TED(Ed) Talk(s) Tuesday #158 : Evaluating risks and the Dunning-Kruger effect

Watching TED Talks is a popular pastime at CN&CO. We visit TED.com regularly to clear our heads, have a laugh or get inspired. TED Talks open our minds, spark new ways of thinking and can lead to some very interesting conversations. Each week we pick a favourite and publish it on a Tuesday, because we like how “TED Talk Tuesday” sounds. It’s also a way that the CN&CO team play their part on spreading ideas and helping to make the world a better place. This week’s talks are posted by Rob. Here’s why he chose them:

Right now there is a lot of uncertainty in the world and an abundance of “information” being circulated about how best to proceed. With so many options facing us, these two quick TED Ed videos might help you consider how best to navigate these interesting times.

A short video on evaluating risk

And a quick recap of why you shouldn’t blindly accept peoples’ opinions without some further investigation