Smart technologies make our lives easier: from smart maps that find the fastest way home through evening traffic to sprinklers that take light and plants into account before watering. One field of smart technology that is particularly fascinating is intelligent, artificial materials.
Who would ever voluntarily ask to be taxed? One of our speakers at TEDxVienna 2022 On The Rise would – and does. But why? And why is this so important? Marlene Engelhorn is a student of German Studies at the University of
“Flow is an optimal state of consciousness, a peak state where we both feel and perform our best. We become so involved in an activity that nothing else seems to matter. The ego falls away. Time flies. Every action, movement and thought
Fine brush strokes, defined by different colors, exaggerated sketches highlighting attributes or minimalist features evoking fine corners that outline the appearance and essence of a person by the hands of an artist, that is the art of portraiture dating back more than
Reading - specifically who and what we read - tells the story of how we create and consume culture. Adding more diverse authors to your booklist can not only broaden your literary horizons, but have a considerable impact on your life.
When you hear “quantum computers” – how do you feel? Curious? Intimidated? Excited? Disconnected? Respectful? Confident? Maybe a mix of these emotions? For me, it is definitely curiosity because of its potential mixed with the fear of not being able to understand
Glacier melting caused by climate change and its threats – like rising sea levels – is something most of us are well aware of. Climate activists, city planners, and mainstream media – to mention a few – keep us updated and informed.
Ron Haviv is an American photojournalist who primarily covers conflicts. Besides documenting war crimes and conflicts, Ron’s main aim is to raise awareness about human rights issues all over the world. Throughout his nearly 30 year career, Ron has documented over 25
February 11 marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. In 2015, the United Nations Assembly adopted the resolution stating that this day should recognize the role of women and girls in science. Why does it matter? For many reasons.