TED talk from 2010.
TED talk from 2010.
TED talk from 2011.
Derek Sivers on developing confidence, finding happiness, and saying “no” to millions.
"Derek tells us how he put all of his money from the sale (22 million USD) into a charitable trust"
2010 TED talk.
Mix any number of RSS feeds into one unique new feed.
"The first follower is what transforms a lone nut into a leader."
From the 2010 Railsconf.
2010 Railsconf keynote.
2010 discussion on the morality of the global trade in medicine.
Putting massive amounts of time in perspective is incredibly hard for humans, so we made this graphic (this is only a tiny piece of it!)
That is a pretty epic machine!
"In 1910 [a huge wildfire] killed 87 people. Most of them were firefighters. [...] and this would shape the way we thought about wildfire in our society for the next 100 years."
Indigenous scholar Marcia Langton rates Bill Gammage's exploration of Aboriginal land management, The Biggest Estate on Earth, as one of the great books.
Another version, lots of lyrics for this one.
First of a few of these.
Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us the intricate world of pollen and pollinators.
Interview with Mark Frauenfelder, author and founder of BoingBoing, on The Sound of Young America.
Scientifically accurate and aesthetically rich biomedical visualisations of the microscopic world inside our bodies.
Tim Ferriss's Long Now talk from 02011.
Stories about getting lost, and how our brains, and our hearts, help us find our way back home.
Very cool TED talk by OK Go - whimsical, insightful, informative and musical.
"The idea that the Maya or Easter Islanders experienced an apocalyptic end makes for good television but bad archaeology" "[and] dwell[s] on the supposed failures of pre-modern and non-Western societies rather than stressing their resilience in the face of difficulties or recalling the Western role in their eventual cultural destruction."
"This week Richard Dawkins' remarkable book The God Delusion is released in Australia."
In The Revenge of Gaia, James Lovelock claims we've passed the point of no return with climate change.