Meatless Monday — a simple idea sparks a global healthy food movement: Peggy Neu at TEDxManhattan

Meatless Monday — a simple idea sparks a global healthy food movement: Peggy Neu at TEDxManhattan

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Mile Živković Meatless Monday. It’s about giving up meat once a week, on Monday, but those two words are actually about a lot more. They’re about ideas and how they start and spread, sometimes in unexpected ways, and the nature of change, both on an individual and global level. So, I’m going to deconstruct those two words and, hopefully, draw some insights that can be used…

Big Problems? Big Data. – Matt Harding

Big Problems? Big Data. – Matt Harding

[MUSIC] This moment in time is defined by our need to solve some really big problems-from environmental challenges, to terrorism, to healthcare. We are dealing with really complex problems. In fact, these problems are so complex that sociologists call them wicked problems. They are problems that don’t have a single solution. They require a complex interdisciplinary line of approach in order for us to even get a handle on how…

Building Software for Tomorrow’s Big Data Challenges

Building Software for Tomorrow’s Big Data Challenges

Hermes is a software system for I/O systems, for high-performance I/O systems. I/O means input/output. So the I/O systems, you may ask why I/O systems become so important. Everybody know big data. The data become bigger, so when data becomes bigger, you cannot just put it into memory. So you have to get into the storage, and then you get this input/output. So you can see why this I/O problem…

Katherine Pollard: “Massive Data Sheds Light on Your Microbiome” | Talks at Google

Katherine Pollard: “Massive Data Sheds Light on Your Microbiome” | Talks at Google

PAUL LI: Hi. Good morning, everyone. Thank you all for coming. My name is Paul Li. I’m a science administrator at the Gladstone Institutes and a faculty member in the cognitive sciences at UC Berkeley. Today we’re going to kick off our new initiative coming out from the Gladstone Institutes called Open Classroom Talks, where we send our scientists outside to Bay Area communities, such as Google, to share their…

Rick Smolan: Can Big Data Change Who You Are?

Rick Smolan: Can Big Data Change Who You Are?

Last year at the World Economic Forum there were a number of people talking about the fact that they see big data as a new asset class.  I think Zack Bogue, who is Marissa Mayer’s husband, was telling us about this also. When we were doing research, he and Marissa were both incredibly helpful to us in kind of conceptualizing the whole project. There’s a story in the book about…

How can Digital Agriculture Feed Nine Billion People | Jim Ethington | TEDxUCDavisSF

How can Digital Agriculture Feed Nine Billion People | Jim Ethington | TEDxUCDavisSF

Translator: Silvia Rivera Reviewer: Denise RQ Host: Thank you, Jim. Try to imagine 800 million people, packed in this auditorium, through the streets of the city, across the bridges, down the highways. It’s hard to imagine. But these are the people who will not get enough to eat today. These are the people on the brink of starvation. And what you might not know, what I did not realize until…

Change the odds for health | Anthony Iton | TEDxSanFrancisco

Change the  odds for health | Anthony Iton | TEDxSanFrancisco

in the fall of 1985 has left home and traveled to an unfamiliar country I landed in this place the experience at this place radically changed my life trajectory this place horrified me yet at some level it fascinated me in many ways I'm still coming to terms with what I saw in this place where is it Beirut Belfast Bosnia before I tell you let me tell you about…

Data driven healthcare: It's personal | Aaron Black | TEDxTysons

Data driven healthcare: It's personal | Aaron Black | TEDxTysons

alright so I'm gonna do a little bit of a warm-up today a little bit of ad-hoc just because I need to do this so make this go so much better today if I do this so logistically I got it ok smile these are this group has to smile a lot today alright so I'm gonna start with the with actually a story there we go so about three…