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The potential of brain stimulation | Sandro Krieg
TEDxTUM 2016 • Topics: Brain, Cancer, Future, Health, Medicine, Mental health, Neurology, Neuroscience, Public health, Science, Surgery
Sandro Krieg works with something we hope we will never experience: the diagnosis of brain tumors. However, a technique called nTMS promises hope in removing such tumors: it can accurately map the areas of the brain affected by the tumor so that it can be safely removed. But the method goes even further – with [read more]
The potential of brain stimulation | Sandro Krieg | TEDxTUM

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Acoustic Performance | Peak to Peak
TEDxTUM 2016 • Topics: Band, Entertainment
Peak to Peak perform a classic, melodic, acoustic set. They play their own songs on the TEDxTUM stage, bringing pop music to a new level to realize its full potential. About Peak to Peak Peak to Peak are a newcomer band from Munich. Usually their songs combine electronic sounds with guitar and drums to create [read more]
Acoustic Performance | Peak to Peak | TEDxTUM

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Contemporary & Jazz Dance | Alina Groder & Sungsit Saiynart
TEDxTUM 2016 • Topics: Dance (performance), Entertainment
Only 19 and 20 years old, these talented dancers take us on an emotional rollercoaster with two very different, intense pieces performed in perfect harmony. About Alina Groder & Sungsit Saiynart Alina and Sungsit have their debut as dancing couple at TEDxTUM. Alina is 19 years old, was born Tirol, Austria, and started dancing at [read more]
Contemporary & Jazz Dance | Alina Groder & Sungsit Saiynart | TEDxTUM

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Born in Ireland, made in Germany | Mel Kelly
TEDxTUM 2016 • Topics: Aging, Comedy, Culture, Entertainment, Humor, Society
Mel Kelly lives his life in a balance between making software and comedy. He is a successful IT consultant and a stand-up comedian at the same time. In his talk, he shares his humorous adventures as an Irishman living in Germany for more than 13 years. About Mel Kelly Mel Kelly came from Ireland to [read more]
Born in Ireland, made in Germany | Mel Kelly | TEDxTUM

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The fascinating intelligence of birds | Auguste von Bayern
TEDxTUM 2016 • Topics: Animals, Birds, Brain, Cognitive science, Communication, Exploration, Intelligence, Relationships, Science
Did you know that despite expressions such as “bird-brain”, birds are very intelligent creatures? To demonstrate this, Auguste von Bayern brings Dohli, a jackdaw who is very close to her, on stage to be the first corvid ever to appear in a TEDx talk. She goes on to explain how certain bird species can innovate, [read more]
The fascinating intelligence of birds | Auguste von Bayern | TEDxTUM

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Memory techniques – Your secret weapon in the information age | Simon Reinhard
TEDxTUM 2016 • Topics: Consciousness, Data, Education, Memory, Personal education, Personal growth, Self, Self improvement, Self-help
As a record-holding memory athlete, Simon Reinhard knows better than anyone that our memory is a powerful tool – and yet, it is very limited. After a spectacular demonstration of number memorization, he explains why we can remember things better if we put them into context, and teaches us how to go beyond the current [read more]
Memory techniques - Your secret weapon in the information age | Simon Reinhard | TEDxTUM

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A vision of the responsive city of the future | Gerhard Schmitt
TEDxTUM 2016 • Topics: Big Data, Big problems, Cities, Communication, Design, Intelligence, Interface design, Internet, Policy, Politics, Public Policy, Technology, Urban Planning
Cities are among the greatest accomplishments of mankind – but they have not quite learned to respond to the needs of their inhabitants yet. Gerhard Schmitt believes that the communication between the city of the future and its people should be bi-directional. He reveals some approaches to make this possible, and interleaves his research with [read more]
A vision of the responsive city of the future | Gerhard Schmitt | TEDxTUM

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A health system that works for everybody | Sabine Kobayter
TEDxTUM 2016 • Topics: Big problems, Design, Disease, Empathy, Government, Health, Life, Public health, Public Policy, Research, Society, Vaccines
Most of us feel perfectly comfortable going to their doctor to get treatment. But does our healthcare system really cover everyone? Sabine Kobayter spent months immersed into the world of injected drug users to analyze their needs to treat Hepatitis C, a potentially deadly, but curable disease. She shares with us her journey of expanding [read more]
A health system that works for everybody | Sabine Kobayter | TEDxTUM

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