saw men cycling. with entire closets and fridges on the back I saw little kids running around half naked playing football, […]

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Zach King: The storyteller in all of us | TEDxPortland

Zach King: The storyteller in all of us | TEDxPortland

Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Peter van de Ven It was six years ago that I was just leaving Portland. I had been born and raised here, and I was taking off to LA to go live there. It was scary to be a young kid – just graduated from high school – planning on taking […]

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TEDxUW – Tanya De Mello – Here’s how you get a job at the UN

TEDxUW – Tanya De Mello – Here’s how you get a job at the UN

Translator: Deborah Oliveira Reviewer: Denise RQ Whenever people find out that I have worked in the United Nations and I have worked in war-torn countries, with refugees all over the world, the first question they want to know is, “How did you end up at the UN? Tell me how to get there. I am […]

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How I gamed online data to meet my match: Amy Webb at TEDxMidAtlantic

How I gamed online data to meet my match: Amy Webb at TEDxMidAtlantic

Translator: FNU Swati Reviewer: Doreen Litke So, my name is Amy Webb and my story starts six years ago. I was in not the best relationship although it started really well and I thought that the person I was with was the person I would wind up marrying and our relationship came to a somewhat […]

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Three Questions to unlock your authentic career: Ashley Stahl at TEDxBerkeley

Three Questions to unlock your authentic career: Ashley Stahl at TEDxBerkeley

Translator: Denise RQ Reviewer: Lena Clemente At age 22, I was completely immersed in this world of spying the Pentagon and counter-terrorism. Everything that I did in my adolescent life was to prepare me for my fantasy career. But I’m here, just a few years later, as a career coach to hundreds of millennials. So […]

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TEDxRiverCity – Robert Stickgold – Sleep, Memory and Dreams: Fitting the Pieces Together

TEDxRiverCity – Robert Stickgold – Sleep, Memory and Dreams: Fitting the Pieces Together

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven This talk is basically about what sleep is doing for us. There’s this common belief that when you are asleep, the brain shuts off, the body lies down and nothing happens. And that’s really not what’s going on. It’s a little bit like a fairy tale, and […]

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The value of travel | Rick Steves | TEDxRainier

Translator: Natalie Thibault Reviewer: Sarah El_Gayyar Thank you very much. You know, I have spent a third of my adult life living out of a suitcase. And looking back on those 30 years, four months every year of traveling, it occurs to me, it’s really clear that travel, thoughtful travel, is well worth the time […]

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