Seats available @ release event

written by Rob Speekenbrink, 29 May 2014, filed as TEDxDelft

After one year of research, Boyan Slat will finally announce the results of The Ocean Cleanup’s feasibility study. Besides the incredible support of volunteers, sponsors and funders, we also wouldn’t have been able to...

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Can The Oceans Clean Themselves?

written by Molly Quell, 27 May 2014, filed as TEDxDelft

On October 5 2012, then 18-year-old Boyan Slat took the stage of the second ever TEDxDelft and presented his idea worth spreading: how the oceans can clean themselves. The video of his talk went around...

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The countdown has started

written by Rob Speekenbrink, 23 May 2014, filed as TEDxDelft

Will Boyan Slat will clean up the oceans? Find out on June 3rd, 10AM EDT / 4PM CET.

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TEDxDelft Cinema: Chris Slappendel

written by Rob Speekenbrink, 6 May 2014, filed as TEDxDelftCinema

De zesde avond TEDxDelft Cinema, met talks, video’s en een hoofdfilm, staat helemaal in het teken van Chris Slappendel, een ‘gewone’ Delftenaar die zijn leven heeft gewijd aan het behoud van tijgers in de...

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Brainstorming 2015

written by Molly Quell, 9 April 2014, filed as TEDxDelft

We’re already getting ready for 2015. And first on our to do list was to come up with a theme for the next TEDxDelft. The Friskijkers, a Leiden based company that helps company develop...

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TEDxUHasselt

written by Molly Quell, 2 April 2014, filed as TEDx Worldwide

In an effort to bring you a better TEDx experience, some of the TEDxDelft team set off for TEDxUHasselt last weekend. The demographics of the event are similar to TEDxDelft. TEDxUHasselt is held at the...

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TEDxDelftCinema over lekker eten, water en geld

written by Rob Speekenbrink, 7 January 2014, filed as TEDxDelftCinema

Een avond waar een professor watermanagement, een docent economie en een thuiskok met elkaar in gesprek gaan, afgewisseld met ludieke, schokkende,  informatieve stukken cinema. Klinkt leuk? Mooi, dat lijkt mij ook. Dus: 14 januari...

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Mars One crowdfunding campaign

written by Rob Speekenbrink, 18 December 2013, filed as TEDxDelft

In 2012, Mars One Founder Bas Lansdorp did his TEDxDelft talk. Mars One will establish a human settlement on Mars. You can participate in the first major step: a private Mars Lander and Satellite...

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TEDxDelftSalon: David Theuvenet

written by Rob Speekenbrink, 28 November 2013, filed as TEDxDelftSalon

Seven Billion Presidents My name is David Theuvenet. I’ve studied Technology Management and have a background in sustainability projects. If you ask me, when looking at our common global problems, we have been looking...

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TEDxDelftCinema: Jeroen van Erp

written by Rob Speekenbrink, 25 November 2013, filed as TEDxDelftCinema

TEDxDelft and Filmhuis Lumen present TEDxDelft Cinema, an evening of watching TED videos in a beautiful cinema in Delft. Each month a guest presents his inspirations and motivations via talks and videos.The evening ends...

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Krashna Musika plays in Aula TU Delft

written by Rob Speekenbrink, 14 November 2013, filed as TEDxDelft

On October the 4th, Krashna Musika performed two pieces of the Magnificat by John Rutter at TEDx Delft. Those two pieces were only a preview of the concert that will take place in the...

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time-lapse video of live drawing at TEDxDelft

written by Rob Speekenbrink, 13 November 2013, filed as TEDxDelft

At TEDxDelft 2013 the Jongens van de Tekeningen (‘the drawing guys’) made a visual representation of the talks. Drawing from dusk till dawn, the first draft was made on an electronic tablet based on...

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TEDxDelftSalon – Jessica Aceves

written by Rob Speekenbrink, 30 October 2013, filed as TEDxDelftSalon

11 November 2013 from 12.30 until 13.30 in the aula auditorium TU Delft (please be aware me moved TEDxDelftSalon from the Library to the Aula). Jessica Aceves Welcome to the TEDxDelftSalon: small, monthly events...

