Join us Monday December 1st in the TU library Blue room for a discussion on this topic, from 7 to 10 PM. The topic was suggested by Tamas, who, describing his interest says: “It seems that many of our decisions are based on whether the target of our actions is physically close to us or … [Read more…]
October 13th from 7 to 10 PM in the TU Delft library Steve Jobs room, our topic is: “What are the five biggest problems facing humanity?” We’ll have a lot of people to tackle this question with, and we might surprise each other with how divergent our initial thoughts on this question are. What I … [Read more…]
Monday, September 15 from 7 to 10 PM in the TU Delft Library Steve Jobs room, our topic is: “When does a nation deserve its independence?” as submitted by Iason. Explaining, he says: “In 9 days Scotland will decide if it’s going to become an independed country. During the last 200 years and since the … [Read more…]
Monday night, September 8th, from 7 to 10 PM in the TU Delft Library Einstein room, our main questions are “What is the present role of media in a democracy and is it acting responsibly?” as submitted by Alexa. Alexa elaborates further: “This topic came from our last discussion session. We are surrounded by information … [Read more…]
Hey everyone, the last official VOX event is tonight at 8 PM in the HIVE room in the TU Delft Library. Please enjoy the drinks, the (healthy) snacks, the interesting conversation, like every time, except freeform. Thanks to everyone who’s attended our events! We hope you’ve enjoyed our activities this year and look forward to … [Read more…]
There’s always sneaky things going on that are worth protesting. Name any number of things, like inequality, corruption, pollution, taxes, student debt, the lack of flying cars, etc. Used to be students were at the forefront of defending social justice. The 60s and 70s, 80s and even the 90s were full of protests from our … [Read more…]
One perfectly ordinary way to deal with death is also to not ever think about it, unless you’re made to, of course. Death is one of those taboo subjects, at least that’s my (Dutch) experience, and I wonder if we can’t just have a chat about it. You attend a funeral, but often the casket … [Read more…]
Would it suck more if a loved one got killed in an accident by a car that was driven by a human or a robot? The topic was introduced by Klaas, citing in part as inspiration Isaac Asimov’s “I, Robot”, while also acknowledging that societally we already seem to be headed into a future with … [Read more…]
Monday, Feb 3rd, 7-10 PM @ HIVE room, TU Delft Library “In an age of businesses that are too big to fail, and too big to change, massive lobbying, extrajudicial corporate justice systems, billion dollar bribes, global monopolies, revolving doors between government and business, and so on and so on, what is left of our … [Read more…]
How do you feel about cyborgs and cyborgification (technologically upgrading your body)? At tonight’s Think ‘n Drink we asked this question and got the following response: a. Completely in favor – 0% b. Completely against – 0% c. Moderately against – 20% (aka the “Moderate Bioconservatives) d. Moderately in favor – 40% (aka the “social … [Read more…]
Official trailer: Paradise or Oblivion, by The Venus Project, introduces the viewer to a more appropriate value system that would be required to enable this caring and holistic approach to benefit human civilization. This alternative surpasses the need for a monetary-based, controlled, and scarcity-oriented environment, which we find ourselves in today.
This year, three Aerospace students from the TU Delft won the first three prizes at the AIAA drone design competition in the USA. Raphael Klein, Steve Brust, and Malcom Brown have proven themselves as engineers, and are now willing to discuss their experiences as drone designers and the social and political implications of drone … [Read more…]
Hi readers, You might’ve noticed: coming thursday there will be no VOX weekly, instead, there will be a show & tell. This is a new format which invites students to talk about anything they do (in a maximum of 15 minutes). It’s probably going to be a bit like TED, but, more informal and plenty … [Read more…]
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Hello everyone. This is just a brief reminder to let you all know that today VOX Weekly won’t be held in its usual fashion, due to the fact that we’re doing the Crazy Math Master Class instead! For those who originally intended to meet us at the aula today, there’s free pizza and an interesting … [Read more…]
Another short video where we highlight the most interesting and funny parts of our gathering. Join us every Thursday from 17:00 to 19:00 in the aula for a chat! Have yourself a dinner and a drink, relax and enjoy some VOX! See ya there!
On November 17th, the VOX Weekly meeting will be cut short to make space for “CRAZY MATH” – our first ‘formal’ event! Email email@example.com if you want to join us in listening to Gert Kramer talk about a completely unfamiliar, and yet totally intuitive way of using numbers. You will be amazed at … [Read more…]