Listen, watch, take notes, and prepare to discuss each video.
TED Talk Video 1
Tali Sharot: The optimism bias
TED Talk Video 2
What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness
by Robert Waldinger
TED Talk Video 3
Andrew McAfee: What will future jobs look like?
Go to the following link:
EACH STUDENT SHOULD REGISTER (check email and make sure they registered correctly)
Do the following tests and compare answers with your partner:
Authentic Happiness Inventory
General Happiness Scale
Life Satisfaction Questionnaires:
Satisfaction with Life Scale
Approaches to Happiness
Meaning In Life Questionnaire
Compare answers with your partner.
Ted Talk Video 4.
Erik Brynjolfsson: The key to growth? Race with the machines
Ted Talk Video 5. Zeynep Tufekci, Techno-sociologist
Techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufekci asks big questions about our societies and our lives, as both algorithms and digital connectivity spread.