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Written by: [27 May 2015 | Comments Off on Technology 2015: June 16th – 18th TLV Convention Center | ]
Technology 2015: June 16th – 18th TLV Convention Center

Excited about technology?  Indulge and inform yourself at the 23rd Technology exhibition, taking place at the TLV Convention Center from June 16 – 18, 2015.
Topics covered will include: computers and software, automated command and control systems, pneumatics, hydraulics, robotics, propulsion systems, transportation and bearings, compressor motors, batteries, measurement and calibration tools, pumps and generators along with purchasing and the logistics linked to industrial technical supplies, industrial printings, laser technologies, safety and health, technical education and more.

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Written by: [7 Sep 2014 | Comments Off on Utopia 2014 Preview | ]
Utopia 2014 Preview

Bring on the strange, the speculative, the subversive, the spectacular, and the scientific – Utopia will take place in Tel Aviv from September 13 – 20, 2014. This year, the international festival of science fiction and fantasy film will be held in conjunction with DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Week. Always looking towards the future and its present intimations in culture, the festival offers a diverse program of lectures, discussion sessions, symposiums as well as an excellent film festival.
Some highlights from this year’s program:
New this year is the Idea Bazaar – …

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Written by: [17 Sep 2013 | One Comment | ]
Coming Soon: Utopia 2013!

Utopia – the International Festival of Science, Imagination and the Future – what does that mean? Serious fun for Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Genre fans with films, video game extravaganza, Sci-fi fringe theatre, and Geek Stand-Up Comedy – YES! But it’s just as much about the connection between science and the imagination, examining science, technology, social and moral issues, exploring the myriad utopias and dystopias, fostering lively discussion, and encouraging all to take an active role in imagining and determining the future.
The Utopia Festival will take place from September 21 – …

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Written by: [9 Apr 2013 | Comments Off on Print Screen 2013 | ]
Print Screen 2013

Users and abusers, the digital revolution has made us all players in a game whose rules and arena are constantly being re-defined; for every answer or innovation, a multitude of questions, uses and abuses instantly appear and it can be hard to keep up, much less get a sense of the big picture. It’s a gigantic group photo, and you’re in it too. What does it look like? Click: Print Screen.
“It started as a film festival focused on films that depict the connected generation,” said Lior Zalmanson, founder and artistic …

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Written by: [3 Mar 2013 | Comments Off on Dr. Aubrey de Grey to Lecture on Life Extension in Tel Aviv | ]
Dr. Aubrey de Grey to Lecture on Life Extension in Tel Aviv

Want to live forever, or at least stick around a lot longer than current statistics on life expectancy predict? British researcher Dr. Aubrey de Grey says it can be done.
Even more amazing, Dr. de Grey will be coming to Tel Aviv to give a one-time-only talk about life extension on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 19:30 at the Passage Bar, 94 Allenby Street, Tel Aviv. The event is sponsored by  Hava LeHaba poetry magazine and Utopia – the Tel Aviv international festival for science fiction, imagination and the future. The …

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Written by: [18 Feb 2013 | Comments Off on The Matrix According to Einstein – Tel Aviv Cinematheque | ]
The Matrix According to Einstein – Tel Aviv Cinematheque

What exists beyond the universe? Is time travel possible? Einstein’s Theory of Relativity is way cool, but what does it really mean?
Nir Lahav, graduate student and science enthusiast, will be talking about time, space, relativity and the matrix we all live in, at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque on Monday, February 25th at 19:00, including a special Purim interview with Albert Einstein!
The talk (in Hebrew) will be accompanied by scenes from The Matrix, Contact and Pink Floyd clips. Lecturer Nir Lahav is working on his Ph.D. at Bar Ilan University in …

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Written by: [9 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on Tomorrow 2013 Conference | ]
Tomorrow 2013 Conference

The future of democracy in Israel is on the agenda at Tomorrow 2013, a one day conference initiated by several individuals as a response to their growing concern over the current cultural climate in Israel, citing the exclusion of women, homophobia, and expressions of hatred aimed at the skeptic/atheist community as indicators of a threat to the secular/democratic character of the State of Israel.
The conference will take place tomorrow, Thursday, January 10, 2013 at ZOA House, beginning at 16:30. Spanning six hours, the conference will include panel discussions, workshops, lectures …

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Written by: [2 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on “Hyde Park” at the Bloomfield Science Museum Jerusalem | ]
“Hyde Park” at the Bloomfield Science Museum Jerusalem

Have something to say about science in relation to the exhibits at the Bloomfield Science Museum Jerusalem? Now’s your chance to seize the podium and share your thoughts with an audience!  On election day, Tuesday, January 22, 2013, you can be a museum tour guide for the day, taking groups of visitors through the museum, your way.
The museum is currently accepting submissions for this unique opportunity. Hurry – the deadline is January 6th! Preference will be given to submissions that relate specifically to the museum’s exhibitions and  presentation/tour that is …

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Written by: [20 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on Pecha Kucha #14 | ]
Pecha Kucha #14

An orgy of images and information, Pecha Kucha #14 will take place on December 2, 2012 at Hangar 11, Port of Tel Aviv. There will be two sessions of the insanely popular event, at 19:30 and 22:15. Tickets are just 30 NIS and will be available at LoveEat and online www.pechakuchatlv.com. They go on sale November 25th at 12:00, and tend to sell out fast – so heed this warning!
All you Pecha Kucha virgins, this paragraph is for you! What, you may ask yourself, is Pecha Kucha? Initiated by Astrid …

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Written by: [21 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on ICON TLV 2012 | ]

Who said geeks don’t have social lives? This year’s ICON TLV festival was attended by hundreds of science fiction and fantasy enthusiasts, all of whom were eager to watch movies, hear lectures and participate in events organized by the festival’s management. The foyer of the Tel Aviv Cinematheque suddenly filled with geeks of all ages, and those who want to be geeks. Festival-goers browsed at comic and merchandise stands, buying books and figurines of favorite characters. Makeup artists turned several brave souls into works of art, painting them from head …