TED Talks and TED Conferences

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TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. A TEDx event is a local conference …

Deepfakes: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed!

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What is it about? According to https://www.igi-global.com/dictionary “Deepfakes are videos featuring humans manipulated by computational intelligence.” Furthermore, according to John Brandon at Fox News( https://fxn.ws/2REgznA ): “Artificial intelligence and machine learning help us in countless ways. Bots like Alexa and Cortana can read the news on cue; a Tesla Model S can park itself in your garage. Yet, as with …

I dream my painting, and then I paint my dream

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‘I dream my painting, and then I paint my dream.’ The Power of Minimalism makes a Presentation Infinite  What is Minimalism? Minimalism is a style or technique (as in music, literature, or design) that is characterized by extreme sparseness and simplicity. It is a style in which a small number of very simple things are used to create a specific …

Post-Truth Politics

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Origin of the term https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post-truth_politics After much discussion, debate, and research, the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2016 is post-truth – an adjective defined as ‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief’. Editors said that use of the term “post-truth” had increased by around 2,000% …

The Sketchnote Handbook: The illustrated guide to visual note taking

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Full Title: The Sketchnote Handbook: The illustrated guide to visual note taking, by Mike Rohde, (1st edition), Peachpit Press, 224 pages: Introduction, 7 Chapters, Index; December 3, 2012, Paperback Author: According to his official bio note on Peachpit Publishers, Mike Rhode is a user experience (UX) and a user interface (UI) designer. His passion for simple and usable design solutions …

How to Be a Good Listener

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There are three steps in helping yourself enjoy a lecture or presentation: Step #1: Before the Talk Research the speaker and the topic. Use the presentation title, the published abstract, the name and position of the speaker to learn and anticipate as much from this particular talk as possible. Make a list of key words or ideas (in brief) that …

Presentation Champions (3)

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Who are champions? Champions are people in all walks of life that chase after a goal. You see them cheered in competitions and applauded in contests. Those who persist have a clear set of priorities and pursue their goals uncompromisingly. In addition, champions are people who support, promote or defend an individual, a cause or an idea. Presentation champions are …

Form Follows Function

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Definition In 1896, famous architect Louis Sullivan wrote “It is the pervading law, of all things organic and inorganic, of all things physical and metaphysical, of all things human and superhuman, of all true manifestations of the head, of the heart, of the soul, that the light is recognizable in its expression, that form ever follows function, this is the …

Presentation Champions (2)

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Who are champions? Champions are people in all walks of life that chase after a goal. You see them cheered in competitions and applauded in contests. Those who persist have a clear set of priorities and pursue their goals uncompromisingly. In addition, champions are people who support, promote or defend an individual, a cause or an idea. Presentation champions are …

Presentation Champions (1)

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Who are champions? Champions are people in all walks of life that chase after a goal. You see them cheered in competitions and applauded in contests. Those who persist have a clear set of priorities and pursue their goals uncompromisingly. In addition, champions are people who support, promote or defend an individual, a cause or an idea. Presentation champions are …