TEDxDelft | TEDxDelft Salon | The Planet

written by Pierre Mathieu, 9 March 2015, filed as TEDxDelftSalon

In celebration of International Women’s Day TEDxDelft organized its second salon of 2015 at Theatre de Veste on March 8. The main theme for this salon was “The Planet” -more specifically how various elements on Earth are connected....

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TEDxDelft Events | TEDxDelft Salon | The Planet

written by Phillip Gangan, 2 March 2015, filed as TEDxDelftSalon

Theme: The Planet Date: March 8 Time: 15:00 – 17:00 Entrance: Free See more about the event on Facebook. In celebration of International Women’s Day, TEDxDelft is hosting its second Salon at Theatre de Veste, from 15:00-17:00. With...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | THANKS FOR COMING! | Now, Go and Make Things Beta!

written by Phillip Gangan, 27 February 2015, filed as TEDxDelft 2015

Even the train disruptions to make way for the new Delft Central Station did not put off the thousand curious people who flocked to the TU Delft Aula Congress Center to attend TEDxDelft 2015. The...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Alec Momont | Using technology for the greater good

written by Preethi Padmanabhan, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

Using technology for the greater good of mankind is what Alec Momont stands by. Having graduated as a product designer from TU Delft, Momont’s project became viral across the globe. For his final project,...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Yuri Verbeek | Finding inspiration in the ordinary

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

For Yuri Verbeek, head chef and owner of culinary studio De Kokkerie, inspiration for even the most simple dishes can come from everywhere. “Though I work with food like lobster and caviar, let us start...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Delft Brass | All about the brass

written by Preethi Padmanabhan, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

Preceded by a few technical talks, Delft Brass, a group of enthusiastic and musical individuals from Delft, immediately transformed the TU Delft Aula Congress Center by performing a musical medley, which instilled energy and enthusiasm in the audience. Beginning...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Shou-En Zhu | Getting to Grips with Graphene

written by Paul Schattenberg, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“Nano materials and nano structures exist everywhere in our world,” says TU Delft Materials Engineer Shou-En Zhu. Graphine, a nano-structure, has many different usages.  For instance, imagine a world where you would be able to...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Street Light Evolution | Evolution of a blushing street lamp

written by Anne Blair Gould, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

One of the side events at TEDxDelft is Street Light Evolution featuring the so-called ‘Blushing lamp’.“It’s all about focussing attention on everyday objects and the engineers that made them,” says Project leader Koen Fraijman,...

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TEDxDELFT 2015 | Edward Valstar | Joined at the hip

written by Girish Venkatachalapathy, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“Every year, one and a half million people in the world are treated for osteoarthritis with hip prosthesis. Our aim is to make these hip replacements last for a lifetime” says Dr.Edward Valstar in...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Elisa Giaccardi | A day in the life of a kettle

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“What if your kettle could go online, spy on you, and demand to resign?” Elisa Giaccardi asks. Conventional design processes have always belonged to designers and later the people that use the objects. Giaccardi argues...

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TEDxDELFT 2015 | Gerardo Soto y Koelemeijer | Let’s change math education

written by Girish Venkatachalapathy, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“Welcome to math class,” were the words of the mathematician Gerardo Soto y Koelemeijer, as he made his poetic walk across the TEDxDelft stage. After all, the next 540 seconds on the stage were...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Kor van Velzen | Creativity and change

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“When I was a boy, I was sure I wanted to be an actor. And I wanted to be a writer, a painter, or a famous singer, ” says Kor van Velzen. But then the...

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TEDxDelft Women | May 29, 2015 | Coming soon

written by Anne Blair Gould, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

If you’re already getting withdrawal symptoms at the thought of waiting another year for the next TEDxDelft event, don’t panic! There’s another one coming in just three months. “Feminism has come and gone. Women...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Roeland Dietvorst | Understanding the inner workings of the brain

written by Agaath Diemel, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“There is a huge gap between why people think they behave the way they do and the actual reasons,” says Roland Dietvorst. At the NeuroLabs research facility in the Netherlands, neuroscientist Dietvorst and his...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Suzanne Ma | Striving to become a ‘newcomer’

written by Hardi Njo, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“Welcoming newcomers isn’t enough. We need to become newcomers ourselves.” This is what Suzanne Ma wants to impart. Born and raised in Canada, the Chinese-Canadian journalist recently published a book entitled, “Meet me in Venice”, in...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Hilda Ruijs | “Ghost”

written by Hardi Njo, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

Being born in a musical family, it is no wonder that Hilda Ruijs started playing musical instruments at a young age. Her musical skills range from playing the violin, guitar and piano, to singing...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Jojanneke van den Bosch | Helping the Invisible

written by Paul Schattenberg, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“On Valentines Day, I received my first Valentines Day card.  I was 14 years old.” It read: “Dear Harry, I really like you.  Please do not tell our classmates. P.S. Greetings to your mom.” The following...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Puck Meerburg | Turning the conventional into state-of-the-art

written by Agaath Diemel, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

  “Hello world! This year I celebrate my tenth anniversary as a programmer.” That is how Puck Meerburg greets the audience. Meerburg is clearly a digital native. He was developing iPhone apps at the age...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Mileha Soneji | Empathy is the Key to Great Innovation

written by Paul Schattenberg, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

Mileha had an uncle who used to always have games for the children.  She remembers that “used to be there, jumping around with us kids, making us have the time of our lives…but then I saw healthy and...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Sodexo | Catering with health in mind

written by Anne Blair Gould, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

TEDxDelft is sponsored and catered by the huge French company Sodexo. The theme this year is food without waste. One of the great challenges of working in an international setting is getting the food...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Microsoft | Using technology creatively

written by Anne Blair Gould, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

