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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 […]


Ode to the Odds #1
The Sound of Vienna

This month we start a new series in the TEDxVienna Blog, in which we want to introduce you to all the quirks of Vienna: Our bloggers uncover unusual facts and trivia, and weird aspects of Vienna you may never have noticed. Whether you are Viennese or have moved to the […]


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 […]


listening

5 ways of improving your listening skills

As life moves faster we tend to lose one crucial ability in order to connect with others and that is: listening. Do you remember who was the last person you were consciously listening to? And what do you remember from his/her talk at all? Julian Treasure, a business sound expert from the […]


Handelskai Midnight Train

Ode to Viennese nights 2

Tungsten lights, white and colourful neon; people working and people sleeping; lit buildings and dark pathways; empty streets and bus stops. Bikes locked to street lamps, telephone booths and cigarette machines. Viennese nights are visually stunning. Streets are paved with colours, contrasts, textures and gradients. Objects unnoticed during daytime become […]


Building Bridges With Fashion

“Let’s Build Bridges With Fashion” was the opening line of last week’s ‘Fashion for Europe’ event at the gorgeous Vienna State Opera. For one day, on the 14th of July, the Vienna State Opera turned into a runway filled with cool pop-up boutiques and exciting fashion shows, competing for the […]


CODING

Coding: How to bring ideas to life 1

Do you also have a lot of ideas you want to work on? We constantly think about new ideas that can bring our projects to life. In the digital era, this often means providing a proper framework for automatizing periodic daily tasks. Of course, this requires a lot of effort and […]


A world of education

In today’s world, is there a mismatch between the institution of education and what society is demanding from graduates? Many businesses are seeking free-thinking entrepreneurs with new out-of-the-box ideas, yet if students all graduate with the same education and very little life experience, how can we expect them to be […]


Europe: United in diversity?

Europe has always been a place of refuge for many. The people migrating to Europe in the hope for a better life have become more and more. At the same time, Europe appears to get less and less safe for its inhabitants. A lot of people are coping with unemployment in […]