Day: June 18, 2017

How I Responded to Sexism in Gaming With Empathy – Lilian Chen

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-i-responded-to-sexism-in-gaming-with-empathy-lilian-chen TED-Ed videos are used in a variety of different educational scenarios around the world. Due to limited moderation tools and resources, we have made this video discussable only on ed.ted.com. Lilian Chen grew up playing Super Smash Brothers Melee. But when her love of the game led her to compete in national tournaments, she noticed a big gender imbalance that brought with it a troubling social dynamic. In this TEDYouth talk, Lilian details her experiences with sexism in the Smash community and how she is now aiming to raise awareness for this topic in a...

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Paul Krugman’s Advice to Recent Graduates

In many ways, college graduates are now actually in a worse position financially than those who don’t go to college, says Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman. Here, Krugman shares his advice for dealing with debt and surviving American unemployment. Paul Krugman: College graduates should be in a better position than those with lower education, but in many cases now they’re in a worse position because they’ve come out of college with a lot of debt and they’re coming into a job market that offers few jobs.  It’s definitely hard, and I can’t give you easy advice. . . . Keep on plugging.  Even...

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