TEDxConcordia 2011 talks

This TEDx event is independently organized.
Lenny Rachitsky: Losing Serendipity

Lenny Rachitsky: Losing Serendipity

Lenny Rachitsky passionately builds the case for serendipity and shares the importance of exposing ourselves to fortunate discoveries.

Tara Hunt: The Unclear Path

Tara Hunt: The Unclear Path

Tara Hunt share a moving tale of entrepreneurship and taking the “unclear path”.

Gad Saad: The Consuming Instinct

Gad Saad: The Consuming Instinct

Marketing prof Gad Saad discusses the biological and evolutionary roots of our consuming instinct.

Mitch Joel: The future of the web may not be social

Mitch Joel: The future of the web may not be social

Social media marketing specialist, Mitch Joel examines the counterintuitive possibility of an increasingly anti-social Web.

Ilana Ben-Ari: Toys as Tools for Communication

Ilana Ben-Ari: Toys as Tools for Communication

Ilana Ben-Ari gives a live demo of her toy for the visually impaired and discusses opportunities for using toys as tools for communication.

Paul Gillett: An era of OpenCourseWare

Paul Gillett: An era of OpenCourseWare

A student himself, Paul Gillett vigorously makes the case for how the web is changing what it means to be a student.

Owen Chapman: The Evolution of Mash-up Culture

Owen Chapman: The Evolution of Mash-up Culture

Communications prof-slash-DJ, Owen Chapman demonstrates how mashup culture redefines musical artistry.

Yan Ohayon: The Impact of Algorithmic Trading

Yan Ohayon: The Impact of Algorithmic Trading

Yan Ohayon demystifies and shares his experience with algorithmic trading and its impact on markets, our lives, and everything in between.

Nomadic Massive

Nomadic Massive

Hip-Hop Collective and Social Activists, Nomadic Massive shares their mission to offer relief and re-development in Haiti through cultural workshops.

Michelle Holliday – The Pattern of Living Systems

Michelle Holliday – The Pattern of Living Systems

Michelle Holliday challenges us to see what the pattern of living systems reveals about the future of humanity.

Gavin Kenneally: The Unexpected Power of 3D Printing

Gavin Kenneally: The Unexpected Power of 3D Printing

Gavin Kenneally taps into the diverse possibilities afforded by 3D printing and its implications on redefining the boundaries between creator and consumer.

David Secko: Deliberative Science

David Secko: Deliberative Science

Acclaimed journalist and microbiologist, David Secko carefully guides us through the current debate of democratizing science.

Adele McAlear: Digital Legacy

Adele McAlear: Digital Legacy

Adele McAlear discusses the overlooked issue of our online legacies and how to ensure the appropriate preservation of our binary ashes.