// Dienstag

Ramesh Raskar: Imaging at a trillion frames per second

Ramesh Raskar presents femto-photography, a new type of imaging so fast it visualizes the world one trillion frames per second, so detailed it shows light itself in motion. This technology may someday be used to build cameras that can look „around“ corners or see inside the body without X-rays.


// Dienstag

Malte Spitz: Your phone company is watching

What kind of data is your cell phone company collecting? Malte Spitz wasn't too worried when he asked his operator in Germany to share information stored about him. Multiple unanswered requests and a lawsuit later, Spitz received 35,830 lines of code – a detailed, nearly minute-by-minute account of half a year of his life.

View from the ISS at Night


// Freitag

Filmvorstellung 'Bulb Fiction' (Thema Energiesparlampen)

Haben Sie das leise Gefühl, dass, seit Sie alle Glühbirnen durch Energiesparlampen ersetzt haben, ihre Energiekosten nicht merklich gesunken sind? Ihr Gefühl stimmt. Haben Sie den Eindruck, dass Ihre schöne Wohnung in diesem neuen Licht irgendwie schummrig aussieht? Der Eindruck stimmt. Kommt es Ihnen so vor, als ob diese teuren Lampen nicht länger brennen als die guten alten Billigbirnen von früher? Sie haben recht. ⇒ http://www.bulbfiction-derfilm.com/

Jane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years of life

When game designer Jane McGonigal found herself bedridden and suicidal following a severe concussion, she had a fascinating idea for how to get better. She dove into the scientific research and created the healing game, SuperBetter. In this moving talk, McGonigal explains how a game can boost resilience – and promises to add 7.5 minutes to your life.


// Sonntag

Wie funktioniert unser Wirtschaftssystem

Er ist das Gesicht der deutschen Börse und international als „Mister DAX“ bekannt: Dirk Müller erklärt bei „Volle Kanne“, wie Sparer von der Euro-Krise betroffen sind.

Printing a human kidney

Anthony Atala's state-of-the-art lab grows human organs – from muscles to blood vessels to bladders, and more. At TEDMED, he shows footage of his bio-engineers working with some of its sci-fi gizmos, including an oven-like bioreactor (preheat to 98.6 F) and a machine that „prints“ human tissue.


// Donnerstag

David Blaine: How I held my breath for 17 min

In this highly personal talk from TEDMED, magician and stuntman David Blaine describes what it took to hold his breath underwater for 17 minutes - a world record (only two minutes shorter than this entire talk!) - and what his often death-defying work means to him. Warning: do NOT try this at home.


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