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Feb
24
Bring on the Learning Revolution!

http://www.ted.com In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish.

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/translate.

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Feb
23
If Tech Really Wants to Help the Homeless, It Should Hire Them

To bridge the divide between San Francisco's wealthy tech workers and their impoverished neighbors, organizations like Code Tenderloin are trying to get disadvantaged people into tech companies. They teach skills like coding and help students craft resumes, but even with all these new skills the greatest challenge facing Code Tenderloin graduates is convincing a company to take a chance on them.

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Feb
22
Freediving With Japan’s Pearl Divers

Aiko Ono was working as a photographer in the bustling megalopolis of Tokyo, but she had long dreamed of the ocean. When an unexpected opportunity arose, she left her life in the city to join Japan’s legendary female “ama” divers. For centuries, ama divers have scoured the ocean floor for pearls and seafood, passing on their expertise to future generations of women. Now, she’s found honor and peace in upholding this 3,000-year-old tradition.

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Feb
21
Diving Deep On a Single Breath

Imagine holding your breath as you fall endlessly deeper into the sea. For some, it sounds like a nightmare, but for others it's heaven on earth. Take the plunge through layers of salty sea and light with freediving master Aharon Solomons.

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18
How Not To Be Boring

No one is ever boring: we just seem boring when we haven’t learnt the surprisingly easy art of being honest about our vulnerabilities. For gifts and more from The School of Life, visit our online shop: https://goo.gl/Bse6mT
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“One of our great fears – which haunts us when we go into the world and socialise with others – is that we may, in our hearts, be really rather boring.
But the good news, and a fundamental truth too, is that no one is ever truly boring. They are only in danger of coming across as such when they either fail to unde...


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15
SEO & Social Marketing for WordPress 4: Increase Web Traffic

This Beginner SEO Training Course for WordPress takes you on a step-by-step journey which provides you with practical tips that will enable you to achieve and maintain the best search engine results possible for your site.

Having Search Engine Optimisation knowledge means that you can do your own SEO. You will be able to respond to changes in the industry and apply changes in your organisation much faster and especially cheaper than if you required to use an external company to do the SEO for you.

In this course you will learn:

Understand the basics of SEO and get best practice information on how to start
Learn how to do Keyword research and identify the correct keywords for your kind of...