Digital & Technology
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…
Why Quantum Computers Are So Exciting – And Also A Bit Frightening
The power of quantum computers enables new applications, but also threatens data security. Expert Gabi Dreo Rodosek explains why companies need to act now…
Air Taxis: “Our Goal Is To Free the World From Traffic”
Self-driving car pioneer and Kitty Hawk CEO Sebastian Thrun predicts that autonomous air taxis will revolutionize the way we live, commute and travel…
The Impact of Automation: “We Can Help People Adjust”
In conversation with DLD, Oxford economist Carl Benedict Frey speaks about his new book “The Technology Trap” and describes the social impact of automation.
“More Data Alone Doesn’t Automatically Result In Better Analytics”
A connected economy needs a modern infrastructure – but what becomes possible once you have 5G networks and smart sensors in place? Andreas Kunze, CEO and co-founder of Munich-based startup…
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What’s the best way to get through the corona crisis and deal with the mental stress induced by the pandemic? Rolf Dobelli recommends stoicism – the art of enduring hardship by strengthening the mind. “Our brain is an opinion volcano”, he says…
Psychedelics have seen a resurgence in public interest – not merely among users looking for a happy high, but also among researchers who are looking into potential health benefits of this particular category of drugs. “Psychedelics, the word itself, means mind-manifesting and…