“Around the Campfire” Profile: Stefan Weitz

Who’s around our campfire? Each week we will profile a different TEDActive 2013 attendee and give you a peek into what they have to share around the fire in Palm Springs. This week, meet Stefan!

Where are you from?
Seattle

Where is your favorite place on earth?
Southern Germany

What interests you?
The Singularity, quantum computing, search futures

What problem are you trying to solve?
Transforming how systems can enable humans to deal with the massive amounts of data being thrown at them daily.

What’s your favorite thing about TEDActive?
The cabanas by the pool where you can watch the talks outdoors!

What’s your favorite TED Talk? 
Mike Biddle: We can recycle plastic

What piece of advice would you give to someone coming to TEDActive for the first time?
Embrace the serendipity – you will be amazed how much you might have in common with the person sitting next to you at lunch and what you can do together.

What’s one thing you can’t live without?
Connectivity

Read all of the “Around the Campfire” profiles here. If you are attending TEDActive 2013 and would like to be included in this series, email tedactive@ted.com with your photo and answers to the questions above.

2 thoughts on ““Around the Campfire” Profile: Stefan Weitz”

  1. Germany is lightyears ahead of the States when it comes to renewables and sustainability. Glad you are joining the conversation @ Active!

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