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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Damaris Matthijsen: Creating an economy that honors life

written by Damini Purkayastha, , filed as TEDxDelft

Social entrepreneur Damaris Matthijsen had everyone spellbound as she walk onto stage through the aisles singing a haunting melody. She started off with a thought provoking game. The audience was asked to stand and...

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Rutger de Graaf: big problems need big solutions

written by Agaath Diemel, , filed as TEDxDelft

Rutger de Graaf is a man with a mission: to build the first floating city on earth. Why? Because by the year 2100 earth’s population is expected to rise to ten million, and we’re...

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From success to the street and back again

written by Molly Quell, , filed as TEDxDelft

Jamel was 29 years old when his son was born and 34 when he and his wife got a daughter. He spent about ten hours a day working and made lots of money. They...

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1,100 people attend TEDxDelft 2013

written by Damini Purkayastha, , filed as TEDxDelft

  TEDxDelft 2013 opened to an audience of 1,100 visitors. Crowds began gathering at 8am despite the wet and cold morning. The day began with a pre-recorded message by Chris Anderson, curator TED, who...

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The Trees Are Here!

written by Molly Quell, 3 October 2013, filed as TEDxDelft

This morning Bert van Leijsen from Bomen Verhuur delivered 20 trees to TUDelft. Yes, you are reading that right, he delivered trees straight from their 20,000 m2 nursery. Bomen Verhuur is the only company...

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Bureau Fonk – Truly connecting participants of TEDxDelft

written by EvelineVreede, , filed as TEDxDelft

Liebje, Rogier en Patricia together are Bureau Fonk, strategic change consultancy. They belong to the lucky few that truly combine personal interests and core values with the way they approach their work. For example...

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Fly your own quadrocopter at this TEDxDelft workshop

written by Jessica van den Doel, 2 October 2013, filed as TEDxDelft

Man machine interaction is going to change in the next few years. Joep Piscaer and Michael Breit are going to take you on an evolutionary path through the development of man machine interaction using...

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VIPbus Food for the future: feeling hungry?

written by Jessica van den Doel, , filed as TEDxDelft

Take a big leap out of your comfort zone. The VIPbus workshop is going to work together with movisie to give you the opportunity to jump. Food for the future is healthy and sustainable....

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VerdraaidGoed! is darn good at using waste!

written by MandyJansen, 1 October 2013, filed as TEDxDelft

VerdraaidGoed! (‘darn good!’) fits this years’ TEDxDelft ‘Do Try This At Home’ theme perfectly. Their goal is to show the attendees what a wonderful products you can make by using materials that some people call...

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Our Line-Up Round-Up

written by Molly Quell, 30 September 2013, filed as TEDxDelft

If you’ve been following the blog over the past few weeks, you know we’ve been announcing all of the speakers for TEDxDelft 2013. Here’s our full line-up. You can also get the full line-up...

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Winners of TEDxDelft Salon Maartje&Kine to perform at TEDxDelft

written by EvelineVreede, , filed as TEDxDelft

The winners of TEDxDelft Salon ‘Maartje & Kine’ will be taking the floor at TEDxDelft October 4th. Maartje & Kine, an energetic, young and ambitious musical duo, will perform one of their distinctive, pure,...

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Tram Cars are Being Built!

written by Ulf Winberg, 28 September 2013, filed as TEDxDelft

Despite the beautiful weather, a number of dedicated people spent their entire day inside a window-less workshop, working hard to build tram cars for the upcoming race next week, during the TEDxDelft event. Four...

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Movisie & TEDxDelft – A social and fruitful liaison – Through the eyes of Maurits Boote

written by EvelineVreede, 27 September 2013, filed as TEDxDelft

MOVISIE is the Netherlands centre for social development. The centre promotes the participation and independence of citizens. It supports and advises professional organizations, volunteer organizations and government institutions in the field of welfare, care...

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The people behind TEDxDelft: Renate Klaassen – Enjoys a good talk

written by EvelineVreede, 26 September 2013, filed as TEDxDelft

Can you tell us something about yourself? I am Renate Klaassen  an Educational Advisor at the Centre of Expertise on Education at Delft University of Technology.  The best aspects part  of this work is...

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Tim Zaman can paint like Van Gogh and Vermeer

written by Molly Quell, , filed as TEDxDelft

Well not Tim Zaman himself, but his 3D printer. Zaman will be interviewed during TEDxDelft 2013 to talk about using 3D printers to recreate art. Zaman, 25, is pursuing a PhD in photothermal tomography...

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TEDxDelft presents…..Tangarine!!

written by EvelineVreede, 25 September 2013, filed as TEDxDelft

They say you should always save the good stuff for last…We have surely done that. We are presenting to you nothing less than…..Tangarine! The brothers Sander & Arnout Brinks will be performing at TEDxDelft,...

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