Check out the amazing talks of TEDxBasel 2016!
I was sobbing.
Ugly sobbing. Uncontrollable sobbing. Cathartic sobbing...
There is little consensus in America about how to balance the four roles prisons play.
Christine Sun Kim's art explores the similarities between American Sign Language and music. Once you watch her TED Talk, "The enchanting music of sign language," you'll never look at someone signing in the same way again.
I attended my first TED conference in 2012 and was among thousands in the packed audience when Bryan Stevenson took the main stage and gave a talk, "We need to talk about an injustice," that brought the audience of wealthy, connected, accomplished people to its feet.
About a week after the recent US election, I sent an email to our students at Girls Who Code asking them to share with me their fears, their concerns and their questions. I received countless responses that day. Girls from all across the nation sent me emails expressing their outrage, their sadness, their excitement, and their hope for the future.
This has been an exciting year for people who thrive on polarization and division -- and a disaster for the rest of us.
"Carl Safina deliver his mesmerizing talk, "What are animals thinking and feeling?," I felt a stirring of hope for wildlife on planet Earth."
With that simple thought, Kathryn Schulz brings the curtain down on a wonderful talk, "On being wrong."
Have you ever thought of giving a TEDx talk?
What do you do when you realize you have a bias, even against yourself?