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Fast Fashion’s Effect on People, The Planet, & You | Patrick Woodyard | TEDxUniversityofMississippi
 
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Mindful business: While working for a microfinance firm in Trujillo, Peru, Patrick was introduced to the broken Peruvian footwear industry made up of over 100,000 shoemakers who possess remarkable talent yet lack access to consistent work, fair-wages, and brand access to established international markets. Having had extensive exposure to such potential juxtaposed with a lack of access in other developing countries, Patrick developed a vision to push the fashion industry in a new direction by serving as one of the first fashion brands to deliver a superior yet ethically-produced product to consumers. Patrick is the Co-Founder & CEO of Nisolo. Patrick graduated from the Croft Institute for International Studies and Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi. His experience using business as a force for good has led him across the globe ranging from Kenya and Uganda to Argentina and Peru. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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The Fashion Industry and its Impact on Society
 
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By: Jack Ellinthorpe, Emily Myers, Melissa Scrivner, and Mattie Salinas Tada!!! :D
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Fashion, Identity, and Society
 
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Fashion and clothing are often seen as an unimportant part of everyday life. However, clothing can be, and is, so much more than that. Even though most don't put a lot of thought into what they put on their body in the morning it can say a lot about how they act, feel, and present themselves. Marshall McLuhan says that clothing is an extension of the body. It is a part of us, just extended from our actual being. A person can say who they are just by deciding what they wear. Society is always changing. The past always affects the future. Clothing reflects society. Clothing allows for individuals to be individuals. It creates diversity among groups yet reflects what is going on in the world at the same time. Past events, films, television, music, art, and people all have affected how far clothing has come and gone. They have given inspiration. Fashion is a culture in itself using what is around it to grow. It keeps advancing and growing from what has been to create new and more creative ideas. Audio/Music: One Half - Julianna Barwick Dream Games - Shock Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) - Major Lazer MFA Fashion, Design and Society - Parsons the New School for Design 400 Lux - Lorde My World - Iggy Azalea Fancy - Iggy Azalea, Charli XCX Big Think - Re: What is the role of fashion in society? Natural's Not In It - Gang of Four Fashion - David Bowie Parsons The New School MFA Fashion Design and Society - Phase 2 The Longer U Wait - Fol Chen Mobbin (feat. Hedspin) - Grandtheft Video: Givenchy Fall Winter 2014-15 MFA Fashion, Design and Society - Parsons the New School for Design PUNK: Chaos to Couture - Gallery Views A-Z of the World's Top Supermodels Intel Visual Life: The Sartorialist The Royal Tenenbaums Wall Dress Givenchy Fall Winter 2013-14 Clueless H&M Life - Distinctive Dublin Fancy - Iggy Azalea, Charli XCX The Great Gatsby (1974) The Great Gatsby (2013) Wildfox Couture Fall 2013 Daisy's Girls Archival Footage - Gold Rush and Pioneers Madewell: Genius Jeans Designer Jac in the Archives Star Wars Rodarte Fall 2014 Balmain Fall Winter 2014 Woodstock (Jay's original footage) H&M Life Street Style Coachella 2014 We Fashion Visual Identity - Frank Dresen Fashion Show - Lauren Greenfield Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2010 Alexander Wang Fall 2014 Parsons The New School MFA Fashion Design and Society - Phase 2 Alexander McQueen Fall/Winter 2006 Text: Marshall McLuhan Quentin Fiore This video sampled extensively from creative commons media, and minimally from copyrighted material in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107: Limitations on Exclusive Rights: Fair Use. While in this forum I may not need to define or justify fair use, it is an issue of paramount importance to remix practitioners, especially given the exigence created by the Protect IP Act, Stop Online Piracy Act, and The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, immediate examples of war in a global village driven by technological innovation. This video utilized media in order to: comment on/critique media, illustrate arguments, initiate discussion, and for educational purposes. The Center for Social Media's Statement of the Fair Use of Images for Teaching, Research, and Study" (http://centerforsocialmedia.org/fair-...) suggest that these rationales lie within common interpretations of fair use.
Views: 5567 Caitlin Wohler
How this fashion influencer makes money through her Instagram posts
 
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Danielle Bernstein is behind the blog "WeWoreWhat," and documents her life through her social media accounts, blog, podcast, and YouTube channel.
Views: 263113 ABC News
Ellen MacArthur Foundation: How can fashion positively impact planet and people?
 
