For this assignment, I used a .json file of one-liners from TED talks. Using processing, I pulled out the lines that included the phrase “change the world” and imported these into a .txt file.
That’s how we change the world.
China is going to change the world in two fundamental respects.
She said, “Hey, JR, your wish is not to save the world, but to change the world.”
I mean, technology, politics, business do change the world — not always in a good way, but they do.
Could art change the world?
So could art change the world?
In some ways, art can change the world.
Art is not supposed to change the world, to change practical things, but to change perceptions.
Actually the fact that art cannot change things makes it a neutral place for exchanges and discussions, and then enables you to change the world.
If we lead lives where we consciously leave the lightest possible ecological footprints, if we buy the things that are ethical for us to buy and don’t buy the things that are not, we can change the world overnight.
I don’t know if I can change the world yet, because I don’t know that much about it — and I don’t know that much about reincarnation either, but if you make me laugh hard enough, sometimes I forget what century I’m in.
If you want to change the world, you have to group together, you have to be collaborative.
And the second point, making the case that kids can really change the world.
(Applause) So in about seven years of doing nuclear research, I started out with a dream to make a “star in a jar,” a star in my garage, and I ended up meeting the president and developing things that I think can change the world, and I think other kids can too.
Scientists and engineers change the world.
They remind us that we can change the world if we defy the impossible and we refuse to fear failure.
Scientists and engineers can indeed change the world.
And Bandura calls that confidence self-efficacy — the sense that you can change the world and that you can attain what you set out to do.
I asked a question last year: Can art change the world?
A week later, a handful of people were there ready to rock and empower the people on the ground who wanted to change the world.
So back to the question, “Can art change the world?”
And so that’s why I think, personally, that toys can change the world.
The tools to change the world are in everybody’s hands.
I’ve got a great idea that’s going to change the world.
So I was thinking about, what I really want to do is change the world.
If you look at the visions we have, the visions of how we’re going to change the world, the key thing is implementation.
We desperately need great communication from our scientists and engineers in order to change the world.
We can all change the world.
But I also hope, because I think the people in this room can literally change the world, I hope you take some of this stuff away with you, and when you have an opportunity to be influential, that you try to get some heavy-duty money spent on some of these ideas.
I want to talk about how the things we’ve been taught to think about giving and about charity and about the nonprofit sector are actually undermining the causes we love and our profound yearning to change the world.
I had no idea that it was possible for this little black boy in Birmingham to one day be president of a university that has students from 150 countries, where students are not there just to survive, where they love learning, where they enjoy being the best, where they will one day change the world.
And I realized that I had hit upon something that I think has this huge potential to change the world.
You’re not going to change the world by lying on your back and gazing up at the sky, are you?
For me, the achievements of the Hearing Voices Movement are a reminder that empathy, fellowship, justice and respect are more than words; they are convictions and beliefs, and that beliefs can change the world.
(Applause) I come from Lebanon, and I believe that running can change the world.
I think if we can get business seeing itself differently, and if we can get others seeing business differently, we can change the world.
And the answer to that is very simple: We’re not going to change the world alone.
CR: When I talk to people about you, they say to me, people who know you well, say, Larry wants to change the world, and he believes technology can show the way.
You’re working because you want to change the world.
If they put their ideas and their brain behind philanthropy, they can change the world.
That’s why I got into doing this, because I think that will change the world.
I think they can change your life, and I think we can use it to change the way that our politicians and our companies behave, and in doing so, we can change the world.
But here’s what remains: the never-ending thrill of being a part of something that is so big, you can hardly get your head around it, and the promise that it just might change the world.
I think 3D printers will change the world in the next few years, they will change our lives.
This makes me think it is possible to do what makes you happy, and that it’s possible to change the world, while feeling like it’s the first time.
We can change these values, can change the companies we work with, and eventually, together, maybe we can change the world.
If we could do it, we would change the world.
If you want to know what technology is going to change the world, don’t pay attention to 13-year-old boys — pay attention to young mothers, because they have got not an ounce of support for technology that doesn’t materially make their lives better.
We promise something great, we evangelize it, we’re going to change the world.
I want somebody who knows, who can change the world out there.
And before you get to change the world, bad things are going to take place.
Rapid manufacturing is another big area in which technology and design are, I think, bound to change the world.
