What if Our Devices Could Read Our Emotions?

What if Our Devices Could Read Our Emotions?

Today’s technology has virtually unlimited IQ and little to no emotional intelligence. But what if our devices could read our emotions through our facial expressions? In this Ted Talk, computer scientist Rana el Kaliouby demonstrates groundbreaking technology that can read our emotions by quantifying our facial expressions and matching them to corresponding emotions. The powerful “emotion…

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Tony Fadell

Tony Fadell and The First Secret of Design

In his TED Talk, Tony Fadell explains that the first secret of design is noticing the little things in everyday life. Habits are formed when we become used to the everyday things we do. Whether it’s peeling off the sticker on a ripe plum or putting the fitted sheet on the bed, these things have…

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Tell Me How You Make Toast

Got a Problem? Tell Me How You Make Toast

Tom Wujec  reveals unexpected truths about how we can solve our biggest problems at work by asking people to “first, tell me how you make toast.” Tom Wujec, a Fellow at Autodesk, explores how you can tackle big problems with creative problem solving. In his Ted Live video “Got a Wicked Problem? First, Tell Me How…

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Our Unhealthy Obsession with Choice

Our Unhealthy Obsession with Choice

Renata Salecl is a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law at the University of Ljubljana, and holds a professorship at Birkbeck College, University of London, studying the effect choice has in our lives and whether or not it is an unhealthy obsession. In her TED video, “Our Unhealthy Obsession with Choice,” Renata explores the…

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Curly Fry Conundrum

The Curly Fry Conundrum

Jennifer Golbeck, a Computer Scientist at the University of Maryland and Director of the Human – Computer Interaction Lab, explores how the internet has changed how behavior patterns are monitored in her TED video “The Curly Fry Conundrum: Why Social Media ‘Likes’ Say More Than You Might Think.” Social media has enabled companies to collect…

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Abha Dawesar on Life in the "Digital Now"

Abha Dawesar on Life in the “Digital Now”

Abha Dawesar is an award winning novelist and artist, who lives in the “digital now.” In her TED Talk video, Abha Dawesar explains her theory about how life is developed through time and experiences. She believes that technology has interrupted the flow of time and the gap between what we perceive and what we can measure is…

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Importance of Thought Leadership

The Importance of Thought Leadership & Your Brand

Behind every great brand is a thought leader blazing a new trail. The importance of thought leadership has grown and it has quickly become another ‘must do’ for companies looking to differentiate themselves from the competition. The internet is saturated with all types of content these days… from crazy dog dance videos promoting new causes…

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