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Exploring the World of Chatbots   Recently updated !

Did you already have a productive conversation with a chatbot? This blog post gives a short introduction to how bots have developed from funny games to serious business. Today Chatbots are starting to make an impact on our world. Recently the story of Microsoft’s Xiaoice, a Chinese language chatbot, surfaced. Reports are […]


Exploring Your Personality Online

When it’s 2AM and we can’t sleep, there are three general options out there for us: Reddit conspiracy theories, scary serial killer documentaries or online personality quizzes. Today we are going to talk about the latter. Hidden Dangers Online personality quizzes can be a super fun pastime activity. Tests like “Which […]


Incognito for Literary Success

“You may impose silence upon me, but you cannot prevent me from thinking.” (George Sand) The quote above originates from one of the most prolific writers of the 19th-century France. Someone who reads this sentence and does not know the story behind the pen name George Sand would immediately assume that the […]


cruelty-free

Is it impossible to live cruelty-free?

Veganism, cruelty-free make-up and eco-friendly fashion are more popular than ever before. And rightfully so. Although we do not all tend to a strictly plant-based diet or a planet-friendly lifestyle, some of us do at least try to minimize our consumption of questionable products. But how far does one have […]


The African Startup Revolution is Coming

At the TEDxVienna event OUT THERE in October at the beautiful Volkstheater, Marcello Schermer teared apart the usual image of Africa existing in the western society. I had the unique opportunity to speak to Marcello, the entrepreneurial facilitator who turned his life upside-down in order to witness and participate in revolutionizing the […]


The Binary Gender Myth

Gender, Sex, Sexuality. Three different things. Yet, the general public tends to use these terms interchangeably, unintentionally invalidating other people’s identities. Before we get started on the Binary Gender Myth, let’s break down the basics to make sure we are all on the same page: Sex is concerned with your […]


I’m in the weird part of the internet again…

“I’m in the weird part of the internet again…” is a comment commonly read on very niche Youtube videos, hidden reddit threads or any other website that seems out of the norm in any way. But what exactly brings us to these incredible online spaces? Usually, it’s boredom. We start by looking […]


Graham Shaw

Drawing? – Yes, you can

Are you having trouble with memorizing chunks of information? Perhaps even having trouble with accessing your stored information? Then let us introduce you to Graham Shaw, a communication coach from United Kingdom. Graham gave a remarkable speech at our big event about how everybody can learn to draw in order […]