Bitcoin and the end of money | Sebastiano Scròfina | TEDxVerona

Bitcoin and the end of money | Sebastiano Scròfina | TEDxVerona

Translator: Patrizia C Romeo Tomasini Reviewer: Denise RQGood morning everyone, my name is Sebastiano Scròfina.I deal with new alternative currencies, an unusual, weird topic.The path that leads me hereactually started long ago, as a little kid.I was inquiring adults about everything, and I asked,“What is money, and why do you struggle chasing it?”As an Italian, […]

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This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch

This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch

A few years ago,I got one of those spam emails.And it managed to get through my spam filter.I’m not quite sure how, but it turned up in my inbox,and it was from a guy called Solomon Odonkoh.(Laughter)I know.(Laughter)It went like this:it said, “Hello James Veitch,I have an interesting business proposal I want to share with […]

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I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper

I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper

I was a blue-eyed, chubby-cheeked five-year-oldwhen I joined my family on the picket line for the first time.My mom made me leave my dolls in the minivan.I’d stand on a street corner in the heavy Kansas humidity,surrounded by a few dozen relatives,with my tiny fists clutching a sign that I couldn’t read yet:“Gays are worthy […]

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La monnaie sous toutes ses formes | Kariappa BHEEMAIAH | TEDxClermont

La monnaie sous toutes ses formes | Kariappa BHEEMAIAH | TEDxClermont

Translator: Robin Noel Reviewer: Denise RQHello, as Alexis just said,I’m here today to talk to you about money.I can see some of you are already saying,what a stereotype, another Indian who’s going to talk to us about money.(Laughter)But the truth is that my interest in the subjectonly started when I arrived in France.In 2006, to […]

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Dilip Ratha: The hidden force in global economics: sending money home

Dilip Ratha: The hidden force in global economics: sending money home

I live in Washington, D.C.,but I grew up in Sindhekela, a village in Orissa, in India.My father was a government worker.My mother could not read or write, but shewould say to me, “A king is worshipped only in hisown kingdom. A poet is respected everywhere.”So I wanted to be a poet when I grew up.But […]

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The real truth about the 2008 financial crisis | Brian S. Wesbury | TEDxCountyLineRoad

The real truth about the 2008 financial crisis | Brian S. Wesbury | TEDxCountyLineRoad

Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Peter van de VenI’m about to tell you some unconventional wisdom, alright?I called my talk today “The real truth about the 2008 financial crisis.”So, I guess what I ask you to do this morningis to think about what you believewhat the conventional wisdom is about 2008,and I’m going to put some […]

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Changing the world through swarm intelligence: Rick Falkvinge at TEDxOslo 2013

Changing the world through swarm intelligence: Rick Falkvinge at TEDxOslo 2013

Translator: Claudia Sander Reviewer: Denise RQThank y’all!This is going to be a motivational speech.Because —imagine my motivation standing between this strong, healthy crowd…and lunch.(Laughter)So…I’m @Falkvinge on Twitter.Feel free to quote me if I say something memorable, stupid, funny, whatever.I love seeing my name on Twitter.So…Hi! I’m Rick.I’m a politician.I’m sorry.How many in here have heard […]

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Bitcoin — more than just money | Dug Campbell | TEDxUniversityofEdinburgh

Bitcoin — more than just money | Dug Campbell | TEDxUniversityofEdinburgh

Translator: Elisabeth Buffard Reviewer: Denise RQI want to speak to you today about Bobbecause I’m worried about Bob.Now, Bob is a very hardworking individual:indeed, he actually has had to travel to find his work,so he doesn’t live close to his wife and family.In fact, he lives in a different country and sends his money back.But […]

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How the mysterious dark net is going mainstream | Jamie Bartlett

How the mysterious dark net is going mainstream | Jamie Bartlett

If you want to buy high-quality, low-price cocaine,there really is only one place to go,and that is the dark net anonymous markets.Now, you can’t get to these siteswith a normal browser — Chrome or Firefox —because they’re on this hidden part of the Internet,known as Tor hidden services,where URLs are a string of meaningless numbers […]

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The Money Myth: Jem Bendell at TEDxTransmedia2011

The Money Myth: Jem Bendell at TEDxTransmedia2011

Translator: Aiala Suso Gil Reviewer: Yohanna CordeiroI’m here to rip apart your assumptions about money.I’m going to show youthat behind the financial crisis and the environmental crisis,lies a hidden crisis, in our monetary system,the very way our money is created.And I’m also going to show youthat there is this community of people growing around the […]

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