Entries by Sander van Aken

TEDxDelft 2016 | Sebastiaan Breedveld | Giving each patient the best treatment technically possible

“Each year around 15 million people are being diagnosed with cancer. Radiation therapy can cure some of them, but unfortunately has side-effects,” said Sebastiaan Breedveld. He thinks that rather than developing new technologies, using the current ones to their full potential should be the goal. Born and raised in Rotterdam, Breedveld has been passionate about […]

TEDxDelft 2016 | Kiza Magendane | Welcome to your new home

Kiza Magendane, writer and student, showed a picture of himself sitting next to a canal with an overwhelming smile. He asked the public an intriguing question: “Who would adopt this refugee? It is all for free. And I guarantee, you will not regret it.” Born in Congo, Magendane entered the Netherlands as a refugee himself […]

TEDxDelft 2016 | Tim Houter | Delft Hyperloop project

Imagine travelling close to the speed of sound in a small capsule within a tube, while lowering the carbon footprint. It might sound outlandish, but one day this could be the mode of transport. Tim Houter, team leader of the Delft Hyperloop project, is eager to tell all about it. It was Elon Musk, founder of Tesla, who […]

TEDxDelft 2016 | Vodafone | Smart Jacket

TEDxDelft is proud to announce Vodafone, one of the world’s largest mobile service providers, as one of its partners for the upcoming event on Friday 15 April. Their goal: inspire the main event’s visitors by showing off the plethora of possibilities using mobile technology. “Vodafone reflects on how mobile technology can improve society and wants to […]