As one of the sponsors of TEDxDelft 2015, the Microsoft software company wanted to do more during the event. “Inspired by the world of technology,”says Marcel Timmer, Director for Developer Experience at Microsoft, “we...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Andy Zaidman | Making testing fun

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“My two-year old son is the best tester in the world. He drops stuff on the floor, throws it against the wall and he watches what happens,” Andy Zaidman says. Though it might seem...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Drum Cafe | Creating synergy through sound

written by Agaath Diemel, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

  There were reportedly some issues with the heating system at the start of the event, but if anyone was still feeling cold after the performance of Drum Cafe, it was not for lack of...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Zarayda Groenhart | The why girl

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“My story starts on the emergency strip of the A16 on the way to Rotterdam. I am panicking, I am afraid. I try to tell myself to take control but I cannot,” Zarayda Groenhart says. But...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Peter Mooij | Survival of the fattest

written by Agaath Diemel, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“Every breath you take, half the oxygen you exhale was produced by micro algae,” say Peter Mooij. He calls them global players, who have been here before all of us and even before the...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Patrick Rensen | Losing weight the ‘cool way’

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“I want you to understand that it is good to feel chilly,” Patrick Rensen says. Though there are different ways to burn calories, Rensen argues there is a fairly straightforward way to achieve this:...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | DelftMozaiek | Here comes the sun

written by Anne Blair Gould, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

Kicking off the entertainment for TEDxDelft 2015, we have Delft mozaiek running a series of mosaic-making workshops. And the theme today is The Sun, People attending TEDxDelft are invited to grab a handful of...

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Welcome to TEDxDelft 2015 | Let’s Make Things Beta!

written by Girish Venkatachalapathy, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

The TU Delft Aula Congress Centre is brimming with excitement as we are at the cusp of yet another spectacular event. From the Core Team to the volunteers, the speakers to their coaches, we would...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Dress Rehearsals | Let’s Make Things Beta!

written by Anne Blair Gould, 26 February 2015, filed as TEDxDelft 2015

With less than 24 hours to go, it’s all hands on deck getting everything absolutely ready for TEDxDelft 2015. And this year’s event is not just about spreading great ideas, it’s also about taking those...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Livestream | Let’s Make Things Beta!

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

With only one day left before TEDxDelft 2015, we’re proud to announce that the event is completely sold-out. Fortunately, for those who wish to be there but are unable to make it, the event will...

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TEDxDelft | Made Possible By | Improve | Creating unforgetable experiences

written by Phillip Gangan, 25 February 2015, filed as TEDxDelft

TEDxDelft would not take place if it were not for the support of our outstanding sponsors. They share the spirit of TED’s mission of “ideas worth spreading”. Improve is one of the sponsors for TEDxDelft...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Practical Information | Let’s Make Things Beta!

written by Hardi Njo, 24 February 2015, filed as TEDxDelft 2015

  Since TEDxDelft is just around the corner, here’s some practical information to ensure that everyone has great time: Prior to the event Location TU Delft Aula Congress Center Mekelweg 5, 2628 CC, Delft Registration starts as early as...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Rolf Hut | Your host for the evening

written by Damini Purkayastha, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

  He’s been called a Mcgyver scientist for his ability to think out of the box in a tight spot and come up with innovative, often fun solutions for any kind of situation. It stands...

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GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! | TEDxDelft 2015 | Let’s Make Things Beta!

written by Girish Venkatachalapathy, 21 February 2015, filed as TEDxDelft

TEDxDelft is back! This time, it’s bigger and better than ever. Featuring an impressive line-up of speakers and ideas worth spreading, it’s that time of the year again to be inspired by some of...

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Event Program | TEDxDelft 2015 | Let’s make things beta!

written by Phillip Gangan, 19 February 2015, filed as TEDxDelft

With an impressive line-up of speakers, performers and ideas worth spreading, TEDxDelft promises to deliver another spectacular event at the TU Delft Aula Congress Centre on February 27, 2015. This year’s event is not just about...

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TEDxDelft Entertainment | Hilda Ruijs | Singing her heart out

written by Philipp Banhardt, , filed as TEDxDelft Entertainment

Originally from Breda, Hilda Ruijs is a student at the Delft University of Technology, currently pursuing a degree in Industrial Design Engineering. Her biggest hobby, however, is playing and composing her own music. As...

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TEDxDelft Speaker | Zarayda Groenhart | The why girl

written by Agaath Diemel, 17 February 2015, filed as TEDxDelft Speakers

Television and radio presenter, talk show host, author, journalist, columnist and VJ; Zarayda Groenhart has done it all. Dutch television viewers know her from shows such as Try Before You Die, where she performed feats...

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TEDxDelft | Made Possible By | Microsoft | Changing the way people work and live

written by Juni Margrie, 13 February 2015, filed as TEDxDelft

TEDxDelft would not take place if it were not for the support of our outstanding sponsors. They share the spirit of TED’s mission of “ideas worth spreading”. Microsoft is one of the sponsors for...

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The people behind TEDxDelft | Pieter Guldemond | Expecting surprises

written by Pierre Mathieu, 12 February 2015, filed as Team Profiles

For Pieter Guldemond, there is no doubt that this year’s TEDxDelft event will be a day worth remembering. With an impressive line-up of speakers and talks, the event offers something that will appeal to...

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TEDxDelft Entertainment | Delft Brass | All about the brass

written by Philipp Banhardt, , filed as TEDxDelft Entertainment

  Playing everything from Classical to Swing or Ceremonial to Blues, Delft Brass is a young, enthusiastic seven-piece brass ensemble from Delft with a great passion for music. The troupe is set to grace the...

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