Short talks to watch during your coffee break

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8 secrets of success

Why do people succeed? Is it because they’re smart? Or are they just lucky? Neither. Analyst Richard St. John condenses years of interviews into an unmissable 3-minute slideshow on the real secrets of success.

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Nilofer Merchant

Got a meeting? Take a walk

Nilofer Merchant suggests a small idea that just might have a big impact on your life and health: Next time you have a one-on-one meeting, make it into a “walking meeting” — and let ideas flow while you walk and talk.

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Kamal Meattle

How to grow fresh air

Researcher Kamal Meattle shows how an arrangement of three common houseplants, used in specific spots in a home or office building, can result in measurably cleaner indoor air.

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Graham Hill

Why I’m a weekday vegetarian

We all know the arguments that being vegetarian is better for the environment and for the animals — but in a carnivorous culture, it can be hard to make the change. Graham Hill has a powerful, pragmatic suggestion: Be a weekday veg.

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Camille A. Brown

A visual history of social dance in 25 moves

Why do we dance? African-American social dances started as a way for enslaved Africans to keep cultural traditions alive and retain a sense of inner freedom. They remain an affirmation of identity and independence. In this electric demonstration, packed with live performances, choreographer, educator and TED Fellow Camille A. Brown explores what happens when communities let loose and express themselves by dancing together.

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Hannah Brencher

Love letters to strangers

Hannah Brencher’s mother always wrote her letters. So when she felt herself bottom into depression after college, she did what felt natural — she wrote love letters and left them for strangers to find. The act has become a global initiative, The World Needs More Love Letters, which rushes handwritten letters to those in need of a boost.

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Sally Kohn

Let’s try emotional correctness

It’s time for liberals and conservatives to transcend their political differences and really listen to each other, says political pundit Sally Kohn. In this optimistic talk, Kohn shares what she learned as a progressive lesbian talking head on Fox News. It’s not about political correctness, she says, but rather, emotional correctness. (Contains profanity.)

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Benedetta Berti

The surprising way groups like ISIS stay in power

ISIS, Hezbollah, Hamas. These three very different groups are known for violence — but that’s only a portion of what they do, says policy analyst Benedetta Berti. They also attempt to win over populations with social work: setting up schools and hospitals, offering safety and security, and filling the gaps left by weak governments. Understanding the broader work of these groups suggests new strategies for ending the violence.

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Marcin JakubowskiOpen-sourced blueprints for civilization

Using wikis and digital fabrication tools, TED Fellow Marcin Jakubowski is open-sourcing the blueprints for 50 farm machines, allowing anyone to build their own tractor or harvester from scratch. And that’s only the first step in a project to write an instruction set for an entire self-sustaining village (starting cost: $10,000).

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Hannah Brencher

Love letters to strangers

Hannah Brencher’s mother always wrote her letters. So when she felt herself bottom into depression after college, she did what felt natural — she wrote love letters and left them for strangers to find. The act has become a global initiative, The World Needs More Love Letters, which rushes handwritten letters to those in need of a boost.

The Best Kept Secret – Design Thinking: Deana McDonagh at TEDxUIUC 2013

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IBM Jobs: Windows Systems Administrator (Wroclaw)

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Are you Microsoft Windows professional and have work experience in IT area?
Do you want to develop new skills, work with large scale, enterprise solutions and newest technologies managing servers of world-known companies?

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IBM jobs: Project Manager (Wroclaw)

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IBM has opened in Wroclaw the eight Client Innovation Center in the world. While investing in such a project, and willing to gain customers’ recognition for providing innovative, high-standard services, IBM will undoubtedly use and implement the most cutting-edge IT technologies and the most advanced delivery and deployment technologies. IBM’s ambition in Poland is to create a new service center, which at its target capacity will become the second largest Shared Service Center in the world. As in any other service-based operation – the competence of highly-qualified staff is the key to our success. Our activities focus on administration, maintenance and remote support of customers’ information systems, operating systems, networks, databases, and applications.The employees of IBM Delivery Centre are using the latest technologies and have the opportunity to work in international teams. If you want to start@IBM Delivery Centre in Wroc?aw…you are in a right place!

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IBM Jobs: SAP Basis Specialist (Katowice)

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Skills:

 

  • Minimum 7 years of hands on experience in installation, upgrade and support of SAP BASIS NetWeaver environments
  • SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud installation, migration, support
  • Hands on experience supporting several SAP products like Enterprise Portal (EP),Business Warehouse (BW), Master Data Management (MDM), Supplier
  • Relationship Management (SRM),Customer Relationship Management (CRM),Supply Chain Management (SCM), etc.
  • Experience in setting up High Availability and Disaster Recovery Systems

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IBM Jobs: Network Engineer – L2 support

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Want your skills to make a difference in how the world works – for the better? IBM is seeking ambitious, talented Network Engineers for L2 support who are interested in working next to some of the best minds in the industry. At IBM, your in-depth understanding of products, offerings and services within your specialty, will provide the foundation for your work as a hands-on professional.
Overall, you’ll develop proof of concepts, as well as design, develop, build, test and implement network related systems. As a Network Engineer, you’ll provide all business as usual activities as well as technical support for IBM clients’ or IBM’s internal infrastructure.
Be a part of making the world more instrumented, interconnected – and intelligent. Join us.

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BigData landscape 2016

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IBM jobs: Database Administrator (Poland)

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IBM is searching for database administrator (relocation to Wroclaw)

 

  • Be a member of Database Administration Team supporting multiple DB Instances
  • Install, operate and maintain centralized and distributed computer systems in a multi-vendor environment.
  • Perform support to customer’s DB environments.
  • Administering, configuring, recovery, backup and maintenance of DB environment
  • Perform Index reorganization
  • User and Rights administration
  • Disk-space administration

 

Job Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge in one of databases such as Oracle, DB2, PostgreSQL or MySQL
  • Basic knowledge of one of Operating Systems (UNIX, SUN, AIX, Linux)
  • Basic experience in Backup/Restore procedure.
  • Basic experience in systems and network monitoring
  • Customer and service orientation, Ability to operate well in an international environment, multicultural environment
  • Reliability, responsiveness and flexibility, Teamwork skills, High motivation, Communication Skills
  • Knowledge of MS SQL Server Replication

 

What we can offer you:

  • Think40 – access to a universe of knowledge through various education channels
  • Working on international projects in multicultural teams
  • Coaching and mentoring sessions
  • True vertical and horizontal development opportunities
  • Opportunities to constantly learn evolving technologies
  • Friendly open office environment & flexible working hours
  • Languages classes free of charge
  • Discounts in various restaurants & cultural places
  • Private medical and life insurance package
  • Multisport Card
  • Summer camps for children

Required Technical and Professional Expertise: none

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience: none

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree

 

Apply here:  IBM Jobs portal

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