Cancer and heart disease are two of the world’s leading killers. Is there a link between them? Is there a way to find a cure that can treat both diseases simultaneously?
When was the last time you shared your children’s pictures online or pictures and information on someone else’s child? How aware are you of your digital footprint and privacy? As a society, where do we draw the line between a parent’s right to
From the moment we wake up to the moment we fall asleep, there are countless decisions we have to make. They range from seemingly insignificant micro-decisions about snoozing the alarm or taking a left or right turn to big decisions about moving
Collective rationality seems to be an unreachable goal for humanity. The more access we have to a free good, the more we risk the well-being of the community in the pursuit of attaining the individual goals we set for ourselves. This scheme
Our faces are one of our main identifying features – not only when interacting with other people but also, nowadays, with our technology. From unlocking our phones to getting through customs at the airport – facial recognition is becoming an increasingly popular
“Jazz – you either hate it or you love it.” A sentence many of us have probably heard before as we first came in contact with the genre. Whether that’s true or not, once you have made a connection with this unconventional,
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.
For all of us at TEDxVienna, the year we left behind was an eye-opening and challenging one. Due to the pandemic, our big event was also postponed to 2021, as are many big events around the world. Nevertheless, in the midst of
Food for Thought was brought to the TEDx audience by the TEDx Vienna teams as a ‘digital dinner table.’ It is a space where professionals tackle topics such as politics, economy and how the professionals make sense of the current pandemic. On
In early 2020, as Covid-19 began shutting down parts of the world, one group of academics was amassing a virtual army of volunteer research assistants to capture data about the policies and measures introduced by governments across the world in response to