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We're keen to get the industry to look beyond lowering their environmental impact and aim to contribute positively to nature and communities. We asked all our seminar panelists at the 8th Future Fabrics Expo: "How can fashion have a positive impact on planet and people?" Lukas Fuchs, Research Analyst – Make Fashion Circular, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, provides us with his insight. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is a non-profit organization launched in 2010 which aims to inspire a generation to re-think, re-design & build a positive future by accelerating the framework of a circular economy. The Sustainable Angle is a not for profit organisation which initiates and supports projects which contribute to minimizing the environmental impact of industry and society. #FutureFabricsExpo Learn more about the Future Fabrics Expo: https://thesustainableangle.org/future-fabrics/ For more info about The Sustainable Angle: https://thesustainableangle.org/ The Ellen MacArthur Foundation: https://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org New Plastics Economy: https://newplasticseconomy.org/ 8th Future Fabrics Expo, 2019 hosted by The Sustainable Angle Victoria House Basement, London, UK Video Production: The Kushner Productionz
Fashion your future: Think more like a fashion designer | Suzi Vaughan | TEDxQUT
 
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We live in times of unprecedented, disruptive change and uncertainty and most people find it challenging to thrive in those circumstances. If ‘design thinking’ is the new black, then thinking like a fashion design may just be the next big thing! This talk takes the idea of design thinking and translates it into a series of very practical tips that you can employ yourself, every day to help you think more optimistically in times of uncertainty and ambiguity. Professor Suzi Vaughan has settled (for now) in Brisbane, Australia having studied, lived and worked in Europe and Asia. After graduating from St Martins School of Art in London with a Ba Hons in Fashion, she started her professional career as a fashion designer, later moving into fashion education. Since 2011 she has been part of the executive team of a large Australian university. With over thirty years’ experience of design practice and teaching, she has become an advocate for the power and potential of design thinking. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 184055 TEDx Talks
Re: What is the role of fashion in society?
 
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"Fashion is a great historical marker," Posen says. Well fashion is a great historical marker. I mean you can really see what's happening in history, and the ideals of the time through fashion. I mean it's like painting or music, or when you listen to Baroque music and you see the art influence in it. I mean I think we're living in a time right now of incredible . . . where artists have to be cultural receive dishes, and you have to filter all the ______. There's many references. I mean I was born in 1980, so I am from the MTV generation where every other video was a different story, a different reference. And then pop art too at the same time; and through commercial art and imagery. There's a lot of different references. So it's really about . . . We're at the moment of personal desire and personal identity. Everybody needs their own identity. So for me it's about creating things that are timeless. It could be from the past, the present and the future. Recorded on: 7/31/07 Well fashion is a great historical marker. I mean you can really see what's happening in history, and the ideals of the time through fashion. I mean it's like painting or music, or when you listen to Baroque music and you see the art influence in it. I mean I think we're living in a time right now of incredible . . . where artists have to be cultural receive dishes, and you have to filter all the ______. There's many references. I mean I was born in 1980, so I am from the MTV generation where every other video was a different story, a different reference. And then pop art too at the same time; and through commercial art and imagery. There's a lot of different references. So it's really about . . . We're at the moment of personal desire and personal identity. Everybody needs their own identity. So for me it's about creating things that are timeless. It could be from the past, the present and the future. Recorded on: 7/31/07
Views: 1615 Big Think
Shokay: How can fashion have a positive impact on people and planet?
 
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We're keen to get the industry to look beyond lowering their environmental impact and aim to contribute positively to nature and communities. We asked all our seminar panelists at the 8th Future Fabrics Expo: “What is the future of fabrics?” and "How can fashion positively impact planet and people?" Thecla Loh of textiles company Shokay, gives us her take. Shokay are known for their luxurious premium yak down and socially responsible production. Shokay sources their yak fiber directly from Tibetan herders, enabling them to earn a sustainable living while preserving their traditional herding and community lifestyle. Shokay’s products are a result of 12 years of dedication and innovation, and ensure the highest quality, supply chain traceability, and positive social impact. The Sustainable Angle is a not for profit organisation which initiates and supports projects which contribute to minimizing the environmental impact of industry and society. #FutureFabricsExpo Learn more about the Future Fabrics Expo: https://thesustainableangle.org/future-fabrics/ For more info about The Sustainable Angle: https://thesustainableangle.org/ Discover Shokay: http://www.shokay.com/ 8th Future Fabrics Expo, 2019 hosted by The Sustainable Angle Victoria House Basement, London, UK Video Production: The Kushner Productionz
Teen girls open up about the 'constant pressure' of social media
 
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In a conversation set up by ABC News, a group of 15- to 17-year-old girls talked about the stress in the lives as their mothers listened in.
Views: 55876 ABC News
Cultures, Subcultures, and Countercultures: Crash Course Sociology #11
 
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What is culture? How do we define it and how does it change? We’ll explore different categories of culture, like low culture, high culture, and sub-cultures. We'll also revisit our founding theories to consider both a structural functionalist and a conflict theory perspective on what cultures mean for society. Crash Course is made with Adobe Creative Cloud. Get a free trial here: https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud.html *** Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Thanks to the following Patrons for their generous monthly contributions that help keep Crash Course free for everyone forever: Mark, Les Aker, Bob Kunz, Mark Austin, William McGraw, Jeffrey Thompson, Ruth Perez, Jason A Saslow, Eric Prestemon, Malcolm Callis, Steve Marshall, Advait Shinde, Rachel Bright, Ian Dundore, Tim Curwick, Ken Penttinen, Dominic Dos Santos, Caleb Weeks, Frantic Gonzalez, Kathrin Janßen, Nathan Taylor, Yana Leonor, Andrei Krishkevich, Brian Thomas Gossett, Chris Peters, Kathy & Tim Philip, Mayumi Maeda, Eric Kitchen, SR Foxley, Tom Trval, Andrea Bareis, Moritz Schmidt, Jessica Wode, Daniel Baulig, Jirat -- Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids
Views: 292527 CrashCourse
It's time to make Fashion Sustainable!
 
