Posts Tagged ‘Ted Talks’

Vatican TED Talk

November 5, 2019

“Let us help each other, all together, to remember that the ‘other’ is not a statistic, or a number. We all need each other.” – His Holiness Pope Francis @TED.

18 minutes.

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The Greatest Invention

March 21, 2017

What was the greatest invention of the industrial revolution? Hans Rosling makes the case for the washing machine.

“Thank you, industrialization. Thank you, steel mill. And thank you, chemical processing industry that gave us time to read books.”

Related:

“Hans Rosling, statistician and sword-swallower, has died,” The Economist

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Yarn Bombing

March 22, 2016

Yarn Bombing

Yarnstorming. Knit Graffiti. Guerrilla Knitting. Yarn Bombing. You mave seen objects in the city streetscape snuggled in cozy, warm, fuzzy, knit coverings. Where did this grassroots movement start? It seems to have had many mothers; one of them is Magda Sayeg:

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