Monthly Archives: October 2016


Carrie Poppy TEDxVienna OUT THERE

Ghostbusters, religious groups and homeopathy

Prior to her talk at last week’s TEDxVienna, I had the opportunity to interview LA-based investigative journalist, podcast host, comedian, and animal rights activist Carrie Poppy. What can I say? I was blown away by her warm, candid and down-to-earth personality. Read for yourselves. Hi Carrie, you have won awards […]


Machine Societies

OUT THERE, in a not so distant future lays a hypothetical point in time, when machines will have reached a status of intelligence and versatility so that they can improve themselves better and faster than humans can do. This point is frequently called singularity. What comes after singularity? After singularity, machines will very […]


TEDxVienna members OUT THERE: Things I’ve learned on vacation

Vacations are wonderful. The oceans, the blue skies, the carefree atmosphere. Everything about escaping day to day life feels amazing and fills a true traveller’s heart with pure gratitude. However, there are also moments abroad which teach you valuable life lessons. We may be well aware of most of these […]


What’s out there? Searching for life in the universe

Are we alone in the universe? Every one of us has thought about this question at least once in his life. Looking at the infinite amount of stars in the sky and realizing that we are just one of the trillions of planets in the universe, it is almost impossible […]


TEDxVienna OUT THERE

OUT and over! 2

We are out of Volkstheater – It was a blast! Yesterday the TEDxVienna event “OUT THERE” took place at the Volkstheater. Réka Artner und Vlad Gozman took attendees on a journey of ideas. >3000 livestream viewers 1000 attendees 862 #TEDxVienna tweets 140 volunteers 100 conversations with the TEDxVienna Idea Bot 19 speakers 11 exhibitors […]


A world full of opportunities out there

In the last few decades the world has opened up to most of us living and working in western countries. We face a lot of possibilities out there when it comes to lifestyle, relationships and of course, professional careers. This may sound like the freedom we always wished for: Free to […]


Citizen Science – New explorers out there.

“From the oceans to the soil, technology is changing the part that amateurs can play in research.” Nature. Nowadays, participation of amateurs in science is for research, what crowdfunding is for the start-up scene – an amplification of capacity. Digitalization has empowered a process called citizen science. In a nutshell, […]


out there - explore

When did you stop exploring?

As a child, you’re confident you can enter any profession you want once you’re grown up. Parents and family encourage you to dream big. The sky is not the limit – of course you can be an astronaut. Not only do you imagine your future in the brightest colors, but […]


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 […]