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How social networks drive creativity: Katherine Giuffre at TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Dao Co So let’s talk about creativity. Usually when we think about creativity, we think of an individual attribute; something that some people are just born with more of than others. Sort of like IQ. But we know from numerous sociological and psychological studies that IQ itself, is in fact highly […]

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Living with ADHD in the age of information and social media | Theo Siggelakis | TEDxQuinnipiacU

Translator: Hiroko Kawano Reviewer: Peter van de Ven As recently as last week, I’ve been told in class to stop tapping my foot. I’ve been told to think before I speak, to not call out, color in the lines, stop leaving my seat. Life in the public education system as a child with ADHD was […]

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The Power & Science of Social Connection: Emma Seppälä TEDx

Translator: Denise RQ Reviewer: Mohand Habchi I’d like to start with a question for you: just think about how many people in your life you feel close enough to to share a personal problem with? You can just think for yourself what that number is. A representative national survey was done where this question was […]

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Astroturf and manipulation of media messages | Sharyl Attkisson | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Translator: Marta Palacio Reviewer: Denise RQ Consider this fictitious example that’s inspired by real life: say you’re watching the news, and you see a story about a new study on the cholesterol-lowering drug called cholextra. The study says cholextra is so effective that doctors should consider prescribing it to adults and even children who don’t […]

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Jennifer Golbeck: The curly fry conundrum: Why social media “likes” say more than you might think

If you remember that first decade of the web, it was really a static place. You could go online, you could look at pages, and they were put up either by organizations who had teams to do it or by individuals who were really tech-savvy for the time. And with the rise of social media […]

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