TED Conference

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  • Informative Speech Summary

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    In January 2016, Dr. Peter Weinstock who is an Intensive Care Unit physician and Director of the Pediatric Simulator Program at the Boston Children's Hospital / Harvard Medical School delivered a speech at the TED conference. The topic of his speech was “Lifelike simulations that make real-life surgery safer”, in which he presented how important in difficult surgeries can be the use of current computer special effects and 3D prints. In his speech, he in an amazing way underlines how important it

  • Fear In Hamlet

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    5, line 205). Hamlet’s fear is crushing his self-confidence. If he had taken the time to listen to his fears, his anxiety would have decreased. Learning how to analyze fear is an important tool in making wise decisions. According to Karen Walker’s TED Talk “What Fear Can Teach Us”, “Fears are a form of unintentional storytelling” (5:23). We are

  • What Do They Do For A Living? Where Do It?

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    II. Presentation topic and length. The topic of Sheryl Sandberg’s Ted Talk was “Why we have too few women leaders.” This TEDWomen talk is 14 minutes and 58 seconds in length. III. How does this presentation fit into the class? Why is it important? (250 words strongly suggested) This presentation fits into the class because

  • Summary Of Robert Fischell Speech

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    treatment. Robert Fischell delivered the speech in acceptance of his 2005 TED award in an official conference. His credibility cannot be doubted as he is the inventor of other well-known medical devices such as, the rechargeable pacemaker, the insulin pump, and a pre-cursor to GPS. The speaker’s fascinating inventive capability, and determination to make the world a better place, adds to his credibility. The TED conference consisted of approximately a thousand people from different fields such as

  • The Negative Consequences Of The Communication Of Scientific Knowledge

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    negative consequences that are present with almost every different form of media. In this essay, the communication of scientific knowledge will be examined through a Deutsche Welle (DW) documentary called Myths and facts about diabetes by Hanna Pütz and a TED Talk called The surprisingly charming science of your gut by Giulia Enders. To begin with, the DW Akademie was started in 1965 in Rwanda from a radio technician program but has now become Germany’s main international media organization. However, even

  • Persuasive Speech Example

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    a nonprofit called TED was started with a mission to spread ideas. The most important way this nonprofit spreads ideas is through short and powerful talks conducted by speakers. Various topics are discussed in these talks such as science, technology, and entertainment. Each speaker when talking about their topic uses different elements to make their speech effective. Some speeches are more effective than others because of the elements they utilize. Lizzie Velasquez is a TED talk speaker, who tells

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of A Purpose Driven Life

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    Each of us is dealt a hand when we come into this world, it is how we use what we’ve been given that matters. Rick Warren, author of “A Purpose Driven Life” gave a speech in February of 2006 about living a life of purpose. The speech was directed at people with an amount of influence in the world, big or small. The Purpose of this speech was to urge people to go out and use their talents, and influence to make the world a better place. Rick Warren has an excellent use of ethos, pathos, and logos

  • Kelly Mcgonigal's 'How To Make Stress Your Friend'

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    1.) Summary: Kelly McGonigal who is a health psychologist gives a thought-provoking lecture called “How to Make Stress Your Friend” at an official TED conference in June 2013. During the first part of the presentation, Ms. McGonigal confesses to the crowd that she been teaching about stress completely wrong, “Basically, I’ve turned stress into the enemy. But I have changed my mind about stress…” Ms. McGonigal emphasizes the point that people who view stress as not harmful (not their enemy), were

  • Social Media And Its Impact On Writing And Receiving Emails / Text Problems

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    Part A: Email /Text Problems The current technological age that uses the social media has led various problems in writing and receiving emails/texts. The biggest problem is not getting any part of a message from the text or email; understanding of the message is the greatest problem. This can be attributed to the receiving of incomprehensible and poorly arranged words and messages. The problem of using slang in writing and receiving texts is a menace. The use of such slang terms like SMH (shaking

  • Ted Talk Essay

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    lives where they wish someone could just pick for us, or times when we wish there were more to choose from. All Americans have many choices, and it is such a part of our daily lives that we don’t even realize it. Barry Schwartz and Sheena Iyengar‘s TED talks bring up interesting ideas about choice, how people deal with them and their affects. They both state that although choice is good, it can also have negative effects. Schwartz explains what most people believe and experience with choice, while