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TEDxDelft-Cinema: Linda Ammerlaan

written by Rob Speekenbrink, 22 October 2013, filed as TEDxDelftCinema

De tweede TEDxDelft-Cinema wordt een avond met cinema en TED-filmpjes, al even rijk en divers als samensteller Linda Ammerlaan zelf. Als cultureel producent heeft zij met projecten als de Skatejam al vele sporen in...

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Vrijdag 18 oktober spelen Maartje & Kine “Vreemd Folk”

written by Rob Speekenbrink, 14 October 2013, filed as TEDxDelft

U heeft bij TEDxDelft al kunnen genieten van Maartje & Kine. Hun nieuwe avondvullende voorstelling is opgenomen in het programma van Chaos aan de Schie zodat u vrijdag 18 oktober de kans krijgt om...

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A Behind The Scenes Peek

written by Molly Quell, 11 October 2013, filed as TEDxDelft

Wonder what it was like at the dress rehearsals for TEDxDelft 2013? Reporter Heather Beasley Doyle gives you the scoop. The TEDxDelft 2013 rehearsal took a slightly frantic turn as event production volunteer Erika Teeuwisse...

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First videos are here

written by Rob Speekenbrink, 10 October 2013, filed as TEDxDelft

We are very please our first three videos are ready: Ben Bronsema: Air conditioning with wind, sun and water Rutger de Graaf: We’re running out of land, so let’s build on water Carin Boersma: Flipping...

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TEDxDelft 2013: What a day it was….

written by EvelineVreede, 4 October 2013, filed as TEDxDelft

Wow, it’s a wrap! TEDxDelft 2013 has come to an end, and what great moments it brought us! Just to mention some of it. Marije Nie, who makes poetry with her feet, Anne Walraven...

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[video] John Cohn: bring a playful spirit into your work

written by Agaath Diemel, , filed as TEDxDelft

Dr John Cohn is a self-confessed nerd. He already knew he wanted to be an engineer at the age of eight, found himself a nerdy college, a nerdy job and even a nerdy wife,...

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Maartje & Kine: extremely witty musical entertainment

written by Jessica van den Doel, , filed as TEDxDelft

Winners of the TEDxDelft Salon Maartje en Kine were on stage today at TEDxDelft. Possibly the most entertaining performance of the day. They said the first thing you learn studying classical music is to...

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Japie Stoppelenburg – Is your brand the chubby kid in the schoolyard?

written by Michelle van Duijn, , filed as TEDxDelft

Japie Stoppelenburg, conceptor, copywriter, designer, researcher, director, singer, dancer and actor – often for clients and mostly for fun, gave a dazzling speech today about the resemblances between Facebook and a schoolyard.

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Tram Car Race – We have a winner!

written by Ulf Winberg, , filed as TEDxDelft

At 14:04  today, a winner of the TEDxDelft motor driven class of the Tram Car Race could be announced, and 20 minutes later, a winner of the manual class. The first race was between...

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Krashna Musika- listening to music is better than talking about music

written by Olga Mecking, , filed as TEDxDelft

With 80 people on the stage, “Krashna Musika”, the orchestra and choir of the music students of in Delft, has set a record. They all got on stage to perform “Magnificat” by British composer...

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Even More To See And Do At TEDxDelft

written by MandyJansen, , filed as TEDxDelft

Jongens van de Tekeningen (‘Boys from the Drawings’ in Dutch) Besides all the TEDxDelft talks being available on our Youtube channel, and all the photo’s that were made during the day, there’s one other...

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Looking under Rembrandts skin

written by Hans Meijer, , filed as Article

A painting is a 2D object, everyone knows that. Wrong! Tim Zaman, Ph.D. candidate at the Delft University of Technology, constructed for his graduation project a 3D scanner and took a closer look at...

