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Werner Vogels, Amazon, cloud computing, space exploration, Jennifer Schenker, DLD, video, talk

Space Clouds

The new space race would be quite a slog without cloud computing, as Amazon CTO Werner Vogels illustrates in this engaging DLD Summer talk with Jennifer Schenker, Editor of The Innovator. Many industry players, from…

Discover DLD Sync!

DLD Sync, highlights, video
Play Video

DLD Sync is our interactive webinar format that brings together outstanding speakers and our DLD community online. Find upcoming events and an archive of video recordings on our dedicated DLD Sync page.

DLD Europe 2020

Europe: Powerhouse of Innovation

Top research, growing investments and a lively startup culture give Europe a good chance to become an innovation leader. DLD Europe 2020 showed how.
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Quick Take: Highlights of DLD20

An astronaut, a Nobel Prize winner, a chess champion, many champions of a sustainable future: Take a look at select videos of DLD20.

Insights from DLD Speakers

DLD quote Roger McNamee

“I believe that technology can make the world a better place – but we’ve forgotten that. In our pursuit of billions, we have forgotten our humanity. And that is a tragedy.”

Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners, Facebook, investor, critic
Roger McNamee
ELEVATION PARTNERS
DLD20 quote Cady Coleman

“I always thought space was somewhere else – but space is part of where we live.”

Catherine Coleman, Cady Coleman, Astronaut, NASA
Cady Coleman
ASTRONAUT
DLD Sync quote Carlo Ratti

“There was a social norm of having to be at the office. I think that has changed … Maybe we find a better reason than just going to the office.”

Carlo Ratti, MIT Senseable City Lab, architect
Carlo Ratti
MIT SENSEABLE CITY LAB
DLD20 quote Muhammad Yunus

“We’ve created a system that sucks all the wealth and brings it to the door of some select people. It’s a ticking time bomb – socially, politically and economically.”

Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, DLD, portrait
Muhammad Yunus
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE LAUREATE
DLD Sync quote Margaret Heffernan

“Uncertainty is an absolutely defining quality in life, and we should stop fighting it and learn how to make it our friend.”

Quote Beatie Wolfe

“Music is a universal connector. It encompasses everything that is stimulating to us.”

Beatie Wolfe, singer, songwriter
Beatie Wolfe
SONGWRITER
Robotics quote Philipp Zimmermann

“Robotics is not dangerous. Robots are a tool to help us and make us more powerful.”

Philipp Zimmermann, Franka Emika, portrait
Philipp Zimmermann
FRANKA EMIKA
DLD Sync quote Scott Galloway

“We’re going to see big tech partner with universities. In ten years, a school like MIT will not welcome 3,000 students to its freshman class but 30,000.”

DLD20 quote Marietje Schaake

“Regulation should not stifle innovation – but we should be very careful not to put innovation in a higher order of significance than democracy.”

Marietje Schaake, Stanford University, governance, portrait, DLD
Marietje Schaake
STANFORD UNIVERSITY
DLD Europe quote Peter Sunde

“It’s drugs and technology that look at us as ‘users’. I would say that big data is like Big Tobacco.”

Peter Sunde Kolmisoppi, Pirate Bay, DLD
Peter Sunde
PIRATE BAY
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