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Ideas worth spreading


Ideas worth spreading at TEDxSaxionUniversity.

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world. TEDxSaxionUniversity is an international stage for people with inspiring ideas from and around Saxion University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. TEDxSaxionUniversity is an independently organized TEDx event.


Why not check out the latest blog posts and news?

TEDxSaxionUniversitySalon Crossing Borders
What is the impact of borders and what kind of borders are relevant to you? And if you were a border, what would you protect?
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VIP EVENT: Brave New Deventer #BeConnecTED
A new blog by Annouk, about the VIP pre-event in Deventer. What was on the program? A wonderful read, complimented with photos by Patricia.
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To all the brave ones that dared to join our event last week
Read the afterblog by writer Jusra. “What a day it was. 11 speakers, 1 dancer, 1 singer-songwriter, 1 poet, 1 host, 1 TEDx team and 650 of you!”
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Watch the latest TEDxSaxionUniversity talks

Flying Robots, fundamental components of future society
Aerial Robot specialist Abeje believes flying robots (drones) have got a bad image because they’re used for military operations. Unfairly and unproductive. We should not fear drones but embrace them.
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My secret to success as a refugee, as a human being
Maria fled from Iraque to the Netherlands when she was 17 years old. This is a personal and motivational story.
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How an elderly home became a place for innovation
Patrick Stoffer is a Saxion-student who lives between the elderly in a Humanitas nursing home and who’s video about this went viral. Now he’s setting up an urban farm at the center of this community.
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