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Anne Walraven: let’s not wait for the next Martin Luther King

written by Jessica van den Doel, , filed as TEDxDelft

Anne Walraven was in NRCNext and on the TEDx Delft stage today. Not bad. The perfect example that individuals ‘like you and me’ can become so much more powerful in this day and age....

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Tangerine: ballads that inspire people

written by Maxim Dameijer, , filed as TEDxDelft

Excited to see the new houseband of the Dutch TV-show DWDD, the audience applauded through the first notes Tangerine played. The authentic additude of twins Sander and Arnout Brinks and their drive for innovating...

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More to see and do at TEDxDelft

written by Jessica van den Doel, , filed as TEDxDelft

Do try this at home TEDxDelft: talk to ID coach Chantal van Arensbergen. You can find MOVISIE in the foyer on the first floor. TED talks are about getting inspired. But what does that...

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Keeping the TEDx spirit alive!

written by Michelle van Duijn, , filed as TEDxDelft

TEDxDelft is famous for their ability to touch and inspire people. We make people think, we start conversations and we provide brilliant speakers with engaging audiences and help them change the world. So why...

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Gerwin Smit- breaking the vicious circle of user dissatisfaction

written by Olga Mecking, , filed as TEDxDelft

The prostheses we have today have not changed for more than 100 years: they don’t look like hands; they are hard to operate; or, they don’t provide an accurate enough grip. They are not...

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Marije Nie – Where do your steps take you?

written by Michelle van Duijn, , filed as TEDxDelft

When Marije starts tapping, the crowd is dead silent. The only thing you can hear is the sound of her tapping feet on the streets of Istanbul; the scenery for her new movie “One...

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Served on the side: Books and some radiation

written by Damini Purkayastha, , filed as TEDxDelft

Ideas worth sharing come in many avatars. Most popularly books. One of the most visited side events at TEDxDelft is the Pop-Up Library. One corner of the Van Hasseltzaal in the Aula at TU...

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Professor Maarten Frens tickles your brain

written by Agaath Diemel, , filed as TEDxDelft

Professor Maarten Frens is not just brainy, he is a brain professor, and a specialist on the subject of brain enhancement. At TEDxDelft 2013 he tells us all about Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation or...

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Beat failure by laughter!

written by Maxim Dameijer, , filed as TEDxDelft

Is failure a bad thing? “No”, says Matthew Rogers. At TEDxDelft he tells about the Joy of Failure. Face, love and free yourself! As a 21-year old man, he was a university boxer with...

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Rolf Hut – A Man With Ideas

written by Ulf Winberg, , filed as TEDxDelft

Despite finishing his PhD just a few days ago, Rolf Hut has been an active member of the TEDxDelft team also this year. Last year, besides being responsible for the Scrap Heap Challenge, he...

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Ben Bronsema ‘I feel the need to realize my dream’

written by Jessica van den Doel, , filed as TEDxDelft

Another speaker mentioned that there is a relatively small group of people promoting green buildings. However Ben Bronsema is one of them. Do try this at home is the perfect theme for him. Because...

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Carin Boersma: Flipping development from top down to listening

written by Damini Purkayastha, , filed as TEDxDelft

  The talk began with a thought provoking video about a mock initiative called Radi-Aid. With a heart-rending background score, the video talks about “spreading warmth to Norway” by encouraging Africans to donate their...

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What else?

written by Jessica van den Doel, , filed as TEDxDelft

TEDxDelft has the hostess with the mostess. Well more than one actually. Everybody got a very warm welcome at TEDxDelft from the colorful characters at the entrance. They immediately made you feel the promise...

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Boyan Slat back on stage

written by Agaath Diemel, , filed as TEDxDelft

A very special moment for the audience: after a year of virtual media silence, Boyan Slat is back on the TEDxDelft stage to be interviewed by host Sipke Jan Bousema. His talk from last...

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Scott Cunningham predicts the future

written by MandyJansen, , filed as TEDxDelft

Scott worked in the computer and software industry, creating analytical models for commercial clients like AT&T. He is interested in operations research and decision sciences approaches for policy making. In particular he is interested...

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