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TED Video Discussion @ Pustaka - MaGIC Sarawak

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TED Video Discussion @ Pustaka - MaGIC Sarawak

"TED Video Discussion @ Pustaka" aims to enhance new knowledge to the community including capacity building.TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. Three broad subject areas that are collectively shaping our world. But a TED conference is broader still, showcasing important ideas from any disciplines and exploring how they all connect.The format is fast-paced: 50+ talks over the course of a week, as well as morning and evening get-togethers. As they take in the program, attendees, and speakers from vastly different fields can cross-fertilize and draw inspiration from unlikely places. This is the magic of TED.You Don't Have To Be An Expert To Solve Big Problems by Tapiwa ChiweweDriving in Johannesburg one day, Tapiwa Chiwewe noticed an enormous cloud of air pollution hanging over the city. He was curious and concerned plus with no environmental expert background -- so he did some research and discovered that nearly 14 percent of all deaths worldwide in 2012 were caused by household and ambient air pollution. With this knowledge and an urge to do something about it, Chiwewe and his colleagues developed a platform that uncovers trends in pollution and helps city planners make better decisions. "Sometimes just one fresh perspective, one new skill set, can make the conditions right for something remarkable to happen," Chiwewe says. "But you need to be bold enough to try."Key Takeaways: Acquire refreshing ideas on Technology, Entertainment, and Design Acquire inspiration from up to 50+ talksWho should attend: Students Aspiring Entrepreneur Community leader Engineers Technology Expert Artist Designers Creative Industry Players Local Community

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TED Video Discussion @ Pustaka - MaGIC Sarawak

Jul 18, 2018 12:00 AM

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12:00 am

Pustaka Negeri Sarawak

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"TED Video Discussion @ Pustaka" aims to enhance new knowledge to the community including capacity building.TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. Three broad subject areas that are collectively shaping our world. But a TED conference is broader still, showcasing important ideas from any disciplines and exploring how they all connect.The format is fast-paced: 50+ talks over the course of a week, as well as morning and evening get-togethers. As they take in the program, attendees, and speakers from vastly different fields can cross-fertilize and draw inspiration from unlikely places. This is the magic of TED.You Don't Have To Be An Expert To Solve Big Problems by Tapiwa ChiweweDriving in Johannesburg one day, Tapiwa Chiwewe noticed an enormous cloud of air pollution hanging over the city. He was curious and concerned plus with no environmental expert background -- so he did some research and discovered that nearly 14 percent of all deaths worldwide in 2012 were caused by household and ambient air pollution. With this knowledge and an urge to do something about it, Chiwewe and his colleagues developed a platform that uncovers trends in pollution and helps city planners make better decisions. "Sometimes just one fresh perspective, one new skill set, can make the conditions right for something remarkable to happen," Chiwewe says. "But you need to be bold enough to try."Key Takeaways: Acquire refreshing ideas on Technology, Entertainment, and Design Acquire inspiration from up to 50+ talksWho should attend: Students Aspiring Entrepreneur Community leader Engineers Technology Expert Artist Designers Creative Industry Players Local Community

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