Monthly Archives: October 2013

City 2.0 Talks: Gregor Wiltschko, Ilkim Erdost and Nicholas Platzer

If you want to change the city, go out and meet it. The thread connecting the final three talks at this year’s TEDxVienna City 2.0 event is the critical importance (and surprising infrequency) of engagement on the part of change agents with the city itself.

City 2.0 Talks: Nathan De Groot and Michael Badics

A fine balance between trees and concrete… Is that all we can say about a perfect city? Perhaps perfection lies in the city’s imperfection and its constantly changing façade that inhabitants can interact with as they go about their daily lives.

City 2.0 Talks: Florian Lorenz and Ulfert Hoehne

As the poet Emily Dickinson famously wrote, there’s a certain slant of light. Head-on isn’t always the best angle from which to understand a problem, let alone tackle it. Find that certain slant of light, that angle askew, and the path through the dark forest reveals itself. The rough edges […]

City 2.0 Talks: Daniela Patti, Levente Polyak and Stefan Gruber

As we shape our cities, they shape us in return. Cities are not just conglomerations of buildings but living social networks, vibrating with life and dynamics. Pursuing the highest possible living quality within our urban environments is a task for which we all are responsible, but in order to achieve […]

A few more things to expect at TEDxVienna 2013

Only a few more weeks to go before the TEDxVienna UnlimiTED conference, which is why it’s important to not only talk about the last of the great selection of speakers who will be in Vienna on November 2 but also introduce some of the amazing interactive experiences that will accompany this year’s […]

Exploring the limitless universe at TEDxVienna

When you hear the word “Unlimited“, what’s the first thing that pops into your mind? The Universe. Planets, stars, galaxies make up for the most complex and extremely difficult to study structure ever and so far humans have been able to scratch only at the surface of its immensity. Studying, […]

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Daniel Dewey at TEDxVienna 2013

Not many sciences will have such an enormous impact on human society and history as IT will do in the 21st century. It now already penetrates every aspect of modern life, from the way we shop, handle tasks, interact with others, make scientific progress; IT has become indispensable. It’s the […]