Category: Talks

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 persistance one can make a successful debut in a seemingly unfamiliar field. Elīna Dobele trained as an architect, but...

/ June 14, 2012
Daniels Pavļuts: The Importance of Learning. Learning What Exactly?
Goran Gora: Challenge Accepted
(Un)screw the Machines: Voldemārs Dūdums at TEDxRiga
Mārcis Auziņš at TEDxRiga

God does not play dice. Does he?

Do you find Quantum Physics interesting? Mārcis Auziņš is passionate about it. Find out why he loves it and why it should be interesting to you as well. A physicist and the Rector of Latvian University Marcis Auziņš is the...

/ June 14, 2012
Valdis Krebs: Ending up on the Wrong Side of the Tracks

Ending up on the wrong side of the tracks

The name of American-Latvian Valdis Krebs is written into the global corporate network, where he has become an influential player by developing innovative social network analysis and visualisation method. Having worked with many Fortune 500 companies, Valdis was able to...

/ June 14, 2012
Daina Taimiņa: Crocheting hyperbolic planes

Crocheting adventures with hyperbolic planes

A mathematician, artist and lecturer at the Cornell University, USA, Daina Taimiņa one day picked up a crochet hook, bright crochets and visualized apparently very complicated mathematical concepts that prior to Daina’s artwork were only understood by highly experienced mathematicians....

/ June 14, 2012