Amazing TEDtalks

10 03 2011

One of the things I do to relax is watch TEDTalks online. Lately I had seen this two talks: one is about a subject that I love, gather information around you and interpret it. The other is a futuristic view of a machine or multiple kind of machines that can build a human body.

This is Deb Roy on “The birth of a word”:

This is Anthony Atala on “Printing a human kidney”:


Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

28 06 2009

Sir Ken Robinson is an internationally recognized leader in the development of creativity, innovation and human resources. In this TED talk he makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

Deborah Gordon: How do ants know what to do?

2 05 2009

Deborah Gordon is a biologist. She digs up ant colonies in the Arizona desert in search of keys to understanding complex systems.

Carl Orff – O Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi

12 04 2009

Great cantata from Carl Orff, I think everybody knows that one – Carmina Burana.

Garrett Lisi: A beautiful new theory of everything

10 04 2009

Antony Garrett Lisi is a theoretical physicist best known for “An Exceptionally Simple Theory of Everything”. This TED talk is about that theory. Garrett explains how he find this theory. Garrett Lisi has proposed this new “theory of everything” a grand unified theory that explains all the elementary particles, as well as gravity.

Short movie – Validation

11 01 2009

This Short movie, Validation, shown to me by my friend Nuno have an incredible power. A great story about free parking (seems crazy right?). A little bit of humor, sometimes seems to be a musical with a fantastic lesson.
This short is also awarded:

  • Winner – Best Narrative Short, Cleveland Int’l Film Festival
  • Winner – Jury Award, Gen Art Chicago Film Festival
  • Winner – Audience Award, Hawaii Int’l Film Festival
  • Winner – Best Short Comedy, Breckenridge Festival of Film
  • Winner – Crystal Heart Award, Best Short Film & Audience Award, Heartland Film Festival
  • Winner – Christopher & Dana Reeve Audience Award, Williamstown Film Festival
  • Winner – Best Comedy, Dam Short Film Festival
  • Winner – Best Short Film, Sedona Int’l Film Festival