Author Archives : Vlad Gozman


Inventor of “the Pill” at TEDxVienna 2013

A brief history of contraception Antiquity: Ancient Egyptian women use a combination of cotton, dates, honey and acacia as a suppository, and it turns out fermented acacia really does have a spermicidal effect. The Bible and the Koran both refer to coitus interruptus (the withdrawal method). 1914-1921: Activist Margaret Sanger coins the term “birth control,” […]


Final speakers and outline for TEDxVienna – INSTANITY

TEDxVienna: INSTANITY is just a couple of weeks away! It’s been a great ride so far and this is only the commencement. Today we have some very important announcements to make – from the completion of our speaker line-up to a bunch of great side events we have planned for the day. So here’s what […]


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Fourth round of confirmed speakers for TEDxVienna 2012

TEDxVienna: INSTANITY is almost here! As we’re gearing up to put the finishing touches on what is going to be a beautiful event, we want to proudly introduce you to other three individuals from our inspiring line-up.


Die Gewinner der Facebook und Twitter Verlosung!

Da unsere dritte TEDxVienna Jahreskonferenz schon fast vor der Tür steht, haben wir letzte Woche ein Gewinnspiel für unsere Facebook Fans und Twitter Follower gestartet und dabei 2 x 3 Karten für unser Event verlost.


Second round of confirmed speakers for TEDxVienna 2012

We’re merely 6 weeks away from TEDxVienna: INSTANITY! It’s been an incredible ride as this is our 3rd year and thus our 3rd yearly conference. In the past we’ve explored what it means to bridge the gap in business, communications and technology, and how to understand, cause or prevent a domino effect. This year we’re […]


First round of confirmed speakers for TEDxVienna 2012

This year’s TEDxVienna conference is approaching fast and will be a thought experiment around our technologically minted times. It will be a day of exploration into a not so distant future of INSTANITY. From instant global information exchange to bionics and robotics, we will tackle the upsides and downsides of exponential technology and it’s impact […]