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Fashion comes at a huge cost to people and planet. From water pollution to toxic chemical use, the clothes and accessories we wear harm our world. The Connect4Climate program of the World Bank Group is supporting the newly-forged United Nations Alliance on Sustainable Fashion to advance eco-friendly, human-centered and low-carbon solutions in the industry. Join the #Fashion4Climate discussion and share your solutions. To highlight the impacts of a 2.5 trillion-dollar fashion industry and emphasize approaches to making it sustainable Connect4Climate is working with partners to produce the X-Ray Fashion Virtual Reality (VR) Experience and advance a global discussion through the Fashion4Climate initiative. Created by the young Danish media group, Mannd, and directed by the renowned fashion photographer and filmmaker Francesco Carrozzini X-Ray Fashion will have its world premiere and be exhibited at the upcoming 75th Venice International Film Festival- Mostra del Cinema di Venezia – Biennale Cinema. Learn more here: https://www.connect4climate.org/initiative/fashion-needs-be-sustainable-taking-x-ray-view-challenge-venice-film-festival Connect4Climate - https://www.connect4climate.or #Fashion4Climate #Film4Climate #VeniceVR
Views: 145 Connect4Climate
uMkhosi Womhlanga and its effects on some women in society.
 
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This video contains two response by two young women whom i interviewed during my compilation of information about uMkhosi Womhlanga as part of my New Media assignment on producing a feature package that focuses on a particular phenomenon/cultural/religious practice that has impacts on the lives of women in a particular society.
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JM200 Final Project - How Fashion Magazines Effect the Society
 
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Out short movie for the effects of fashion magazines. TUBJM7
Views: 609 pattykungz
Robotics Innovations are Shaping the Future of Our Society
 
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Robot Revolution: Scientists are finding more and more ways to integrate robots into the real world - a development that has left many asking whether robots will one day take over some of the jobs we hold today. But what are these robots doing in reality? Subscribe to Journeyman here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures For similar stories, see: Dubai's Robotics Contests are Driving Innovation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_cg8-ZJm0Q Is This The First Robot To Understand Emotions? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZekX3JOZDDY Microsoft's Artificial Intelligence Meltdown https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tVR4IzE30s Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/journeymanpictures Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JourneymanNews https://twitter.com/JourneymanVOD Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: http://www.journeyman.tv/film/7041 N2K – Ref. 7041 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.
Views: 8584 Journeyman Pictures
HISTORY: CONSUMERISM
 
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It’s only very recently in history that we’ve been able to buy more than the bare necessities. Can the history of consumption guide us to a wiser future? If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): https://goo.gl/yZOzTc FURTHER READING “Society takes the business of making money very seriously indeed. Much of our education system is geared towards giving people the skills to get a good job and a steady income. By contrast, very little attention is given to how to spend money well – by which we mean, in ways that stand a chance of properly increasing our sense of well-being and therefore justifying the sacrifices that went into earning the cash. The very subject sounds slightly absurd. Surely there is no challenge here, other than making sure we have enough (by which we mean, ever more) in our wallets....” You can read more on this and other topics on our blog TheBookofLife.org at this link: https://goo.gl/RIjF6W MORE SCHOOL OF LIFE Our website has classes, articles and products to help you think and grow: https://goo.gl/d0sWIR Watch more films on CAPITALISM in our playlist: http://bit.ly/2dmGWsp Do you speak a different language to English? Did you know you can submit Subtitles on all of our videos on YouTube? For instructions how to do this click here: https://goo.gl/5uJ4QB SOCIAL MEDIA Feel free to follow us at the links below: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theschooloflifelondon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheSchoolOfLife Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theschooloflifelondon/ CREDITS Produced in collaboration with: Mike Booth http://www.youtube.com/somegreybloke #TheSchoolOfLife
Views: 586860 The School of Life
Harriet Mays Powell and Fashion and Society
 
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Harriet Mays Powell on enjoying fashion and the increasing accessibility of high-end design.
Views: 311 Big Think
Crazy in Love:  What impact does a sick society have on Intimate Relationships?
 
