In this series, we catch up with speakers of TEDxZurich from the last few years. We check in with them and their projects and find out how far their idea spread beyond TEDxZurich. Here, we spoke with Thomas Rippel, who held a talk in 2014 about – there’s no way around it – bullsh*t. Literally. … Read moreCan this bullsh*t still save the world?
by Naniko Kakabadze The other day a friend shared an article stating that we are running on a constant burnout as we try to optimize every second of the day. Many of my generation (29), myself included, are not very satisfied with our current professional situation and are trying to find a job which brings … Read moreHow I have been advocating mental health to everyone but myself
Becoming a world connection-maker does not necessarily mean doing incredible things. Sometimes our daily routines can have an enormous impact, such as not wasting food and connecting with our local producers. As our guests at TEDxZurich will notice, no gipfeli will be served to welcome them. Instead, TEDxZurich aims to stimulate everyone’s metabolism early in the day with food to keep them fit … Read moreThink. Eat. Save. – How TEDxZurich made its catering more sustainable
As we prepare for our TEDxZurich event in November, we are asking questions and having conversations around this year’s theme ‘connection’. Today we are bringing you a story on connection and communication in the modern workplace. So there’s this guy I work with, David. He’s a freelancer. He only needs his computer and a … Read moreTo work remotely or not to work remotely?
Thinking about volunteering? Read more about what it means to be a volunteer at TEDxZurich and some of our volunteers’ journeys to TEDxZurich – straight from the horse’s mouth. Peter Willi (Audience Experience Associate) attended his first TEDx event as a visitor and was inspired by the team power and positivity. He quickly decided … Read moreImpressions from our volunteers
Things are heating up around here and we are kicking into third gear with our preparations for the big event in November. As part of that, we are again looking for some kickass volunteers to help us make the day an unforgettable experience. We caught up with Julia Sharonova to find out what it is … Read moreJulia Sharonova: Why I volunteer at TEDxZurich
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