Digital & Technology
Good or Evil? How AI Is Transforming Life, Work and Society
Will artificial intelligence turn out to be a blessing or a curse? DLD speakers from science, business and technology share expert opinions.
“The Goal Is to Be the Best Search Engine for You”
You.com founder Richard Socher explains how he’s putting users in control and aims to make artificial intelligence a trustworthy source of information.
Green Travel: Flying High on Hydrogen
So long, flight shame: ZeroAvia founder Val Miftakhov explains how aviation can become clean, thanks to a new kind of engine powering zero-emission airplanes.
“Semiconductors Are At the Heart of Renewable Power Generation”
Local chip production, innovation and green energy: Infineon top executive Andreas Urschitz explains the crucial role that semiconductors play in making Europe more resilient and competitive.
Green Mobility: Powering the Future of Work And Travel
New technologies make flying and driving more sustainable – offering eco-friendly solutions for growing cities, business commutes and vacations free of flight shame.
How Quantum Computers Will Shape the World of Tomorrow
With next-generation supercomputers and AI, our world is being reinvented yet again. DLD22 highlighted the most important developments.
Entertaining the Dark Side: Iyad Rahwan’s “Evil AI” Cartoons
Can cartoons help us better understand the risks – and benefits – of artificial intelligence? Max Planck director Iyad Rahwan explains why he’s turning serious research into funny drawings.
Business in the Exponential Age: “You Have To Take On More Risk”
In this DLD interview, Azeem Azhar, author of “Exponential”, explains why change keeps speeding up – and what all of us can do to master the challenges ahead.
How China Is Leading the Way in Artificial Intelligence
Bestselling author Kai-Fu Lee explains why China has an advantage in benefiting from artificial intelligence, and what Europe needs to do to make up for lost ground.
How Can We Trust Social Media Again?
What can you believe anymore? Social media are full of misinformation and manipulation. DLD speakers explain what could be done. Some solutions lie with us…
“We Have Over-Optimized Our Economy”
In the first DLD Sync session, Oxford economist Carl Benedikt Frey shares his insights on the future of work, automation and the economy after Covid-19.
The Tech Race To Contain Covid-19
Scientists and engineers are working around the clock to make the best of new technologies in fighting Covid-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. To save lives and contain…
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Space: The Next Tragedy of the Commons?
The satellite business is booming – and presenting humans with a new problem: How to clean up Earth’s orbit before man-made objects collide with each other? This discussion brought together analyst Harriett Brettle of Astroscale; Moriba Jah, Associate Professor at the University…
Munich: Europe’s Paradise for Tech Startups
In recent years, Munich has seen an unprecedented accumulation of talent, collaboration and entrepreneurial spirit in a compact and highly successful deep-tech ecosystem. At the epicenter of this ecosystem is the city’s unique UnternehmerTUM innovation center. This DLD Summer session brings together…