Projects & Ideas


About reading music and hearing books

Listen closely Usually when we think about combining music and text, it’s often in form of an opera. As I am not really a fan of the opera and honestly mostly don’t understand what they are singing about, who they are singing to and why they are singing (I am […]


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Checkit!
Conscious drug checking
in Vienna

A project worth checking out in the heart of the sixth district in Vienna: Checkit! is a drug-advice center offering integrated drug checking and prevention work. Founded in 1997 at the peak of the Gazometer Raves, it established its drop-in shop homebase ten years later in Gumpendorferstraße 8, 1060 and has […]


TEDxVienna Adventures: Prototyping at the AIT 1

  “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” Scott Belsky. In this spirit, TEDxVienna went on adventures in Vienna and this time did not only want to spread ideas, but figure out how to test ideas. Once a theory, concept or idea is born, the adventure does not […]


Patents:
Ideas worth saving

Working on an invention requires energy, time and emotion. It occupies each and every aspect of your life, tests your limits and pushes you forward on a professional and personal level. Eventually, it results into your very own piece of full-hearted mental and physical work; your very own piece of intellectual property. But […]


The Inspiration Wave That Splashed Me @ Music Innovation Meetup

From time to time we all become accustomed to our usual routines and at some point in time realize that we are missing inspiration. The Bloggers Team of TEDxVienna is always on the search for some extra inspiration (both for the community and for us personally). Therefore it was very exciting […]


Are you ready for an Adventure?

As you might know, our next TEDxViennaSalon event is just around the corner. We know that you love our conferences and this time we have something truly special for you. We’ll extend the TEDx phenomenon beyond the conference format and offer something entirely new – we are taking you on […]


Digital Treasures – four ideas to discover from your couch.

The internet is a treasure box when it comes to exploring new, unexpected and sometimes controversial ideas. The beauty of stumbling upon an idea that makes you think is priceless, but not always so easy to find. In TED tradition, I would like to share four ideas I recently stumbled upon. These ideas […]


Coffee House Readings #16: Simple as that

For my first Coffee House Reading, I wanted to share a book with you that has taught me something different than any other book I’ve read so far: The Laws of Simplicity in Design, Technology, Business and Life by John Maeda. I’ve chosen this particular book, because I usually don’t simplify […]