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Why you should make useless things | Simone Giertz

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In this joyful, heartfelt talk featuring demos of her wonderfully wacky creations, Simone Giertz shares her craft: making useless robots. Her inventions -- designed to chop vegetables, cut hair, apply lipstick and more -- rarely (if ever) succeed, and that's the point. "The true beauty of making useless things [is] this acknowledgment that you don't always know what the best answer is," Giertz says. "It turns off that voice in your head that tells you that you know exactly how the world works. Maybe a toothbrush helmet isn't the answer, but at least you're asking the question." Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED
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jonathan sarson (17 часов назад)
So funny 😂
Mega Nerd (2 дня назад)
My parents did a good job with me!
Sophie Galeas (4 дня назад)
I love that shirt! And loved yout presentation!
Thân Cao (4 дня назад)
i like you i am from vietnamese
Lior (7 дней назад)
I laughed through the whole thing! this T?ED talk is A M A Z I N G.
spyburn007 (7 дней назад)
MOODY & MADII (7 дней назад)
she have such a funny soul. i love her
Анастасия Сорокина (7 дней назад)
She's cute
Gorachand Badaraita (8 дней назад)
You gonna too much creative...
bleudemo (8 дней назад)
she looked so proud of herself after finishing aww
Lara Mitchell (8 дней назад)
I love the shirt! Should be on Etsy!
Alissa (9 дней назад)
Yes! Simone slaying a TED talk!
Tony KarlG (9 дней назад)
I feel you were a little bit nervous on that day.. maybe i'm wrong about my thoughts..
Michael Kolker (12 дней назад)
"Because Americans will buy it" The story of the 20th century.
George Andraos (13 дней назад)
She's so funny no one was laughing
Hasindu Dilshan (13 дней назад)
Simone Giertz, you are the wonder-woman! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Lenne Float (14 дней назад)
Simone help me i have a 71 in math and its end of marking period. Im really not sure whats gonna make any of my performance anxiety go away because my grades totally arent helping
Momma O (14 дней назад)
so funny, l loved it and just subbed!
Michael Skinner (14 дней назад)
That's hard work and dedication👌. Remember, even in your failures, you inspire others... If I could give you a hug, I would...
Jackie Zhang (14 дней назад)
Strike for process not perfection (*˘︶˘*).。.:*♡
radical adequacy (15 дней назад)
the best person
televisionalternativ (17 дней назад)
is so dope! :)
angry ranger (17 дней назад)
The world needs more people like Simone. She is genuinely curious, intelligent and seems to see the good in everything.
Marj Weir (17 дней назад)
I've reinvented my life - took me longer than her to figure that out! I'm carving out a niche for myself inventing >VERY< useful things. See http://PrepNserve.com It has been a long haul but once you realize it is the journey and it's supposed to be fun, it all flows better. She has some hilarious videos (the vegetable cutter would work well with my product! One container could hold all the digits she cuts off). Performance anxiety? Nope! She totally overcame that!
Wolf Boy (17 дней назад)
The fact that TED is now putting content out like THIS is proof that TED is just a joke now.
alexa o (18 дней назад)
I hate that the crowd didnt laugh at some of her jokes. That was rude.
Ana Guerreiro (20 дней назад)
One of the best talks. Really funny, one can't understand why was the audience so quite
enigma mist (20 дней назад)
*Stand up comedy + Innovation*
Elvis Van (20 дней назад)
She's so cute ~~😍😆👏
PlasmaBurns (20 дней назад)
Apples Motto.
asdalow (20 дней назад)
7:36 What is written onto your arm? As I can see, it is written with braille alphabet, and according to this site: http://braillebug.afb.org/braille_print.asp, it spells: klaoyn What does that mean?
Maddy Robb (20 дней назад)
I want a google eye shirt now 👀
chirpyfish (21 день назад)
Absolutely awesome gal 👌👌👌👌
Yakko Warner (21 день назад)
This girl is my spirit animal
L Martinez (23 дня назад)
I have no time to make useless things and anyway it happens spontaneously without planning it.
Yellow is awesome (24 дня назад)
I love her
Ana Soren (25 дней назад)
I really like the popcorn part..
Danish ALI (25 дней назад)
Simone Giertz you're the liberator for the upcoming generation of petrified teens
lyraface (26 дней назад)
This crowd is kinda dull
Jackson Sunny (26 дней назад)
The best ted talk i've ever heard
Narendra Tripathi (27 дней назад)
Ron Villejo (27 дней назад)
Well done, I love this lady!
Broguy 22 (28 дней назад)
She reminds me of that sweet reporter from Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
X OPPAI X (29 дней назад)
If I thought of people naked watching me... I would feel like I was gonna get raped for some reason
Ron Tocknell (30 дней назад)
The logic of striving for failure: If your goal is failure, every time you fail, you succeed in your objective and, if you fail in your objective, it's because you inadvertently succeeded. You can't lose
Echo Drive (30 дней назад)
I really appreciate anyone actually trying and building something. No matter how simple it may seem. And sharing the anthusiasm and the spirit of designing and building. Thing doesn't always work as you may have thought or expected, that's why you have to build, to truly understand.
Echo Drive (30 дней назад)
I think the word "useless" in the title is a reflection of humility, because what she builds are NOT useless. You wanna see something truly useless? The "free-energy" thingy that some people build and demonstrate on YouTube, that is useless, worse than useless actually, because of the dishonest and the deception.
felipe alem (30 дней назад)
This was the best TED ever.
Rossolini (1 месяц назад)
MODERN TIMES!!!!!!! :-)
Xgamesvideos Officiele kanaal (1 месяц назад)
Mohd saleem (1 месяц назад)
Oooh cuteness 😘
ewb (1 месяц назад)
That crowd sucked
Dale W (1 месяц назад)
Useless video
Lone Wolf (1 месяц назад)
Mount a 3d scanner on that orbital rig and patent it, there, you got yourself a million dollar, not so useless, invention.... Keep tinkering girl ... We are rooting for you...
