Monthly Archives: March 2016

Industry meets you

There are ideas which leave your mouth wide open when you suddenly realize the potential behind them. In Vienna, one such idea is just now materializing into reality. Industry meets Makers turns out to be an amazing development which connects two seemingly separate worlds. This creates a high potential to disrupt innovation processes and to create […]

What’s up, travelers? – An Interview with Georg Ziegler of HolidayCheck

We all love travelling and we use different platforms as well as other online services to compare prizes, check out locations and exchange user experiences. TEDxVienna had the opportunity to sit down with Georg Ziegler, content director at HolidayCheck, and talk about the developments, requirements, and goals of the largest […]

the snowboarding family

Baby on Board – the Snowboarding Family

Grandpa, grandma + 3 sons + daughter in law + 3 grandkids = the Krebernik’s, aka the Snowboarding Family. The three generations of nine riders, ranging from 1 to 74 years of age, share their passion for powder snow, snowboards and family. It all started with father Dieter, who became one of the […]

There is an animal in you, too

Have you ever heard about the Actor-Network Theory? Actor-Network Theory (ANT) is an approach to social theory. It was originally created by French scholars Bruno Latour and Michel Callon, and is an attempt to understand processes of technological innovation and scientific knowledge-creation. ANT is distinguished by its consideration of nonhuman actors […]

Coffee House Readings #3: Flow

“Happiness, in fact, is a condition that must be prepared for, cultivated, and defended privately by each person. People who learn to control inner experience will be able to determine the quality of their lives, which is as close as any of us can come to being happy.” Flow is not […]

International Women’s Day 2016: Sisterhood @ TEDxVienna 2

Today marks International Women’s Day 2016 and therefore it is the perfect time for a little “girls-talk”… It has been a long time since our mothers, grand mothers and great-grandmothers fought for equality, for women’s rights in numerous departments and against women being objectified and dictated to by (a male […]

What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

Every time I faced a difficult turning point in my life I thought: “I would love to be able to see all possible ways my life would have changed if I had chosen in a different way”. Just like in the movie “Sliding Doors” with Gwyneth Paltrow where one could see a […]