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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Can you solve the dark coin riddle? – Lisa Winer

Can you solve the dark coin riddle? – Lisa Winer

You heard the traveler’s tales,you followed the crumbling maps,and now, after a long and dangerous quest,you have some good news and some bad news.The good news is you’ve managed to locate the legendary dungeoncontaining the stash of ancient Stygian coinsand the eccentric wizard who owns the castlehas even generously agreed to let you have them.The […]

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Can you solve the passcode riddle? – Ganesh Pai

In this dystopian world, your resistance group is humanity’s last hope.Unfortunately, you’ve all been captured by the tyrannical rulersand brought to the ancient colosseum for their deadly entertainment.Before you’re thrown into the dungeon,you see many numbered hallways leading outside.But each exit is blocked by an electric barrierwith a combination keypad.You learn that one of you […]

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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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Barry Schuler: An introduction to genomics

Barry Schuler: An introduction to genomics

What’s happening in genomics,and how this revolution is about to change everything we knowabout the world, life, ourselves, and how we think about them.If you saw 2001: A Space Odyssey,and you heard the boom, boom, boom, boom, and you saw the monolith,you know, that was Arthur C. Clarke’s representationthat we were at a seminal moment […]

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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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What gives a dollar bill its value? – Doug Levinson

What gives a dollar bill its value? – Doug Levinson

If you tried to pay for something with a piece of paper,you might run into some trouble.Unless, of course, the piece of paper was a hundred dollar bill.But what is it that makes that bill so much more interesting and valuablethan other pieces of paper?After all, there’s not much you can do with it.You can’t […]

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How great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek

How great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek

How do you explain when things don’t go as we assume?Or better, how do you explainwhen others are able to achieve things that seem to defy all of the assumptions?For example:Why is Apple so innovative?Year after year, after year,they’re more innovative than all their competition.And yet, they’re just a computer company.They’re just like everyone else.They […]

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