Carrie Williams (1 месяц назад)
Omg I laughed historically, this video is fantastic and I love the message!!
New Song Guitar Collaboration (1 месяц назад)
Sorry Simone, I'm already married. Your talk was wonderful. Thank you for showing me that facing the future from an unlikely angle is what it takes to be successful.
Khairuddin Che Othman (1 месяц назад)
hi, I just want to ask, sometimes its not us who really hard on us, but the people around us. especially, the one who we love or the one who love us. So, sometimes, they expect more from us. What to do?
Gy Random (1 месяц назад)
Simone your great..keep it up...and hope your starting to get better
Hans Lepoeter (1 месяц назад)
That is fantastic. All of it. Keep on going ...
J R (1 месяц назад)
the thumbnail on this video makes it look like i've watched it already... change it
mohammed shees (1 месяц назад)
its excellent motivation i'm proud of u simone ,may Allah give u lots of happiness in your life ,may Allah bless u forever ,may Allah shine your life ,
Александър Борисов (1 месяц назад)
Good girl, keep it up!
Elle Whittington (1 месяц назад)
"I would try to create things that would fail" Video begins buffering. Apparently that includes the youtube video...
Yash Pal Goyal (1 месяц назад)
2:10 she was looking funny !!
adil khan (1 месяц назад)
i love TED
Hobo Final FLASH (1 месяц назад)
people allergic to laughing there?
ravi parmar (1 месяц назад)
Invent for yourself and you happiness. Not for others , You might change the world !
S314159265358979 (1 месяц назад)
It's still stupid and useless. Maybe not for her, but for other idiots who decide to follow
Alexis Barnstaple (1 месяц назад)
A very plain average looking woman. No men dropping sexual comments
Despicable Penguin (1 месяц назад)
She should be a fashion designer because I want that shirt
downbntout (1 месяц назад)
Take that, perfectionism!
Alicia Rose (1 месяц назад)
I don't make robots but I make digital art and the community is so closed and expectations are so high but you made me relax and realize that I should be doing this because I enjoy it. And not worry what others think. Art is subjective anyways. And its okay to fail
A.J 7 (1 месяц назад)
She really doing useless things, as her show is useless.
NaijaGuy (1 месяц назад)
Can't pay bills anymore since I started making useless things.
Hong Frank (1 месяц назад)
There is no such a thing as a useless thing.
Daniel Muñoz (1 месяц назад)
i think the mayority of the possitive comments its because she is pretty. But really the only thing she is saying is: Give you permission to fail. Something nothing new in the manage of stress
Jakub Hac (1 месяц назад)
The positive energy in this talk can cure anyone from depression, or just about anything that makes them feel like a potato. I see why so many guys wanted her instantaneously.
Mark Arnott (1 месяц назад)
ElectricBoom & Dave EEV - Our Aussie guy 🤪👉💡⚡ sent us Simone NAh i just found you myself shh A bit comedy is the way to success or how u slip pass security shh :) Good thing u have going simone 👍🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️ i subribed i like a laugh as u learn its my6 way ever since i found out comedy & learning go hand in hand 👉👍 🐌(<( - (< (- 📣-> 💬 wot? - Hes Making it all up as he goes along 🙀 🕊
Max P (1 месяц назад)
Ive ccome to a moment where i have watched so much youtube im unsure if ive already watched a video or not
Ray John Alovera (1 месяц назад)
This inspired me. It gets hard to fight that voice in your head. It gets to a point where I can't move even if the answer is right in front of me. Fear of failure takes over and the thought of starting turns into 2 months' worth of daydreaming until the drive just fades away. This video made a great impact and possibly changed my life (work(job) and play). This is possibly all of those "just friggin' do it" articles summarized into 12 minutes in video form. Thanks, Simone.
salinda Fernando (1 месяц назад)
Great one ... Proud of you... Keep doing those useless things :D.
Kittypawlove (1 месяц назад)
Good talk!!
arna s (1 месяц назад)
*elon musk has left the chat*
إيناس إبراهيم (1 месяц назад)
Evolutionary Biology
jonathan chan (1 месяц назад)
Even a failure on stage, you don't feel like a failure of the show! Nice job, Simone!
the mathew (1 месяц назад)
Well said
URAJ SINGH SASAN (1 месяц назад)
How did her brain surgery went?
Zayades (1 месяц назад)
I want to like this more than just once! Please!
Steak Chang (1 месяц назад)
Oooohhh! I watch her vidssss
Lisa Mae Gilbert (1 месяц назад)
Yesssss I love your channel!
Katakana! (1 месяц назад)
0:49 "So if I had way more eyeballs, then we'd all be really comfortable, right?" I really don't like picturing some humanoid eye-creature giving a lecture about _stuff..._
Dr3adL0rdhg (1 месяц назад)
I wish to create a machine that jacks me off and cooks me breakfast
Sabbir Hasan (1 месяц назад)
I always have thought that 'you don't know what's the best answer is'
Kamalakannan A R (1 месяц назад)
What an useless way to attract attention
Starlight Liar (1 месяц назад)
House Music by dattrax (1 месяц назад)
Best YouTube channel ever!!!
Suziesoo (1 месяц назад)
Love, love, love this!!
Kaina Kuneho (1 месяц назад)
y'all should go subscribe to her channel she's awesome
Tùng pro (1 месяц назад)
Agent Ham (1 месяц назад)
I love this woman.
Sudarshan Pujari (1 месяц назад)
9.04 ... Charlie Chaplin still won’t buy it....sigh the modern times

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