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The story is bigger than me – interview with Abdi Latif Dahir

  Abdi Latif Dahir is a journalist, born in Nairobi and raised in Somalia, who has recently become the East Africa Correspondent at the New York Times. At the TEDxVienna Conference “About Time”, he delivered a speech about how to create beautiful moments and capture them in your memory, even though […]


Chase Masterson on Real Life Heroism

When people are faced with a traumatic situation, there is a variety of ways that they can react. Some become angry, others are overwhelmed by sadness. Unfortunately, very few speak about their experiences and actively seek help from others. A minute percentage, however, decide to use their trauma to help […]


Sarah E. Hill on Women’s Brains and the Birth Control Pill

Sarah E. Hill is a research psychologist who uses theoretical tools taken from evolutionary sciences to study psychology and health. Recently, she has turned her expertise to uncovering what we know and don’t know about the impact of the birth control pill on the brain. In her TEDxVienna talk, she […]


Recapping the recaps – 10 years of TEDxVienna salons and conferences

It is About Time for the 10 year anniversary of TEDxVienna. The day is almost here. Will you be there to celebrate with us? Looking back and reflecting on the way we took to get here, to this 10 year anniversary of TEDxVienna, we get a bit nostalgic. So many […]


Three ways to experience TEDxVienna

Most people know TEDx conferences from watching TEDx Talks on YouTube. Some might have even seen particularly interesting ones at university or at school. However, the conference experience itself is seldom talked about and with this article, we seek to change that. I have interviewed three very different people who […]


Recapping the recaps – how edgy was “On The Edge”?

Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes of a (TEDxVienna) conference? What is going on at the same time as the talks, the performances, the coffee and lunch breaks…? In the event recap from 2017’s TEDxVienna conference “On The Edge”, Verena gave some sneak peeks into what happens […]


Tech, trust and the media: Three questions to answer by 2029 1

The end of trust: What are the fundamental questions that need to be answered within the next decade so that humanity and technology can grow side by side? A talk with Ethan Zuckerman. “How do we trigger social change? Through law, markets, norms and code,” Ethan Zuckerman stated in his […]