Category: Interesting

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The Power of Storytelling

Through storytelling we understand ourselves better and find commonality with others. In this TEDx talk, Andrea Gibbs, co-creator of Barefaced Stories, talks about her interest in the power of storytelling: the good and the bad.

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What is Computational Thinking?

ZettaBytes features James Larus, Full Professor and Dean of the IC School at EPFL. in this video below, he introduces the pedagogical concept of computational thinking. Computational thinking is arguably the most important skill to master in today’s world.

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Carol Dweck on the Power of the Growth Mindset

Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset,” or the idea that we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this TEDx talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve and the power of “Yet.”

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In 2000 Sergey Brin Made This Prediction

Speaking at Wireless World 2000 in New York, Sergey Brin predicted the smart phone revolution. To our 2017 sensibilities, the technologies he demonstrates looks quaint, even primitive. Keep that in mind when you watch him speak about AI at the 2017 Davos World Economic Forum. Best quote: “It’s going to...

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The Storytelling Animal

Here’s an interesting talk by Jonathan Gottschall about the new movement to bridge the divide between the cultures of the sciences and the humanities. His most recent work, “The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human,” draws on the latest research in neuroscience, psychology and biology to explain storytelling’s evolution...