Yuval Noah Harari, the author of Sapiens, talks in details about the future and the dangers to beware, in what is most convincing set of future outlooks I have heard to date. It’s different from others’ future outlooks I have heard, so it’s not like competing outlooks of who is right and who is wrong. However, for what Yuval covers compared to what others covered in their talks, Yuval convinced me more in the others did.
Listen to this TEDInterview podcast for all the details and see if you agree.
Depression is a big topic with a lot of myths, or just outright incorrect information, about it. If you only have an hour to learn about this massive topic that is affecting so many people, or learn more about it, this TED Interview podcast with Johann Hari is about as good as any source I know of!
Canada is planning to legalize marijuana, also known as cannabis, in 2018. Among the many issues of concern is quality control, because if government will be selling it, there has to be some quality control standards. Those standards can be expected to be good, too! Canadian cannabis is going to be known for its quality!
So I thought why not just brand it? Since the two words Canada and cannabis start with the same sounding syllables, with slightly different spelling to make a portmanteau sort of pun from it, that works orally as well as written, why not?
Canabis would be cannabis from Canada with all its positive qualities!
Simply breath-taking and spectacular, if you’ve never seen them!
The TED (Technology Entertainment and Design) community just released its 2011 Ads Worth Spreading contest winners, and the ads are more super than the ones I saw for the Super Bowl! But what did you expect from a brilliant group who’s moniker is “Ideas Worth Spreading”? Here are the ads below, in no particular order.
The ads tend to be longer than the Super Bowl ones, where time is so expensive, though the Chrysler Born of Fire and Volkswagen’s The Force are both here. Hey, the cream does rise to the top no matter where you put it. But you know, if ads were this good, I wouldn’t care how long they went on. They’d be better than most things I’d ever find on television!
Some of these ads are also not widely seen, especially in North America, because they come from the world over and not all of these ad makers have money for American television time, much less Super Bowl. However, as a whole collection, I’d take this over the top Super Bowl ads I’ve seen in any year!
This is part 1 of 3 since there are too many commercials to put into one blog post. The link to Part 2 is at at the end.
Enjoy and be prepared to be wowwed!!!