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Kara Swisher, Hilary Rosen, Miriam Meckel, Megan Murphy, DLD 2018

Two Elephants in the Room

Four powerful women on the stage at DLD Munich 18: Kara Swisher (ReCode) moderated a passionate and intelligent debate between Miriam Meckel (Wirtschaftswoche), Hilary Rosen…
Andrew McAfee (MIT), Alexander Birken (Otto Group), David Kirkpatrick (Techonomy)

Take Responsibility!

Lack of trust is a central issue of our time. Without trust, institutions don’t work and people lose faith in their leaders. What should we do…
company culture, new work, DLD conference

Company Culture In The Era Of New Work

Digital transformation does not only have effects on products, business strategies and processes. A central success factor for successful transformation are the people who implement…

Regional power

After a successful start last year, Europe’s leading innovation conference DLD (Digital, Life, Design) returns to German universities for its regional conference format DLD Campus.…

Closing the Female Leadership Gap

Despite multiple and long-term efforts by business, legislation and politics to balance out the gender gap in corporate leadership, the figures of women in C-suite…
Uber CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, DLD conference

“Uber den Wolken”

Dara Khosrowshahi made a political fashion-statement on stage at DLD Munich 18: The new Uber CEO wore a protest-slogan T-Shirt “We are all dreamers” – an…
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Steven Pinker, Harvard, DLD conference

Reconquering Values in the Light of Populism

In the spirit of this year’s theme, experimental psychologist and Harvard professor Steven Pinker discussed reconquering values of enlightenment in conversation with journalist Andrian Kreye (Süddeutsche Zeitung) and philosophy…
Petra Schwille, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry

Of Real Planets & Synthetic Cells

One important part of DLD’S DNA are the life sciences. Breaking it down to the essentials, Petra Schwille, Director of the Max Planck Institute of…
oram Völklein (Kochbank), Manfred Krischke (CloudEO), Aurelie Shaprio (WWF), Zac Manchester (Stanford University)

Data Collected by Butterflies

Localising forest fires, estimating biomass or carbon storage – analyzing the quality of habitants for certain animal species. All that is possible thanks to remote…

Glamorous Evening in Davos

As part of this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF), around 600 guests followed the invitation to the Burda DLD Nightcap in Davos. On Tuesday evening,…

DLD Munich 18 in 90 Seconds

DLD Munich 18 was a great success. If you missed a panel or want to watch them again, soon you can find all videos on…

Insights from DLD Speakers

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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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