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Andrew Keen, DLD

Now Is the Time To Fix the Future

Andrew Keen is a writer, speaker and entrepreneur. In his latest book, How To Fix The Future, he analyzes the intricate interplay between technology, society…
Parag Khanna, DLD, interview

“Europe needs to be the smart middle ground”

At DLD Munich 2019, from January 19-21, we’re bringing together some of the brightest minds and most influential leaders in science, business, politics, and culture.…
renewable energy, wind power, green energy

Green Energy’s New Dawn

U.K. startup Bulb is reinventing the energy market by making power from renewable sources cheaper and more accessible. DLD spoke with CEO Hayden Wood.
cows grazing

New Ways To Feed A Hungry Planet

We need alternative food sources, like lab meat and insects, to nourish ever more people without depleting the planet’s resources.
Architect Francis Kéré

Think Global, Build Social

War, protests against regimes, mass migration, environmental disasters: Can architecture mitigate differences in a more and more divided world? Architect Francis Kéré proves that it…
Band Kaiser Franz Josef, DLD 2018

Make Rock Great Again

Can the right song get your ad campaign to take off? Can music accelerate your business and what would you have to do in order…
cows grazing

New Ways To Feed A Hungry Planet

We need alternative food sources, like lab meat and insects, to nourish ever more people without depleting the planet’s resources.
Osh Agabi, Koniku, airport security, digital health, biotech

Turning Biology Into Technology

Koniku founder Osh Agabi has a daring plan: He’s developing a new kind of of biochip made from brain tissue in order to create sensors…
Esther Perel, DLD New York

The Future of Love

Esther Perel is recognized as one of today’s most insightful and original voices on modern relationships. With her podcast “Where Should We Begin?” the Belgian psychotherapist…
Mary Lou Jepsen, DLD

Pioneering Health Care Technology

Mary Lou Jepsen surely deserves to be called a technology pioneer. Most recently, she was an engineering executive at Facebook working on its Oculus virtual reality…
Frank Appel (Deutsche Post DHL), Carsten Knop (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) DLD Munich Conference 2019, innovation conference

#DLD19 Recap: Everything Must Change

“Adapt or die” has been nature’s governing principle since the beginning of time. Humans are experts at adjusting to change – and entrepreneurs cherish the…
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook, DLD 2019, Trust

#DLD19 Recap: A Matter of Trust

Trust is a simple concept that has enormous power. Without trust there would be no community, no commerce, no democracy. Trust requires faith – in…
DLD conference Brussels 2018

Highlights of DLD Europe in Brussels

If you couldn’t attend DLD Europe – here are some highlights. If you want all the panel content, just visit our YouTube page.

Insights from DLD Speakers

DLD 2009: David Kirkpatrick interviews the Facebook founder
Richard Browning, Gravity Industries, lifts off at DLD Munich 2018
Tanit Koch speaks with Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi at DLD Munich 2018
Sebastian Thrun launches Udacity at DLD Munich 2012
MIT Media Lab fellow Marco Tempest performs magic onstage at DLD Summer 2015
DLD Munich 2012: “Developing the Developed World”
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  • Iron Man
  • Uber
  • Education
  • Performance
  • Peter Thiel

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