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The Voice of Reason W/Zo Williams Is Live tonight! 10-12-18 5-7 PM- PST/ 7-9PM CST/ 8-10PM EST 🔥🔥🔥HOTLINE: 323-230-4610 323-230-4610 323-230-4610 Topic: Crazy in Love: What impact does a sick society have on Intimate Relationships? Questions: Can love make you sick? True or False? For many of us, society has become increasingly alienating, isolating and insane, and earning a buck means more degrees, compliance, ass-kissing, shit-eating, and inauthenticity? Can a generally unhealthy society produce healthy relationships? Do we live in a psychopathic society? True or False? Many of us feel hopeless about the possibility of either our escape from societal oppression or that political activism can create societal change? True or False? Can Living in America drive you insane? True or False? While historically some Americans have consciously faked mental illness to rebel from oppressive societal demands (e.g., a young Malcolm X acted crazy to avoid military service successfully), today, the vast majority of Americans who are diagnosed and treated for mental illness are in no way proud malingerers in the fashion of Malcolm X? True or False? Krishnamurti: “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.”? True or False? Everybody goes a little bit crazy at the beginning of a relationship. Is that a massive generalization? Yes. Have I also found it to be true? Absolutely. How can love make you crazy? True or False? A psychopathic society would i.m.o mean that the society as a whole, and thus the members of it would be psychopathic. Which - among other things - would mean feel no remorse for what they do? True or False? When we are passionate about a person, it makes parts of our brain shut down, including the ones controlling fear/caution and judgment/spiritual discernment? True or False? I don’t mean to suggest that this “crazy” is always a bad thing. In some ways, it’s exciting to get caught up in the drama of new love. However, that “crazy” place often feels uncomfortable. It’s full of fear and anxiety. However, more importantly, it’s a dangerous place because, though it’s not real, you respond to it as if it were? True or False? The frontal cortex, vital to judgment, shuts down when we fall in love. MRI scans show this de-activation occurs only when someone is shown a photo of the person he or she adores, causing them to suspend all criticism or doubt? True or False? At the beginning of a relationship, people often lose touch with reality. They have a hard time distinguishing between fact and fiction. Most of us invent stories in our head and convince ourselves that they must be true. Good judgment and patience fly out the window for the most part? Is it possible to cultivate a sane Relationship within an insane society? True or False? Studies have shown brain chemical dopamine is at higher levels in those in love. Dopamine is key to our experiences of pleasure and pain, linked to desire, addiction, euphoria, and a surge may cause such acute feelings of reward that it makes love hard to give up. Tests show that taking opioid drugs such as cocaine have a similar effect on dopamine as love? Can you have Romantic love in an insane society? Are our dysfunctional relationships a byproduct of the insanity inherent within this society? Why is society generally considered to be insane? Is Depression a Sane Reaction to an Insane Society? A sane person to an insane society must appear crazy. Kurt Vonnegut, Welcome to the Monkey House “The whole life of the individual is nothing but the process of giving birth to himself; indeed, we should be fully born, when we die.” -Erich Fromm True or False? The default view of depression is that something is wrong with the sufferer, the person has a chemical imbalance in the brain, or there is a disease that needs fixing.
Views: 7669 TheZoWhatShow
Nova Kaeru: How can fashion positively impact people and planet?
 
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We're keen to get the industry to look beyond lowering their environmental impact and aim to contribute positively to nature and communities. We asked all our seminar panelists at the 8th Future Fabrics Expo: "How can fashion have a positive impact on planet and people?" Paulo Amaury, Co-Owner of Nova Kaeru, provides us with his insight. Nova Kaeru is a sustainable Brazilian exotic bio-leathers company that specialises in tanning post consumer fish, ostriches and caiman skins that come from sustainably-managed farms controlled and regulated by IBAMA (the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources). These materials represent alternatives to bovine, ovine and exotic leathers and skins. The Sustainable Angle is a not for profit organisation which initiates and supports projects which contribute to minimizing the environmental impact of industry and society. #FutureFabricsExpo Learn more about the Future Fabrics Expo: https://thesustainableangle.org/future-fabrics/ For more info about The Sustainable Angle: https://thesustainableangle.org/ Discover Nova Kaeru: https://www.novakaeru.com.br/ 8th Future Fabrics Expo, 2019 hosted by The Sustainable Angle Victoria House Basement, London, UK Video Production: The Kushner Productionz
Avoid These 10 Fashion Items That Affect Your Health
 
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These 10 Fashions Items Really Affect and Damage Badly Your Health Please Avoid these 10 Fashion items For Yourself If you Have Any Question Please Comment Below
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Life in the Slow Lane: Sustainable Fashion 101 | Tamara Jones | TEDxRyersonU
 
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Fashion, employing 1 in 100 people, truly is a global industry, but in a world where the cost of everything - education, housing, even lattes, - is increasing, how is clothing becoming less expensive? This talk will introduce you to the environmental and social impacts of the fast fashion industry, and give you easy tips on how to live more sustainably. Tamara Jones is a student at Ryerson University with passions for environmental sustainability and social justice. As a Global Studies major, her background is in politics, business and history. Most recently, Tamara has been published in Ryerson University’s Undergraduate Research Journal, facilitated a seminar at University of Toronto’s International Development Conference and participated in the Youth Assembly at the United Nations to discuss the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. In the coming months, she will be hosting a class about sustainable fashion where students will have the opportunity to make their own t-shirt from organic, fair-trade linen. In her personal life, Tamara is constantly researching and implementing ideas on how to lessen her impact on the environment while creating a positive impact on the global community. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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Technology will change retail shopping - but it's not what you think | Taylor Romero | TEDxMileHigh
 
