TEDx Talk


Food for Thought: Science Distrust Debunked – Martin Kusch

Food for Thought was brought to the TEDx audience by the TEDx Vienna teams as a ‘digital dinner table.’ It is a space where professionals tackle topics such as politics, economy and how the professionals make sense of the current pandemic. On the 15th episode of Martin Kusch, a TEDx […]


The Impact of Reproductive Technology on Identity: An Interview with Albert Frantz 

When I wrote about the controversial topic of surrogacy and the ethical and legal issues it comes with, I never thought that the article would put me in contact with someone who is a “product” of reproductive technology, albeit not surrogacy per se. Shortly before turning 30, Albert Frantz found out […]


World Environment Day: Must-read Environmental Articles

World Environment Day, June 5, is a United Nations’ day to raise global awareness and call for action to protection and better treatment of our environment.  The day itself has been celebrated over a few decades, since 1974, each year with a different theme on a pressing environmental issue as […]


Modern dating, a blessing or a curse?   Recently updated !

Modern dating has not only changed our rules but it is an entirely new game.  If you are dating in the modern-day, it is complicated. In a time of endless options, it is likely that you’ve found love, sex or intimacy online. In fact, regardless of whether we are in […]


Loneliness: A Myth of  Solo Travel   Recently updated !

“Is this some kind of Eat, Pray, Love?”, was the reaction I got from my partly excited and mostly worried friends when they found out I was going to travel alone to a different country every month. “Is everything alright with you?”… After all, even in modern travel books, there […]


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 […]


How to Fix a Broken Heart

Where is the love? While love is in the air this month, not all of us is in the mood for it, especially if we’re going through a heartbreak. There are thousands of books and songs about it. Still it feels like none of them do justice to how you […]


Fighting Loneliness:
An Interview with Karen Dolva

  “Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is fine.” Honoré de Balzac Karen Dolva, co-founder of the No Isolation company, tackles different kinds of loneliness. So far she has taken it upon herself to help children with longterm illnesses and seniors. But she also challenges […]


TEDxVienna Burnout poem

Burned.out.
A poem

Burned.out. by the author How many lives have I lived and faces have I put on ever since I woke up this very day and all the days before. Filled with all the plans and goals set by one mind for only one single hand to reach. It is days […]


Breaking out of jungle
or
the human need for organizing

It’s all relative. (Albert Einstein) What if the world were a huge jungle with no structure whatsoever? And the whole universe made up of individual elements with no connection to one another? What if we could never know what happens around us and had no access to the knowledge of […]