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Guiltfree consumption


I failed. I didn’t need that product. Why do I have it? How did they sell it to me? Are these recognizable questions? Well, let’s talk about guilt.



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Problems


Problems nowadays, have a bad reputation in generation snowflake. I think you’re always going to have problems, that is life. Deal with it! What is life of a delusional place without problems? What you can choose is that the problems you will have.



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MycoSole: a sustainable footwear


Where most people see fungus as something nasty, Henrik de Goffau took a different approach during his Final Bachelor Project. He chose mycelium, the network of fibers of a fungus, as central material for his project. How did he come to this unusual approach?


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The Elephants Rugby Team


ESCR The Elephants is Eindhoven’s very own student rugby association. It’s a small club, consisting of two men teams and a ladies team, and it’s a tight-knit group of friends. I spoke with Harm Campmans and Hendrik de Pecker about what it’s like to be part of the Elephants.


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Explorer + Creator: Jamie Hyneman


He seeks risks and adventure, being attracted to challenges and adrenaline. He is mainly known from the fourteen years he hosted the television series Mythbusters and his never changing appearance. We talked to him about the role of technology in the future. Are we going to end up in a utopia where technology and humans live side by side like a happy couple or are we standing at the beginning of a spiral that goes down and ends in a catastrophe?


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Skulls, Skates & Graphic Skills


Imagine surrealistic illustrations featuring Eindhoven buildings and an interesting set of colours. It might look a bit like the background of this article, which was made in collaboration with graphical designer Rik Stabel (@rkstbl on Instagram). He also provided us with various insights, inspirations and an interesting conversation.


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Sound Design at Impulse Audio Lab


Jasper de Kruiff is the co-founder and interactive sound designer of Impulse Audio Lab – a startup company based in Munich, Germany. He chose to do his final master project at BMW AG. This article explores his work as sound designer.


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Robots for Social Care


Emilia Barakova is an Assistant Professor of Socially Intelligent Systems within this faculty with her research centering around social robots. We discussed insights regarding her career, research and the future of robots in social care. Emilia is an expert in the field of embodied social interaction with, and through, technology and particularly focuses on user groups that have special needs or experience social isolation.


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