Azeem Azhar

Azeem Azhar, Exponential View, DLD

Exponential View

Azeem Azhar is the writer behind Exponential View which explains how society and the political economy are changing under the force of technology. He brings a unique background to explain the intersection of breakthrough technologies and the economies and societies in which we live. Subscribers include investors, academics, and journalists around the world. 


Author Azeem Azhar discusses technology and democracy with Apolitical founders Robyn Scott and Lisa Witter at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

AI & Democracy

Are TikTok, Youtube, social media and messenger services harmful for democracy? What effect will artificial intelligence have on the automation of fake news and propaganda? What can be done to increase citizen engagement and reduce cynicism about politics? These are some of the topics that author and technology analyst Azeem Azhar (Exponential View) discusses with…
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Analyst Azeem Azhar speaks about digital transformation at the DLD Munich 2024 conference, pointing at a chart behind him on a video wall.

Past, Present & Future of the Exponential Transition

What makes the digital age so special? Where will the rapid speed of change have the most impact? In this whirlwind presentation, peppered with charts and graphs, author Azeem Azhar (Exponential View) offers a fascinating analysis of where the global economy stands today – and where it’s likely to go tomorrow. Technologies are getting exponentially…
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Technology analyst Azeem Azhar and Deutsche Telekom board member Claudia Nemat discuss artificial intelligence at the DLD Munich conference in January 2024.

The AI Promise: From Myths to Real Benefits for Humans

Deutsche Telekom board member Claudia Nemat and technology analyst Azeem Azhar (Exponential View) discuss the potential of artificial intelligence in business and society – and how, specifically, Deutsche Telekom has been applying AI technologies. “We have been working with AI for a longer time”, Nemat says, adding that the technology has been particularly helpful with…
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Author Azeem Azhar and investor Rob Carlson discuss the potential of exponential progress in biotechnology at DLD Munich

Entering the Exponential Age

In digital technologies, exponential growth has become the norm – it’s called “Moore’s Law” when chips get cheaper all the time yet are far more powerful than any generation before. In this DLD23 session, author Azeem Azhar and investor Rob Carlson discuss what happens when this kind of exponential growth extends to other domains as…
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The Great AI Game

Don’t think about data as the new oil, Oxford economist Carl Benedikt Frey argues in his DLD Summer session with Azeem Azhar – because data alone doesn’t make you a leader in artificial intelligence. What’s really needed, he says, is making algorithms smarter, so that they understand in which context they’re operating. “There’s a risk…
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The Exponential Age

“Society creates technology, technology shapes society”, observes Azeem Azhar, author of the influential Exponential View newsletter, in this DLD All Stars session with Axios reporter Ina Fried. Their conversation takes a deep dive into the consequences of rapid change, in all fields, and how we often struggle to keep pace.
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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.
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Amazon CTO Werner Vogels speaks to a packed audience at the DLD Munich conference 2024

DLD Munich 2024

DLD Munich is Europe’s leading innovation conference. DLD24 brought together experts from business, science and culture. Revisit this exciting event here with talks, videos, images…
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Stage at DLD Munich 2023, Europe’s leading innovation conference, at Serviceplan’s House of Communication

DLD Munich 2023

Highlights of DLD Munich 2023: Find videos, images and speakers of Europe’s leading innovation conference in one place…
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