Tom Wujec presents some surprisingly deep research into the "marshmallow problem" -- a simple team-building exercise that involves dry spaghetti, one yard of tape and a marshmallow. Who can build the tallest tower with these ingredients? And why d...
Charlie Todd – The shared experience of absurdity
via ted.com Thanks for sharing MW
Graham Hill: Less stuff, more happiness via TED
Less stuff = more happiness
Cameron Herold: Let’s raise kids to be entrepreneurs
Raise kids to be entrepreneurs
A speech to graduating Harvard architects – TEDChris: The untweetable
by Chris Anderson First of all, I'm not sure if your organizers today were aware of this, but I actually don't give a lot of speeches. I'm usually the guy doing the inviting. Frankly, it's a lot more comfortable that way. But... I couldn't pass up...
TEDxSydney 2011 – Applications are open soon!
via youtube.com TEDx Sydney is coming up - applications are open soon!
Hans Rosling and the magic washing machine
David Brooks: The social animal
via ted.com David Brooks on us humans and how we behave socially at all times and how we learn from people we trust.
TEDx talk by Charles Limb: Your brain on improvisation
via ted.com Musician and researcher Charles Limb wondered how the brain works during musical improvisation -- so he put jazz musicians and rappers in an fMRI to find out. What he and his team found has deep implications for our understanding of cr...
George Whitesides: Toward a science of simplicity