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What giant robots teach us about life

What giant robots teach us about life

Toms Kreicbergs a.k.a. Tom Crosshill is a writer whose fiction has been nominated for the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Nebula Awards and the Latvian Literature Award. Toms has won the Writers of the Future contest, and his...

/ June 12, 2014
Aldis Kalniņš: Maybe
Jānis Skutelis: Where is the Joke?

Where’s the joke?

Janis is considered by many to be the pioneer of stand-up comedy movement in Latvia. Six years ago, he founded the Royal Improvisation Theatre, of which he is still in charge. Janis has staged 4 solo performances during the last...

/ June 13, 2013
Surrendering Forbidden
Andris Ambainis: Quantum computing, the story of a wild idea
Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga: The Latvian Identity
Gustavo: Who Is Coding Who?
Cats in Space: Toms Kokins

Cats in Space

A trained architect Toms Kokins has established himself as the defender of innovative ideas, with the goal to improve public space in order to raise the quality of life, because we build and develop cities for our long-term well-being. Toms,...

/ June 14, 2012
Architecting a Shoe: Elīna Dobele

Architecting a Shoe

Latvian literary legend Rainis once wrote: “That will remain, what will change”, and Elīna Dobele is a living example how with persistence one can make a successful debut in a seemingly unfamiliar field. Elīna Dobele trained as an architect, but...

/ June 14, 2012