Nowadays, we travel farther and wider. Yet, we are more connected than ever. Mobile devices connected to the Internet have given us a tool wherein communication transcends borders and physical boundaries. Does living in a network society alter our perception of ‘home’ and redefine our sense of ‘belonging’? Featured image: Thanks to Tim Gouw What could … Read moreAre smartphones redefining our sense of ‘home’ and ‘belonging’?
Ideas visit each and every single one of us. They come to us when we least expect them, like waiting at the train station or while brushing our teeth. All we have to do is listen. Nina believes that in our complex inter-connected world today, creativity is needed more than ever to find innovative solutions … Read moreNina’s Favourite TED Talk(s) — Finding ideas with the help of your inner ‘genius’
Every month, we’ll be introducing a member of the TEDxZurich Team through their favourite TED Talk. This month, we’ve caught up with Celeste Urech, Head of Salon Team. Picasso once said every child is an artist. The challenge is to remain an artist as an adult. How do we grow out of creativity? In his … Read moreCeleste’s Favourite TED Talk: Do Schools Kill Creativity?
Every month, we’ll be introducing a member of the TEDxZurich Team through their favourite TED Talk. This month, we’ve caught up with Gintare Simkute, Head of Volunteers. When was the last time you tried something new? Every day, lots of ideas spring to mind, but none of them are realised. The problem is that they … Read moreGintare’s Favourite TED Talk: Try Something New For 30 Days
At the TEDxZurichSalon “What Moves Us”, the community came together to ponder future forms of mobility and how they might impact society. With a screening from Wanis Kabbaj’s talk “What a driverless world could look like” and live talks by speakers Remo Gerber on electric air taxis and Olaf Swantee on the 5G network. The … Read moreTEDxZurich Salon – What Moves Us
At the last TEDxZurichSalon, 80 people came together to discuss the future of media. Their thoughts were stimulated by a screening of Clay Shirky’s talk ‘How the internet will (one day) transform government’, and two live talks by Juliane Leopold and Hansi Voigt. These are some of the issues that were raised and questions that … Read moreTEDxZurichSalon – The Future of Media
After an eventful 2017, TEDxZurich kicked off 2018 with a community event held on the 15th February at the Impact Hub Zurich. The evening re-capped 2017 TEDxZurich events, many of which were new. These events, with the support of partners, included a well-attended live screening of TED Global that was held in April. We were … Read moreTEDxZurich Community Event Recap
A Goodbye from your storyteller this year! Now that TEDxZurich 2017 – Opening Doors is over, I would also like to share the last post from the series of What «Opening Doors» means to you, which I have been curating for the past few months. Ahead of the event I got to ask a few interesting people … Read moreWhat «Opening Doors» means to the people of Zurich
Opening Doors to new ideas shouldn’t stop at the event. That’s why we’re spreading your inspiring ideas as they came in on Twitter, and encourage you, dear reader, to send in your own! 1. Build authentic relationships via @marsty5 And the second one – is more of a sequence of the above – is how … Read moreTEDxZurich 2017 – 4 Inspiring Ideas From Our Audience
TEDxZurich 2017 was live on November 17. 2017. In the wait to have the talks of our speakers published online we have asked them to share their favourite books. We hope this reading list will Open Doors to more ideas and inspiration for you! Un sac de billes Joseph Joffo “It is very moving to … Read more13 Books You Should Read, Suggested by Our Speakers