TED Video Picks

David Eagleman: Can we create new senses for humans?

Posted on: July 27th, 2015

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Hören, sehen, fühlen, schmecken, riechen – unsere fünf Sinne. Tagein, tagaus nehmen wir damit unsere Umgebung wahr. Doch, was ist, wenn es mehr gibt? Worte können dies nicht beschreiben – David Eagleman und seine “senory vest”!   Our five senses – […]

Adam Ostrow: After your final status update

Posted on: July 13th, 2015

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Social Media – viele von uns haben eine virtuelle Persönlichkeit aus Status-Updates, Tweets, Likes,etc. generiert, welche alle in der Cloud gespeichert sind. Für immer? Adam Ostrow stellt eine große Frage: Was passiert mit deiner virtuellen Persönlichkeit, wenn du stirbst? Könnte […]

TEDx Linz: “Tech Down – Listen up” – 21. Juni 2013

Posted on: June 27th, 2013

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TEDx Linz: Innovative Talks zum ersten Mal in Linz Am 21. Juni 2013 fand das spannende Format der TED-Talks das erste Mal in Linz statt. Im stimmungsvollen Ambiente der voestalpine Stahlwelt präsentierten Unternehmer, Wissenschafterinnen sowie Entertainer in 18-minütigen Talks ihre […]

John McWhorter: Txtng is killing language. JK!!!

Posted on: May 2nd, 2013

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Does texting mean the death of good writing skills? John McWhorter posits that there’s much more to texting — linguistically, culturally — than it seems, and it’s all good news.

Carl Honore: In praise of slowness

Posted on: April 12th, 2013

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Carl Honoré is an award-winning journalist, author and TED speaker. He is also a globetrotting ambassador for the Slow Movement. The Wall Street Journal called him “an in-demand spokesman on slowness.”

Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes

Posted on: April 11th, 2013

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When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe describes the transformative power of doing just that: Refreshing your mind for 10 minutes a day, simply […]

Doris Kim Sung: Metal that breathes

Posted on: March 7th, 2013

Video Pick: Doris Kim Sung: Metal that breathes

Modern buildings with floor-to-ceiling windows give spectacular views, but they require a lot of energy to cool. Doris Kim Sung works with thermo-bimetals, smart materials that act more like human skin, dynamically and responsively, and can shade a room from […]