Recent developments aiming towards social change have attempted to achieve greater representation of minority groups in all areas of our society. Especially in popular culture and the entertainment industry, we can see efforts include more women, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and
Technology surprises us more and more every day with its rapid advancement, sometimes to a point that frightens us. The thought of it one day controlling everything around us is becoming more of a real concern. However, it’s not the technology itself
At the TEDxVienna “On The Rise” event last October, we had the honor of having AI researcher Dr. Mennatallah El-Assady give her first TEDx talk on explainable AI and how interactive human-AI collaboration interfaces can be used for effective problem-solving and decision-making.
How Speculative Design Helps Us Question Our New Realities: An Interview with Jann Choy at TEDx Vienna On the Rise
When it comes to the ever-changing world around us, as well as the growing list of concerns about the current state of society, multidisciplinary designer and visual artist Jann Choy doesn’t want to offer solutions on a silver platter. Instead, she wants
Candy Licious is a Viennese activist, drag artist, and model, who is an integral part of the LGBTQ+ community in Vienna. At our last event, On The Rise, Candy spoke on the TEDxVienna stage about love, diversity, overcoming hate, and how we
How Letting Bacteria Work for us Could Revolutionize our Economy: An Interview with Stephen Wallace at TEDxVienna On the Rise
Environmental issues are one of the biggest challenges mankind has to face in the 21st century. There is an urgent need to replace conventional processes in industries and our daily lives with greener alternatives. Synthetic biology may be one way in which
How Population Size Will Determine Our Future: An Interview with Paul Morland at TEDxVienna On the Rise
Among the many factors that continually shape and sustain human life on Earth is indeed… human life. Although ironic at first, the role of demographics is to most of us ‘far from obvious’ (Morland). The way demographic trends have historically altered the
At TEDxVienna ON THE RISE, drama therapist and communication coach Jenny Simanowitz talked to us about sex and ageing, dating adventures in her 70s, and wrapped up the show with roaring applause from the audience. Her wise words linger on after her
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