Category Archive:Talk to Me 2

Ideas: Week 5

This week we’re talking about Giorgia Lupi’s TED Talk on data.

Check it out:

  • Do you think her experiment teaches us interesting things about her?
  • Data is everywhere.  It seems like everything is quantified.  What interesting things do you think data tells us?

Here is the transcript: Giorgia Lupi TEDNYC

Ideas: Week 3

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Do you remember Aimee Mullins? She was an all-star at the Atlanta Paralympics in 1996.

 

 

 

This is an old TED talk but I think her ideas are still interesting today.

  • What are your favourite pair of legs?
  • Do you think that augmented humanity is unfair?
  • Can re-designing human bodies be a source of empowerment?

Here is the transcript:

Aimee Mullins

Ideas: Week One

This week we’re watching a TED talk by Ron Finley, a guerilla gardener.  He’s got a fun accent so the transcript / subtitles will be helpful!

Ron Finley

  • What do you think is most interesting about his talk?
  • What do you think is most surprising about his talk?