My wish is a big wish, but if we can make it happen, it can truly change the world, and help ensure the survival of what actually — as it turns out — is my favorite species; that would be us.
And if you engineer what they do you can change the world, you can get a better result.
By working together, we can become one of those small, rapidly growing groups of individuals who actually have the audacity and courage to believe that we actually can change the world.
So when Al Gore set out to change the world again, he didn’t do it by himself.
Now, I don’t know whether a film can change the world, but I know that it starts — I know the power of it — I know that it starts people thinking about how to change the world.
Simply put, when the impulse is to change the world, the academy is more likely to engender a learned helplessness than to create a sense of empowerment.
Start with those, and change the world.
So that next year, instead of us meeting here, lamenting how many terrible things there are in the world, we will have pulled together, used the unique skills and the magic of this community, and be proud that we have done everything we can to stop pandemics, other catastrophes, and change the world beginning right now.
We can change the world.
I can’t; you can’t, as individuals; but we can change the world.
But working together, we can actually change the world.
Most of you started out wanting to change the world, didn’t you?
It’s based on our belief that the action of one person can change a lot, but the actions of many coming together as one can change the world.
That, in my view, gives us the first opportunity as a community to fundamentally change the world.
In the last 50-60 years we have seen fascism, anti-Semitism, racism, apartheid, discrimination on the basis of sex and gender and sexuality; all these have come under pressure because of the campaigns that have been run by people to change the world.
So, if we repair this mismatch between what science knows and what business does, if we bring our motivation, notions of motivation into the 21st century, if we get past this lazy, dangerous, ideology of carrots and sticks, we can strengthen our businesses, we can solve a lot of those candle problems, and maybe, maybe, maybe we can change the world.
Because we can change the world, we have the ability.
In this room, all this expertise, if we joined it all together, we could change the world.
And those are the ones that change the world.
They wanted to change the world.
And the question that I’d like to leave you with is this: Will your tribes change the world?
We think that polemics — (Applause) — we think that polemics are not persuasive, but we think that storytelling can change the world, and so we are probably the best storytelling institution in the world.
When I first got the invitation, they said somewhere in the thing, they said, “15 minutes to change the world, your moment onstage.” 15 minutes to change the world.
What you will see is their journey, and then their utter conviction that they could go out and change the world.
(Applause) I also love it because it seems to me that the example, the tools we use to change the world, ought to be beautiful in themselves.
So, how are we going to change the world?
In my industry, we believe that images can change the world.
The truth is that we know that the images themselves don’t change the world, but we’re also aware that, since the beginning of photography, images have provoked reactions in people, and those reactions have caused change to happen.
Did the images change the world?
She said that a small group of thoughtful people could change the world.
We just want to try and create that awareness because, sure, changing a light bulb isn’t going to change the world, but that attitude, that awareness that leads you to change the light bulb or take your reusable coffee mug, that is what could change the world.
Because primarily of the power of the Internet, people of modest means can band together and amass vast sums of money that can change the world for some public good if they all agree.
Most important thing is: Only you can change yourself, and only you can change the world and make it better, for people as well as penguins.
Hopefully this inspires you to take what you’ve heard from me and do something with it to change the world.
And it’s going to change the world as we know it.
We often talk about how stories change the world, but we should also see how the world of identity politics affects the way stories are being circulated, read and reviewed.
So that, this belief in each other, knowing that without a doubt and practicing that every day in whatever you do, that’s what I believe will change the world and make tomorrow better than today.
From there, I applied the following python scripts using the piping command in terminal:
danaabrassart$ python change4.py <changetheworld.txt | python change3.py | python change2.py | python change5.py | python change6.py | python change7.py
The last two scripts were definitely directed in their intent, but the previous scripts were merely experiments. I played with several variations but the above produced my favorite result:
for people as well as penguins
but they do
to change practical things, but to change perceptions
and then enables you to change the world
you have to group together, you have to be collaborative
and I think other kids can too
the key thing is implementation
and HE believes technology can show the way
they will change our lives
while feeling like it’s the first time
bad things are going to take place
you can get a better result
HE didn’t do it by himself
but the actions of many coming together as one can change the world
we have the ability
and so we are probably the best storytelling institution in the world
your moment onstage – 15 minutes to change the world
ought to be beautiful in themselves
and only you can change the world and make it better, for people as well as penguins