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Welcome to TEDxFlanders blog, hom to the most up-to-date information about TEDxFlanders events. Read on for more Ideas Worth Spreading.

First speakers announced

06/08/2013 - Colin

First speakers announced

The first speakers have been announced for this year’s TEDxFlanders. This year they will be speaking on a diverse range of topics from pancakes to quadcopters to sheep. Speakers include Nathan Shields, an illustrator, maths teacher and professional dad. But above all, a pancake artist.

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Get Social With Us

26/03/2014 - Roisin Traynor

Get Social With Us

Join us on the following social media platforms. Whether it's a quick response on Twitter, or sharing our Facebook posts with friends to browsing through our Flickr photos, watching our YouTube videos, reblogging our Tumblr posts, pinning our Pinterest pins, or chatting with us on Google+ Hangouts, we've got you covered online.

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Janez Potočnik and LIFE

06/09/2013 - Lisbeth

Janez Potočnik and LIFE

"O no, not another EU official with no actual power, nagging about the environment. How boring!” If this is what came to mind when you heard that the EU Commissioner for Environment would be speaking at TEDxFlanders then we invite you to think again! 

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Save the Date

02/10/2013 - TEDxFlanders

It’s official, drop what you’re doing, grab your calendars and mark the date

Wednesday 26 March 2014 

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The naked truth about numbers... a brainteaser

20/01/2014 - Hans Smellinckx

The naked truth about numbers... a brainteaser

Yesterday we introduced you to one of our speakers Dr. Richard D. Gill, the professor of mathematics at Leiden University. Well, Dr. Gill got our heads thinking about statistics and numbers which led us to this lesson on TED-Ed from mathematician Jeff Dekofsky based on David Hilbert's Infinite Hotel. The Infinite Hotel, is a thought experiment created by Hilbert in the 1920s about a hotel with an infinite number of rooms. Still with us? Why not take a look at the lesson video below and start to understand more about the concept of infinity as Dekofsky brings Hilbert's Infinite Hotel to life in this quirky animation.

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