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The internet of things is here, and technologist Taylor Romero is first in line to bring these new advances into his wife’s barbershop & clothing store. Brick-and-mortar stores are in competition with online retail, but might the internet save his family shop? Join Taylor has he pulls back the curtain on the future of IOT-integrated retail. Taylor Romero landed his first web gig at the age of 14 and worked several high-profile positions in the tech industry before going in a totally new direction, diving into retail and men’s fashion. He and his wife, Becca, opened Spruce, a menswear boutique and barbershop, in 2015 and haven’t looked back since. Taylor is passionate about the ways technology can impact our world, and hopes to play a part in helping put Denver on the map as a tech mecca. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 169923 TEDx Talks
Fashion in Society
 
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Personal Film by Kara Williams. Produced in the Summer of 2012 during the Delphi Summer Teen Media Program.
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Fashion and society
 
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Fashion Scoop is a show where host Heema gives you firsthand information on and off ramp stories straight from the fashion ramps.
Views: 524 ZeeTrendz
How technology moves society - not politics: Lasse Birk Olesen at TEDxCopenhagen 2012
 
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Scientists argued for 150 years that politicians needed to stop population growth, but it weren't new laws that stopped its acceleration. No, it happened as the pill became widely available. When we have a social agenda we still behave like those old scientists -- we agitate instead of innovate. So let's rethink devoting resources to the zero-sum game of politics and instead focus on enabling technologies that change society! http://bitcoinnordic.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 self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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How Culture Drives Behaviours | Julien S. Bourrelle | TEDxTrondheim
 
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Julien argues how we see the World through cultural glasses. By changing the glasses you can change the way you interpret the World. Julien is the founder of Mondå, a project that helps Norwegians benefit from cultural diversity while supporting talented foreigners in their efforts to adapt and connect with Norway. He is educated as an astronautical engineer and is currently completing a doctoral degree in Norway. He is originally from Canada and speaks English, Norwegian, French and Spanish. He has been active in higher education policy at the European level, at the national level in Norway and locally at different institutions. He became the first foreign board member of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Other positions include the Norwegian national research committee (UHR), the board of the national Norwegian doctoral organisation and the presidency of NTNU’s doctoral organisation. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 338512 TEDx Talks
Geoffrey Beene Fashion Impact Award
 
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Alber Elbaz accepts the 50th Anniversary Geoffrey Beene Fashion Impact Award at the 2013 YMA FSF Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards Dinner
Brexit's impact on society, business and outlook
 
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(22 Dec 2016) LEAD IN: For decades Britain's discontent over its European Union (EU) membership has simmered on, but then came the June referendum. Nationalism surfaced and Britain's voted to leave the EU. Brexit as it became known sent shockwaves through money markets and governments around the world. STORY-LINE: In the weeks running up to referendum judgement day, the British were busy with a little soul searching. Mulling over their shared history, the country's pride in their democracy and heritage. It was a year when Queen Elizabeth celebrated being the longest reigning UK monarch and the country celebrated her ninetieth birthday. The pomp and ceremony from her recent jubilee were still a source of pride and were reminiscent of the heydays when London style was considered to be world leading. In the 1960's British fashion and British pop were riding high. That sense of being at the vanguard of style has continued, according to Robert Johnston the Fashion Director of GQ Magazine: "You also think street scene, you think east London, you think hipsters, you think the most vibrant street fashion possibly in the world." Author Iain Aitch explained how a variety of heritages were now mixed up, making Britishness a more complex idea to communicate: "Everyone might say a Sunday roast or fish and chips, that's a quintessentially British meal, but then suddenly everyone says it's chicken tikka masala." But it wasn't this hipster, Brick Lane art and curry house side of Britain that won the vote. The referendum on June 23rd was to signal the start of a long debate. Britons for the first time had to absorb what being outside of the EU looked like. Britain joined what was then called the European Economic Community in January 1973. This was ratified by a referendum in 1975 with a resounding 67% majority. By the seventies, Britain was beset by strikes and disgruntled union workers. Traditional industries such as manufacturing and coal were in decline in the mid seventies. Unemployment exceeded one million for the first time in March 1975. By the August that figure had increased to 1.25 million. Some 83,000 immigrants were living in the UK by 1975, mostly from the Commonwealth. According to Migration Watch UK for the year ending December 2015, net migration to the UK was 333,000. And the lady had yet to turn. Margaret Thatcher MP (then leader of the opposition) campaigned to stay in the European Economic Community. Later as prime minister between 1979 and 1990, Thatcher was known for her tough line with Brussels, especially during negotiations for the Maastrict Treaty in 1992. The city of Maastrict is the home of the treaty which created the EU. As summer arrived, businesses, leading universities and research establishments were beginning to assess the impact of Brexit. For science and medicine, concerns were two fold. Britain had attracted thousands of top researchers as well as billions of Euros in grants. They went into research like this at Kings College London. This project is a multidisciplinary look at the potential causes and effects of autism. It's a long term project which is linked to other studies across Europe. Doctors and scientists aren't worried about losing cash in the short term, but falling behind in the knowledge race in the long term, especially as Britain has sought to place itself as a central base for the new industrial technologies. The other fear is losing the brains which have been drawn to British research, people who now fear they will need to move to other institutions to keep up with the cash and the research. The EU's Horizon 2020 budget is 80-billion Euro which funds medicine and science research across Europe. Many are retired and spend their pensions here. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/e1d58c0b1ec708dc0fb931bc4894cb9a Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Is Fashion Really Harmful to Society The Answer Will Surprise You
 
