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Recap:TEDxVienna Adventures Within Work- unusual times call for inspiring events

The day started out with an “exhibition on work” tour given by the Technical Museum’s tour guides. They walked us through a timeline of industrial revolutions and the evolution of different jobs and tools over time. It was interesting to see machines that belong to vanished jobs of the past, […]


Technisches Museum Wien – Let the adventures begin! 

Our first in-person TEDxVienna Salon event is approaching and we cannot wait to exchange ideas and explore Adventures Within Work. The event will take place at the Technisches Museum Wien (Vienna Technical Museum), our main sponsor this year.  With over 22,000 m² of exhibition space, the over-a-century-old museum is the […]


Time for an Honest Conversation About Motherhood

Do you know those beautiful, pleasant and enchanting articles that are written each year specifically for Mother’s Day?  This is not one of them. This is an honest conversation we need to have about motherhood. /From the perspective of young, modern women in a post-feminist, urban, western reality/ There was […]


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 […]


The lingua franca of our time: English

Roughly a billion people speak English. International diplomacy is conducted in English, stocks are traded in English, almost all scientific journals are written in English and the majority of the internet is in English. When a Russian woman travelling in Brazil wants to know the cost of her bus ticket […]


What does AI have to do with creativity and compassion?

The TED2018 conference “The Age of Amazement” in Vancouver left me amazed indeed. I was sitting with my jaw dropped in Gartenbaukino on the broadcast event organized by TEDxVienna. But there was one particular talk that kept my brain busy for months after the live stream in April. It was […]