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The Most Powerful TED Talks of 2014

The Most Powerful TED Talks of 2014 | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Explore this fun, interactive playlist of the most powerful ideas we heard from TED Talks in 2014.
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Summer Reading List: Picks From the TED Community

Summer Reading List: Picks From the TED Community | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Summer: the season for cracking open a good book under the shade of a tree. TED has compiled about 70 stellar book recommendations from members of the TED community.


Warning: not all of these books can be classified as beach reads. And we think that is a good thing.



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TED: Paul Piff: Does money make you mean? - Paul Piff (2013)

It's amazing what a rigged game of Monopoly can reveal. In this entertaining but sobering talk, social psychologist Paul Piff shares his research into how people behave when they feel wealthy.
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7 TED Talks On How We Make Choices

7 TED Talks On How We Make Choices | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

For those of us who wish that the Jump to Conclusions Mat from "Office Space" was a real thing, some illuminating talks on why choices are so fraught and how we can make better ones.

 


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Great compilation of TED Talks on how we make choices.  

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Forget multitasking, try monotasking

Forget multitasking, try monotasking | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
People aren’t just cooking anymore -- they’re cooking, texting, talking on the phone, watching YouTube and uploading photos of the awesome meal they just made. Designer Paolo Cardini questions the efficiency of our multitasking world and makes the case for -- gasp -- "monotasking." His charming 3D-printed smartphone covers just might help.
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TED: Marco Tempest: The magic of truth and lies (and iPods) - Marco Tempest (2011)

Using three iPods like magical props, Marco Tempest spins a clever, surprisingly heartfelt meditation on truth and lies, art and emotion. An interesting take on understanding deception. Video Link - 5 mins in length
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