Tag: Developing World

22 Jul

Hans Rosling On Statistics, The Developing World & HIV – You’ve Never Seen Data Presented Like This!

TEDxTelAviv by natalie

If you’re like me, statistics is not the most exciting way to explore a subject. And yet here, in three great TED talks from 2006, 2007 and 2009, Hans Rolsing challenge conceptions on Poverty and the Developing world, uses data patterns to untangle the complex risk factors of HIV and creates a visual picture of [...]

15 Jul

Sophal Ear: Escaping the Khmer Rouge And His Journey Since

TEDxTelAviv by natalie

Watch TED Fellow, development economist and political scientist Sophal Ear as he shares his deeply personal story of how his family escaped from the Khmer Rouge: And then wander over to the TED blog to read a treat of a Q&A: more of his personal refugee experience and his path in international policy and development. [...]

13 May

TEDTalks Open Translation Project Just Launched and Hebrew Up There with the Most Translated To

TEDxTelAviv by maya

TED just launched the new Open Translation Project which brings TEDTalks beyond the English-speaking world by offering subtitles, interactive transcripts and the ability for any talk to be translated by volunteers worldwide. The most translated TEDTalk (24 languages!) is this exciting talk by Hans Rosling, which with the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, debunks [...]