“What you think to be the peak is nothing but a step.” Imagine finding this quote by Seneca; not in a chocolate box nor in a self-help book, but on top of the Dufourspitze, 4634m, the highest point of Monte Rosa, second highest point in Western Europe. And imagine finding it after 5 days of … Read moreBalancing Life on a Knife Edge
Dear Visual Creatives, We are currently looking for artists to help us interpret the 2019 TedxZurich theme logo. Your artwork can be a pattern, an illustration, a graphic design project, a photo, as long as it will fill the “10” mask/silhouette and fit our palette. We will select a number of artists; the selected artworks … Read moreCall for Volunteers: Design and Interpretation of our Logo
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’?
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
Story by Tanya König What does «opening doors» mean to you? It’s giving somebody a shot, giving an opportunity, opening a window. These doors are rarely the size of a gate, but small gestures that accumulate over time: An invite, a phone number, a small sponsorship. We have had many such doors opened to us … Read moreWhat «opening doors» mean to Florian Schaffner
Lesions. Ulcers. Rashes that spread on the skin. Fevers. Debilitating pain… and finally, at the end, even madness. These are only some of the effects of infectious syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease caused by a tiny cork-screw shaped bacterium, often viewed as a thing of the past. However, this disease is still very much present. … Read moreNatasha Arora is featured on TED talks
Would you like to be part of the TEDxZürich core team? Working to create a day of wonder, inspiration and awe in 2017? TEDxZürich is part of the global TEDx program of self-organized events that bring people together in the spirit of ideas worth spreading. It also organizes events where TED Talks video and live speakers … Read moreOpen Position – Head of Partnerships