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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 […]


Interview with Jake Roper: science communication and sparking curiosity

Jake Roper is a science communicator and host of the YouTube channel Vsauce3, where he explores issues such as time travel paradoxes, space travel, the bioelectrogenesis powers of the Pokémon character Pikachu, and everything else in between. After his TEDxVienna talk at our On The Edge conference, he answered a […]


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Why (we do not need to learn more hard facts).

Why? The parade question nowadays. Asking why has become the synonym for an enlightened, well-balanced and youthful life. Being bored by the explanation of why butterflies are colorful is almost a neo-bohemian sin, which when vocalized on social platforms will be rectified by verbal stoning. Always keep on asking why! Today […]


Limits of Inventions

Many good things start with the letter “I”: Ideas, imagination, inspiration, invention, innovation… Moreover, those concepts have more in common than just their initial letter – they are closely interconnected. Where do ideas come from? Why do people invent things? When does innovation happen? Inventions usually carry a strong pragmatic component […]


Michael “Vsauce”: Forgotten questions answered on YouTube

Learning is growth. Learning is like breathing. Learning is better than earning: Just some suggestions by Google autocomplete for “Learning is”. For sure, learning new things, getting answers to burning questions, adding another tiny piece to the gigantic puzzle called „understanding the world“ is a fool-proof way to feel the satisfaction of […]