Gareth Davies

Gareth Davies

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Ernesto Sirolli: Want to help someone? Shut up and listen! | Video on

When most well-intentioned aid workers hear of a problem they think they can fix, they go to work. This, Ernesto Sirolli suggests, is naïve.

Seth Godin: How to get your ideas to spread | Video on

In a world of too many options and too little time, our obvious choice is to just ignore the ordinary stuff. Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why, when it comes to getting our attention, bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones.

Steven Johnson: Where good ideas come from | Video on

"People often credit their ideas to individual Eureka! But Steven Johnson shows how history tells a different story." Check out Steven's book 'Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation'.

Ze Frank: My web playroom | Video on

TEDGlobal Ze Frank's web playroom, a nice showcase of things you can do with the web socially and creatively on a global scale. Holds a few memes that blew up since

Susan Blackmore: Memes and "temes" | Video on

Susan Blackmore studies memes: ideas that replicate themselves from brain to brain like a virus. She makes a bold new argument: Humanity has spawned a new kind of meme, the teme, which spreads itself via technology -- and invents ways to keep itself alive

Kathryn Schulz: Don't regret regret | Video on

Kathryn Schulz: Don't regret regret - We're taught to try to live life without regret. Using her own tattoo as an example, Kathryn Schulz makes a powerful and moving case for embracing our regrets.