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A bold call for revolutionizing aviation | Annika Paul
TEDxTUMSalon 2019 • Topics: Aircraft, Development, Engineering, Future, Innovation, Mobility, Product design, Sustainability, Technology, TEDx, Transportation, Travel
Everybody knows the discomfort of feeling cramped for several hours on a long-distance flight with no choice but wait for the aircraft to land. Annika Paul, working with an interdisciplinary research team, wants to tackle the complex challenge of improving the flying experience. Using a new business model, a new fuel option, and a new [read more]
A bold call for revolutionizing aviation | Annika Paul | TEDxTUMSalon

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Towards greener cities – one walking tree at a time | Sandra Decius
TEDxTUMSalon 2019 • Topics: Activism, Cities, Community, Compassion, Green, Public spaces, TEDx, Trees, Urban, Urban Planning
What are streets for? And who owns our streets? Sandra Decius and the other activists of Green City e.V. have a visionary answer: trees! With the project “Wanderbaumallee” (“Wandering Trees”), they raise awareness for urban green and encourage residents to take back responsibility for their environment. Listen to Sandra’s talk and learn about an unusual [read more]
Towards greener cities - one walking tree at a time | Sandra Decius | TEDxTUMSalon

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How patient innovation improves lives | Pedro Oliveira
TEDxTUM 2015 • Topics: Activism, Big problems, Business, Change, Disability, Disease, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Health, Innovation, Internet, Medicine, Research, Social Entrepreneurship, Social Media, Technology
Sometimes the answer to medical problems comes from the people facing them. But how can their solutions made available for the benefit of everyone? This is Pedro Oliveira’s mission. He highlights the stories of outstanding people who discovered innovative ways to deal with their diseases and shared their solutions, developing a global network for patient [read more]
How patient innovation improves lives | Pedro Oliveira | TEDxTUM

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Robots that learn from us | Dongheui Lee
TEDxTUM 2015 • Topics: AI, Cognitive science, Computers, Creation, Engineering, Future, Innovation, Intelligence, Product design, Productivity, Relationships, Research, Robots, Science, Technology
Have you ever asked yourself what robots can learn from us? Professor Lee is a robot researcher trying to find answers to this question and wants to make us better teachers in this field. As a mother of a two year old boy she’s able to observe the process of his learning at the same [read more]
Robots that learn from us | Dongheui Lee | TEDxTUM

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Contemporary Ballet | Munich International Ballet School
TEDxTUM 2015 • Topics: Art, Creativity, Dance (performance), Entertainment
With their sophisticated choreography of purposefully selected dance sequences, the Munich International Ballet School shows a performance of contemporary ballet. In this genre of dance, elements of both classical ballet and modern dance are incorporated. The fast transitions and the girls’ floor work take the audience to a different place and possibly remind the spectator [read more]
Contemporary Ballet | Munich International Ballet School | TEDxTUM

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Refugees – a homemade challenge | Melusine Reimers
TEDxTUM 2015 • Topics: Activism, Big problems, Community, Culture, Foreign policy, Global issues, Higher education, Human Rights, Identity, Immigration, International Affairs, Middle East, Politics, Refugee, Social Change, Society, War
Germany took in over 950k asylum-seekers in 2015. When a wave of refugees reached the Munich central station back in September 2015, hundreds of volunteers received them with smiles, food and clothes. But what happens afterwards? How should we welcome these people in our everyday life, at work, or in universities? Melusine Reimers helps refugees [read more]
Refugees - a homemade challenge | Melusine Reimers | TEDxTUM

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Stick Up: The layers of tape art | Max Zorn and Audrey Sykes
TEDxTUM 2015 • Topics: Art, Brand, Communication, Community, Cooperation, Creation, Creativity, Design, Entertainment, Happiness, Hope, Invention, Origami, Painting, Simplicity, Success
Having never gone to art school, Max Zorn’s dream was never to be a “tape artist”. For Max, tape art really was just an idea one night in Amsterdam out of boredom. As Max’s popularity and success grew, Max and his manager, Audrey Sykes, started Stick Together to spread his street art for free to [read more]
Stick Up: The layers of tape art | Max Zorn and Audrey Sykes | TEDxTUM

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The time is now for a sustainable food revolution | Marc Buckley
TEDxTUM 2015 • Topics: Activism, Big problems, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Food, Global issues, Green, Nature, Obesity, Social Change, Social Entrepreneurship, Sustainability
For Marc it’s a safe bet that you all love food, but in his talk he shows how to produce healthy food in a sustainable way. On his search for these technologies he discovered some of the industry’s biggest problems. Showing some of the worst consequences, he calls for action. Feeding so many people is [read more]
The time is now for a sustainable food revolution | Marc Buckley | TEDxTUM

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