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Is Fashion Really Harmful to Society The Answer Will Surprise You
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How fast fashion adds to the world's clothing waste problem (Marketplace)
 
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Fast fashion is a major contributor to the world's clothing waste problem. Many of us give our old clothes to charity or drop them in a store take-back bin, but you might be surprised to learn most of it is sold and can end up in the landfill. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.4493490 »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, CBCNews.ca, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.
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How to Engage with Ethical Fashion | Clara Vuletich | TEDxSydney
 
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What do you know about the clothes in your wardrobe? About the clothes that you’re wearing right now? Clara Vuletich works with some of the biggest brands in the world to help them ask the right questions about where the clothes that we wear come from. Clara is a designer, researcher, educator and consultant who has worked in the sustainable fashion space in UK and Europe for ten years, and is now based in Sydney, Australia. She was part of the team at the University of the Arts London who designed The TEN, a pioneering sustainable design methodology used by brands including H & M; VF. Corp. and Gucci Group. Clara has recently established a consultancy business that utilises The TEN framework to equip Australian fashion companies with training and insight on sustainable product innovation and strategy. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Materialism: Trends In Our Society (a Short Documentary)
 
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We explore the different perspectives of materialism. We begin with the view of a shopper, then students, and finally of a sales associate. Join us as we discover how each of these consumers have taken some part in materialism.
Views: 5944 IDC YM
10 Reasons “13 Reasons Why” is Actually Bad for Society
 
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Check my other channel Biographics! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClnDI2sdehVm1zm_LmUHsjQ →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/toptenznet?sub_confirmation=1 Find more lists at: http://www.toptenz.net Entertaining and educational top 10 lists from TopTenzNet! Subscribe to our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopTenz/ Business inquiries to [email protected] Other TopTenz Videos: 10 Outrageously Nonsensical Propaganda Movies and TV Shows https://youtu.be/h7wNrEff8dg?list=PLQ4d2-ByGhnKWRKvvUpaqLs1nWSgNpms5 10 Dangerous Movie Scenes That Got Way Too Real https://youtu.be/xZ1EqfcL5C8?list=PLQ4d2-ByGhnKWRKvvUpaqLs1nWSgNpms5 Text version: http://www.toptenz.net/10-reasons-13-reasons-why-is-actually-bad-for-society.php Coming up: 10. The show’s structure suggests that suicide isn’t final 9. The adults on the show are depicted as oblivious and/or unhelpful 8. It equates transgressions that aren’t equally bad 7. It provides an inadequate examination of mental illness and makes suicide seem rational 6. The show suggests that suicidal individuals can be saved by kindness alone 5. The show promotes the idea that no one can be trusted 4. Hannah’s suicide results in justice 3. The show blames others for Hannah’s suicide 2. The show suggests that suicide is an effective vehicle for revenge and a way to have control 1. The show may spark copycat behavior Source/Further reading: https://youtu.be/JebwYGn5Z3E https://www.teenvogue.com/story/selena-gomez-shares-teaser-netflix-13-reasons-why https://youtu.be/8ZqBVaDgTj8 http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2017/05/01/school_counselors_talk_netflix_s_controversial_teen_suicide_drama_13_reasons.html https://youtu.be/yDz4WbDy0CQ https://www.popsugar.com/entertainment/photo-gallery/43379520/image/43379576/Bryce http://www.jhunewsletter.com/article/2017/05/how-13-reasons-why-gets-depression-wrong https://youtu.be/aGnxyiZPUiE https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2017/04/17/suicide-13-reasons-why-mental-illness-column/100562428/ http://tvline.com/2017/04/07/13-reasons-why-finale-recap-porter-tape-alex-shot-netflix/ https://youtu.be/UjKsS-wkKcg http://www.refinery29.com/2017/03/147511/13-reasons-why-recap-episodes-synopsis https://youtu.be/ry-TOaM2Kfk https://scatteredquotes.com/killed-hannah-baker/ https://youtu.be/9abjZ1-B2nU http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2017/05/08/_13_reasons_why_season_2_the_controversy_explained.html https://youtu.be/O92pekaban8 http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/03/opinions/13-reasons-why-gets-it-wrong-henick-opinion/index.html
Views: 185185 TopTenz
Celebrity Influence on Our Society
 
