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Up now: Martha Montero-Sieburth – about Death…

The next speaker will be Martha Montero-Sieburth, professor at the University of Amsterdam and Amsterdam University College. In her TED-talk ‘The Celebration of Death a la Mexicana’ she will introduce death as #TheFifthDimension: “The unknown, the undefined, and the undiscovered.” Red Pers’ writer Keeke van Paassen spoke with her about her diverse cultural background, decades...

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Sander Veenhof | Be your own robot

    Sander Veenhof pleads for freedom of choice to reduce the growing impact of social media: “They are defining what you are going to do: for example by suggesting events and matching us to other singles looking for a date. They might even advise us on what to talk about during that date.”...

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“If it rains, then you take an umbrella!”

It’s time for the second talk of TEDx night: “If This Then I: How to be Your Own Robot” by Sander Veenhof. He has some programming-based advice for our previous speaker: If it rains, then you take an umbrella! #TheFifthDimension pic.twitter.com/hsJwyKD84Y — Red Pers (@RedPersNL) March 13, 2018

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Up next: Sander Veenhof! #beyourownrobot

I do not know when we'll enter #TheFifthDimension so therefore my talk at @TEDxAUCollege is about what I do know: it's going to be a challenge to #beyourownrobot when the cloud defines our life in an augmented reality world — Veenhof AR (@sndrv) March 13, 2018

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Mark van der Heijden | The digital nomad

“I’m here to tell you how to become the best Thai gardener the world has ever seen…   … Not really, but if you want to go that way – let me know, I can hook you up”     With a slightly depressing story about cycling in the rain, Mark van der Heijden...

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Let’s stare!

Tonight’s host Reinier Demeijer challenges us to pay less attention to screens – which is indeed challenging to most of us! “Please put your phone away and look one minute in your neighbours eyes,” says Reinier. What follows is some awkward laughing, but then a dedicated audience takes up the challenge and puts down...

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INTERVIEW: How Mexican Culture Opens Discussions on Death

With only a few hours remaining until the start of this year’s TEDxAUCollege event, please take a moment with us and read this interview with Martha Montero-Sieburth. This teacher of Amsterdam University College and the University of Amsterdam will introduce ‘death’ as a fifth dimension. In her words: the unknown, undefined, and undiscovered. Red Pers’...

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INTERVIEW: Last Year’s Pitch Night Winner Saga Norrby

We’re less than eight hours away from TEDxAUCollege presents The Fifth Dimension. From 18:00 on, eight speakers will give their TED-talks in the KIT Royal Tropical Institute. Two of them are the winners of this year’s Pitch Night, Ella MacLaughlin and Mick ter Reehorst. It is a tradition for TEDxAUCollege to give students a chance to pitch...

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INTERVIEW: the winners of the Pitch Night 2018

Tomorrow is the day we have all been waiting for: TEDxAUCollege presents The Fifth Dimension will kick off tomorrow at 18:00 in the KIT Royal Tropical Institute. TEDxAUCollege will partner up with Are We Europe (AWE) and Red Pers to bring you a live coverage of the event. However, before we take off with that,...