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  1. Balancing mental health and genius: Matt Good at TEDxToronto

    The fifth annual TEDxToronto conference took place on September 26, 2013 at The Royal Conservatory of Music.

    For our 2013 TEDxToronto Conference, all talks, performances and demos were rooted in our selected theme, "The Choices We Make."

    About the Performer: Throughout his two decades at the forefront of Canadian music, rock icon Matthew Good has only been one thing: unpredictable. Refusing to adhere to the path of least resistance - a flat, unwavering, pop/rock cultivator status - Good has successfully shuffled through musical genres & aural approaches. Multiplatinum sales, four Juno awards, 19 nominations overall & almost one million albums in the hands of fans asserts Good as the epitome of an artist & creator: invoking personal challenge, taking unprecedented courses & carving his own path.

    For more information visit www.tedxtoronto.com

    In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are s…

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  2. Ethical Matters: Data Action - Using Data for Public Good with Sarah Williams

    To find out more about Conway Hall and its events, to become a member or to donate: https://conwayhall.org.uk  •  Please subscribe to our channel, too.

    Big data can be used for good—from tracking disease to exposing human rights violations—and for bad: implementing surveillance and control. Data inevitably represents the ideologies of those who control its use; data analytics and algorithms too often exclude women, the poor, and ethnic groups.

    In this #online #talk, Sarah Williams — Associate Professor of Technology at the MIT School of Architecture and Planning — provides a guide for working with data in more ethical and responsible ways.

    [This talk was held online by Conway Hall in 2020, whilst our London venue was closed during the Covid-19 lockdown in the UK]

    Conway Hall hosts a wide variety of talks, concerts, exhibitions, courses, performances, community and social events. It is also renowned as a hub for free speech and independent thought, hosting suffragettes, political radicals, scientists, philosophers, artists, performers; campaign, charities and other non- profit organisations.

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