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How celebrities are able to have power and influence over their fans, specifically looking at Kylie Jenner and the Kardashian family
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Our Impact: Part 2
 
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One year later, we check-in with Imani and Sima as they share how meaningful employment as a result of Grace Institute has changed them.
Views: 221 GraceInstitute
Impact of blogging and journalism on society
 
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Made by Meline Tonoyan
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The impact music has on society
 
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2. Globalisation Reboot | The State of Fashion 2018 | The Business of Fashion
 
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Despite the rise of nationalism, isolationist rhetoric and reshoring, globalisation will not stall, reveals BoF and McKinsey & Company's in-depth report, The State of Fashion 2018. Download the full report here ►► http://bit.ly/2oYKGts CONNECT WITH THE BUSINESS OF FASHION: Web: www.businessoffashion.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/BoF Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/businessoffa... Instagram: www.instagram.com/BoF Newsletter: https://www.businessoffashion.com/reg... ABOUT THE BUSINESS OF FASHION: The Business of Fashion is a next-generation fashion media company conceived for today’s global and hyper-connected world. Founded in 2007 by Imran Amed, BoF is known for its authoritative, agenda-setting point of view on the global fashion industry, and is an indispensable resource for fashion executives, creatives, students, and entrepreneurs in over 200 countries. It has been described as “The Economist of Fashion,” “A Daily Destination for Fashion’s Power Players”, and “The Industry Bible”, www.businessoffashion.com
Roger PIELKE: Scientific Authority and Political Myth
 
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In this talk I explore the changing nature of scientific authority in contemporary society. Intellectual elites have of course always wielded a disproportionate influence on politics. A main mechanism of this impact is in the creation of “political myth.” In short, political myth refers to a shared narrative of a social group that explains past, present and anticipated political events. Political myths are important because they contain an understanding of the causal mechanisms that are expected to link practical action with desired outcomes. When widely shared, political myth can be invisible. As John Maynard Keynes wrote in 1936, “practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influences, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist… it is ideas, not vested interests, which are dangerous for good or evil.” Influential political myths that have escaped beyond the intellectual community to influence broader politics and society include the notion of basic research and the associated linear model of research, the so-called “green revolution” and global agricultural innovation, and the social and political movement focused on human-caused climate change. I’m sure you can think of many others. Ideas really do change the world. Today, I argue, the political influence of scientific authority is about much more than powerful ideas. In this talk I will argue, in exploratory and provocative fashion, that the dynamics of scientific authority have changed profoundly in recent years and decades. Intellectuals no longer influence the world primarily through ideas that shape and become dominant political myths (though to be sure this remains an important mechanism of scientific authority). In addition, the highly-educated have come to be a powerful economic and political force in society. As such, we have come to take on the characteristics common to other interest groups, and unsurprisingly, a focus on self-interests over common interests. In addition to being highly educated, we (and yes, that is us) overwhelmingly vote left, are wealthy, hold “globalist” views and sort ourselves in our social and geographic characteristics accordingly. I will present a broad array of data in support of these assertions, with a focus on the US, but with some comparisons to France and the UK. In an era characterized by populist politics, associated with broad nationalistic, anti-immigrant, authoritarian and anti-intellectual tendencies among significant swaths of the public in the US and Europe, the growing political and social authority of scientists and academics suggests a profound rethinking of our roles in modern society. We need new political myths and mechanisms of mythmaking appropriate for today’s world. In this new context, if we are not careful our actions could reinforce the very tendencies that we seek to oppose, and arguably they already have.
Michelle Obama's Stunning Outfits as Told by Designers Who Dressed Her
 
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Designers Isabel Toledo and Prabal Gurung discuss how they helped Mrs. Obama continue the First Lady fashion legacy with her own flair.
Views: 859801 ABC News
How social media makes us unsocial | Allison Graham | TEDxSMU
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Social Media historian Allison Graham offers a witty and ironic view of a society that feels alone together despite the hundreds of virtual connections we have online. With a global population growing up via Facebook and Twitter and a perceptible shift in human interpersonal connections, the constant need for social self-validation permeates our daily existence. This talk shares the funny and revealing insights of a life lived online and how social media is used to connect and disconnect us. A graduate of Southern Methodist University, Allison has worked all over the country and globe bringing the written word to life on the big screen. Allison has worked for Artisan Entertainment, Universal Studios, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, New Line Cinema, 20th Century Fox, Miramax and Dreamworks SKG as Assistant Director, Production Manager, and Producer working with such titans as Jerry Bruckheimer, Michael Bay, Timur Bekmamvetov and Tim Burton. She was one of the key business strategists behind The Blair Witch Franchise marketing campaigns, leading the team responsible for revolutionizing the way the Internet and film marketing were viewed. Allison enjoys cooking from scratch, bicycle rides on flat terrain, conga lines and diving boards. About TEDx, x = independently organized event 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 self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 799503 TEDx Talks
Poverty Proofing: Effective measure or futile solution for widening wealth gap
 
