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TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by kyle » Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:15 am

There is a TEDx conference in St. Louis this month and Zombie Squad was asked to come tell our story.

http://www.tedxgatewayarch.org" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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The topic is about Zombie Squad and how we used the zombie metaphor as a way to raise awareness about disaster preparation.

http://www.tedxgatewayarch.org/portfoli ... kyle-ladd/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Zombie Squad - "We can handle it from here. We've talked about this on the Internet."

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Post by Beowolf » Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:23 am

How awesome is that!?! Wish I could be there.
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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by Ryder358 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:51 am

Congrats Kyle and ZS. Will there be any way for people unable to attend in person to see the presentations?
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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by kyle » Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:56 am

Ryder358 wrote:Congrats Kyle and ZS. Will there be any way for people unable to attend in person to see the presentations?
The video of the presentation will show up here at some point after January 11th:

http://www.tedxgatewayarch.org/tedx-talks/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by kyle » Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:48 am

So, this thing happened. You can probably watch it here sometime soon:
http://www.tedxgatewayarch.org/tedx-talks/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by BullOnParade » Sun Jan 12, 2014 8:46 am

Looking forward to this one.
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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by stickle » Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:54 am

I am stoked!

Looking forward to seeing it.


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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by kyle » Mon Jan 13, 2014 6:12 pm

My speech is painfully awkward but at least it's over.
:)

http://www.tedxgatewayarch.org/live-feed/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


My talk is around 2:30:00
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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by Beowolf » Mon Jan 13, 2014 6:37 pm

Yeah, public speaking is a bitch. My students hated me when I taught it. :D

But good job! Well done. I may just have my wife watch your talk in hopes that she'll hate this site a little less (I've tried to explain the concept to her, but she isn't playing ball...yet).
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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by BullOnParade » Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:18 pm

Great video. Any chance this will show up somewhere with just our segment? Maybe the ZS YouTube channel?
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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by ineffableone » Mon Jan 13, 2014 8:16 pm

Very nice, could tell your not keen on public speaking but you did very well. Believe me I would have been much worse than that, the message was not compromised by your nervousness. :clap:
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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by DementedDigital » Mon Jan 13, 2014 8:43 pm

kyle wrote:My speech is painfully awkward but at least it's over.
:)

http://www.tedxgatewayarch.org/live-feed/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


My talk is around 2:30:00
It wasn't awkward at all. Good talk!

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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by BigKahunaFL » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:47 pm

GREAT JOB, Kyle! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Way to, "represent"! :clap:

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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by Ryder358 » Tue Jan 14, 2014 1:17 am

Awesome Job Kyle, it didn't seem awkward at all. You rocked it. :clap: :clap:
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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by kyle » Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:25 am

You tube video added to original post above.
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Post by Beowolf » Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:28 am

A like and watch count from me. :clap:
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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by ineffableone » Tue Feb 18, 2014 2:50 am

Much easier access on youtube. Great a 2nd time watching it.
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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by Doctor Jest » Wed Feb 19, 2014 9:09 am

Excellent work, Kyle. You seemed relaxed and poised, and your talk was funny and informative. A fine job.
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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by zombiepreparation » Wed Feb 19, 2014 12:51 pm

:clap: :clap: Am so proud of you, your message, and what you do!

What I've learned & given here has turned my being prepared for emergencies [ice storms, broken water main, no electricity, tornado hit, flood, flu in the community, out of work, blizzards, drought, hurricanes, solar emps, truckers on strike, and so on] to reality and personal action for self and in my community. (Though like you said 'the community' part is challenging.)

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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by ssgcmw » Wed Feb 19, 2014 9:59 pm

Love the mass hysteria line!

I teach at an "alternative" high school program, and after I attended a zombie workshop this summer my colleagues and I decided to start our year with a cross-curricular zombie month. (I think the presenter of the workshop has a ZSC come present to his class - does that sound familiar to anyone around here?)

It was awesome to see our kids learning math, science, English, and social studies using a zombie theme. Who would have thought that the zombie apocalypse would make geography interesting? (Ok, slightly less boring :wink: )

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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by Cherokee John » Thu Feb 20, 2014 12:06 am

Very nice! Well spoken and funny graphics!
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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by zombiepreparation » Thu Feb 20, 2014 3:10 pm

ssgcmw wrote:I teach at an "alternative" high school program, and after I attended a zombie workshop this summer my colleagues and I decided to start our year with a cross-curricular zombie month. (I think the presenter of the workshop has a ZSC come present to his class - does that sound familiar to anyone around here?)

It was awesome to see our kids learning math, science, English, and social studies using a zombie theme. Who would have thought that the zombie apocalypse would make geography interesting? (Ok, slightly less boring :wink: )
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Now that you mention this a couple of years ago my neighbors (they are kids) talked about their school doing some kind of teaching using zombies too. It may have been preparedness, don't really remember. But I 'do' remember it was zombie and at their school!

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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by ssgcmw » Fri Feb 21, 2014 11:58 am

zombiepreparation wrote:
ssgcmw wrote: Now that you mention this a couple of years ago my neighbors (they are kids) talked about their school doing some kind of teaching using zombies too. It may have been preparedness, don't really remember. But I 'do' remember it was zombie and at their school!
It's actually pretty amazing the number of things you could teach with the zombie theme woven thru... maybe I'll start a thread :idea:

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Re: TEDx talk about Zombie Squad

Post by garygray » Fri Feb 21, 2014 3:15 pm

Awesome job and presented valuable information.

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