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Workshop: Writing 101

Have you always wanted to write? Not for academic assignments, but for yourself? Thousands of years after its invention, written text is still a fundamental technology for humans. And in the 21st century it is easier than ever to write your own thing, and then to share it online, get readership and quality feedback, publishing […]

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Hacking the Brain: Advancing Neuroscience through Art

Can art and science collaborations lead to better understanding of neuroscience and neurotechnologies? There has been a rapid development of brain/neural computer interaction (BNCI) research, including hyperscanning and collaborative BNCIs. Simultaneously, a growing community of international artists is exploring the boundaries of brain physiology based interaction in cinema, theatre and interactive installations. Artists address questions of […]

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Playlist: Explore your Brain

As part of the TU Delft 175th anniversary celebrations, the TU Delft Library organised a whole month of events surrounding the brain, including workshops, exhibitions, interactive installations and a series of lectures and debates. All the public lectures and debates were recorded and can be found on the playlist “Explore your Brain” on our YouTube channel. […]


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SG Book Club: The Logic of Scientific Discovery by Karl Popper

Karl Popper’s Logic of Scientific Discovery: four lunch meetings on the philosophy of science with Humber van Straalen These are interesting times to be a scientist or an engineer. On the one hand, we consider what ‘science’ says to be true, hardly without a second thought. On the other hand, some people are skeptical and argue […]

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Broodje Politiek: Hoezo, Israël of Palestina?

Toegang gratis, gratis broodje. Vol = vol Het vredesproces in het Midden-Oosten lijkt op sterven na dood. Hoe moet het verder met Israël en Palestina? De mogelijke  ontknoping van dat conflict is immers rampzalig: Israël laat de tweestatenoplossing definitief mislukken. De Palestijnse Autoriteit, die delen van de Palestijnse gebieden bestuurt, treedt steeds repressiever op tegen […]

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Workshop: Creative Writing

Have you always wanted to be able to write like your favorite authors and novelists? Creative writing is an art form that takes practice to get right. And sharing it with your peers can be an intimidating step to take without any professional guidance. For all the budding novelists, short story writers, sci fi nerds […]

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Bijensterfte – zijn drones het antwoord?

Enige tijd geleden hoorden we op BNR naar aanleiding van een artikel op newscientist.com: ‘We hebben in de toekomst geen bijen meer nodig om bloemen te bestuiven. Dat kunnen mini-drones ook doen. Japanse onderzoekers hebben drones gemaakt die de rol van de bij over kunnen nemen.’ Een techeutendroom die werkelijkheid wordt? Sticky Drone De Oplossing […]

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Hacken is Hot!

Hacken is hot. Je kunt er zelfs de Amerikaanse verkiezingen mee winnen… tenminste als je aanneemt dat de Russen dat inderdaad voor elkaar hebben weten te krijgen… Maar hoe makkelijk is het eigenlijk om te hacken? Kan iedereen het of moet je daar eerst een Delfts ingenieursdiploma voor halen? Zijn we er voldoende tegen beschermd? […]

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Workshop: Comics & Illustrations

Can you imagine a world with only written text and no illustrations? No lines and strokes and colors and designs to break the monotony of the alphabet? If you’re picturing it in your mind right now, then bless your heart, you may have a visually oriented brain. For some people, what you think, see, or […]

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BROODJE FILOSOFIE: ZENBOEDDHISME, DE KUNST VAN HET LOSLATEN

Zen. Dit woord roept tegenwoordig vooral associaties op met een volledig verstilde levenshouding. De oorspronkelijke boodschap van de eeuwenoude Indiase-Chinese-Japanse denktraditie staat echter haaks op dit westerse beeld. Meesters en meesteressen uit het zenboeddhisme dagen hun volgelingen voortdurend uit om zich diepgaand met het bestaan te verbinden. Deze weg, die tot een steeds grotere openheid […]

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Workshop: Writer’s Block

“Writing about a writer’s block is better than not writing at all.” (Charles Bukowski) It happens to every writer. It’s inevitable. Your prose has turned to mush, you don’t have a creative bone left in your body, and you want to throw in the towel. Many writers struggle with being afraid, with putting their ideas […]

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Workshop: Journalistic Writing

Always wondered why reading about the news or current topics can be so much more engaging than simply watching a news item on YouTube, TV or your favourite website? Journalistic writing might seem easier than most other styles of writing. But to be able to put your own emotions aside and cover a story in […]