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A Greener Future? 130 Talks The environmental debate has traditionally been characterized as a conflict between economic progress and preservatio... Africa: The Next Chapter 63 Talks In June 2007, TED held its first conference in Africa, titled "Africa: The Next Chapter." Thought leaders from across... Animals That Amaze 81 Talks What do animals have to do with technology, entertainment, design and the world of ideas? More than you might think. ...

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Des conventions de Citoyens pour la démocratie La participation ne doit pas se réduire à l’information des citoyens. Il faut que des “gens ordinaires” soient complètement informés des enjeux des projets techniques, scientifiques, d’aménagement et d’innovation afin d’élaborer des avis indépendants des intérêts particuliers. Une méthodologie pour des “conventions de citoyens” est proposée par la Fondation Sciences Citoyennes, en tant que projet législatif. Partant d’expériences conduites dans différents pays, cette démarche se déroule en plusieurs phases : organisation d’un comité de pilotage pluraliste comprenant des spécialistes de la question posée, choix d’un panel de citoyens, formation de ceux-ci, débats, et production d’avis à l’usage des décideurs. La participation ne se réduit pas à l’information Tenir compte des points de vue des simples citoyens

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5 Simple Ways to Increase Your Intelligence Your brain needs exercise just like a muscle. If you use it often and in the right ways, you will become a more skilled thinker and increase your ability to focus. But if you never use your brain, or abuse it with harmful chemicals, your ability to think and learn will deteriorate. Here are 5 simple ways anyone can squeeze a bit more productivity out of the old gray matter. 1.

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