TEDxOxford 2012 Videos: Rory Sutherland


Rory is one of the most powerful men in marketing. Educated at Cambridge, he went on to become the Executive Creative Director and Vice-Chairman of OgilvyOne, and the Vice-Chairman of the overall Ogilvy Group. His revolutionary views of marketing and behavioural economics have led him to speak at TED twice …

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TEDxOxford 2012 Videos: Cindy Gallop


Cindy Gallop talks about the personal experiences that led her to launch MakeLoveNotPorn.com in 2009; the extraordinary response that site received, that then motivated her to launch MakeLoveNotPorn.tv; and why her mission is to socialize sex, and make #realworldsex socially acceptable and as socially shareable as anything else we share …

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TEDxOxford 2012 Videos: Sam Levin


How a story about a garden and a school shows us why high schoolers should be given more control over their learning, and why we need to let the future stewards of the earth begin practicing stewardship now.

TEDxOxford 2012 Videos: James Rhodes


Pianist James Rhodes talks about classical music, the problems with the industry behind it, and why such immortal music must stop apologising for itself.

TEDxOxford 2012 Videos: Nick Bostrom


Swedish philosopher Nick Bostrom began thinking of a future full of human enhancement, nanotechnology and cloning long before they became mainstream concerns. Bostrom approaches both the inevitable and the speculative using the tools of philosophy, bioethics and probability.Nick is Professor in the Faculty of Philosophy at Oxford University and founding …

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TEDxOxford 2012 Videos: Pernille Tranberg

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Your personal data is the oil of today — the digital economy is built on it. Companies are tracking and analysing every move we make. The Danish journalist Pernille Tranberg, who wrote the book “Fake It – Your Guide to Digital Selfdefense” with the German journalist Steffan Heuer, explains what …

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TEDxOxford 2012 Videos: Michael Tobin


Acclaimed business leader and entrepreneur Mike Tobin discusses how he uses his challenging childhood experiences as lessons for life, and how he replicates those challenges in a modern day context to bring the best out of people.

TEDxOxford 2012 Videos: Arthur Benjamin


Benjamin makes numbers dance. In his day job, he’s a professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College; in his other day job, he’s a “Mathemagician,” taking the stage to perform high-speed mental calculations, memorisations and other astounding mathematic stunts. It’s part of his drive to teach math and mental agility …

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TEDxOxford 2012 Videos: Claire Enders

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Claire Enders founded Enders Analysis in 1997. Claire is one of the most experienced analysts and forecasters in UK and European media and telecoms, with more than 25 years in strategy development and market research in these sectors. Claire is particularly valued for her independent views and insights regarding cyclical …

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TEDxOxford 2012 Videos: Camila Batmanghelidjh

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Camila Batmanghelidjh CBE is the founder and director of Kids Company and has been a psychotherapist for more than twenty years. In April 2008 Kids Company was awarded government funding of £12.7 million over three years through the Department for Children, Schools and Families, to fund their work with the …

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