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Design beyond the shape | Benoit Jacob
TEDxTUM 2014 • Topics: Climate Change, Computer Science, Design, Germany, Lifestyle, Sustainability
What if the key to sustainable design lies in the people and not just in the shape and aesthetics of the product? In his fascinating work as an automotive designer, Benoit Jacob shows that modern design includes more than just beauty that the eye can see. About Benoit Jacob Benoit Jacob is Head of Design [read more]
Design beyond the shape | Benoit Jacob | TEDxTUM

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Robots with muscles: inspired by nature | Rafael Hostettler
TEDxTUM 2014 • Topics: Biology, Computer Science, Culture, Germany, Physics, Technology
Can robots have muscles and brains like we humans do, and how would a future with them look like? Rafael Hostettler, PhD Student in Myorobotics at the Technical University of Munich, takes us on a fascinating journey on how an adorable humanoid robot with muscles, called Roboy, is born in 9 months, and sheds light [read more]
Robots with muscles: inspired by nature | Rafael Hostettler | TEDxTUM

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How do we learn from failure? | Dean Shepherd
TEDxTUM 2014 • Topics: Business, Career/Life Development, Germany, Performance, Psychology
We often hear that failure is the mother of success. However, it is rarely discussed how we go from the emotional turmoil caused by failure to the learning process. Through deeply personal stories and his extensive research on entrepreneurship, Dean Shepherd sheds light on this process for both individuals and organizations, and encourages us to [read more]
How do we learn from failure? | Dean Shepherd | TEDxTUM

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Personalized health — harnessing the power of diversity | Burkhard Rost
TEDxTUM 2014 • Topics: Biology, Computer Science, Genetics, Germany, Health, Medicine, Science
Do the differences between your genes and my genes matter, and if so, how? What does the future of personalized health look like? Burkhard Rost, one of the leading researchers in computational biology, takes us through some fascinating findings from his research, and envisions a future where personalized health can help harness the power of [read more]
Personalized health -- harnessing the power of diversity | Burkhard Rost | TEDxTUM

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There can be no human 2.0 without a humanity 2.0 | Philipp Reisinger
TEDxTUM 2014 • Topics: Biomedical Engineering, Culture, German, Germany, Humanities, Medicine, Religion, Social Justice, Sociology, Spirituality
Are we ready as a species to face the increasing possibility of human-enhancing technologies becoming part of our society? In a thought-provoking talk, Philipp Reisinger, philosopher, theologian and future analyst, takes us on a reflective journey on what society could do to prepare itself for the disruptions that will be brought by these technologies. About [read more]
There can be no human 2.0 without a humanity 2.0 | Philipp Reisinger | TEDxTUM

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How to predict everything – even who dies next in Game of Thrones | Guy Yachdav
TEDxTUMSalon 2016 • Topics: AI, Book, Computers, Culture, Data, Death, Film, Germany, Literature, Science, Technology, TV, Visualization
Machine Learning algorithms are routinely used to find hidden patterns in e.g. genomic data. But what if you used Machine Learning to get answers to questions that interest you personally? Guy Yachdav and his colleagues, Dr. Tatyana Goldberg and Christian Dallago, set out to ask the data something that was keeping him up at night: [read more]
How to predict everything - even who dies next in Game of Thrones | Guy Yachdav | TEDxTUMSalon

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Water Systems in Cities of the Future | Jörg Drewes
TEDxTUMSalon 2016 • Topics: Cities, Community, Engineering, Environment, Germany, Global issues, Nature, Sustainability, Urban Planning, Water
Everyone of us consumes 140 Liters of water each day, but only a fraction of it is used for cooking and drinking. Moreover, the water systems we rely upon are based on technology that is far too old and not future-proof. Professor Jörg Drewes works on alternative models for the water systems of the future. [read more]
Water Systems in Cities of the Future | Jörg Drewes | TEDxTUMSalon

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Relax, leading is about trusting your team | Sarah Fleischer
TEDxTUMSalon 2016 • Topics: Big problems, Business, Communication, Community, Creativity, Engineering, Future, Germany, Global issues, Innovation, Leadership, Mobility, Motivation, Sustainability, Transportation
In an increasingly fast-moving world, transportation is one of the Big Problems of the future. Such challenges need to be tackled in an interdisciplinary manner. Sarah Fleischer is part of a student team at the Technical University of Munich which is building a Hyperloop pod as part of the global competition launched by SpaceX. Their [read more]
Relax, leading is about trusting your team | Sarah Fleischer | TEDxTUMSalon

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