out there


Recapping the recaps – who was OUT THERE at TEDxVienna 2016?

2016 was the year when TEDxVienna experimented with different styles of the TEDx talks. The classical talk format was switched for an interview with Joshua Beckford, a today 14 year old boy with autism who at the age of 6 was the youngest to attend Oxford. Urbanist Eugene Quinn, on […]


Exploring Street Art with Martha Cooper

One day before her talk at this year’s TEDxVienna event I got to chat with our wonderful speaker Martha Cooper about her work and what it means to be OUT THERE. Having documented graffiti and street art in New York from its very beginnings, her book “Subway Art” is now known […]


The Non-Space of Death in our lives

Death is all around us? Most of us have dealt with the loss of someone we loved at some point in our life. While there is always an emotional struggle when losing someone, there is also the harsh reality we have to deal with after someone’s death: From organizing a funeral, […]


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 […]


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 […]


Mozambique

A day in the life of someone out there – in Mozambique 2

I have never been a morning person. These days, however, I get up easily between 6:00 and 6:30AM. Just one of numerous habits of mine that have changed over the past 12 months. Since I have moved to Beira, a town of estimated 600.000 inhabitants directly by the Indian Ocean […]


Netherlands

Why do we have the urge to go “out there”?

I moved. To a different country. Not because I had to, or I was forced to, but because I could and I wanted to. I moved to the Netherlands to start studying again. When I first considered studying abroad, I was just playing with the thought of moving again. At […]