The TEDx Glasgow talks are online!

After a memorable event this year, we're excited that the TEDx Glasgow 2016 talks are now online for all to see and we can't recommend them highly enough. Take a look here. Of course, we're an IT company, so we're particularly drawn to James Lyne's rib-tickler/horror story, so it's listed below too!

TED, thanks to the wonders of the internet, has become a global phenomenon.

By now most of you will have heard of TED; the non-profit organisation with nearly 2 billion views of their motivational and inspiring videos on YouTube. The idea of TED is to share “ideas worth spreading”, and this is done providing a platform to those who wouldn’t usually have the opportunity to share these ideas. The result is a fascinating collection of experts, entertainers and enthusiasts coming together for over 30 years at events in cities across the globe. 

James Lyne – Hacking with Words and Smiles, TEDxGlasgow

This was one of our favourites from our day at TEDx in Glasgow. James Lyne showing us (in a rather comedic tone) the new methods hackers are using to gather personal data.

Mike Rowe – Learning from the Dirty Jobs

Mike Rowe, from the Discovery Channel, talks about learning and realisation, and how we aren’t always as right as we think we are.

Amy Cuddy – Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Body language can be a fascinating subject. Amy Cuddy explains how we can influence our self-confidence and chances of success by altering our body language

Shivani Siroya – A smart loan for people with no credit history (yet)

Shivani Siroya shares her story and how she founded InVenture; a company that uses social media usage statistics to provide an alternative to the old fashioned credit score, in order to provide credit access to billions of people in emerging economies and to lift them out of poverty.

Caitria & Morgan O’Neill – How to step up in the face of disaster

In 2011, a tornado ripped through a Massachusetts town causing mayhem along the way, prompting the O’Neill sisters to get organised. This is their story about how they created to help communities come together and to give locals the tools they need to help rebuild their own towns.

Chris Anderson – TED’s secret to great public speaking

And finally, TED curator Chris Anderson shares the secret ingredient that all the best TED talks have in common, and some ways to help it work for you.

Posted by Jordan Maciver on Tuesday, July 19, 2016



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