- Al Gore: The case for optimism on climate change
Al Gore on Climate Change
- Derek Sivers: Weird or just different
Some interesting insights into perspective
- Eric Berlow on Simplifying Complexity
Interesting similarities between actionable items in Afghanistan and the common themes we see influencing relationships between companies and communities.
- Hans Rosling with the best stats ever
I think this was the first TED I ever watched. It shows the power of turning numbers into information with passion and pictures, something I wish I was much better at!
Read the latest online publication: http://www.gapminder.org/
- Hans and Ola Rosling on How not to be Ignorant about the World
The answers are not always as obvious as they may at first appear.
Read the online publication: http://www.gapminder.org/ignorance/
- Ernesto Sirolli: Want to help someone?
An entertaining talk with a serious message about the unintended consequences of good intentions underpinned by preconceived ideas.
- Dan Ariely: How equal do we want the world to be?
Sharing the benefits that mining can generate as fairly and locally as possible is one of the keys to building good relationships with local communities. The big question is: What does 'fair' look like?
It is not just the sharing of benefits that needs to be fair - the risks associated with impacts are double-edged - and again viewpoint matters, and again the big question is the same: What does 'fair' look like when it comes to carrying risk?