TEDxVienna


The simplexity of donations

Under the slogan “choose one item from the list and make a difference”, the attendees of SIMPLEXITY could solve a complex problem by taking a simple step: providing those in need with everyday objects. They were asked to bring in-kind donations for a well-known Austrian charity: Diakonie Flüchtlingsdienst aids asylum seekers […]


Kevin Lieber on creativity, Vsauce2 and science communication

TEDxVienna recently got the chance to chat with Kevin Lieber during our 2018 conference SIMPLEXITY. We had a talk about the role of the science communicator in today’s society, his creative endeavors on Vsauce2, his personal YouTube channel, and his new podcast. The Interview Q: As a first question, I’m […]


To control complex systems with a simple brain – The interview with Ramin Hasani

Have you ever felt that Blade Runner’s scenes from 1982 are transforming into reality nowadays? Do you recognize the concepts of Star Trek: The Original Series from 1966 in the solutions or products of today? Or maybe even you yourself are developing one of them? Then – for sure – […]


What would you ask
a blind traveller?

The day before The first time I met blind traveller Tony Giles and his girlfriend Tatiana was the night before his TEDxVienna Talk- he was nervous, excited and indecisive whether they should get the Ravioli or the Gulash for dinner. The first thing that came to my mind was that […]


The ‘Simplexity’ of overcoming physical boundaries and democracy explored at TEDxVienna

What appears to be complex may in truth be quite simple, while what we perceive as simple can be mind-bogglingly complex – if we look a little deeper. The interplay between the simple and the complex in all aspects of life was explored by the opening talk delivered by Jeffrey […]


How our Creative & Tech/ IT Team prepares for SIMPLEXITY

Around 1.000 attendees, 6 satellite events and nine team members in total to make sure that everything runs smoothly (and nothing explodes). Did you ever wonder how our Creative & Tech/IT Team prepares for this year’s TEDxVienna SIMPLEXITY? Without wanting to give our secret IT recipe away, we couldn’t help […]


Lonely together

You know you live in a crazy world when people prefer to have big conversations via texts, and small conversations when meeting face to face. But before we get all judgy, let’s take a minute and think: when was the last time we had a heart-to-heart conversation with someone without […]