What tech companies know about your kids | Veronica Barassi (TED)

https://youtu.be/TVNHd8ZODio Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. The digital platforms you and your family use every day — from online games to education apps and medical portals — may be collecting and selling your children’s data, says anthropologist Veronica Barassi. Sharing her eye-opening research, […]

How to turn your dissatisfaction into action | Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr (TED)

https://youtu.be/nQo1NgQ-Yf0 Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. After the devastating rebel invasion of Freetown in 1999 and the Ebola epidemic in 2014, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, mayor of the city, refused to be paralyzed by her frustration with the status quo. Instead, she used her anger […]

How flags unite (and divide) us | Michael Green (TED)

https://youtu.be/7eL6AhWxW70 Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Flags are one of the simplest yet most powerful pieces of design ever conceived. They can make us swell with pride, burn with hatred — and even inspire people to die or kill in their name, says […]