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Fashion has always been more than just clothes, but for those that cannot afford to buy the latest items, it is also a key source of marginalization.
Views: 324 CGTN America
Importance Of Fashion Industry In Our Society - Rebecca R Laremont
 
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Fashion plays an important role in the society and not only helps us to define our own style and separate ourselves from others, but plays a role in society and is accepted, to express and define our personality Allows, communicates clearly to our interests and tastes. Here Rebecca R Laremont has guided the important tips of fashion industry through which you can boost your creativity and skill.
The High Price of Materialism
 
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More at http://www.newdream.org Video by New Dream Psychologist Tim Kasser discusses how America's culture of consumerism undermines our well-being. When people buy into the ever-present marketing messages that "the good life" is "the goods life," they not only use up Earth's limited resources, but they are less happy and less inclined toward helping others. The animation both lays out the problems of excess materialism and points toward solutions that promise a healthier, more just, and more sustainable life. Research cited: https://newdream.org/the-high-price-of-materialism-further-reading This video is also available in: French - http://youtu.be/_M-Jf28YW4g German - http://youtu.be/D2KbzZrBbMo Written by: Tim Kasser Produced by: RMD2 - http://rmd2.net Illustrated by: Anthony Maughan Learn more at http://www.newdream.org
Views: 847116 New Dream
What if... Marketing could actually make society better?
 
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Presenter: Associate Professor Ekant Veer • Why does marketing have such a bad reputation? • Can marketing actually be used to improve society and consumer welfare? • What can be done to improve the effectiveness of marketing campaigns to improve consumers' lives? • How can social media be used as a means of understanding consumers better? Marketing has long been thought of as part of the problem, rather than the solution to consumer welfare. However, there are increasing ways in which marketers are being used to improve society and consumers' lives beyond the usually ineffectual health advertising we see on TV. This lecture looks at the multiple ways in which marketing is being used to impact society and improve the lives of consumers. By drawing on Dr Veer's work in health, mental illness, not-for-profit marketing and consumer resilience we look at the ways in which marketing techniques can be used to understand consumers' needs better and lead to an improvement in their lives. Specifically, this lecture looks at the role of social media, community engagement projects and Transformative Consumer Research techniques that can be used to understand consumers' needs more effectively and impact their lives in a practical way. This lecture is open to all and will have a strong practical focus to aid those currently working in or hoping to work in the area of consumer welfare and marketing.
Celebrity Influence on Society
 
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My First Project
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Alessandra Ambrosio - World MS Day - National MS Society
 
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Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio is joining the movement to end MS as she knows first hand the affects of multiple sclerosis on a familys life, her dad has MS. http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Living-Well-With-MS/Personal-Stories/Ambassadors-Familiar-Faces/Alessandra-Ambrosio
Views: 8704 NationalMSSociety
How you can change the fashion industry
 
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Sustainability is one of the biggest trends in fashion right now. Join us as we talk about the fashion industry's efforts to clean up their act, and different actions consumers can take to help make the fashion industry better for people and the planet.
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The Impact of Twitter on Journalism | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios
 
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Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you 😃) . Support your local PBS Member Station here: http://to.pbs.org/Donateoffbook The world of journalism has changed in the internet era. Newsrooms are significantly smaller now than they were 10 years ago, and news is no longer a once-a-day product, but instead a constant flow of information. The rise of Twitter brought concerns within the industry - would this overwhelming source of direct raw information put professional reporters out of business? Journalists are now faced with the challenge of adapting their roles in this digital era, finding new ways to add value to content, and helping to ensure that the internet is changing our worldview for the better. Featuring: Jeff Jarvis, Director, Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism Mark Luckie, Manager of Journalism & News at Twitter Craig Kanalley, Senior Editor of Big News & Live Events at Huffington Post Chris Anderson, Director of Research, Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism Music: Jipooki - http://soundcloud.com/jipooki/jipooki-something-orchestral Professor Kliq - http://soundcloud.com/professorkliq Mark.Nine - http://www.jamendo.com/en/list/a22424/in-memories-ep Dexter Britain - http://soundcloud.com/dexterbritain Milhaven - http://soundcloud.com/milhaven/snip Binarpilot - http://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/1125/binaerpilot More Off Book: We Celebrated Retro Media: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47oBPjT5klY Our video on The Effect of Color: http://youtu.be/nX0DHd5QNS8 Our short documentary on The Creativity of Indie Video Games: http://www.youtu.be/M-2zIemV2yc Taking a look at The Art of Web Design: http://youtu.be/3iVVM_DgWY4 Follow Off Book: Twitter: @pbsoffbook Tumblr: http://pbsarts.tumblr.com/ Produced by Kornhaber Brown: http://www.kornhaberbrown.com
Views: 93948 PBSoffbook