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Indelicate Conversation: Speakers in Session 9 at TED2013

Posted by: Becky Chung

Session9_IndelicateConversationThis session, delicately titled “Indelicate conversation,” took a look at some topics not meant for the dinner table with talks by speakers not afraid to ask: What’s really on your mind?

The speakers who appeared in this session. Click on their name to read a recap of their talk:

Rose George “talks shit” to raise awareness about the lack of basic sanitation worldwide.

Mark Shaw develops technologies to contain hazardous waste, stormwater and radioactives.

Ornithologist Kees Moeliker writes and speaks about natural history, especially birds and remarkable animal behavior, as well as improbable research and science-communication-with-a-laugh.

The co-author of Sex at DawnChristopher Ryan explores the prehistoric roots of human sexuality.

Allison Hunt has worked in advertising and marketing for 20 years, developing human insight and persuasion into an art for her clients. Six years after getting an artificial hip, she decided to try something new.

Whether he’s taking on insecure hotspots, inept passwords or lax OS designers, James Lyne exposes technology’s vulnerabilities while elevating the security awareness of everyday users.

Anas Aremeyaw Anas is a Ghanaian undercover journalist and private eye who gathers hard evidence of crime and corruption, putting the perpetrators behind bars.