Taking selfies is becoming an all-too-common practice in today’s western society. Widely associated with selfish behavior, it is often seen as representative of the Generation Y‘s attitude towards life. As the genre rises, it seems to cross borders of generations and already took it’s place at the center of society. […]
Want to spy on bats or whales? Cochlear implants could enhance hearing beyond the human hearing range. Did you ever want to see like Superman or Star Trek’s Lieutenant Geordi La Forge? The Fraunhofer Institute might just be able to fulfill such fantasies since they are developing an eye equivalent […]
Nature is often remarkedly structured and precise. Mathematics has been used since the ancient times to describe the earth and the universe. Especially the greek were masters in handeling numbers and using the power of mathematical formulars to explain natural processes like acceleration of objects and many more.
Day by day we elucidate more mysteries of the surrounding world and by doing this we break down the information in 1 and 0. The paradigm of interconnectedness emerges from the many (mostly technological) discoveries of the 20th and 21st centuries and the need of mankind to control its surroundings. […]
Let’s face it. There are times when the world around and inside us is grey and monotonous, when a look outside the window and a look into the mirror are equally boring. Being somebody else, somewhere else, and doing something completely different, an adventure where we overcome all our constraints, […]
During the month of February the TEDxVienna blog will be hosting an “exhibition” of articles, photos and videos dedicated to the many faces of .. the earth, learning, science and design, objects, nature and people. We will explore opportunities, challenges, possibilities and impossibilities, pros and cons, layers of truth and […]